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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Maximum||23 students / class|
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|Number of nationalities represented in the school||
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
From the ages of 3 to 14 years MBIS can help the students to learn English through its support team. As part of the admission process, MBIS can ask your child to test their English to determine his/her English level. According to the result, MBIS will place him/her in the right English group and he/she may have additional English support, which is provided in the curriculum.
From 14 years old, a good level of English is compulsory, as they have to be proficient enough in English to follow the IGCSE or A-level examinations. As part of the admission process at this stage, your child will sit for an entry test to assess their English proficiency.
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
|Max. number of students per class||
|External examinations or assessments available||
IGCSE, A Levels
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
Yes, MBIS offers additional help for special learning needs. This team is designed to provide help for pupils with specific learning difficulties such as Dyslexia, a minor form of Dyspraxia and ADHD or other needs involving organizational and study skills, with support to help them cope in the classroom environment.
Yes, when necessary. Admission is on a first come, first served basis.
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|Supervised care before/after school||
To help parents manage work and home life MBIS offers an extended hours service every day. The service is provided by Ultra and students can attend from Monday to Friday, from 4pm - 6pm (after the daily enrichment lesson) and Wednesday from 3pm - 6 pm. During these hours students take part in fun and educational activities as well as receiving homework support.
|School provided lunches||
Currently, there is no school uniform but there is a dress code for all children asking that they wear appropriate smart casual clothing to school. T-shirts for sports activities are available to purchase at the school office.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Students may choose from a varied, and changing, selection of clubs covering drama, sports, arts, music and much more.
|Facilities at the school||
4 science laboratories, 2 IT suits, dedicated performing arts and music building, library containing 11,000 books, dining room
|Sports facilities at the school||
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Mougins British International School is a British international school located in the heart of Nice Sophia-Antipolis. Founded in 1964, the school offers an international education for children aged 3-18.
|Teaching approach of the school||
MBIS teaching programme closely follows the English National Curriculum, following the five different key stages of learning, culminating in IGCSE and A-level examinations.