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Berlin British School

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CurriculumInternational, British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
International Baccalaureate Yes
Yearly fees (G7): €14,196
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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 16 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: €14,196
This school has more than one campus in Berlin:
Secondary School Campus: Ages 11 to 18
Early Years Campus: Ages 2 to 6

Address: Havelchaussee 104 14055 Berlin Germany

Primary School Campus: Ages 6 to 11

Address: Dickensweg 17-19 14055 Berlin Germany

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Number of students

460

Number of nationalities represented in the school

over 70 different nationalities

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

16

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

yes

Native English speaking teachers

yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

To be able to gainfully access the curriculum, students who join BBS without English Language skills, attend ‘English as an Additional Language’ (EAL) classes during their first academic year at the school. After this twelve month intensive set of classes, they are supported by Learning Support Assistants in the classrooms.

Additional language classes offered by the school

German, French, Spanish

Uniform required

yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

3 day visit

Students can join after academic year begins

yes

External examinations or assessments available

General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)
German MSA (Mittlerer Schulabschluss)

Results in these examinations

IB exam results of the last 5 years average 33 points

School bus service available

yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Team of 4 SEN specialists

School start time

8.30

School finish time

15.20

Supervised care before/after school

For employed parents or those who cannot be at school at the end of the day, on all weekdays BBS offers After School Care until 18:00. Dedicated staff offer a wide variety of activities for the children.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

We offer over 20 activities including tennis, football, drama, basketball, art, Taekwondo, chess, ballet, coordination & balance...

School provided lunches

yes

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

yes

Sports activities included

football, basketball, athletics, volleyball, yoga, hockey, tennis, touch rugby

Sports facilities at the school

2 indoor gymnasiums, playgrounds, sportsfield

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The Berlin British School is an independent, private international school experienced in delivering an international educational programme to students aged 2-18 from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds in a safe and supportive environment. After completing the IB Diploma programme, students from the school progress to universities across the globe. Students can pursue an education entirely delivered through the medium of English, or they can choose to develop their language skills to a high standard by studying selected subjects in German.

Themain purpose of the Berlin British School is to ensure that the young people the school serves are well prepared for the challenges they face in a rapidly changing world. While preparing young people to thrive through academic success, a central part of their education at the Berlin British School is to nurture the development of character throughan engaging curriculum and supportive pastoral programme. The school's community of students has members from diverse international backgrounds, which gives students an opportunity to explore issues from multiple perspectives.

Teaching approach of the school

The curriculum aims to combine the best practice of innovative international educational programmes within a supportive, disciplined school environment. We have high academic expectations of all students. We aim to create well-informed global citizens. By locating subjects in context, and providing a programme of structured inquiry, BBS gives learning relevance, and provide students with many opportunities for critical thinking. Lessons are interactive, with differentiated activities tailored to meet the needs of individual students. Regular reporting and close contact with parents ensure that channels of communication on children’s progress are kept open.

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