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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 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 23 students / class
Maximum 26 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 42,058 lei
to: 52,873 lei
This school has more than one campus in Bucharest:
Main Campus: Ages 6 to 18

Address: Calea Dorobantilor 39 - Sector 1 Bucharest 010553 Romania

Kindergarten Campus: Ages 3 to 6

Address: Barbu Mumuleanu 10 - Sector 2 Bucharest 020541 Romania

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Number of students

750

Number of nationalities represented in the school

40+ nationalities make up the CSB student body.

Most common nationality

Romanian

Ratio of local students to international students

60 % local students vs. 40% international students

Max. number of students per class

The maximum number of students is 26.

Average number of students per class

The average number of students in a class is 22-24.

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, we have teacher assistants from nursery up to Year 3.

Native English speaking teachers

We have a very large number of English native speakers, and all CSB teachers are proficient English speakers. Our language teachers are exclusively native speakers.

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes. CSB provides intensive English classes for those students that are beginners to English-language education.

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Turkish and Romanian.

Use of technology in the classroom

Technology plays an important role in the CSB classroom. All students take computer science classes from Year 1 to Year 9, and we offer IGCSE, AS and A level classes in computer science as well. Beyond that, our students benefit for interactive white boards in every classroom, fully equipped computer science labs, and complements of educational tablets for use in our classes.

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)

From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, CSB never stopped teaching. We successfully translated classic school lessons to online teaching from EYFS to Year 13 from the first day of home isolation. This period of home isolation was a proof that we are always ready and well-prepared to face any kind of difficulties for our students’ best interests.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Homework is assigned to students starting from year 5.

Approximate hours of homework given

Depending on the year group, it may take from 30 minutes up to 1.30 -2.00 hours (for IGCSE-A level students).

Uniform required

Yes, our uniform is mandatory and includes both summer and winter models, as well as PE kits.

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Before joining CSB, every child is evaluated by an entrance exam and in-person interview, according to age/year group criteria.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Prospective students from Nursery to Year 2 are interviewed by the Head of School on different areas of knowledge and abilities according to their age level. All candidates for Year 3 through 9 must pass entrance exams in English, Mathematics, and Science. Candidates applying for Year 10 to 13, from outside the Cambridge Curricula will have to sit placement exams in English, Mathematics, and Science.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Cambridge School of Bucharest accepts students throughout the academic year as long as a place is available and the students is able to pass the admissions process.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, as long as the student meets CSB’s academic standards and passes admissions. .

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100% of our students attend a higher educational institution after graduation.

External examinations or assessments available

Cambridge Primary Checkpoint Exams in Maths, English and Science.
Cambridge Secondary Checkpoint Exams in Math, English, and Science.
In Year 10 and 11 IGCSE exams.
In Year 12 AS Level exams.
In Year 13 A-Level exams.

Results in these examinations

For IGCSE A* - 9%
A* - A - 40.25%
A* - C - 87.14%
Pass 100%
For AS Level A - 26.09%
A - C - 73.19%
Pass 100 %
A Level - A* - 12.68%
A* - A - 40.85%
A - C - 94.37%
Pass 100%

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No.

School bus service available

School bus service is offered by CSB for an additional fee.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

CSB provides every child with the best education possible. To support this, CSB has a full SEN department that works with Heads of School, teachers, students, and parents on forming individualised support for students in need. CSB also has relationships with additional specialists if further interference is needed.

Learning support offered

Pupils identified as having Special Educational Needs (SEN) as well as pupils with disabilities and medical conditions. In accordance with our Equality and Diversity Policy and our SEND Policy, our school does not directly or indirectly discriminate against any disabled child or young person.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We keep a register of AG&T students and they receive additional challenge and support from their teachers. We support our students in their endeavor to grow and use their skills by allowing them to access national and international competitions in multiple subjects such as Sports, Math and debate. Moreover, we follow closely any other interests students have outside the school and help them harness their potential. As such, we have a wide array of clubs which could spark their interest in new unexplored learning areas.

Student access to education psychologist

The School provides referrals to professionals, although, we do offer on-site counselling.

School start time

A school day runs from 08:15 to 15:00 (15:45 for Key Stage 4 and 5 students) for a total of seven periods lasting 45 minutes each.

Supervised care before/after school

Yes.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

We aim to give all pupils the opportunity to participate in their choice of activities in order to develop their skills in various areas. The activities on offer include: Modern Languages, Archery, Football, Basketball, Art, Music, Chess, Karate, Debate (both Middle and High School teams), Dance, Karate, Ballet.

School provided lunches

Yes, lunch is served in school’s canteen.

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

No, our school only offers fresh and healthy food with a variety of international dishes.

Sports activities included

Football, Basketball, Athletics, Triathlon, Swimming, Volleyball, and Table Tennis.

Sports facilities at the school

Football, Basketball, athletics, table tennis, volleyball, and swimming.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

At CSB, sports is an important and valued part of our curriculum. Many of our students participate in a wide range of extra-curricular national and international sports competitions. In recent years, our pupils have taken part in the Semi Marathon De Saint Denis in Paris, the Interschool Athletics Grand Prix, and football training sessions and tournaments in Spain and Italy.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

At Cambridge School of Bucharest, our principle mission is to create a forward-thinking academic environment that prepares students for the 21st century with a keen focus on their spiritual, moral, and social development. We are committed to fostering individuals who possess a strong sense of citizenship, responsibility for their environmental impact, cultural respect, along with a sense of duty and an appreciation of hard work.

Teaching approach of the school

Lessons are delivered with the use of a range of teaching styles, classroom resources, and multi-media equipment and are delivered by native and proficient English speakers alike to ensure the highest level of English instruction. This provides every student with the opportunity to make outstanding progress and equips him or her with the skills required to achieve academic and personal excellence.

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