Where we are
Instituto Thomas Jefferson (ITJ) in Mexico joined the partnership in April 2015. ITJ is a leading private school in Mexico with 5 schools across the country educating over 5,700 children.
Students and staff have already undertaken collaborative opportunities including an Ambassadors’ Trip to Mexico with students and staff from other ISP schools travelling to Mexico to experience life at ITJ and in Mexico. Students from the Laude schools in Spain attended the annual Model United Nations hosted by ITJ in 2017.
ISP is currently investing in an expansion project at ITJ Zona Esmeralda in Mexico City and ITJ Valle Real in Guadalajara as well as looking at other new investment projects with ITJ schools.
The five Instituto Thomas Jefferson schools are:
- Santa Monica and Zona Esmeralda (Mexico City)
- Palomar and Valle Real (Guadalajara)
Cambridge International School
Cambridge International School joined the partnership in January 2015. CIS is made up of pupils and staff from all over the world and counts as the only international school in the city. The school provides an international education to children and students from over 30 countries speaking 27 different languages and offers the International Primary Curriculum as well as iGCSEs and GCSEs at secondary level.
Together with the school, ISP has put together a large scale development project for for the Junior school in 2017 which will see see the complete refurbishment of the building both inside and out, with improved learning and teaching spaces, while retaining the unique historical character and setting of the school.
Colegios Laude joined the partnership in May 2014. The 7 private schools in Spain offer a high quality, multi-lingual education from 1-18 years of age. With over 5,800 students in seven locations, the schools count as the largest independent international school groups in Spain. Children and students are from both Spanish as well as expat communities in the local markets.
The Laude schools are:
- El Altillo (Jerez)
- The British School of Vila-Real
- Fontenebro School (near Madrid)
- Lady Elizabeth School (Javea, Alicante)
- Newton College (Elche, Alicante)
- Palacio de Granda (Asturias)
- San Pedro International College (Marbella)
Since 2014, investment projects at Laude schools have included:
- development of Senior Leadership Teams across schools
- introduction of new curricula across schools
- new junior school facilities at British School of Vila-Real and Newton College
- nursery and senior school classrooms, sports hall and boarding provision at Palacio de Granda
- a new sixth form building at San Pedro International School
- nursery facilities at Fontenebro school
- a new senior school, and junior school expansion at Lady Elizabeth School
Park House English School
Park House English School joined the partnership in April 2016. The school has over 1000 students from the ages of 3-18 and is one of the most sought after private schools in Doha, Qatar. Families at the school are local to Doha and also made up from expat families from around the world who have relocated to the city.
The school runs the British curriculum and is committed to creating and maintaining an environment where students are motivated, challenged and enthusiastic about their learning; one where they take pride in their work, are proud of their school, and are able to achieve success and reach their full potential.
Reach British School
Reach British School joined the partnership in January 2016. The school opened in 2014 and has doubled in both student and teacher population with over 1200 students from 3 to 14 years of age. The school currently educates children up to Grade 9 and will increase by a grade each year at which point will be able to offer education for children of all ages from nursery to A-Level following the National Curriculum of England.
The school currently has over 40 nationalities made up of Emirati and expats families living in Abu Dhabi. The school firmly believes that the international mix of students prepares them for their lives ahead. They become confident speakers, in more than one language, they are competitive, aware of their environment and globally aware of the world.
Nibras International School
Nibras International School joined the partnership in March 2017.
The school opened in 2005 and has over 700 students with over 80 nationalities made up of Emerati and Expats living in Dubai.
The school runs an American curriculum from Kindergarten to Grade 12 aligned with the Colorado State Academic Standards. Nibras International School achieved NEASC status in 2014.
Aspen Heights British School
Aspen Heights British School will open its doors for the first time in September 2017 to mainly local Emirati students as well as expat families from around the world.
Located in Abu Dhabi, the school will provide a British curriculum within a challenging, STEM learning environment with an emphasis on earth sciences and conservation. It will develop in students, an acute awareness of environmental sustainability and global responsibility in all aspects of learning as well as creating eco-minded citizens who become productive and responsible stewards of our world and recognise the finite nature of the earth’s natural resources.