international baccalaureate

The right curriculum for your entry into US universities

GCSEs and A-Levels GCSEs are generally regarded as the equivalent of a US High School diploma. Many schools regard them as the rough equivalent to the US 11th grade plus a little more. Before US admissions officials knew the British system so well, they often just figured students had opted not to do their A-Levels. But now …

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UK universities

The right curriculum for your entry into UK universities

What you need to enter UK universities Occasionally, schools advise parents that their child must take GCSEs if they want to go to a UK university. They insist that UK universities want to see British exam results and won’t accept international school assessments (transcripts). Nor the internal certificates of, say, the IB Middle Years Programme or an American …

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Why Study the International Baccalaureate?

Academic advantages of the International Baccalaureate (IB) The IB is demanding and rigorous. Pupils learn a study and research ethic which allows them to outperform other students in higher education. The IB also allows pupils to see the relevant connections between subjects and their applicability to real world situations thanks to its cross-disciplinary nature. The …

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Relocating globally

Relocating Globally: Navigating Different Education Systems

Relocating globally with kids can be a challenging and stressful step for families. Moving from, say, a London school to a country with a different culture and a different education system will be complex.  Children can find it difficult to switch.  Careful research on your choices can ensure a smooth transition to your child’s new school. …

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