Of Ourselves, of Our Learning and of Our World!
The children of our school are wonderful and special; they are the lifeblood of our school. They embody the aspirations the British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park as enthusiastic, charismatic, charming young people with an appetite for learning and thirst for knowledge. We know that children who are happy and secure in their learning environment are children who are more likely to achieve their potential.
We deliver the UK and International Primary Curriculum to 3-11 year olds, our school focuses upon exceptionally high expectations, key skills, knowledge and understanding of the British International Curriculum as well as encouraging excellent attitudes to learning and metacognition.
We place great value in our working partnership with parents. Integral to your child’s successful learning is the engagement between home and school in the pursuit of excellence. All our staff strive to create a climate of learning with strong, open and positive partnerships between adults, children and the wider community that ensures the well-being of all.
We recognize the uniqueness of each child through a program of learning that promotes challenge and personalized learning at all levels. Our excellent standards in both learning and teaching create a learning curriculum that is relevant, rich and rewarding. Through this, we encourage creative and critical thinking alongside stimulating and meaningful experiences, leading to: fun and excitement; awe and wonder. Our curriculum celebrates the diversity within our school and equips our children with the skills and attributes required to become active citizens in a global community.
We continually aim to provide an inclusive, enabling environment which empowers all children to achieve. The school’s personalized approach to learning embraces and responds to diversity in individual learning styles and provides children with the skills, competence and attitudes for their future. The well-being of our children is paramount and we place great emphasis on building high quality personal and social skills, which have such a positive impact upon standards of achievement and attitudes to learning.
Our extra-curricular provision is outstanding. We provide a comprehensive sport, cultural and performing arts program beyond the school day as well as access to holiday camps, residential trips and participation in local events.
The school’s new facilities provide a vibrant, supportive and creative learning environment that encourages challenge, curiosity and choice for all.
The British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park is a special place to learn focused on one principle aim: to provide the best possible learning experience for all. I look forward to sharing that experience with you and your family.