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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 22 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 4,053,243 KZT
to: 12,033,666 KZT
Address: Kuishi Dina st. 34 Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

The fees are different for citizens of Kazakhstan and CIS and for Overseas citizens. The fees shown here are for Overseas citizens.
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Number of students

320

Number of nationalities represented in the school

15

Most common nationality

Kazakhstan

Ratio of local students to international students

95%

Max. number of students per class

22

Average number of students per class

15

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

English, Russian, French

Use of technology in the classroom

Yes

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)

Yes, the school have an official status of Microsoft Showcase school and use Microsoft platform for on-line lessons

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, according to the Homework schedule

Approximate hours of homework given

From 15 minutes up to 2 hours (depends on Grade level)

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

We have a waiting list for the Pre-school

Entry evaluation for students

Admission test

Brief description of entry evaluation required

For Pre-school -Grade 1 it is oral communication with the teachers and physhologist , for Grade 2 and upper - written test on Mathematics and English (Russian Language test provided additionally for local students only)

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

The school admit students during academic year. Academic year starts on 1 September

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, IGCSE, IB MYP e-assessment

Results in these examinations

IB DP average score is 39 out of 45.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

No

School bus service available

No, but we recommend parents a company with the good reputation for individual or group transportation of students

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

The school have learning support center, which consists of Speach therapist, SEN coordinator, Psychologists. The school also have a doctor and 3 nurces

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Providing individual support , participation in contests/competition/olympiads on different levels

Student access to education psychologist

Yes, the school have 5 psychologists

School start time

8:00

School finish time

End of lessons in the Primary school is 14:30 , Secondary School - at 15:30

Supervised care before/after school

After lessons students may attend different activities by their choice. If not, they should leave the school straight after lessons

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Choir, drawing, ecology, chess, fantasy, funny English, karate, journalism, sports games, football, MUN, the world of psychology, knitting, colouring club, ICT, volleyball, debates, dance, Music school, Robotics

School provided lunches

The school provides meal 3 times a day for students of Grade 1-12, 4 times for KG and 5 times for Pre-school children

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

Yes

Sports activities included

Athletics, gymnastics, football, basketball, table tennis.

Sports facilities at the school

The school have two large gyms (for Primary and for Secondary schools separately, special area for yoga, karate, martial arts. The outside sport area is shared between Primary and Secondary schools.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, the school football team participates in the city turnaments with other international schools

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Miras International School , Nur-Sultan is a K-12 international school. The school was formally opened on September 2nd, 1999 as a private educational institution offering an integrated curriculum based on the Kazakhstani National educational standards and the International Baccalaureate Organization (IB) Programmes. The school has also been designated an authorized IB World School since 2004, Cambridge International General Certificate of Education (IGCSE) Examination Centre since 2002, ECIS Member, a UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network (ASPnet) Associated School since 2000, member of IB schools association in CIS countries (IBSA). The school was accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and the Council of International Schools (CIS) since 2004. Since February 2012 the school has been granted status of International school by the Government. The school offer a bi-lingual education (Russian and English) with Kazakh language classes as well. There is a French Baccalaureate school operates on the premises. The French School is an independent and separate entity, functions under its own management.

Teaching approach of the school

Student-centred teaching methodologies, inquiry-based learning and a stimulating and encouraging learning environment that encourages thoughtful interaction and effective communication between students, parents and teachers viewed as fundamental to the school community’s well-being in all curricular- and extra-curricular practices.

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