Why choose an international school?

Carole Hallett MobbsEducation, International school2 Comments

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Why should parents choose an international school? Once every year at my school, on each of the three campuses, an international evening takes place. Parents bring dishes traditionally associated with their country of origin, for guests to sample. This year, a stall run by a Ukrainian couple was, by chance, … Read More

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme

Carole Hallett MobbsInternational school, School options, Sponsors, University3 Comments

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How to receive a rounded education, and be admitted to a top university Question: Why, as recent research suggests, are proportionately more IB diploma applicants made conditional offers to top UK universities than their peers applying with alternative qualifications? Statistics, as we all know, can be skewed to support any … Read More

What kind of school is best for an expat child?

Carole Hallett MobbsBoarding school, Home education, International school, Local school, School optionsLeave a Comment

Choosing a school for your expat child. Expat education. Group of school children.

School options for expat kids Suzi Dixon of the Telegraph breaks down the different educational options available for children brought up outside the UK. A school with a British curriculum According to the Council of International Schools (CIS), an estimated 2,000 schools claim to offer a British curriculum abroad. They … Read More