Lovelace are proud to have gained the "International School Award", managed by the British Council, in recognition of the work to bring the wider world into the classroom.

The International School Award ( seeks to celebrate, develop, recognise and accredit outstanding practice in the international dimensions of teaching and learning. Fostering an international dimension in the curriculum is at the heart of the British Council’s work with schools, so that young people gain the cultural understanding and skills they need to live and work as global citizens.


The ISA encourages and supports schools to develop the following:

  • An international ethos embedded throughout the school
  • A majority of pupils within the school impacted by and involved in international work
  • Collaborative curriculum-based work with a number of partner schools
  • Curriculum-based work across a range of subjects
  • Year-round international activity
  • Involvement of the wider community
  • Provides ideas for developing collaborative curriculum-based international work with partner schools