Accreditation and Recognition

ICS London offers its students an internationally-recognised qualification that prepares them to pursue higher education at the world's very best academic institutions.

The International Baccalaureate (IB) programme has been taught at ICS London since 2006. This well-rounded and challenging approach to learning, and our English language Summer School, are accredited and recognised by the following organisations.

International Baccalaureate World SchoolOriginators of the curriculum and programme, the IB recognises ICS London as an IB World School and its ability to deliver the programme at a high level. Read more here.

Independent Schools Inspectorate UK (ISI)The ISI monitors and evaluates all aspects of independent schools in the United Kingdom against standards set by the government and Department for Education, and recognises ICS London as a fully compliant educational provider. Read more here.

Independent Schools Association (ISA)Founded in 1878, the ISA provides professional support to members and accredited schools across the United Kingdom. The support provided aims to make a positive difference to learning environments. Read more here.

A primary student is studying from a selection of books on a table
A teacher leads a group class at secondary school
A secondary student makes music using a laptop and keyboard

International Baccalaureate Schools & Colleges Association (IBSCA)IBSCA is the association for IB schools in the UK and Ireland and membership is only for those schools that have been recognised as a IB World School. The association works with universities to promote IB and also provides professional development opportunities for teachers and staff. Read more here.

British CouncilThe British Council is the UK's international organisation for cultural relations and education, and has accredited ICS London as an educational provider for 30 years. Assessment covers everything from teachers and learning to management, resources and student welfare, and in the most recent report ICS London received 30 areas of strength. Click here for more on the British Council.

Eco Schools and Word Wildlife FundPartnerships with Eco Schools and the World Wildlife Fund inform our attitude to sustainability, helping our students form a clearer picture of the issues facing the world beyond the school gates. For further information on both initiatives, visit the Globeducate page.