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CityYangon
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 20 students / class
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: 42,134,453 Kyat
to: 75,865,917 Kyat
Address: Taw Win Street, Mayangone, Yangon, Myanmar.
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Number of students

520

Number of nationalities represented in the school

42

Most common nationality

Myanmar

Ratio of local students to international students

Around 50/50 with more local children in our EYFS section at the moment

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes EAL, English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Mandarin & Spanish and Myanmar

Max. number of students per class

24

Average number of students per class

20

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes for Primary and EYFS classes

Use of technology in the classroom

Technology is used to transform or enhance learning and to support students in developing the technical skills and research mindsets that they need to be successful global citizens.

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)

We have been delivering an excellent Virtual School Experience since mid March. Our children are engaged in a blend of live and asynchronous lessons, complemented by ASCs, Assemblies, and buddy hangouts to help maintain a sense of social interaction where possible. We are using a range of remote learning platforms including Google Classroom, Google Sites and Google Hangouts Meet, Seesaw, Salesforce Parent Portal and School Email. Our aim is to ensure that children of all ages are supported to learn and make great progress wherever they are in the world.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Not as a whole student body. BSY welcomes all students with any religious background

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

A personal approach and suitable plan of action is in place as appropriate to accommodate students' faiths . Teaching and learning explores world faiths and we encourage children to share and celebrate aspects of their cultural traditions, including faith.

External examinations or assessments available

I/GCSE and A Levels

Results in these examinations

We will have our first full set of I/GCSE grades this summer 2020. We expect a strong set of grades from our students.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

In KS1 it is optional, children and parents get to choose from a homework menu how much/how little they are capable of completing. In Key stage 2, children are expected to complete projects or consolidate class learning such as spellings, mathematics, or topic work. We encourage children of all ages to read and be read to and believe that this is at the heart of developing great communication skills.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

We start our first year of A Level teaching in August 2020, so our first graduating class will be in 2022

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

We have Learning Support teachers in both Primary and Secondary provision

Learning support offered

Our Learning Support team are there to help students who need a little extra help, whether due to dyslexia, dyscalculia, EAL , or other specific needs. They also support with time management, study skills / learning to learn

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Taking a personalised approach to learning, lessons are differentiated to suit individuals' abilities, so gifted and talented students are challenged further in their subjects. We benefit from being part of the Nord Anglia Education and FOBISIA networks both hosting a number of competitions, and showcases for our talented musicians, sports players and academics to demonstrate their abilities in a broader, and often, international context.

Student access to education psychologist

Through school partnerships, yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes, EYFS have an informal classroom assessment, Primary children likewise will meet a senior member of staff and where we feel appropriate, may complete diagnostics to help us evaluate their needs and strengths. In Secondary, again, there will be a face to face meeting with an additional diagnostic written piece in English and Mathematics

Brief description of entry evaluation required

We are an inclusive school and when we meet prospective families, our key focus is on whether they will fit into our school community and align with our core values

Waiting list

Currently, we are accepting enrollments across all year groups in EYFS, Primary & Secondary

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Enrollments are continuous

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, enrollments are welcome throughout the year

School start time

08:00

School finish time

15:00, or 16:00 if attending after school clubs

Supervised care before/after school

No

School bus service available

Yes

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes, we can cater for most dietary requirements

Uniform required

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Around 60 different clubs and activities ranging from climbing to coding, ballet to Entrepreneurship

Sports activities included

Swimming, Multiskills, Volleyball, Basketball, T-ball, Badminton, Football, Athletics & Rock Climbing

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes the 'BSY Bears' encourage sport at all levels, within our 'sport for all' ethos, as well as having successful teams providing the opportunity to perform at a competitive level in age categories.

Sports facilities at the school

Brand New sports facilities, Including; covered full-size football pitch and 25m swimming pool, 2 X gymnasiums, rooftop tennis courts, additional multipurpose playground courts, and rock climbing wall

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

BSY is a vibrant, high achieving school where children develop a love of learning in a secure and stimulating environment. Throughout BSY the school values; Adventure, Courage, Kindness & Integrity are adopted, resulting in confident happy students, who love coming to school!

Teaching approach of the school

For EYFS we adopt a play-based, child-led learning approach using our extensive, modern, purpose-built, free flow indoor and outdoor play area.
For our primary and secondary phase, through the curriculum, we provide students with opportunities to discover their abilities and passions and encourage them to be inquisitive and responsible for their own learning.

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