Academic Excellence

With a 100% pass rate and a 36-points IB exams average (2014 results), Southbank graduates have secured university offers from Oxford, Cambridge, Yale, University of British Columbia, and other top 25 world universities

Extracurricular Programme

We have a very diverse programme of extracurricular activities on each campus that includes over 30 different activities such as swimming, GIN Global Issues Network, tennis, ballet, chess, creative writing, and more

International Community

Our students represent over 70 different nationalities; with small class sizes of 14-17 students, an experienced languages support team, and a great welcome programme for new families everyone instantly feels part of our community

Central London Locations

Our campuses are located in the very heart of London and are easily accessible by public transportation, which allows us to use the key landmarks and museums London is famous for as part of our educational programme

Liberal School Ethos

In line with IB values, we treat every child as a unique individual. Therefore the school has no uniforms or bells, and strives to encourage a mature attitude, with students taking responsibility for their own learning
Southbank International School (3 – 18) is committed to a liberal ethos, academic rigour and the values of the International Baccalaureate.
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An International Experience


We offer world class teaching in a diverse and multinational school so that your child is prepared for the world of work and leisure. Our supportive community and varied extra-curricular programme means that we build your child’s skills and confidence while offering them an internationally-recognised qualification.

Academic Excellence

  • World-class teaching and learning
  • Excellent IB results
  • Offers from and full recruitment to top UK and US universities

International Baccalaureate

  • Primary, Middle Years & Diploma
  • Bilingual Diploma offered
  • 20 native languages taught
  • Over 70 nationalities represented in student body

Rich Extracurricular Programme

  • Wide  range of sports
  • High quality music and drama
  • Team-building and leadership opportunities
  • Educational trips and expeditions

Supportive Community

  • Small class sizes
  • Welcoming, intimate atmosphere
  • Excellent relationships between students, staff and parents
  • First-rate pastoral care

Many congratulations to the class of 2014 for their excellent IB results.

36
Point Average World Average 29
100%
Pass Rate 2014
1
Student Scored the full 45 points
3
Students in Top 0.4% Worldwide
10
Students In Top 1.8% Worldwide

Central London Location


We have several campuses spread throughout Central London where children can enjoy everything that the city has to offer. All of our locations are easily accessible with excellent, purpose-made facilities.

Hampstead Campus

Age 3 to 11

The Hampstead campus serves the age range 3 to 11. Students follow the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) and transfer to the Westminster campus at age 11 (the PYP age groups are equivalent to kindergarten, preparatory school / elementary school / junior school / or pre-school in other education systems). For further information about the programme, visit the IB Primary Years Programme page.

Kensington Campus

Age 3 to 11

Based near Notting Hill, the Kensington campus serves the age range 3 to 11. Students follow the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) and transfer to the Westminster campus at age 11 (the PYP age groups are equivalent to kindergarten, elementary school / preparatory school / junior school / or pre-school in other education systems). For further information about the programme, visit the IB Primary Years Programme page.

Westminster Campus

Age 11 to 18/19

Southbank Westminster offers the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the IB Diploma Programme (DP) (the IB Diploma and Middle Years Programme age groups are equivalent to middle, senior, upper or high school in other education systems).  English is the language of instruction, but students may also study their native language: currently 17 languages are offered as first or second languages.

IB Programme

Find out more about the IB programme at each stage of your child’s education.

> Primary Years
> Middle Years
> Diploma Programme

Admissions Process

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