Looking Up and Standing Out

Looking Up and Standing Out

An all-girls environment presents special challenges for a school. Knowing that many girls lack self-confidence, the response of Tonbridge Grammar School (TGS) in Tonbridge, Kent, United Kingdom, is to provide the Diploma Programme. “We find that the Diploma gives a way to get students to be the very best they can be by meeting the challenges the DP sets them,” says deputy head teacher Pauline Bullen.  

A CHILDREN’S choir who have enchanted audiences for over twenty five years are heading for an iconic international festival in North Wales.

A CHILDREN’S choir who have enchanted audiences for over twenty five years are heading for an iconic international festival in North Wales.

TGS Motet Choir from IB World School Tonbridge Grammar School was founded in 1992 and have sung in cathedrals and Britain's major music venues and last summer joined choirs from all over the world by appearing at the glittering European Choir Games event in Germany last summer, earning a silver diploma in their first competitive games.

International Baccalaureate Schools and Colleges Association heads meet to talk about the future of 16+ education

On Monday 9th May, the International Baccalaureate Schools and Colleges Association (IBSCA) organised and held a meeting for the heads of IB schools in the UK at the Royal Society. It was attended by over 50 heads from the state and independent sector and from international schools in the UK as well as by officials from the International Baccalaureate Organisation.