• Our Lincoln Park Campus

    Our state-of-art facilities will inspire our children to be ambitious.

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  • Dedicated and Inspiring

    Our teachers are recruited for their ability to nurture lifelong learners and inspire each and every student

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  • Highest Quality Learning

    Our approach to learning gives each individual student the skills to thrive

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  • Love to Learn

    Our students love to learn, and our curriculum encourages inquiring minds and to always aim high

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  • Join Our Family

    We welcome you to our inclusive community. From day one, you and your child will feel at home with us

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  • Stay Connected

    Speaking directly with us is the best way to get your questions answered quickly. We look forward to hearing from you

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  • Keeping Track of Busy Lives

    Find out about the latest activities and developments in our school, including our new campus developments

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  • Lifelong Values through Skills Development

    The benefits of physical activity extend beyond the gym and work towards children’s inspiration and growth.

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Immersive Learning Everywhere!

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Matt Tomlinson is one of our Early Years & Foundation Stages teachers who helps Reception students participate in learning and discovery lessons. 

Immersive learning is something that we strive to achieve every day at BISC Lincoln Park. As its name suggests, immersive environments allow all children to be totally surround by the topic or theme they are learning and discovering. Giving the children opportunities to use their senses to delve deeper and make their learning process real and meaningful.

As an early year’s practitioner, I believe it is vital that we instill a love for learning in our children right from their very first day, that will allow them to believe that they can succeed and be empowered to achieve all they set their sights on. Our classrooms in Reception and Nursery are designed and created to not only engage but make our children curious about what they are learning and encourage them to pose questions about where their own learning could go. By setting up immersive learning spaces children can use all of their senses to engage with their learning process and not be dependent on what they can see but also what they can smell, touch and even taste.

When immersive environments are created, children are involved in every level taking their interest that they have displayed in class and expanding it to create an environment to excite and motivate. We have also started to use technology to take this further. Using Google cardboards to virtually transport children to different places both fictional and real world to allow them to experience learning at a first-hand level, sparking their interest to write and role play the thing that they have seen and experienced.

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