About us

IQ Schools Group addresses the financial, development and operating needs of UK schools through a range of bespoke services:

International Student recruitment –IQ Schools Group provides bespoke international student recruitment services to its partner schools. Based in Birmingham, IQ Schools Group boasts one of the UK’s largest student recruitment teams with specialist teams covering China, SE Asia, Europe, Africa, South America and the Russian Federation. The UK team is supported by on-ground teams in each of the major locations and a network of feeder schools. The geographical spread ensures diversity to our partner schools.

China Campuses – Through its Chinese partner network, IQ Schools Group establishes China campuses for UK partner schools, identifying location, site, funding and providing the operating resources for a successful overseas campus. In 2018 Adcote School successfully opened a Shanghai campus with 3 more campuses in the pipeline for a 2019 start.

Investment –IQ Schools Group invests directly in, or sources funding for the development of UK schools. IQ Schools Group successfully completed the acquisition of Adcote School in Shrewsbury in 2016 having previously invested in boarding facilities and in upgrading teaching facilities. Myddelton College opened in 2016 and attracted additional funding for development in 2018.

Reorganisations – In conjunction with access to investment capital, IQ Schools Group provides legal, financial and operating expertise to our partner schools.