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ACS Cobham International School, Surrey:
Located in Cobham, Surrey in southeast England, ACS Cobham International School is a non-sectarian, co-educational, boarding and day school for 2-18 year olds, offering the IB Diploma Programme (IBDP). Boarders begin from ages 12-18. In addition, ACS Cobham offers an American High School Diploma, and also teaches prestigious Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Native Language Enrichment (NLE) is provided in over 12 languages as well as English as an Additional Language (EAL).

Accreditation:

Photo of International Day & Boarding School in London UK areaACS is proud to be accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, which accredits some of the most prestigious colleges and schools both in the US, and around the world.

Mission Statement:
ACS International Schools based in London, England were founded in 1967. We serve international and local communities. The schools are non-sectarian and co-educational (day and boarding) for students from 2 to 18 years of age. We educate a multinational student body in accordance with American and internationally recognised educational principles and practices.

We inspire our students to become successful lifelong learners and responsible global citizens. We promote high standards of scholarship and challenge all members of the community to fulfil their potential.

Our Philosophy:
ACS Cobham promotes a high standard of scholarship, responsibility, and citizenship in a supportive, international community. We implement a student-centred approach to instruction following an inquiry-based and interdisciplinary curriculum. The success of our community relies upon the teamwork, motivation, and collaboration of students, teachers, staff, and parents.

Our goal is to encourage critical thinkers, responsible global citizens, and students who are prepared to achieve the highest standards, both in their subsequent education and throughout their careers.

Co-Educational Day & Boarding Programs for Students Ages 2-18:

- Day Programs (Ages 2-18)
- Boarding Programs for boys and girls (Ages 12-18)
- Early Childhood, Lower, Middle, and High School
- Built upon the American education system
- International Baccalaureate programme
- Advanced Placement Courses
- English as an Additional Language (EAL)
- Worldwide University Placement Courses
- Native Language Enrichment (NLE)

Guidance and Support:
- The High School counselor works and consults with all other staff and parents on a need to know basis
- In cooperation with parent groups, the counselor offers leadership for programs such as Parent to Parent, a support group for the parents of teens, this parent-led group is encouraged by the counselor.
- Our Admissions Officers are knowledgeable in both academic and relocation issues
- Well-established parent communities provide extensive support and transition assistance to incoming families

Boarding Life at ACS:

Image of International Day & Boarding School in London UK area- The ACS Cobham Dormitory is an integral part of the school community, offering separate-wing accommodation for over 100 boys and girls aged between 12 and 18.

- In our diverse but shrinking world society, the Dormitory provides a relaxed, friendly home for students from a wealth of cultures. We actively celebrate the cultural diversity of our student body, and promote internationalism as an intrinsic part of boarding life. We aim to make every student aware that they are important individuals, and encourage them to develop into mature and responsible global citizens. We also believe that the boarding experience should encourage positive involvement, with students engaged in a wide variety of extracurricular activities.

- The Dormitory has six resident House Parents, ten live-in teacher supervisors who are each assigned a group of students to support, plus school counsellors, and a campus nurse. It is vital to recognise that, in conjunction with parents, the Dormitory, and its highly trained staff serve the needs of the whole student – academic, physical, personal, and emotional.

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Address: Cobham, Portsmouth Road, Heywood, Surrey, England , UK & England
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2019-01-27 were from:

Switzerland;   Greece;   london;   USA;   China;   France;   Spain;   Portharcourt Rivers State, Nigeria;   Saint Petersburg, Russia;   Providenciales, Turks Caicos Island;   and more.