ACS Hillingdon Latest News
Read about all the latest news and events at ACS Hillingdon.
ACS International Schools donates 300 laptops to local state primary schools in Surrey
ACS International Schools is donating 300 brand new laptops to 20 partner state primary schools in and around Cobham to support local children who do not have access to technology at home.
Head Hawk Alexander tells us about the ACS Hillingdon Student Council
Alexander Bergman, Grade 12 student from ACS Hillingdon is one of our Head Hawks of the student council having attended the school for 8 years, What is it that inspired you to join the student council?
Model United Nations - A Student Perspective
Maria, Grade 11 student, spoke to us recently about co-curricular activities at ACS Hillingdon, most specifically about Model United Nations; what it is, her involvement and what she has learnt from taking part in the programme.
ACS Hillingdon launches Global Citizens Diploma to recognise every student's achievements beyond grades
ACS International School Hillingdon has become the first school in Europe to offer the Global Citizens Diploma (GCD), a unique qualification that goes beyond academic results to acknowledge all of the exceptional citizenship and service-related activities students undertake to become global citizens.
Film and theatre industry - related learning boost with new qualification at ACS Hillingdon
ACS International School Hillingdon has been authorised to offer the International Baccalaureate’s (IB) Career-related Programme (CP), an alternative education pathway for learners aged 16-19, which blends academic and vocational courses to help students prepare for their future career pathways.
Global recognition for ACS Hillingdon AP results
ACS International School Hillingdon students have received the results for their Advanced Placement (AP) exams, securing prestigious post-16 qualifications recognised by universities worldwide.
ACS hero: ACS Hillingdon alumna Ruth Fedor ready to help
Ruth Fedor attended ACS Hillingdon between 1989 – 1992 from Grade 8-10 before heading back with her family to Virginia, USA. Ruth attended Shenandoah University (Winchester, Virginia) where she received a bachelor’s degree in health sciences (minor sports medicine), and both master and doctoral degrees in physical therapy.
ACS International Schools raises £5,000 to fund food packages for local children
ACS Internationals Schools has raised and donated £5,000 to the Magic Breakfast programme, which will provide over 7,400 breakfasts to vulnerable children in Surrey and Greater London over the next few weeks.
ACS International Schools students go above and beyond to support their peers
Final year students from across ACS Internationals Schools' UK campuses have developed a series of peer-to-peer educational resources to support Grade 11 students currently studying the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP), an international curriculum programme for learners aged 16-19.
ACS International Schools shares distance learning tips for parents
To support the millions of school students across the UK now continuing their studies at home, ACS International Schools has compiled its best practical advice for parents who are adapting to their new role of both parent and educator, while juggling working from home. ACS's tips aim to help families make the best of new and unfamiliar learning environments, and equip parents for the more practical aspects of learning from home.
Distance Learning Week 2
Here are just a few of the comments from parents so far: “It is impressive how our school prepared students and teachers for remote learning in such a short time period, while keeping their morale high”
How parents can leverage the power of play in their child's education
As schools across England start to look to the future following the easing of lockdown, and schools re-opening, mental health experts have warned of the impact of coronavirus on children and have called for schools to prioritise play and socialising when they do re-open, over formal lessons and academic progress.
ACS hero: Former ACS Hillingdon Assistant Principal Chris Green volunteers for NHS
Responding to the recent request for NHS volunteers, Chris registered with the Royal Voluntary Service (RVS) as an NHS volunteer responder. Chris has become critical in providing a number of very important services to help the elderly and vulnerable during these difficult times.
ACS International Schools designs new 3D-printed parts to convert snorkels into emergency ventilator masks for NHS
ACS Internationals Schools has developed a new adapter to turn full face snorkel masks into emergency ventilators for hospitals struggling to find enough equipment to treat the influx of COVID-19 patients.
Get ready for a new world of education
ACS International School Hillingdon announces new bursaries for local students Call for applications for 2020/21 academic year
Ready for an exciting future
ACS Hillingdon celebrates excellent IB results from the Class of 2019. 22 ACS Hillingdon students received their final IB Diploma results, securing their places at a range of universities in the UK, US and around the world.
Ready for a brand new world
ACS International Schools unveil new look ACS International Schools will start the new school year with a brand new identity designed to reflect its global outlook and commitment to students’ ‘readiness’ for an ever-changing world.
Graduation celebrations were a huge success at ACS Hillingdon for the class of 2019 Students in the class of 2019 at ACS Hillingdon celebrated the end of their final year and completion of their academic endeavours at a graduation ceremony on Friday 31 May.
ACS Hillingdon students shine at Model United Nations
ACS Hillingdon students head to The Hague, Netherlands for the Model United Nations.
ACS Hillingdon student receives prestigious US art scholarship
A student from ACS Hillingdon International School has been awarded a scholarship to study at the prestigious Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), based in Georgia, United States.
ACS Hillingdon strikes Gold in International Schools Sports Tournament
The Annual International Schools Sports Tournament (ISST), hosted by ACS Hillingdon at Court Park, welcomed nine schools to take part in the event, including teams all the way from Tel Aviv and Cairo American College.
ACS Hillingdon Lower School renewed as Apple Distinguished School
ACS Hillingdon Lower School has recently been renewed as an Apple Distinguished School until 2021 for its use of technology to enable innovation in learning and teaching.
ACS Hillingdon students recognised at European Student Film Festival
Fifteen ACS International School students from Hillingdon, recently attended the European Student Film Festival in Amsterdam.
ACS Hillingdon students welcome Pendle Court residents for festive fun
Last week, ACS Hillingdon Lower School students welcomed residents from Pendle Court, a local retirement home, for an afternoon of festive fun.
ACS Hillingdon build confidence with Shakespeare
ACS Hillingdon students were encouraged to hone their sophisticated performing arts techniques at this year’s Shakespeare Schools Foundation Festival.
ACS Hillingdon hosts the Model United Nations
ACS Hillingdon recently hosted its first Model United Nations (MUN) event this year.