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International Schools

An International school is loosely defined as a school that promotes international education, either by adopting an international curriculum such as that of the International Baccalaureate or Cambridge International Examinations, or by following a national curriculum different from that of the country the school is located in. These schools cater mainly to students who are not nationals of the host country, such as the children of the staff of international businesses, international organizations, foreign embassies, missions, or missionary programs. Many local students attend these schools to learn the language of the international school and to obtain qualifications for employment orhigher education in a foreign country.  The first International schools were founded in the latter half of the 19th century in countries such as Japan, Switzerland and Turkey.  Over time globalization has proven that education no longer can exist solely on a national level. "In a global economy, it is no longer improvement by national standards alone. The best performing education systems internationally provide the benchmark for success,” said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría launching the annual ‘education at a glance’ report in Paris. Increased movement of people around the globe has created a generation of children growing up and residing in foreign countries, creating and expanding this market for international schools that can cater for their educational needs.

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International School of London
Old Woking Road GU22 8HY
Tel: 01483 750409
E-mail: mail@islsurrey.com
Website: www.islsurrey.com


We welcome children of all nationalities into our school and offer a true International education through our International Primary Curriculum (IPC) programme.

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ACS International School
Heywood Portsmouth Road Cobham Surrey KT11 1BLT
Tel: 01932 867251
E-mail:
Website: www.acs-schools.com/acs-cobham.aspx


ACS Cobham is a truly international school, where our faculty and the wider school community proudly reflect the shared vision, commitment, and energy necessary to ensure the educational success of every studen





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