• 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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Caroline Gordon

Caroline Gordon 2016

International Primary Curriculum

I am originally from northwest London: I grew up, went to school and worked all in the same borough. After a few years of teaching Year 6 in a local school, I realized I wanted to take on a new challenge. I jumped at the chance to move to Chicago and teach at BISC Lincoln Park. As a big sports fan, the city suits me to a tee. I love watching the Blackhawks at the 'Madhouse on Madison' though naturally, being British, soccer will always be my number 1 passion.

I believe that creativity and challenge are vital to a child's educational well-being. Creativity is highly valued in a modern society; it helps us problem-solve, innovate and develop our understanding of all the learning we do. Children who are creative are much more likely to succeed in a world that constantly changes around them. At BISC Lincoln Park, we also talk about challenge on a daily basis and attempting challenge is seen positively. It is incredibly rewarding to witness that intense feeling of pride and satisfaction in the students that comes from them succeeding at something they didn't know they could achieve.

  • Universities Attended: University of Wales, Swansea; University of London, Institute of Education
  • Degrees Earned: Geography BA (Hons); PGCE in Primary Education; MA in Primary Education: Policy and Practice
  • Certifications Earned: International Leadership and Management Program - Middle Leaders

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