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, University5 Comments

Southbank International School Young smiling woman studying

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

More questions to ask when choosing a school overseas

Carole Hallett MobbsEducation, International school, Local school, School options, Special Educational Needs (SEN)0 Comments

Typing a reply. Questions to ask when choosing a school

Overseas education In my previous article, I offered a selection of questions to help anyone choosing a school overseas for their child. Due to the nature of this particular subject; the enormity of it and the individuality of each child, family and school, I could only put the very basic … Read More

What kind of school is best for an expat child?

Carole Hallett MobbsBoarding school, Home education, International school, Local school, School options0 Comments

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