International Community School, London

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
International Community School
Established 1979
Type Independent
Head of School Rose Threlfall
Founder Niels Toettcher and Ann Alexander
Location London
Coordinates: 51°31′04″N 0°10′13″W / 51.5177°N 0.1703°W / 51.5177; -0.1703
Gender Coeducational
Ages 3–18
Website ICS School Web-site

International Community School (ICS) is a co-educational World International Baccalaureate School[1] located in Marylebone, London, teaching students aged from three to 18 years old.[2]


The Toettcher family established International Community School (ICS)[3] in 1979. The school was set up to teach children English within a full curriculum International School. Since then the School has broadened its scope to offer a full curriculum for children between 3 and 18 years old. In 2008, the International Baccalaureate made ICS an IB World School, accredited to teach the Primary Years Programme (PYP) and Middle Years Programme (MYP).[4] In 2010, ICS was awarded accreditation to teach the IB Diploma, becoming one of only five schools in the UK to teach all three school-age levels of the IB.[5] ICS is a non-selective Ofsted-inspected[6]


ICS teaches the International Baccalaureate curriculum through the three programmes:

  • PYP for students aged 3–11 years
  • MYP for students aged 11–16 years
  • IB Diploma for students aged 16 and over


  1. ^ "International Community School, London". International Baccalaureate. Retrieved 2016-04-21. 
  2. ^ 2015 IB Diploma scores (pdf)
  3. ^ Good Schools Guide entry
  4. ^ International Community School official page on the IB website
  5. ^ IB World Schools finder UK list of World Schools
  6. ^ Edubase UK government listing

External links[edit]