British International School, Kyiv
National, UK, curricula.
342 students, aged 3-18
45 Tolbukhina Street,
Kyiv, 02190, Ukraine
Tel: (+380) 44 44 22110
Fax: (+380) 44 44 24352/22110
he British International School, Kyiv (part of the Nord Anglia
Education Group plc) was founded in 1997. The school's mission is
to provide a high quality educational programme for its students
which leads to university entrance qualifications which are recognized
The student body at British International School, Kyiv is drawn
from the international diplomatic and business communities as well
as Ukrainian government and business circles.
The school is housed in two recently renovated buildings. The Primary
School (ages 3 to 10 years) has good facilities including large,
bright classrooms, a computer suite, art room, physical education
halls and large playing fields.
The Middle and Secondary schools (ages 10 to 18) has ample classrooms
as well as specialist facilities, such as a science laboratory,
and two PC computer suites. Middle and Secondary students are taken
by bus to a local sports centre for physical education lessons.
The curriculum at British International School, Kyiv is divided
into three parts: the core, the Ukrainian programme and the international
programme. Every pupil experiences the core programme which is the
teaching of English language and literature, mathematics, science,
computer studies and German. Pupils then participate in either the
Ukrainian or the International programme. Those in the international
programme are taught in English further subjects such as art, history,
geography, and Russian.
Pupils are prepared for British and Ukrainian examinations including
the Cambridge University examinations at GCSE and A/S level and
The academic teaching staff at British International School, Kyiv
are highly qualified, native English speakers with experience of
the National Curriculum of England and Wales. Academic classes do
not exceed 20 pupils. Teaching staff and children are aided by a
full complement of support staff.
The British International School, Kyiv school day is from 08:50
to 15:35 Monday to Friday. The day is divided into eight forty-minute
lessons. There is a short break in the morning and afternoon and
a cooked lunch is provided around mid-day. The school year begins
the first of September and ends in the last week of June. There
are holidays in late December/January and at Easter.