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Transcript of Introducing BIS
Total number of students: 314
Primary: 176, Secondary: 138
Nationality breakdown: 29% Hungarians, other major nationalities are American, British, Dutch, Indian, Russian
Average Class size: 20
Student-teacher ratio: 1 : 7
Number of teachers: 44 Orbital Education Also member Council of International Schools
British Chamber of Commerce in Hungary
Cambridge International Examinations Assessment Group In 2008, the school became part of the Orbital Education Group, a British education company with schools in Spain, Russia, Korea and new school opens in Shanghai this year. Palma, Spain Hannam Campus, Seoul, South Korea Moscow, Russia School Structure Primary Years 7-9
Students aged 11-14
Builds a strong foundation for further study in the upper secondary years.
English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography, Art and Design, ICT, PE, Music, at least one Modern Foreign Language (French, German, Spanish), Drama and either Hungarian Literature and History or Beginners’ Hungarian, depending on ability.
Pupils' personal and social development is strengthened by weekly tutorials. Year 1-2 classes
Children aged 5-6
English language support provided for non-English speakers
Class teacher and teacher assistant in each class
Hungarian is taught from the age of 5 up to year 9 Secondary Key Stage 3 Years 1-6 Key Stage 4 Years 10-11
Cambridge IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) taught as a two year course.
This qualification provides a foundation for higher level courses, such as AS and A Levels.
English Language, English Literature, Mathematics, Additional Mathematics, Science (double award), at least one Modern Foreign Language, History, Geography, Business Studies, Art, ICT etc. Sixth Form Students select four subjects for in-depth academic study leading to the internationally recognised Cambridge AS and A2 (A Level) examinations, which are accepted for university entry throughout the world.
AS/A Levels offer students the opportunity to specialise in a particular area, enabling them to tailor the curriculum to their abilities.
Students take AS examinations in four subjects at the end of year 12, taking three of these onto A2 level in year 13.
Subjects: English Literature, Mathematics, History, Sociology, Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Business Studies, German, French, Spanish, Art etc Extra Curricular Activities Campus Facilities Instrumental Programme Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Facts About Britannica Summer Camp The school offers a wide variety of activities in the form of after-school clubs.
After-school clubs vary from year to year and may include the following: drama, football,volleyball, tennis, art, photography, craft, swimming and dance as well as a number of academic clubs.
The school also offers an instrumental programme. We offer thirty-minute individual lessons on a chosen instrument, for any pupil of the school, from Year 2 upwards.
Instruments include: violin, clarinet, saxophone, recorder, flute, guitar, drums and piano.
This gives the chance to take one of the British music examinations, from the ABRSM. From August 2012 Britannica is offering the prestigious Duke of Edinburgh's International Award for Young People.
A rewarding self-development programme available to all 14 to 25 year olds.
Four Sections are: Service, Adventurous Journey, Skills and Physical Recreation.
Students who do the award:
discover what they are made of
make an impact on their community
become responsible, mature, independent and successful young people
have fun and adventure and acquire lifelong memories
gain an award which is highly respected and valued by universities and employers around the world Dates: 24-28 June and 1-5 July 2013
Each day from 09.00 - 16.00 the children will have activities such as Swimming, Arts and Crafts, Music and Dance, Sport, Outdoor play, Science, Cooking/baking and a Field Trip.
At the end of both weeks children will perform in the School Theatre.
The Camps organised around a certain theme each year (e.g. circus, olympics etc.)
Great way to get familiar with the School before the start of the Academic Year. Indoor swimming pool
2 computer suites
Tennis court and football pitch
Art room, Music room, Library
Theatre equipped with lighting and sound systems Key Stage 1 Key Stage 2 Years 3-6
Children aged 7-10
French is taught by specialist teachers.
Class teacher and teacher assistant in each class
Hungarian is taught from the age of 5 up to year 9
Serves as a firm basis for Secondary education The foundation of our educational programme is the National Curriculum for England What makes Britannica Special? Happy, calm school
Family oriented atmosphere
High academic standards
Only school in Budapest offering Cambridge International AS/A Level School leaving examination Please note that video recording and photography is prohibited on school premises
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