Mission Statement

Southbank International School is committed to a liberal ethos, academic excellence and the values of the International Baccalaureate.

Our Values

Southbank aims to be an international school that:

  • has a broad curriculum with a global outlook, and a strong emphasis on inquiry
  • promotes academic rigour and excellence, and enthusiasm for learning
  • provides opportunities for students to study other languages, as well as their own, and to become good communicators
  • celebrates intellectual scepticism, and stresses the importance of remaining open-minded and reflective
  • supports individual needs and develops individual strengths, so that everyone can fulfill their potential

To be an open, inclusive community that:

  • offers a safe, caring, and supportive environment
  • treats every individual with fairness and respect
  • celebrates diversity, and welcomes those new to the school community
  • encourages dialogue, and listens to and considers others’ point of view
  • has strong and effective leadership which makes clear decisions after appropriate consultation
  • develops a culture of responsibility, service and accountability
  • encourages a culture in which creativity and imagination are celebrated

A school without walls that:

  • is open to the outside world and uses London as the classroom
  • encourages and supports innovation
  • gives rein to the creativity and imagination of its members
  • is a community in which all of its members see themselves as learners

A school meeting the individual needs of its students that:

  • adapts to different learning needs, interests and aptitudes
  • has high expectations in all areas
  • believes that everyone can succeed