INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

 

English Martyrs' Catholic School – Celebrating Internationalism

Our vision – to celebrate the rich and diverse cultural heritage and ethnic diversity within the school through the tutor programme, assemblies, departmental projects and international school partnerships.

 

How Internationalism is realized in our school community

English Martyrs' Catholic School is committed to raising International Awareness throughout the school, the wider school, and the local community.  This is currently being achieved by: 

· Our identity as a Catholic school and as a member of the universal church.

· Arranging international activities within the school.

· Inviting visitors from other countries into the school.

· Initiating communication links with other schools in the UK and abroad.

· Providing articles about recent international work for the school website.

· Informing the local media of international events taking place in the school.

International School Status

English Martyrs' Catholic School has successfully been awarded reaccreditation of Full International status for the British Council International School Award; 2017-2020.

The ISA offers:

· A framework within which to form and develop international partnerships and achieve curriculum goals.

· Ideas for developing collaborative curriculum-based international work with partner schools.

· Recognitions for teachers and their schools that instil a global dimension into the learning experience of all children and young people

· Opportunities to raise the school’s profile through local and national media coverage

· Support for delivering on the Sustainable School agenda. The sustainable Schools National Framework states that:

“By 2020 the Government would like all schools to be models of good global citizenship, enriching their educational mission with activities that improve the lives of people living in other parts of the world.”

How Internationalism is realised in our school community

English Martyrs' Catholic School is committed to raising International Awareness throughout the school, the wider school, and the local community. This is currently being achieved by: 

  • Our identity as a Catholic school and as a member of the universal church.

  • Arranging international activities within the school.

  • Inviting visitors from other countries into school.

  • Initiating communication links with other schools in the UK and abroad.

  • Providing articles about recent international work for the school magazine.

  • Informing the local media of international events taking place in the school.

Community Language Links
Students at English Martyrs' are given the opportunity to take an examination in a home/community language; students are provided with information about examination options and supported in taking these examinations at a time which is convenient to their studies.