The Support

The scope of services Durham International Schools can provide extends to a turn-key solution for investors, with a full school set-up and management option. 

The company will oversee every stage of setting up a new Durham International School, providing:

  • Licensed use of the ‘Durham School’ brand and crest.
  • Assistance with initial site evaluation and input for the financial feasibility report.
  • Assistance with regulatory approvals.
  • Guidance on the design and internal provisions of the school buildings and sports facilities.
  • Overall management of the school set-up and operations.
  • Recruitment of the Headmaster and other senior staff.
  • Initial staff training together with on-going professional development and support as required.
  • Assistance in obtaining accreditation with the relevant international exam boards.
  • The setting of the curriculum, operational policies and procedures.
  • Formulating the marketing and pupil enrolment strategy.
  • Active participation on the Governing Body and regular reporting to the investors.
  • Quality assurance visits to the School and providing the leadership team with support and advice as required.
  • Support with assurance and inspection regimes.