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CitySofia
CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
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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 18 students / class
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 18,924 лв
to: 23,486 лв
Address: 47 Nikola Vaptsarov Blv, Sofia 1407, Bulgaria
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Number of students

750

Number of nationalities represented in the school

40

Most common nationality

Bulgarian

Ratio of local students to international students

3:1

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Bulgarian, German, French, Russian

Max. number of students per class

15 in Preschool; 20 in Primary; 24 in Secondary

Average number of students per class

15 in Preschool and Primary; 19 in Lower Secondary; 20 in Secondary

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Use of technology in the classroom

Widely - we implement variety of online educational resources, as well as innovative technology (such as VR) to engage and provide a dynamic and high quality learning process

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

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

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

In our school are welcomed students from any religion, nationality or culture.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels and for the Bulgarian citizens - Bulgarian diploma

Results in these examinations

Well above of the international average results of the same exams

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, as per the school’s homework policy depending of students grade and is usually due in a week time

Approximate hours of homework given

Depending of their age - primary students - up to 30-45 minutes for a week; for lower secondary students from one hour to few hours for the sixth former students per week.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100% as per their first choices in universities as Stanford, UCL, St. Andrews, Hong Kong, Durham, TU Delft etc.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, we have a fully qualified SENCO; assistant teachers; psychologists and speech therapist

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We apply a diferentiative teaching approach

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes, Entrance exams

Waiting list

Yes, for some of the grades

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

February-March

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, upon availability

School start time

8:15

School finish time

15:30/15:45

Supervised care before/after school

After the school day is over, the students have the opportunity to attend variety of extracurricular activities in sports, music, arts, technologies, drama, debates etc.

School bus service available

Yes

School provided lunches

Yes. The school has its own kitchen facilities and we cook on site freshly prepared and healthy meals. The students have 4 meals per day : morning breakfast, morning snack, lunch and afternoon snack

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

Yes

Uniform required

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Variety of opportunities like football, tennis, swimming, basketball, fencing, martial arts, yoga, performing arts, fine arts, design and technology; drama; individual music lessons like violin; piano; drums; guitar; also cooking; debates; choir; school band; fitness; tae bo; conditional trainings; spinning; squash; badminton etc.

Sports activities included

Regular PE lessons that cover extended and broad sports activities

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes - in swimming, athletics, basketball, volleyball, football

Facilities at the school

Theatre hall with full and contemporary equipment with backstage area; two libraries; outside playgrounds and relaxing areas; cooking lab; science labs; dedicated selfstudy area for the sixth form students; observatory etc.

Sports facilities at the school

- Swimming pool for students in size 25 x 12,50 meters
- Swimming pool for children from the kindergarten in size 6,60 x 5,50 meters
- School gym with an area of 1025 m2
- Kindergarten gym with an area of 97 m2
- Athletics running track
- Dance and gymnastics hall, table tennis, martial arts, fitness, two squashes,
- several multifunctional sports halls
- Relax zone, sauna, massages
- Indoor sport fields
- Separate outdoor playgrounds for children of different ages

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

St. George International School & Preschool aims to combine the best of Bulgarian and British educational systems to produce a world class education for its students.

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