We are thrilled to share some exciting news about Chatmore! In January 2024, Chatmore was awarded the prestigious COBIS Compliance Status, solidifying its commitment to the highest standards in international education. Additionally, Chatmore was awarded six commendations for outstanding practices. We're not shy to say that we're very proud!
COBIS is the premier global association for international British schools overseas, and has a published set of standards for membership. Chatmore is proud to have achieved these high standards, which demonstrate a commitment to quality assurance, safeguarding and the welfare and development of our staff, students and school community.
Chatmore joins a prestigious group of over 250 member schools across 75 countries, now including Bermuda! COBIS membership shows that Chatmore is providing high-quality education with a strong British educational ethos to the community in Bermuda.
Attaining COBIS Compliance Status is no small feat; Chatmore underwent a rigorous evaluation process, adhering to stringent standards in areas ranging from teaching and learning to safeguarding and governance. The journey to COBIS Compliance is a testament to Chatmore's unwavering dedication to providing a world-class education that goes above and beyond. The school has undergone meticulous scrutiny, showcasing its commitment to continuous improvement and staying at the forefront of educational excellence.
Chatmore's team were commended for their exceptional pedagogical practices, fostering a nurturing environment that encourages critical thinking, creativity, and a love for learning. The recognition from COBIS underscores the school's commitment to nurturing well-rounded, globally minded individuals.
Chatmore's governance structure has been lauded by COBIS, recognizing the effectiveness of the school's leadership in steering the institution towards continuous improvement. The leadership team's strategic vision and commitment to the school's mission have undoubtedly contributed to this well-deserved achievement.
The COBIS Compliance Status is more than just an award; it is a symbol of Chatmore's commitment to our students, families and each other. Parents can rest assured that their children are receiving an education that meets the highest international standards, preparing them for success in an increasingly competitive and globalized world.
Don't just take our word for it. Here's what COBIS had to say:
"Feedback from students within the school indicates that they feel safe and well-cared-for, expressing confidence in their ability to approach any staff member if they encounter a problem."
" The commitment to this ethos and school vision is evident through the cohesive team, skilfully led by the Headteacher. Children thrive in an environment that consistently empowers them and focuses on their development; this culture forms the core of Chatmore British International School."
" All staff are praised for their restorative approach to behaviour management, resulting in the positive behaviour exhibited by the children."
" The school is commended for its inclusive policy and the exceptional support provided to both students and their families."
" The dedication of the Headteacher and her team to strive for continual school improvement will enable the school to continue to operate to their current high standards and to achieve their ambitious aims for the school in the future."
This accolade is not just a recognition of past accomplishments but a promise to continue raising the bar in delivering outstanding education. Congratulations to Chatmore on this remarkable milestone – a triumph that will undoubtedly inspire generations to come!