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The British School of Kuwait

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Not public
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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
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school does not make their fees public.

Address: Salwa, Area 1, Street 1, Kuwait
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Number of students

3200

Number of nationalities represented in the school

70

Max. number of students per class

BSK aims for maximum class sizes in Primary of 25 students. Subject sets within the Secondary phase enable significantly lower class sizes.

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French, German

Use of technology in the classroom

The entire BSK campus is covered in a fantastic new wireless network which employs some of the latest network technology to ensure that students can access learning materials from across the world. All classrooms are equipped with Interactive Whiteboards and digital projectors.

Students and teachers all access the school wireless network via laptop computers. From Year 6 BSK requires students to provide their own laptops which they use in lessons to access Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) and other web based resources.

In the Lower and Junior phases students use their own iPads making use of both applications (apps) and features of the iPad hardware, such as the camera, to enhance their educational experience.

Entry evaluation for students

Entrance test arranged by the PC/DC. For younger students these tests are specially designed by BSK. For older students from Year 4 to Year 11, age-specific Cognitive Ability Testing (CAT) is used. For students considering Year 12 or 13, satisfactory GCSE, IGCSE or AS Level results are required.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels

School bus service available

Yes

School start time

7:30

School finish time

14:30

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Art club, astronomy, BBC school report, chess, choir, computing support club, crest awards, DAI programmes, debating, drama, drama productions, Model United Nations, music, robotics, Scrabble, sports clubs, the writer's workshop.

Sports facilities at the school

BSK's sports facilities are the envy of other schools in Kuwait. In addition to the four large sports courts, the Marble Arch is an arena capable of holding a variety of sports taking place simultaneously. Students also make use of BSK's swimming pool on site as well as astro-turf pitches adjacent to the campus.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The British School of Kuwait is a private, co-educational day school with its campus in the Salwa suburb.

Teaching approach of the school

BSK aims to offer its students a rigorous and rounded education that is relevant to the demands of modern life.

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