Impington International College kicks off another two-year partnership with Norwich City Football Club Regional Development Programme

Impington International College (IIC) has renewed its two-year contract with Norwich City Football Club Regional Development Programme (NCFCRDP) to provide its post-16 Football and Education Scholarship programme, which enables any student to combine their academic studies with specialist football coaching. Impington International College is just one of four providers across Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire.   Students undertaking the Scholarship will study …

Highest ever number of Oxbridge offers for Impington International College students

The largest ever number of students from Impington International College, in Cambridge, have secured conditional offers from the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford. In total, 10 percent of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) students received offers to read History, Linguistics, Mathematics and Computer Science and English and Classics from this September.   The competitive application …

New building marks new academic year at Impington International College

Students at Impington International College in Cambridge are reaping the benefits of a brand new Sixth Form building which has opened to accommodate the 150 students joining the College for the 2021/2022 academic year; the largest Year 12 cohort in the last two years.   The new building has three large classrooms and a fully equipped seminar room to support …

Impington IB students shine on pearl anniversary of International Baccalaureate launch

100% of International Baccalaureate (IB) students at Impington International College have passed their IB Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Programme (CP), achieving an average point score of 36, beating the global average of 33.02. Receiving their results, 30 years after the programme was first introduced at the College, 26% of students attained 40 points or more, with 4 students achieving …

Impington International College Performance School students work with top industry professionals in virtual workshops

In February, Impington International College Performance School students took part in two unmissable virtual workshops led by West End actress Ellena Vincent, who most recently performed in Hamilton, and the second by Arts Educational Schools in London. During the sessions, students were given the rare opportunity to perform a song or monologue for the associated artists and receive one to …

Impington International College awarded for its commitment to international education

Impington International College has been awarded the highest level of the International School Award by the British Council for outstanding development of the international dimension in its curriculum and is now re-accredited for three years. In order to receive this level of award, the College demonstrated that international learning is embedded across the College and its curriculum teaching. This included evidencing …

Oxbridge offers for Impington International College students

Students at Impington International College, located on the outskirts of Cambridge, have received conditional and unconditional offers to study at the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge, reading Biology, English, Geography and Mathematics. Both the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford are well-known for having one of the most competitive application systems in the country; according …

Impington International College student opens the IB Virtual Conference 2020

On Tuesday 8 December, one of our Year 13 students, Emma D. featured in a global virtual choir that included students and teachers from 80 different countries to kick off the International Baccalaureate (IB) Virtual Conference 2020. Performing to the lyrics and music of Michael Jackson’s “Heal the World”, the choir sang messages of hope to the entire IB community, …

IB students hold an advantage when it comes to critical thinking, new research reveals

In today’s ever-changing society, schools seek ways to teach students the skills needed for success beyond the classroom, which can be transferred to both higher education and the world of work. A recent study by University of Oxford finds that International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) students exhibit significantly stronger critical thinking skills than their non-IB peers. The results of …