An education begins in the classroom, but does not end there.
The pursuit of academic excellence is at the core of what we do. Teaching is about passion, communication and, above all, a love of one's subject. An insight into the young mind also helps. Learning is not just about the induction of knowledge, but about learning how to learn. A good lesson is about imparting enthusiasm and arming children with the tools to teach themselves. And all this is rather crudely but vitally measured by exams and grades.
Faced with the difficult choice of our daughters remaining at a perfectly good state school in the Isle of Man, we chose to send them to King William’s College to study the International Baccalaureate. The outcome in both cases was a resounding endorsement of our decision, since King William’s College operates and delivers at a different level.Past Parent of two 6th Form Students