International School Award case studies

What does it look like when you put international education at the heart of the curriculum?


Click on the case studies below to hear the experiences of schools who have used the International School Award to enrich teaching and learning through international activities.



Year 5 and 6 children from Cheswardine Primary and Nursery School giving a presentation on school life in England to children at their partner school in Germany
Cheswardine Primary School, England

The International Coordinator isn't just a role for teachers. Read Teaching Assistant Jill Mackintosh's advice on how utilising the help of support staff and students at your school can help you get the most out of the International School Award. 

Boy smiling and folding his arms, leaning against a school wall
Comberton Academy Trust, England

Comberton Academy Trust are using the International School Award to help embed international learning and language into every part of the curriculum across all their schools.

Teesdale School and Sixth Form Centre, England

How can you get students to address British values in a creative and engaging way? Teesdale School partnered with a school in Pakistan on a project called 'The Stories of our Lives'.

Holy Family Primary School, Northern Ireland

For Holy Family Primary School, enabling students to discover a wider world beyond their North Belfast community was paramount. Hear how they started on their mission to become a global school.

Dane Royd Junior and Infant School, England

Students at schools in England, and China, join forces on a painting project to creatively engage core skills and explore the differences between their two hometowns.

Portlethen Academy, Scotland

Students at Portlethen Academy embarked on a cross-curricular project tackling health, wellbeing and global citizenship, and culminating in a visit to France and trying their hand at baking bread.

Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College, England

Read about how students at Lytham St Annes partnered with schools in Sweden and Brazil on a project to discuss graffiti art in the Gaza Strip and raise awareness of British values.

Ysgol Hendrefelin, Wales

Ysgol Hendrefelin School saw setting up a blog with their partner school in France as the perfect opportunity to improve digital literacy and transform their students into global citizens.