Learning and relationships

Posted on 29th Jun 2022 in School News

James Kendall, Assistant Principal and Primary Years Programme Coordinator at ​ICS London, discusses the lost relationships and developmental goals of children due to the lack of physical interactions during the pandemic, and regards the importance of students having a connection with what they are learning.

The importance of home language maintenance for students

Posted on 11th Apr 2022 in School News, International Education, Language Learning

A home language is the language, or languages, that families use for most interactions at home. Andie Warner, Head of Languages Faculty and English Language and English Literature Teacher at ICS London, discusses why maintaining and developing students’ home language(s) is important for many reasons such as culture and identity, cognitive benefits and learning other languages.

The power of play in learning

Posted on 24th Feb 2022 in School News, United Kingdom

​Hazel Chidgey, Head of Arts Faculty and Design & Technology Teacher at ICS London, offers her advice on how to insert play into the children's and teenagers' learning environment, for both parents and teachers.