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Al-Bayan International School

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CurriculumAmerican
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Dinar 4,086
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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 15 students / class
Maximum 15 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: Dinar 4,086
Address: Hawally, Beirut Street, Behind Dar Al-Shifa Hospital P.O Box 356 Hawally 32004, Kuwait
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Max. number of students per class

Classes sizes are maximum 15 students in a class.

Average number of students per class

15

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic

Use of technology in the classroom

The Instructional Technology program is designed to assist all students in learning the computer skills needed to be successful in school and in the real world. The elementary aged students use computer software to practice basic computer skills, develop appropriate technology vocabulary, learn touch-typing skills, conduct authentic research, select and utilize appropriate software to support learning, and become familiar with productivity software such as word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, and photo-editing software.

Middle school and high school students continue to learn touch-typing, but also develop advanced skills in research and presentation skills, word processing, database, spreadsheets, internet research, web page design, photo editing, and desktop publishing. In addition, the use of various software programs, internet resources, and various other technologies assist students in their learning through school-based projects, organizational management, and career planning.

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Entrance evaluation

Student access to education psychologist

The educational psychologist works closely with the entire school community: students, staff, and parents. The responsibilities include assessing student’s cognitive, achievement, social, and emotional functioning; recommending to teachers specific techniques to meet students' individual needs; and collaborating with teachers to design classroom behavior plans.

The educational psychologist also provide students with short-term counseling for issues that are negatively affecting their academic performance, and when necessary, make referrals to outside mental health professionals.

School start time

7:25

School finish time

Kindergarten: 12:35
G1 - G12: 14:00

Sports activities included

The Sports and Physical Education program at Al-Bayan International School teaches students a wide variety of skills and places emphasis firmly upon enjoyment and active participation. In the KG program the students learn a variety of generic skills such as catching, throwing, rolling, jumping etc., all designed to improve awareness and hand-eye coordination.

As students move through the grade levels, are exposed to an extensive variety of team games. They have the opportunity to learn games such as soccer, basketball, short tennis and many more. They also have the opportunity to learn basic gymnastic and movement skills. The skills acquired in lower elementary are carried through Grades 4 and 5 and also expanded upon. Enjoyment and sportsmanship are emphasized in the students’ learning, as is the importance of teamwork and cooperation.

In middle and high school, students explore sports in blocks of 6-week activities. The sports include soccer, basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, badminton, baseball, athletics, and tag rugby. Once again, emphasis is placed on participation, sportsmanship and enjoyment.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Al-Bayan International School is a private co-educational international non-profit, KG-12, American curriculum school dedicated to serving the individual needs of all children. BIS believes in a student-centered approach that is collaborative and plans cross-curricular.

Teaching approach of the school

BIS' students benefit from an American curriculum program that is designed to best meet each student’s individual learning needs. All students participate in a rigorous academic program, as well as having opportunities to participate in a variety of extra-curricular activities. Students who attend BIS compete successfully with other students in the world. In addition, they exhibit strong character, leadership, and demonstrate compassion for others. BIS is committed to ensuring that its students not only get a personalized education, but also a life changing experience!

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