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ICS London

Ever since its formation in 1979, ICS London has operated from the heart of central London, near Paddington and Baker Street in the district of Marylebone.

Initially founded with the goal of educating the children of diplomats and global business people based in London, the school's location in the heart of the city's diplomatic and international quarters perfectly met those needs. Decades on, the school has retained its place as the preferred choice for world citizens in London, and its location remains as ideal as ever.

Our Location – The Best of London on Our Doorstep

We have two nearby sites in London – one for primary years students and one for secondary students – just a short walk from one another. Both ICS London campuses are situated between two of the city's most beautiful royal parks: Hyde Park and The Regent's Park. Minutes from the West End, with unrivalled transport connections to all London has to offer, students at ICS London constantly feel connected to the city as well as the wider world beyond.

ICS London is one school, located across two sites, in order to cater to students on the Primary Years Programme (PYP) separately to students on the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP). We believe this gives everyone the space and focus required to perform to their full potential.

Click to see the Primary Campus on a map, or to view the Secondary Campus.

Diversity – Innovative Education to Inspire Every Student

With more than 65 different nationalities represented within a student body of just 250, diversity is not just a buzzword but a guiding principle that influences everything we do.

All students at ICS London are encouraged to build their own understanding of the world, to challenge the status quo, and to respect and appreciate the ideas and values of others. We believe that diversity breeds empathy and understanding, essential qualities in the leaders of tomorrow.

We're proud to successfully include students with a variety of learning differences, and work to ensure that every student is equally valued and every voice is heard. Our expert staff includes teachers, therapists and other educational specialists, working together to create the perfect environment in which all students can learn, grow and excel.

Find out more about what the Primary and Secondary School offers students.

Community – A Better World Starts Here

Fostering community spirit in our students – both as members of the school community and as global citizens of the world – is a fundamental goal of ICS London.

Drawn from across the world, our student community is the perfect example of international co-operation in action. A wealth of different viewpoints, languages and cultures come together to provide a globally-informed context in which our teaching staff can educate and stimulate.

Graduates of ICS London will be among those who go on to shape the world. Through instilling values of decency, respect and empathy, we're working with them to make sure they are well prepared for further education and to build the foundation of their careers.

Three secondary students use a bunsen burner in a secondary science class