Jakarta
International, British curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

British School Jakarta

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CurriculumInternational, British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate Yes
First year fees: Rp 384,200,000

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Number of students

1400

Number of nationalities represented in the school

50

Average number of students per class

Foundation: 16-18 Students
Primary: 20-24 students
Secondary: 20-24 students

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Indonesian, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin

Use of technology in the classroom

All classrooms are air-conditioned and equipped with LCD projector, interactive whiteboard, computers, iPads and MacBook.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

KG2: reading
KG3: reading
G1: reading
G2: 1 hour max per week plus daily reading
G3: 1,5 hour max per week plus daily reading
G4: 2 hours max per week plus daily reading
G5: 2,5 hours max per week plus daily reading
G6 - G8: 1 hour per night
G9- G10: 1,5 hours per night
G11 - G12: 1 to 2 hours per week, per subject is recommended

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Placement test

Brief description of entry evaluation required

All applicants wishing to gain admission to the School will be required
to undertake a series of placement tests to ascertain their level of English and their cognitive and academic ability.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, IGCSE

Results in these examinations

The IB Diploma pass rate is normally 100% which places BSJ in the top 5% of IB schools worldwide.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

School start time

8:00

School finish time

KG1: 12:00
KG2 - G1: 13:45
G2 - G12: 14:40

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Swimming, tennis, athletics, woodworker's club, Muay Thai boxing, yoga, cheerleading, music ensembles, taekwondo, first aid, engineering for kids, basketball, rollerskool, Christian religious studies, Muslim religious studies, Catholic religious studies, badminton, drawing, gymnastics, cooking, Krav Maga self defence, computer design, rowing, ballet, website designing and programming club, biology journal club, Buddhist religious studies, rockband, volleyball, fitness, chemistry, ultimate frisbee, zumba fitness, table tennis, the business club, chess and many more.

Sports activities included

In P.E. lessons students participate in a carousel of diverse activities including football, basketball, athletics, badminton, rugby/touch, volleyball, softball/cricket, dance, fitness and swimming. These are further enhanced with the provision of, for example, gymnastics and taekwondo as options within a highly comprehensive activities programme taking place both in the evenings and at weekends.

Sports facilities at the school

5 football pitches
1 rugby pitch
300m track
4 tennis courts
50m pool and a splash, teaching pool
6 badminton court sports hall
2 x small gymnastic halls
Hardcourt, offering 2 x basketball courts
Fitness room with Synergy 360 workout system, 4 x treadmills, 4 x concept rowers, 20 x spin bikes

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The British School Jakarta is committed to providing a British-style international education of the highest quality, primarily for British and Commonwealth nationals but also, space permitting, for other families interested in this type of education. It addresses the diverse needs of its students, offering a strong foundation in all aspects of learning, to challenge and prepare them for a successful future.

Teaching approach of the school

The objectives of the whole school curriculum are that it be:

- Broad: It introduces each pupil to a wide range of concepts, experience, knowledge and skills; and promotes moral, cultural, academic, aesthetic, and physical development.

- Balanced: Each area of the curriculum is allowed sufficient time for its contribution to be effective.

- Relevant: All subjects contribute to a sound education which prepares pupils for
opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life in a rapidly changing world.

- Differentiated: What is taught and how it is taught are matched to individual pupils, challenging them, and developing their abilities and aptitudes.

Summary of prices and fees

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in IDR

Yearly fees: Rp 311,000,000
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: Rp 73,200,000
Total first year fees: Rp 384,200,000
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Where exactly is this school?

Get in touch with this school

Contact email: admissions@bsj.sch.id
School's webpage: www.bsj.sch.id
School's Fees webpage: www.bsj.sch.id/246/school-fees
Address: Jl. Raya Jombang, Parigi, Pd. Aren, Kota Tangerang Selatan, Banten 15227, Indonesia