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The Importance of the International Dimension at Stepney All Saints

At Stepney All Saints we believe in fostering a global perspective among our students. In today’s interconnected world, understanding and appreciating different cultures, languages, and perspectives is not just an advantage but a necessity. This is why we place great emphasis on the international dimension of education. This includes opportunities to take part in international visits and projects. In this academic year alone (2023-24) students at Stepney All Saints have visited Spain, India and Taiwan.

Stepney All Saints was awarded the International School Award by the British Council in 2022. 


Visit to India 2024

Cultivating Global Citizenship

We recognise the importance of preparing our students to become responsible global citizens. Through embracing the international dimension, we aim to equip our students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to thrive in a diverse and interconnected world.

Embracing Diversity

One of the key aspects of the international dimension is embracing diversity. By exposing our students to different cultures, languages, and viewpoints, we celebrate the rich tapestry of humanity. This exposure not only promotes tolerance and understanding but also cultivates empathy and respect for others.

Broadening Perspectives

Project work in Gernika, Spain, May 2024

Studying and interacting with individuals from diverse backgrounds broaden our students’ perspectives. It allows them to see beyond their own experiences and understand issues from multiple angles. This ability to think critically and empathetically is invaluable in today’s globalized society.

Preparing for the Future

In an increasingly globalized world, cross-cultural competence is becoming a crucial skill. Whether our students pursue further education, enter the workforce, or engage in international endeavours, their ability to navigate different cultures and communicate effectively across borders will be essential for success.

Opportunities for Growth

Taiwan 2024

Through our international programmes and collaborations, we provide our students with numerous opportunities for personal and academic growth. Whether it is engaging in collaborative projects with students from around the world, or taking part in international visits, we strive to offer enriching experiences that broaden horizons and open doors to new possibilities.

Building Bridges

By embracing the international dimension, we are not only enriching the educational experience of our students but also contributing to building a more interconnected and peaceful world. Through fostering understanding and cooperation across cultures, we believe that our students can become ambassadors for positive change in their communities and beyond.

At Stepney All Saints, we are committed to providing our students with an education that extends beyond borders and prepares them to thrive in a diverse and interconnected world.

Our international partner schools include the following:

The Mother’s International School, Delhi, India  – 

San Fidel Ikastola, Gernika, Basque Country, Spain –

Tung-Shih Senior High School, Taiwan –