The Fellowship of World Class Schools

The HPL Fellowship of World Class Schools is exclusively for schools that have demonstrated an exceptional level of education and secured the HPL World Class School Award. Now they are seeking to proceed on their ambitious journey of improvement and to use HPL to secure unparalleled learning outcomes for students. As accredited HPL schools, The Fellowships schools are focused on systematising and optimising HPL throughout the school to gain deeper impact and to come closer to the goal of every single student being a high performer. 

The Fellowship of World Class Schools participants are experts in contemporary learning sciences. It is community that together drive what it means to be world-class, shaping educational futures with fellow ambitious, like-minded educationalists. They set the standard for other schools to follow and their voice provides thought leadership at a global level. 

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The Fellowship of World Class Schools Information Pack 

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Doha College

Doha College is one of the leading British curriculum schools in Qatar, offering an outstanding education to students between the ages of 3 and 18. Their delivery of a world-class education was recognised when they were the first school in Qatar to be accredited under the new Council of British International Schools (COBIS) Patron’s Accreditation and Compliance Scheme in May 2017, as well as the first school in the world to be honoured with the High Performance Learning accreditation in June 2018.

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GEMS Royal Dubai School

GEMS Royal Dubai School has a bespoke learning model (The RDS Learning Wave), complemented by a Concept Curriculum ensure a holistic approach where students develop webs of information rather than memorising straight facts. Their talented and dedicated teaching team focus on the whole child, with their intellectual, emotional, social, physical, artistic, creative and spiritual potential being developed alongside academic knowledge.

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Pate's Grammar School

Pate's has a long tradition of providing students with a free first-class education, regardless of their background. They are among the schools at the very top of UK's national league tables for their outstanding exam results. Founded back in 1574, the co-educational grammar school cherishes and treasures their rich tradition, yet they are also known both regionally and nationally for being forward-thinking and leading the way with educational developments.

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St Mary's School

Set in the heart of Cambridge, St Mary’s School values, support, and inspire their students. As a Mary Ward School, Christian values such as integrity, justice, hard work and freedom sit at the heart of their forward-looking education. Drawing on the psychology of Intrinsic Motivation, their approach encourages students to discover what motivates them. They learn because they enjoy it. Driven by an internal sense of achievement, young people take responsibility for their own behaviour and future.





Castle Hill Primary School

Castle Hill Primary School's motto "Aiming for Excellence" and "Manners Matter" captures the essence of their key aims. They wish to provide the best for their students in a disciplined, hardworking and, most importantly, happy environment. Their ethos has continually been cited as "outstanding" by numerous external assessors. This is due to a dynamic, productive and very close relationship with their school community.




Jumeirah College

Founded in 1999, Jumeirah College is renowned for providing an outstanding holistic education. As a college, they have a strong focus on academic progress and achievement and, for the significant majority of their students, continuation to university is their chosen route. At Jumeirah College, students work in an environment where they are stretched, challenged and have their expectations raised to achieve demanding targets.


GEMS Jumeirah Primary School

GEMS Jumeirah Primary School provides first-class education based on the English National Curriculum. Located in Dubai’s most prestigious residential area, their facilities provide a bright, well-resourced environment for their students. During these formative years, they aim to create a nurturing environment that enables their children to discover their potential and possibilities. They want them to become fulfilled and rounded adults who will make a positive contribution to the world in which they are growing up.



GEMS Wellington International School

GWIS strives for academic attainment and personal wellbeing, for creating a supportive and inclusive community while also celebrating individual successes and for a fulfilling education that endures long after examination results have been published. They aim to encourage intellectual curiosity, independent thought and effective learning habits. They encourage pupils to be dynamically intellectual and culturally creatively, so by the time they leave Sixth Form, they are prepared for the expected, but can also tackle the unknowns.



Sydenham School

Sydenham has a long tradition of educating girls, often pioneering innovation and development. They believe that creativity inspires, evokes learning and enables students to make connections across subjects, between their school and other schools, as well as the local community and the wider world. They want their students to feel empowered to make their own decisions and to be confident and motivated to learn, to perform and make things happen.



British School Muscat

British School Muscat is a dynamic, thriving and successful school that encourages a relaxed and purposeful atmosphere. To prepare their pupils for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead, they value learning that focuses on high performance, healthy living and well-being, character development and global citizenship. Their GCSE results place BSM in the top 3 British International Schools in the Middle East and the top 5% of independent and state schools in the UK.





Bedford Girls’ School

Bedford Girls’ School is a forward thinking independent day school for girls aged 7-18. Life at the school is vibrant and engaging as they seek to ignite interests and passions, and stimulate the intellect within each student. Their educational model focuses on embedding a wider set of attributes, developing open-minded students who have the self-confidence and skills to grasp opportunities and challenges.






The British School Alexandria

The British School is a not-for-profit school which believes in providing a personalised education for students as they recognise that every child is unique. They have a track record of excellent academic success. However, they also place a strong emphasis on both developing those personal qualities which our students will need in their adult lives, and on their different talents. To support this wider development, they offer an extensive range of after- school activities, community initiatives and holiday programmes.





Wakefield Girls' High School

WGHS is a vibrant, friendly school which nurtures girls' confidence and self-esteem. Girls experience a vast wealth of opportunities inside and outside the classroom during the ages of 11-18 years while pursuing excellent academic foundations for the future. Their curriculum is tailored and personalised to meet the needs of the girls in their care and offers academic aspiration in a supportive environment in which girls understand their next steps and are active and independent in their learning.




St Lawrence College

Founded in 1879, St Lawrence College provides a first-class education for boys and girls from 3 to 18 years. They ensure pupils attain their best academically while preparing them for life in a rapidly changing global society. Modern facilities combined with traditional values based on our Christian roots draw out the talents of each pupil. Strong pastoral care, high-quality teaching and a great emphasis on extra-curricular activity make this an exceptional community in which to live and learn.


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Mounts Bay Academy

Through a combination of our leading-edge pastoral care and High Performance Learning programmes students at Mounts Bay gain access to a world of opportunity and experience. They are a learning community that aspires for success, convinced that everyone has the ability to learn at the highest level. They believe that all young people are “Grade A” students with their role is to nurture the very best in each person by identifying their strengths and talents and removing any barriers to learning.




Sir William Borlase's Grammar School

Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School in Marlow, UK, will soon be celebrating their 400th birthday. Their school has a contagious enthusiasm for learning across all subjects which extends beyond the classroom through independent project groups, academic clubs and societies. In this environment their young people thrive, developing new experiences, growing into confident contributors and leaders and building lifelong friendships.


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