Sixth Form Learning
The Sixth Form is a unique part of the School where students follow personalised learning programmes. It is a vibrant and exciting place where significant achievement happens.
Our Careers Profile includes valuable information about our Sixth Form student successes and university placements, as well as important statistics.
BISC Careers & Higher Education Policy
Our Careers & Higher Education policy includes information about the university application process, key dates and other important guidelines.
The IB Diploma
We believe in learning in its broadest sense. Based on a broad curriculum and supported by an extensive range of extra curricular events and activities, our students are exposed to an exciting and fulfilling education. Happy, bright and engaged students taught by teachers who see things through children's eyes.
Value-added measures are intended to offer a fairer indication of how far a student has come, a fairer measure of how well the school has brought that student. 0.00 would indicate an average student progress with +0.50 indicating significant progress in relation to average. Find out more http://www.cem.org/what-is-value-added
The School has a strong careers guidance programme supported by one-to-one careers counselling as part of our pastoral programmes. Upon graduation most of our students will enter one of the leading universities in the world, a wonderful way of ending their days at school.
BridgeU is a university and careers guidance platform that our students can use to research and apply to university destinations worldwide. Students can create a profile within BridgeU, explore university matches tailored to their personal preferences and build their entire university application within the platform. BridgeU helps our students to focus and organise their university research, and ensures that they stay on top of important deadlines in the university application process.
Newton Education Services offer a well-designed SAT preparation course that helps students improve their scores, which in turn facilitates their admission to undergraduate programs anywhere in the world. Newton’s SAT curriculum was developed in Boston, MA, and they have a strong six-year track-record of superb results. The course is taught by well-trained teachers, maintaining a low teacher-to-student ratio to allow for personalised attention to every student, giving them constant feedback and customised learning support.
pas-sport is an online service to help connect young athletes with college coaches in the United States to get sports scholarships. It's the first service that helps athletes in the MENA region receive sports scholarships to pursue their studies and athletics in universities in the States. We educate them on, prepare them for, and help them navigate the recruiting process all on one convenient platform.
The SPW Careers team are all experienced and fully qualified Careers Advisers, who are members of both the Careers Development Institute professional register (UK) and the International Association for College Admissions Counselling (USA), with extensive experience of supporting international students.
In supporting the careers/university support offered in school, SPW Careers Ltd. visit the school and work with students directly. They offer an interests and careers psychometric profile and one-one in school guidance interviews and also run group-work sessions.
The Apply Group (TAG) run www.applyformedicine.com which the world’s first student-led, applicant-focussed peer mentoring platform designed for prospective medical applicants. Connect with medical students currently studying medicine in the UK and around the world.
This platform enables students, schools and parents to connect with students at university who have already completed their application journey. This gives them a special insight into what a particular course, university or even career is like before applicants start their journey, an insight they would not otherwise get from fairs, open days or talking to university admission staff.
Mentors are studying at medical schools around the world and are experienced in a range of cultures and languages, for example: Study medicine in the UK
Students, schools and parents are free to register and communicate directly with mentors and can even make an application direct to their medical school.
of our students from recent years.
American University Cairo
Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy
City University Hong Kong
City University London
Coventry University London
George Washington University
Georgia Institute of Technology
King’s College London
Lebanon American University
Marangoni Fashion Institute
National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra
New Giza University
New York University
Parsons School of Design
Queen Mary University of London
The College of Wooster
The New School
The University of Chicago
University College London
University of Amsterdam
University of Bath
University of Berkeley
University of British Columbia
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Central Florida
University of Chicago
University of East Anglia
University of Edinburgh
University of Exeter
University of Glasgow
University of Greenwich
University of Kent
University of Middlesex (Dubai Campus)
University of New Haven
University of Nottingham (N84)
University of Oxford
University of Pennsylvania
University of Rochester
University of Roehampton London
University of Rotterdam
University of San Francisco
University of Sheffield
University of Southern California
University of Surrey
University of Sussex
University of the Arts London
University of Toronto
University of Twente
University of Westminster, London