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Our School: A Global School

The notion of community lies at the heart of our values.  Our students understand that every one of us has a responsibility to make a positive difference to the world in which we live; both at a local, national and global level.

Our focus on developing the global dimension of our work has been recognised through the Full International Schools Award which we have held for many years.

A global understanding is part of the Programme of Study for all our curriculum areas and it is also a feature of our tutorial programme.  This enables students to gain a clear sense of current issues impacting on our world and develop keen awareness of sustainability issues alongside a well formed political and economic awareness.

Supporting this, our students have opportunities to visit other countries and take part in student exchange programmes.  This includes visits to: France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Austria, Iceland, Uganda.

The school has particularly well established links with our partner schools in Uganda which offers students the chance to work with their African peers.

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