ACS International Schools News
Top Tips for encouraging children to embrace nature during the winter lockdown
This winter, ACS International School Egham is sharing its top tips for how parents can encourage their children to get outside and stay active during the national lockdown - no matter what the weather.
The World Needs… Adventurers – reflections from Barnaby Sandow
Barnaby Sandow, Head of School, ACS Cobham
ACS Hillingdon launches Global Citizens Diploma to recognise every student's achievements beyond grades
ACS International School Hillingdon has become the first school in Europe to offer the Global Citizens Diploma (GCD), a unique qualification that goes beyond academic results to acknowledge all of the exceptional citizenship and service-related activities students undertake to become global citizens.
ACS International School Cobham students create innovative film project to overcome COVID-19 restrictions
High School students at ACS International School Cobham have created an uplifting prom-themed film as an innovative way to continue, and evolve, the school’s performing arts programme despite COVID-19 restrictions.
Preparing our youth for success in an ever-changing world
Today, we are all caught up in a technological revolution that is unlike anything experienced before. From machine learning, AI and self-driving cars, to 3D printing, augmented reality and robotics, complex technology is trickling down into our day to day lives, not only affecting the way in which we work and communicate but also in shifting the way we run our businesses.
A return to boarding at ACS Cobham
Jennifer Overton, Head of Boarding, ACS International School Cobham
ACS International School Cobham students secure global university places
Students at ACS International School Cobham have secured places at top universities across the globe, including Oxford, following success in their International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) results.
Ready for the world: ACS International School Egham students celebrate International Baccalaureate results
Students at ACS International School Egham are celebrating success in their International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP). The DP is an academically challenging programme of international education that prepares students aged 16 to 19 for success at university and in life beyond.
ACS International Schools students go above and beyond to support their peers
Final year students from across ACS Internationals Schools' UK campuses have developed a series of peer-to-peer educational resources to support Grade 11 students currently studying the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP), an international curriculum programme for learners aged 16-19.
Film and theatre industry - related learning boost with new qualification at ACS Hillingdon
ACS International School Hillingdon has been authorised to offer the International Baccalaureate’s (IB) Career-related Programme (CP), an alternative education pathway for learners aged 16-19, which blends academic and vocational courses to help students prepare for their future career pathways.
Change is a part of life: five ways COVID-19 has provided opportunities for children to build resilience
In an article for The Telegraph, published on Thursday 30 April, Anneke Theron, ACS International School Cobham’s Lower School Counsellor, discussed the impact the enforced lockdown is having on the youngest members of our school community.
Ready to take centre stage
ACS International Hillingdon students flourish in partnership with LAMDA A new partnership between ACS International School Hillingdon and one of the oldest drama schools in the UK, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), is helpin
ACS Doha New campus update
Construction on the new ACS Doha school started on 10 June 2018 and has been progressing well since then.
Ready for a brand new world
ACS International Schools unveil new look ACS International Schools will start the new school year with a brand new identity designed to reflect its global outlook and commitment to students’ ‘readiness’ for an ever-changing world.
ACS Cobham win gold at the world school games
ACS Cobham International School Girls Soccer team won gold in dramatic style at the World School Games in Dubai last month, defeating reigning champions St.
How parents can leverage the power of play in their child's education
As schools across England start to look to the future following the easing of lockdown, and schools re-opening, mental health experts have warned of the impact of coronavirus on children and have called for schools to prioritise play and socialising when they do re-open, over formal lessons and academic progress.
Move over Manet! ACS Egham students exhibit final artwork
Final year students at ACS Egham International School have showcased their creations in an end-of-year art exhibition.
ACS Cobham students perform play reflecting on historical events
Talented High School students from ACS Cobham International School staged ‘I Love XXX’ to impressed family, friends and the school community on Monday, 3 December. The 14 –18-year-old performers took on the play by Meng Jinghui, originally written in Chinese before being translated to E
World famous conservationist inspires ACS Cobham students
Students from ACS Cobham International School, aged six to eighteen, enjoyed a visit from Dr. Jane Goodall, one of the world's most famous conservationists and scientists.
Inspiration soars as British Airways visit ACS Egham
Last Thursday, 29 November, British Airways staff visited ACS Egham International School, to talk to six and seven year olds about their role in the community and how people are connected, as part of the Primary Years curriculum.
ACS Hillingdon build confidence with Shakespeare
ACS Hillingdon students were encouraged to hone their sophisticated performing arts techniques at this year’s Shakespeare Schools Foundation Festival.
ACS Hillingdon strikes Gold in International Schools Sports Tournament
The Annual International Schools Sports Tournament (ISST), hosted by ACS Hillingdon at Court Park, welcomed nine schools to take part in the event, including teams all the way from Tel Aviv and Cairo American College.
ACS Hillingdon hosts the Model United Nations
ACS Hillingdon recently hosted its first Model United Nations (MUN) event this year.
ACS Hillingdon Lower School renewed as Apple Distinguished School
ACS Hillingdon Lower School has recently been renewed as an Apple Distinguished School until 2021 for its use of technology to enable innovation in learning and teaching.
ACS Doha International School today hosts inaugural Data Protection and Privacy Conference
ACS Doha International School today hosted the inaugural Data Protection and Privacy Conference, which was supported by the Ministry of Education. Data protection is an increasingly important issue for organisations across the region and around the world.
ACS Hillingdon students welcome Pendle Court residents for festive fun
Last week, ACS Hillingdon Lower School students welcomed residents from Pendle Court, a local retirement home, for an afternoon of festive fun.
ACS Doha celebrates national and international cultures with two special events
ACS Doha, one of Qatar’s leading international schools, has held two special events in December to celebrate national and international cultures.
ACS DOHA wins Progress Qatar Award
ACS Doha International School is honoured to have received the Progress Qatar Award for its contribution to education in Qatar. The award was presented during Oryx Publishing’s launch ceremony of the 14th Edition of ‘Progress Qatar 2017-18’ at the Hilton Hotel in Doha on 14 March 2018.
ACS Hillingdon student receives prestigious US art scholarship
A student from ACS Hillingdon International School has been awarded a scholarship to study at the prestigious Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), based in Georgia, United States.
ACS sign up to Neurodiversity Week May 13-17
All four ACS campuses have signed up to a new initiative - the Neurodiversity Pledge. The Neurodiversity Pledge is the brainchild of sixteen-year-old student Siena Castellon who won a BBC 2018 Teen Hero award for her work raising awareness of neurodiversity and empowering neurodi
ACS’s Mary Poppins Show is practically perfect in every way
ACS Cobham International School‘s production of the musical Mary Poppins Jr. last week astonished the audience with the brilliance of the performance from so many youngsters.
Airport chaos forces ACS Egham students to chart new course in Zambia
Following a busy year of fundraising for their planned visit to Nepal – contributing to the building work of a new elementary school in Pachkal – unexpected flight cancellations set ACS students and staff on a new path to the Itala Foundation School, a Welsh NGO in Zambia.
ACS Global Citizens Awards Winners Announced
Winning team from Eton End School celebrate at ACS International School Egham
Graduation celebrations were a huge success at ACS Hillingdon for the class of 2019 Students in the class of 2019 at ACS Hillingdon celebrated the end of their final year and completion of their academic endeavours at a graduation ceremony on Friday 31 May.
Graduation celebrations were a huge success at ACS Egham for the class of 2019 Students at ACS Egham International School celebrated the end of their final year and completion of their academic endeavours at a graduation ceremony on Friday 31 May.
Graduation celebrations were a huge success at ACS Cobham for the class of 2019 Students in the class of 2019 at ACS Cobham International School celebrated the end of their final year and completion of their academic endeavours at a graduation ceremony on Friday 31 May.
ACS DOHA celebrates graduating class of 2019
ACS Doha International School has hosted its high school graduation ceremony at the Ritz Carlton hotel to celebrate the achievements of 39 graduating students who will now set out to broaden their horizons into further education.
ACS alumni enable life-changing summer scholarships
ACS alumni support summer scholarships for US-based academically able and deserving students.
Generation Greta: education & the global climate crisis
A student could do 10,000 hours of contact time in the classroom, and only hear about environmental issues or discuss the effects of climate change in ten of them.
Ready for a bright new future in world's top universities
ACS Cobham students accept places at Cambridge and leading global universities following outstanding academic success in the International Baccalaureate
New Head of School ready to lead
Barnaby Sandow takes on a new role as Head of School at ACS International School Cobham ACS International School Cobham has appointed Barnaby Sandow as Head of School from the start of the academic year 2019.
Get ready for a new world of education
International School Cobham announces new bursaries for local students Call for applications for 2020/21 academic year
ACS International School Doha announces new five-year education strategy
Empowering Qatar’s youth to become global thinkers and doers ACS International School Doha announced a new five-year education strategy that builds on a unique educational approach to get its students ready to succeed in a complex world filled with both challenges and opportunities.