ACS International schools celebrate student achievement at annual graduation

ACS International School Cobham and ACS International School Egham recently held their graduation ceremonys to bid farewell to their departing Grade 12 students.

Students and staff at ACS International School Cobham recently gathered to celebrate the achievements of departing Grade 12 (Year 13) students at the school’s annual formal graduation ceremony.The event gave the school community the chance to bid farewell and reflect on the departing students’ time at the school, before they move on to their next stage in life.ACS Cobham’s Head of School, Barnaby Sandow, said: “This wonderful ceremony really puts into perspective the level of dedication our students have channelled into their studies and other activities at ACS Cobham. Seeing how hard they’ve worked and the level of determination and self-belief they’ve demonstrated throughout their time here is really inspiring. We know it’s those aspects that will make them stand out in whatever they choose to do in the future.”The ceremony included performances and keynote speeches, including Disney+ actor and former ACS student, Omar Biroud. Notable students were also presented with awards to commemorate their hard work. Timothee A was awarded the Valedictorian award, which is given to the student with the highest academic average, and Elizabeth P received the Founders’ Award for excellent academic achievement, involvement in extra-curricular activities and school leadership.With students representing over 77 nationalities, half of this year’s ACS Cobham graduates will go on to study in the US and around the world. However, 50% of graduates will be staying in the UK and going to study at universities such as York, Manchester, Bath, Newcastle, London School of Economics, Edinburgh and Lancaster.ACS Cobham offers a broad selection of globally-renowned curricula, including the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme, Advanced Placement (AP) and the US High School Diploma,  which prepare students for the challenges of the future. Learn more about ACS Cobham: students listen on to guest speaker address

ACS International School Cobham

Far more than just a school, ACS International School Cobham is a friendly, vibrant international community with a global outlook that guides our world-renowned curriculum. Based on US educational best practice, we offer a new kind of learning for a new kind of world citizen. Our goal is as simple as it is inspiring: to make our students ready for the challenges of tomorrow, so they thrive at every stage of their lives.We are home to 1,300 students aged 2 to 18 from over 77 countries, cared for and taught by 300 expert faculty and staff members.Our students are encouraged to tailor their studies to suit their talents and ambitions, while a wealth of outstanding support amenities help deliver a well-rounded educational experience. Equally important is our beautiful, leafy campus, just 30 minutes from central London. Our location offers students the best of both worlds – the stimulation of one of the world’s great cities, combined with the charms of the English countryside.Unique amongst our four schools, ACS Cobham offers boarding as an option for students aged 12 to 18, who enjoy state-of-the-art facilities in our recently-opened boarding house.

ACS Egham hosts annual graduation ceremony for senior students

This month, ACS International School Egham bid farewell to its Class of 2024 with its annual formal graduation ceremony.Ahead of students receiving their exam results in July, the graduation saw the international school congratulate its departing student cohort, representing over 30 nationalities, as they approach the end of their time at ACS Egham and move on to the next step.ACS Egham’s Head of School, Mark Wilson, said: “Congratulations to this year’s graduates! After seeing them work hard at every turn, culminating the school year in celebration is a proud moment for all of us at ACS Egham. As students move on to new opportunities, there is no doubt that they will take the resilience and dedication they have learned with them into the future. We cannot wait to see what impact on the world they will have.”As part of the ceremony, students gathered to hear reflections from their peers and guest speakers, alongside musical performances. ACS Egham recognised the impressive achievements of notable students with awards, including the Leadership Award and the Valedictorian awarded to Lucy S. and Sofia P. respectively.65% of the Class of 2024 from ACS Egham will be attending prestigious universities in the UK such as UCL, Imperial College, King’s College, Bath and Edinburgh.As the only school in England to exclusively offer all four International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum programmes, ACS Egham provides an internationally-recognised curriculum for students from Egham, the surrounding area and all over the world. To learn more, visit:
Egham students throwing graduation caps in celebration

ACS International School Egham

At ACS International School Egham, the old blends seamlessly with the new. Our beautiful grounds and buildings in 20 acres of countryside give the school a village feel, while our cutting-edge dedicated International Baccalaureate (IB) centre allows for a truly modern learning experience.Just 25 miles from London, we’re home to over 500 students, aged 4 to 18, and expert faculty and staff, from around the world. The school's global outlook informs our curriculum, building on the very best of international education standards, and providing our students with a world-class education that is fit for the 21st century. Our students become service-oriented, globally-minded world citizens with inquisitive minds and a real sense of personal responsibility – ready for a future full of opportunities.ACS Egham is one of only two schools in the UK to offer all four IB programmes.

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