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Ages 3 to 18

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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 20 students / class
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: €6,450
to: €11,550
Address: 7 Filolaou Street & Aristotelous Gerakas, 153 44, Athens, Greece
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Number of students

499

Number of nationalities represented in the school

51

Most common nationality

Greek

Ratio of local students to international students

1:1

Max. number of students per class

24

Average number of students per class

20

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Greek, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese

Use of technology in the classroom

Yes

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

30minutes to 1 hour per day depending upon year group

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

CEM Tests

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

99%

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels & Language Exams

Results in these examinations

96% - 100% Pass rate

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No - we are non-denominational

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

SENCo & Educational Psychologist + Teaching Assistant and Shadow Teachers

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Able & Ambitious Programme for students with a parent support group

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

08.40

School finish time

15.30

Supervised care before/after school

After School

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Drama, choir, debating, Greek dance, school newspaper, Model United Nations, watercolor painting, volleyball, chess, music, fitness, cross stitch, football, creative play, martial arts, creative writing, mini tennis, master chef

School provided lunches

Yes

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes

Sports activities included

Athletics, Basketball, Football, Gymnastics, Hockey, Swimming, Volleyball

Sports facilities at the school

Multisport Pitch, Volleyball Court, Basketball Court

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Byron College - The British International School in Athens is a British International School in the northern suburbs of Athens comprising pupils from a diverse range of cultural backgrounds.
Byron is one School on one site and all children share the same day and the same school holidays. The school accepts children from the age of 3 and many stay until they leave to study at university, aged 18.

Teaching approach of the school

Byron College provides students with a rewarding and stimulating learning experience. We help all students reach their full potential by respecting them as diverse individuals, and by encouraging them to be active participants in their own learning. Our teaching and learning is aligned to our core values, we build positive relationships and create an inclusive and collaborative learning environment of mutual respect and understanding. Our curricula offer continuity and progression for every student, at whatever age or level they may be.

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