Europa offers a broad curriculum International Baccalaureate diploma with an emphasis on languages

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Europa School UK is an accredited school for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme  and an IB World School.  IB World Schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high quality programmes of international education that share a powerful vision.

The school is committed to offering a broad curriculum up to the age of 18/19 for all our students with compulsory study of English, mathematics, science, languages and humanities.

Our bilingual model, unique in the region, offers students the scope to explore advanced language learning and studying subjects through other languages but is also accessible to students with a good GCSE in French, German or Spanish.

Please get in touch with us via the contact form below if you would like to discuss studying with us next academic year.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are your fees?
As a state school we don’t charge any fees. We ask for a voluntary contribution though. You can find more information on our fundraising page.
Are you a boarding school?
We are not a boarding school, so our students will need to have a place to live. We are sometimes contacted by people that would offer lodging, so do check with us if you are looking for a place to live and we can maybe put you in touch.
I live abroad, can I join you next year?
Please read the government guidance carefully.

Do I need to speak another language than English?
Yes, the IB is a multilingual program, so before you start you have to have a pretty decent level of either German, French or Spanish.
I don't speak English very well, can I still join you?

Most subjects are taught in English, so you will need to be able to read, speak and write English. In doubt, we will ask you to do an entry test. We would recommend level C1 for most subjects. Depending on the subjects chosen, we could consider level B2.

I would like to apply
Careers Advice

There is a well-resourced Careers Room containing information on Higher Education and Careers. We have a careers guidance team, including the Careers Coordinator (overseeing the whole secondary careers programme), the UCAS/HE Coordinator and the Work Experience Coordinator who between them deliver the programme as well as organising talks from university representatives, as well as career days where parents or other professionals come in and talk with the students. There is also an independent Careers Adviser who has specialist careers guidance qualifications and has regular meetings with the students particularly in S5 and S6 (Years 11 and 12).

Our PTA has just funded a subscription to Xello – an online careers education programme. 

https://www.cascaid.co.uk/

“Inspire and engage every student in future planning”

School community

The school community is very international and there are strong links between parents and between parents and the school and students among each other. 

We always have a number of ex students coming back to work as teaching assistants in a gap year. Our S7 students organise events for the younger students throughout the school year, like junior balls and senior balls, music soirees, a bratwurst sale, a pancake sale, and a mini-festival with music for the whole school.

A considerable number of school governors are from our parent body and our PTA (Parent teacher organisation) is a very supportive and active body involved in many fundraising and social activities. These include a summer and winter school fete, regular coffee mornings for parents and sporting events, like a fun run. The PTA website shows you more:

https://www.europa-pta.org/

 


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