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Bishopstrow College Becomes a Member of AEGIS

12th January 2022

We are delighted to announce that Bishopstrow College has become a member school of AEGIS, The Association for the Education and Guardianship of International Students. Commenting on the announcement, Mario Di Clemente, Principal said: “Bishopstrow College is delighted to become a member of AEGIS. Like AEGIS and all of its members, we place the highest…

Bishopstrow College Secures New Teaching Partnerships

12th January 2022

We are delighted to announce our latest Teaching Partnerships with Abbey College Cambridge and DLD College London. International students with a confirmed offer from Abbey College Cambridge or DLD College London can first attend a pre-sessional course at Bishopstrow, under a Child Student Visa issued by Abbey College Cambridge or DLD College London. We very…

Appointment of Interim Principal – Mario Di Clemente

19th November 2021

Our Principal, Stuart Nicholson, has decided that after fifteen years of Headship it is time to move on to other areas of education and to develop other projects in which he is involved.  Stuart advised us earlier this year that he wished to step down at Christmas and since then, he has been working with…

Bishopstrow College Celebrates its 15th Birthday

1st August 2021

Established in 2006 by Ian and Fran Henson (pictured), Bishopstrow College is celebrating 15 years of excellence! The College welcomed its first cohort of 40 students in July, August, September and October 2006.  Some spent as little as two weeks at the College, whilst others enrolled for up to a year.  More than 10 different…

Students Celebrate Success at End of Term 3 Graduation

18th June 2021

On Thursday 10 June, we were delighted to welcome Ian Wilmshurst, Headmaster of King’s Bruton School to Bishopstrow for our End of Term 3 Graduation. During the graduation ceremony, which took place in the nearby Bishopstrow Church, Ian shared his memories from the Queen’s visit to King’s Bruton School in 2019, when the School celebrated…

Bishopstrow College Students Secure Entry to Leading Boarding Schools

18th June 2021

Last week, we celebrated the end of Term 3 with our Graduation Ceremony (on 10 June).  Many of the students attending have completed their preparation-for-boarding course at Bishopstrow College and can now look forward to a break before enrolling at a mainstream boarding school in the UK in September.  Whilst most of the students have…

New Teaching Partnerships Established

17th June 2021

We are delighted to announce new Teaching Partnerships with King’s School Ely and also with Embley (formerly Hampshire Collegiate School). These Teaching Partnerships, which are validated by UKVI, allow international students with a confirmed offer from King’s Ely School (featured in the photo) or Embley, to first attend a pre-sessional course at Bishopstrow, under a…

Former Bishopstrow Student Excels in A Levels

17th August 2020

Congratulations to former Bishopstrow student, Harry who achieved A*s in Chemistry, Maths and Physics plus an ‘A’ in Chinese.  Harry will now take up a place at UCL to study Engineering. Harry arrived at Bishopstrow in 2017, with limited English.  Bishopstrow was his first experience of a British education, having been educated in China previously. …

Bishopstrow College Supports Syrian Refugees with Online Programme

14th August 2020

Earlier this year, Bishopstrow College converted its preparation-for-boarding programmes to online delivery, as a result of the lockdown, with Bishopstrow Online launched at the start of Term 3 on March 30.  Soon after this date, we were approached by Richard Verity, a Partner at McKinsey & Co.  Richard had recently returned to McKinsey, having taken…

Students Celebrate IGCSE Examination Success

13th August 2020

Students and staff at Bishopstrow College have been delighted with the IGCSE results, which were received on 13 August 2020. All of the students at Bishopstrow who take these examinations complete the two-year course in just one year, and as they are all international students they are all studying in their second language.  It is…