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Elaine Tibbatts

Pearson Online Academy UK Global has today opened applications for 14 - 18-year-old students from the across the world looking to study British International GCSEs and A Levels in a range of subjects. 

The school aims to empower students to achieve academic excellence through affordable, high-quality online education that prepares them for further studies or begin successful careers.  

Our mission is simple. To help each student maximise their potential. 

Our values are clear. We want to provide inspiration and innovation, transferable skills, well-roundedness and wellbeing as well as exam success, university progression and career readiness.  

Our teachers are subject-area masters who are also expertly trained and supported through ongoing professional development in working with students one-on-one and in small groups, using online learning best practices. 

Our students have an understanding of world events, think about their own values and what is important to them, take and share their learning in the real world and get involved in their local, national and global communities. They have the strength and conviction to voice their opinions and speak out and challenge ignorance and intolerance. 

Our qualifications include Pearson Edexcel International GCSEs in English Language A, English Literature, Maths A, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Business, Computer Science as well as AS and A Levels in Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Economics. 

Our technology is proven. In addition to the structures needed for ongoing academic success, students have access to sophisticated tools for collaboration and communication, building a community that transcends geography.   

Our learning is personalised. Students can follow an individual learning pathway, working through self-study materials at a pace that suits them, stretching them where possible, with more support when required.  

Our criteria is clear. All applicants require English Language level B2 if English is not their first language. Students at A Level require five GCSEs at grade 4 or above (including English and Maths). 

Our school can be accessed anywhere and at any time.  Within the structure of a complete school programme, students’ study from home, enjoying a carefully designed combination of LiveLessons with expert teachers and flexible self-paced learning, all pursued in the company of fellow students across the world. The guidance of an online Success Coach helps keep students on track and allow them to thrive with their education. 

Our extracurricular programme includes online and offline activities in sports, the arts, community service, and academic enrichment and help our students develop leadership skills, perfect their English communication, build relationships, and allow them to serve their global and local communities. 

Our experience is vast. For over 20 years, Pearson has been supporting online schools to engage and flourish. At present, over 105,000 students at online schools around the world, are using our digital platforms to support their learning. 

Our community is strong. By working alongside peers from other countries, students broaden their understanding of different cultures and build an international network of friends. ​