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Gumley House School FCJ

Global Development

Education at Gumley is transformative and brings shared values to life.

Our school has a strong heritage in developing global citizenship and we create an environment that promotes cultural empathy with a broader understanding of global issues. Students immediately integrate and benefit from our school’s culturally diverse student population that is made up of 65 home languages.

By the time our students leave sixth form they have achieved a wider set of attitudes, skills and competencies which enables them to more confidently explore the world.

Our students:

  • Actively contribute to international causes.

  • Enthusiastically learn about other international territories and cultures.

  • Willingly stand up to be heard by participating in international debates.

  • Eagerly explore international placements from community projects, leadership programmes to work and study placements.


Some examples include: Annual

  • Events from the International Language Festival to Black History.

  • School reciprocal partnerships supporting the 4 languages we teach French, Italian, Mandarin and Spanish.

  • Economics & Business Conferences in Paris.

  • Art exploration in Berlin.

  • Community projects in India and Africa.

  • History & Politics in Washington & New York.

  • Geography GCSE in Iceland.

  • Sport in France & Austria.

  • Global Young Leaders Conference in Washington & New York. Gumley provides 3 part funded bursaries each year.

  • Music tours in Belgium or France.

  • Lourdes pilgrimage as part of the Diocese of Westminster.

  • In school collaborative conferences hosted by Gumley with 240 students debating challenging topics from Britain's role in the EU to issues surrounding the privacy of personal data.