BISC Wrocław

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Coordinates: 51°05′00″N 17°00′56″E / 51.083294°N 17.015694°E / 51.083294; 17.015694

BISC Wrocław
Location
Wrocław, Dolnośląskie, Poland
Information
Type Independent
Established 2006
Head teacher Mr Wayne Billington
Enrolment 125
Campus Suburbs
Colour(s) Red, white and blue
Website

BISC Wrocław is a co-educational private school in Wrocław, Poland. The school opened in September 2006 to provide primary and secondary educations for the growing expatriate community.[1] BISC Wroclaw is the sister school of the British International School of Cracow (BISC).[2]

History[edit]

From September 2006, the school shared premises with a Polish sports school on ul. Trwała. In January 2009, it moved to its present location on al. Akacjowa 10-12.

Primary Section[edit]

The primary school section is split between the two villas, with junior classes in the smaller villa and senior classes in the larger. The school has classrooms for each year group along with a dedicated room for English as an Additional Language.

Secondary Section[edit]

The secondary section is situated in the larger building and has a theatre hall, dining hall, science laboratory and library. In addition to classrooms, there is an ICT suite and a staffroom. The second floor houses more classrooms for the secondary school.

Administration[edit]

The School Secretary and Head of School are based on the first floor of the smaller villa. The School Administrator is based on the ground floor of the larger villa.

Curriculum[edit]

Foundation Stage[edit]

Children are accepted into the school from the age of three years old and join the Foundation Class. Children in this class follow the Early Years Foundation Stage programme based on the DFES guidelines [1]

Key Stages 1 - 3[edit]

Students in Years 1 through 9 follow the National Curriculum of England which is based on the DFES Guidelines. [2]

Key Stage 4[edit]

The school offers a mixture of GCSE and iGCSE subjects at Years 10 and 11. Subjects offered include:

Mathematics
English Language and Literature
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
History
Geography
German
Polish
French
Art
Music
Information and Communication Technology
Physical Education*
* non-examined

A Level[edit]

Subjects offered at Advanced Subsidiary (AS) and Advanced Level (A2) include:

Mathematics
English Literature
Human Biology
Chemistry
Physics
History
Geography
Business Studies
Economics
Psychology
German
Polish
French
Art and Design

Management[edit]

Head of School[edit]

Period of Service Name
September 2006 - December 2006 Ian Scott
January 2006 - August 2009 Andy Harris and Wendy Murphy (co-heads)
September 2009 - August 2010 Andy Harris
September 2010 – June 2011 Derek Smith
September 2011 – present Wayne Billington

Head of Secondary[edit]

Period of Service Name
September 2008 - August 2009 Chris Holliday
September 2009 - August 2010 Vincent Keat
September 2010 – August 2011 Ben Chell
September 2011 – present Wayne Billington

Head of Primary[edit]

Period of Service Name
September 2006 - August 2008 Karen Speirs
September 2008 – present Anna Witanska

Notable Alumni[edit]

References[edit]

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