AP courses give students access to rigorous college-level work.
Students who display exceptional achievement across a variety of disciplines can attain globally recognised qualifications which certificates certifies outstanding academic excellence with a global perspective. The AP Capstone helps students develop key academic skills useful in college and beyond as they become more self-confident, independent thinkers and problem solvers.
AP students build confidence and learn the essential time management and study skills needed for college and career success. Institutions of higher learning value the rigour of AP courses, providing applicants a competitive advantage for admission.
AP courses currently offered
English Language & Composition
English Literature & Composition
United States History
AP Comparative Government & Politics
Studio Art - 2D Design
*The school reserves the right to add or delete courses according to student demand and staff availability.
AP courses are fully recognised in the United States and Canada, where approximately 3,000 colleges and universities take part in the programme. The vast majority of universities that receive AP grades grant credit or advanced placement for successful examination results.
AP Scholar Awards
|AP Scholar||Grades of 3 or higher on three or more full-year AP exams|
|AP Scholar with Honour||Grades of 3 or higher on five or more full-year AP exams; avg. exam grade of 3.5|
|AP Scholar with Distinction||Grades of 3 or higher on five or more full-year AP exams; avg. exam grade of 3.5|
|AP International Scholar||The one male and one female student in the world with the highest grades on the greatest number of full-year AP exams. Student must attend a school outside the US.|
High School Curriculum
ACS Hillingdon High school offers rigorous academic choice through the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programmes (IBDP), IB Careers-related Programme (from Aug 2020), Advanced Placement (AP) and Capstone Diploma courses and US High School Diploma courses.
Our historic 11-acre campus is less than 14 miles from central London, enabling students to benefit from opportunities in both the city and countryside. We run an extensive busing service, and door-to-door and express shuttle services into the capital.