Skip to main content
  • International British Online School
    156 Clapham Park Road
    SW4 7DE
  • Head: Dr Farshad Mohammadi
  • T 0203 907 6464
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • An Independent online school for boys and girls aged from 7 to 19
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Lambeth
  • Pupils: 85; sixth formers: 20
  • Fees: £7,500 - £11,250 pa
  • Open days: September
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review

What says..

Students come here for four main reasons – first, they can’t find a local school teaching the UK curriculum (or one good enough); second, they move around a lot (we spoke to a lot of those); third, they have professional commitments they need to fit school around; fourth, they don’t get on with mainstream schools, eg due to social anxiety. Daily live lessons via Microsoft Teams. Screentime galore, then, albeit with snatches of stretching which we saw teachers build into lessons to stop the dreaded screentime fatigue (not to mention a numb bum). ‘The teaching is very interactive, so it doesn’t feel like you’re always online,’ said a student. Lessons we dropped in on included…

Read review »

Do you know this school?

The schools we choose, and what we say about them, are founded on parents’ views. If you know this school, please share your views with us.

Please login to post a comment.

What The Good Schools Guide says


Since 2019, Dr Farshad Mohammadi, founding principal. Previously chief inspector for the Ministries of Education for GCC countries, where he unearthed some pretty hair-raising revelations about British curriculum schools out there: ‘Some had no qualified teachers or, worse, they employed teachers that were barred in the UK. And many just didn’t seem to care about student outcomes - their destinations were completely unknown.’ Surely, he thought, these families would do better with remote learning and so he did a survey of parents, only to find that 94 per cent said yes, they were open to the idea, ‘provided the teachers were qualified in the UK and taught from the UK’. And so the seeds for iBOS were planted.

Degree in aerospace from Queen Mary, PhD in maths from King’s College London,...

Subscribe now for instant access to read The Good Schools Guide review.

Already subscribed? Login here.

Special Education Needs

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia Y
Dyscalculia Y
Dysgraphia Y
Dyslexia Y
Dyspraxia Y
English as an additional language (EAL) Y
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment Y
Hospital School
Mental health Y
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty Y
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability Y
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty Y
PD - Physical Disability Y
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty Y
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health Y
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication Y
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty Y
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty Y
VI - Visual Impairment Y

Subscribe for instant access to in-depth reviews:

☑ 30,000 Independent, state and special schools in our parent-friendly interactive directory
☑ Instant access to in-depth UK school reviews
☑ Honest, opinionated and fearless independent reviews of over 1,000 schools
☑ Independent tutor company reviews

Try before you buy - The Charter School Southwark

Buy Now

GSG Blog >

The Good Schools Guide newsletter

Educational insight in your inbox. Sign up for our popular newsletters.