British Council International School Award Success 2018-2021
Accredited every 3 years, Gumley has gained this award for the 4th consecutive time since 2009
The International School Award celebrates the achievements of schools that do exceptional work in international education.
Highlights of Gumley’s International Learning Includes:
Mandarin Teaching in local Primary Schools, Global Sixth Form Conferences plus International Partner School Exchanges & Programmes for each of the four languages we teach.
Numerous International Subject Ventures:
Geography GCSE in Iceland, Science at CERN in Switzerland, European Music Concerts, Humanities programme Washington and New York, Lourdes Pilgrimage, Art in Berlin, Water Sports in Southern France and Skiing in Austria.
More Amazing Subject Initiatives:
Black History Celebration, Language Festival, World Book Day, International Climate Summit, TEAM Members Day, NASA Mission Discovery & International Day of Languages.
Sir Ciarán Devane, CEO of the British Council, says:
“The school’s fantastic international work has rightfully earned this prestigious award. The International School Award is a great chance for schools to demonstrate the important work they’re doing to bring the world into their classrooms. Embedding an international dimension in children’s education ensures that they are truly global citizens and helps prepare them for successful lives and careers in an increasingly global economy.”
The award is now available worldwide in countries such as: India, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Lebanon, Cyprus and Pakistan.
The International School Award encourages and supports schools to develop:
- An international ethos embedded throughout the school
- A whole school approach to international work
- Collaborative curriculum-based work with a number of partner schools
- Year-round international activity
- Involvement of the wider community