International School of Creative Arts

Established in 2009, in association with University of the Arts London (UAL), International School of Creative Arts (ISCA) is now a fully independent centre for pre-university study in art and design.

Progression To Universities

By perfecting the art of portfolio preparation, ISCA has built a reputation for highly successful student progression to leading art & design universities around the world. In 2022 ISCA achieved a 100% progression success rate.

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Graduation Ceremony 2022

The achievements of our graduating students were celebrated at a special ceremony attended by the whole school community. It was an opportunity to come together to mark this important milestone and recognise the remarkable progression achievements of this year's students.

Parliamentary Review

ISCA is honoured to be part of the Parliamentary Review and to be recognised for its special contribution to art and design education in the UK.


As part of our continued involvement with The Parliamentary Review, we were asked to outline the measures ISCA has taken to provide a personalised and dynamic approach to online teaching despite the Covid-19 global pandemic. The piece encapsulates our response to the crisis and also what we have learnt through adapting our curriculum to maximise the remote learning experience.

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ISCA’s new online Foundation Diploma fast tracks university entry for international students

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World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum supports views of International School of Creative Arts, UK (ISCA)

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Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI)

Monitoring Visit June 2018   We are proud to report that once more ISCA has been found to exceed expectations. The ISI report states:

  • "The effectiveness of governance, leadership and management is excellent."
  • "Teaching is excellent and focuses clearly on the academic and career needs of individual students."
  • "Student’s welfare including health and safety, is excellent."
  • "Careers advice is outstanding and accurately focussed on the needs of the art and design industry."

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Click here to view the full 2016 report