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International Schools in London

By Betsy Burlingame

Summary: Families moving to London who are interested in an American curriculum, IB program or bi-lingual education for their children, may be interested in these popular expat schools.

Moving to London - International Schools in London

If you're moving to London with kids, you may be looking for an American school in London, an international school of London or a bi-lingual school in London. Here are a few popular choices.

The American School in London (ASL)

The American School in London welcomes students from age 4 though 12th grade and follows an American curriculum with Advanced Placement options in high school.

Location:
1 Waverly Place
London

International School of London (ISL)

International School of London (ISL) offers the primary, middle and diploma IB programs. They welcome students as young as 3 through Grade 12. ISL's primary and middle schools are location in Chiswick. The diploma college is located about a mile away in Ealing.

Primary and Middle School
Chiswick Campus
139 Gunnersbury Avenue, London

Diploma College
Ealing Campus
15 Gunnersbury Avenue, London

Southbank International School

Southbank International School is located in central London with three campuses. One primary schools is located in Notting Hill (called the Kensington Campus), the other primary school is located in Hampstead and the middle years and diploma programs are located at a campus in Westminster, which has three different buildings about 5 minutes apart from one another. Southbank has more than 700 students from 60 countries and offers the IB primary, middle and diploma programs.

Kensington Campus
36-38 Kensington Park Road
London

Hampstead Campus
16 Netherhall Gardens
London

Westminster Campus (Portland Place)
63-65 Portland Place
London

Westminster Campus (Conway Street)
17 Conway Street
London

Westminster Campus (Cleveland Street)
377-381 Euston Road
London

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International Community School

International Community School welcomes students from nursery through 18 years of age. They teach all three levels of the IB program - primary, middle and diploma.

Campuses:

ICS Nursery & Primary
7b Wyndham Place
London

ICS Secondary
21 Start Street
London

Deutsche Schule London

Deutsche Schule London (DSL) is a bi-lingual, co-ed school located in Richmond on Thames, about 11 miles southwest of central London. It welcomes students from Kindergarten through year 12. DSL follows the educational guidelines of the German Federal States Committee for School Education Abroad (BLASchA). They also offer the IB Diploma program.

Location:
Douglas House
Petersham Rd
Richmond, UK

American Community Schools

ACS Hillingdon is co-ed, day school located less than 15 miles northwest of central London in the town of Uxbridge. It's a good option for families living in western suburbs of London. ACS Hillingdon welcomes students from ages 4 through 18 and offers the IB program and US Diploma, which includes Advanced Placement. "This school has a very active parent community and it's very well organized and maintained throughout the year. The parents are very supportive and helpful. I'd say this is ACS Hillingdon's greatest strength," commented one parent with children at ACS Hillingdon.

ACS Egham is a co-ed, day school for students from 4 years of age through 18. It offers all 4 IB programs - primary, middle, career-related and diploma. It is the only school in the UK to offer all 4 IB programs.

ACS Cobham is a co-ed, day and boarding school located about 20 miles southwest of central London. It welcomes students as young as 2 through age 18. ACS Cobham offers IB program, US Diploma and Advanced Placement.

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About the Author

Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder of Expat Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Some of Betsy's more popular articles include 6 Best Places to Live in Costa Rica, 12 Things to Know Before Moving to The Dominican Republic and 7 Tips for Obtaining Residence in Italy. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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Updated On: Feb 25, 2019

First Published: Feb 25, 2019

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