Welcome to The International School

A word from Ted McGrath, Head of The International School

d’Overbroeck’s International School welcomes students from over 40 countries around the world and enables them to take their first steps into the British education system. Our academic programmes are carefully designed for international students, with a particular focus on enquiry-based learning and English as an Additional Language. However, we are also committed to supporting our students pastorally, and our expertly designed pastoral care includes pre-arrival preparations, an induction programme to the daily timetable, and ongoing support.

We offer an environment that is academically challenging, but also a
home away from home where students can feel safe and supported. Individual talents are nurtured and championed so that students here can grow as confident, caring individuals, developing the skills and character needed in the fast-changing international world.

We also give students access to trips and activities incorporating a diverse range of British cultural locations, and they regularly join our UK students in whole school learning opportunities. Through an education here students not only achieve impressive GCSE and IGCSE results but also develop the necessary skills required to succeed in Sixth Form and at university.

Why choose d'Overbroeck's International School?

The International School enables international students aged 13-16 to experience the British education system and study a range of academic programmes. Students come from all over the world to study with us in our vibrant and friendly school. Our focus on English as an Additional Language, co-curricular activities, academic enrichment including our TRACK (Theory of Research, Active Citizenship and Knowledge) academic enrichment, and the Sixth Form and University Progression are just some of the benefits available to international students who join us.

Students will receive expert Pastoral Care throughout their time with us, which includes pre-arrival preparations, an induction programme, a personal development curriculum, ongoing school counsellors’ support, and more from a large team dedicated to students’ wellbeing. International students will be warmly welcomed and have plenty of opportunities to mix with students in other parts of the school through activities that interest them. Trips and excursions relating to English heritage are also on offer, allowing students to learn more about British culture and history.

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“I really like the way of teaching here as there is more focus on individuals rather than teaching everyone in the same way. I started studying here in Year 10 and my grades have improved a lot since I joined.”

Nikol, Kazakhstan

Latest IGCSE results

We’re really proud of the results our students achieve when they study with us at The International School. Our results are well above the national average, which is a testament to our wide range of staff expertise and the excellent teaching we deliver.

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IGCSE courses

We know it doesn’t always suit everyone to study the traditional 2-year IGCSE course that most of our students study. So we’ve made sure we’re as flexible as possible to meet your needs by offering 4 other study options at IGCSE level. Find out more about our full range of courses below:

  • UK Study Abroad
  • The Discovery Years
  • 4 or 5-term IGCSE
  • One-Year IGCSE
  • Two-Year IGCSE
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Our Co-curricular provision is centred around choice, engagement and enjoyment. Here's our Head of Sport and Co-curricular, Johny, explaining what d'Overbroeck's has to offer.

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They had to problem-solve and work out which substances were acids and alkalis looking at their results.

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Year 7 has been studying #Chemistry and looking at Acids and Alkalis! They produced their own indicators with Beetroot in lessons. They also investigated some other natural indicators, turmeric, onion, red cabbage and radish.

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Year 7 has been studying Chemistry and looking at Acids and Alkalis! They produced their own indicators with Beetroot in lessons. They also investigated some other natural indicators, turmeric, onion, red cabbage and radish. They had to problem-solve and work out which substances were acids and ...alkalis looking at their results.

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This popular club has attracted students from different year groups across the school.

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With such a broad project to work on, they have lots of freedom to create something of their choice. They also have plenty of materials to explore, including regular paints and pencils, and also textured printing options like gelli printing!

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🧵These days in Art Club at Years 7-11, the students have been making their own #book covers! Some even have stories to go in their books. #Art Club is an excellent way for the students to do something fun and immersive between their classes.

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