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  • Our Lincoln Park Campus

    Our state-of-art facilities will inspire your 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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Year Leaders

Our middle leadership team represents each year group at BISC Lincoln Park from Pre-Nursery to Year 6. These nine leaders hold weekly meetings with their year groups and serve as representatives at our staff meetings too. Reporting to our key stage leaders, they are the senior leadership team's first point of contact regarding all year groups.

  • Emma Taylor | British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park

    Emma Taylor

    Pre-Nursery Director

    Emma Taylor

    I was born and raised in West Yorkshire, England, where I studied for two years to become a qualified Nursery Nurse. I then attended Edge Hill University near Liverpool, where I undertook my teaching degree. After graduating, I moved back to my hometown, where I began teaching in a local primary school. I had the pleasure of teaching there for three years in Early Years and KS1, where I gained many invaluable experiences. During my second year of teaching, I became the Science Subject Coordinator for Early Years and KS1.

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  • Alison Matthews | British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park

    Alison Matthews

    Nursery Leader

    Alison Matthews

    I grew up in the South East of England (Kent) with my parents and older sister. I’ve always been interested in how children learn, and my first degree in Psychology gave me a great insight into this.

     

     

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  • Sophie Minas | British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park

    Sophie Minas

    Reception Leader

    Sophie Minas

    I grew up in Walsall, a small town near Birmingham in the UK with my parents, grandparents and older brother who is now living in Indiana with his lovely wife and now my nephew. My family is of Greek Cypriot descent and being Greek means always having a house full of friends, family and children cooking and eating at every opportunity. 

     

     

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  • Carla Williamson | British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park

    Carla Williamson

    Year 1 Leader

    Carla Williamson

    Teaching was something I always wanted to do while growing up in Lincolnshire. Before moving to Chicago, I taught in both Key Stages 1 and 2 in a highly successful school in the outskirts of Liverpool following my graduation from University there.  While at University, I had the opportunity to do a placement at a school in Milwaukee, WI.  It was from there that I made my first visit to Chicago and fell in love with this wonderful city that I now call ‘home’.

     

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  • Adam Hopps | British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park

    Adam Hopps

    Year 2 Leader

    Adam Hopps

    I am so excited to begin my seventh year at BISC-LP as part of team Year 5. Before joining BISC-LP, I studied French and History at the University of Nottingham before training as a teacher at Warwick University as part of the Teach First program.

     

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  • Stephen Feeney | British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park

    Stephen Feeney

    Year 3 Leader

    Stephen Feeney

    I am originally from Ireland, where I worked as a journalist for four years after graduating. Following a brief stint in Australia, I moved to Brighton in England to train as a teacher, where I remained for four years before moving to Chicago in 2015. While Ireland will always be home, I feel more like a Chicagoan every day, and love the fact that every day, I can look at that beautiful skyline on my cycle to work.

     

     

     

     

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    Rachel O'Neil

    Year 4 Leader

    Rachel O'Neil

    I was born in a small town in Scotland, exactly in the middle of Glasgow and Edinburgh. I attended Aberdeen University where I gained my Bachelors Degree in Primary Education. While studying, I worked in Spain every summer which then inspired me to take my teaching career further afield.

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    Lowri Covello

    Year 5 Leader

    Lowri Covello

    I am from a small coastal town, called Llanelli, in South Wales. I studied Primary Education with QTS at The University of South Wales: Newport, and I was lucky enough to undertake an international teaching placement at BISC-LP during my second year of training. I fell in love with the school and its ethos, knowing that one day I would return. I am now entering my seventh year of teaching, and my third at BISC-LP.

     

     

     

     

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