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    ICS London

    ICS London is an independent day school in the heart of central London. We are one of only two IB World Schools in the city offering the full International Baccalaureate (IB) programme for learners aged 3 to 18 years.

    We provide an international community for early years, primary, secondary and high school students, our children and young people study on two close-by locations at our primary and secondary school sites in elegant Marylebone.

    With over 40 years’ experience delivering globally-recognised education, today we serve our close-knit community of students and their families with the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Diploma Programme (DP). With instruction in English, we are a truly international school where diversity is celebrated with around 65+ different nationalities represented each year.

    Quality is assessed, recognised and assured at ICS London through accreditation with the:

    • IB World School: ICS London is authorised and accredited by the International Baccalaureate. This is subject to a strict accreditation process monitored by the IB which ensures our education provision is of the highest quality.
    • Independent Schools Inspectorate: This is a government approved inspectorate for independent schools which ensures quality on behalf of the UK Department for Education (DfE).

    As a rolling admissions policy is in place and students can join anytime throughout the year.

    Category: Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form

    Pupils: Co-Education

    Type: Day

    Religious Affiliation: Non-Denominational

    Roll: 98 Boys / / 59 Girls

    Age Range: 3 - 19

    Founded: 1979

    Location Description

    Our Primary school is located at 7B Wyndham Place, London W1H 1PN, among luxuriant Marylebone in Westminster.  We are surrounded by stylish neighbourhoods in the heart of London’s diplomatic and international quarters.

    Our Secondary school is located at 21 Star Street, London W2 1QB,  in modern Paddington, close to our primary school.  Our secondary community studies at our campus adjacent to the dynamism of Central London’s Oxford Street, West End and the gateway railway terminus of London Paddington.

    School Contact Details

    Headteacher: Head of School - Mr Alec Jiggins

    21 Star Street, London, London - W and NW, W2 1QB

    Tel: +44 (0)20 7298 8800

    Email: admissions@icslondon.co.uk



    ICS London offers the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), and the Diploma Programme (DP). The school has a 35 point IB Diploma average score, placing ICS among the country’s top IB schools.

    Our primary school campus for ages 3-11 is at 7B Wyndham Place, London W1H 1PN.

    Our secondary school campus for ages 11-18 is at 21 Star Street, W2 1QB.

    We support every student at ICS London to achieve their highest academic potential. This fosters knowledgeable, inquiring and caring young people who are motivated to succeed. It also leads to offers from the world’s top universities, including Oxford and London School of Economics.


    2024 / 2025

    Nursery and Reception: £22,440 per annum.

    Primary Years Programme (Years 1-6): £27,900 – £28,290 per annum.

    Middle Years Programme (Years 7-11): £32,190 per annum.

    Diploma Programme (Years 12/13): £33,510 per annum.


    Additional language tuition: from £4,650 per annum.

    For full details visit FEES



    Independent Schools Association – ISA

    Educational Collaborative for International Schools – ECIS

    IB Schools and Colleges Association of the UK – IBSCA

    Independent Schools Council- ISC


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    All visits are welcome, please contact the school

    Personalised appointments – tour the school, see classes of your choice in action, meet Admissions staff, subject-specific teachers and our Principal

    You can also ask any questions you may have about ICS London and our IB continuum which spans:

    Early Years and the Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme and IB Diploma Programme

    Each tour is bespoke to each family, depending on what you want to see. To arrange a visit, simply fill in the form and our Admissions manager will be in touch. Please note that we can also offer a virtual one-to-one appointment if that is your preference.

    We look forward to introducing you to the inclusive community at our international school in London.

    For further details, please contact admissions@icslondon.co.uk


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