As with Harrow School itself, academic excellence, as measured in terms of outstanding results in public examinations and entry to Oxbridge, Russell Group and Ivy League universities, remains the main benchmark of academic success for Harrow International Schools. At the same time it is recognised that an educated person, able to exercise Leadership for a better world, needs to develop balanced and ethical personal qualities and life skills such as communication, collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, organisation, independence and resilience.