British International School (Moscow)

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The British International School of Moscow is a private international school in Moscow, Russia. The school was founded in 1994 to meet the needs of expatriate or Russian parents who wished for their children to be taught in English using the English National Curriculum, as adapted to meet the needs of international pupils. The school consists of seven different campuses and offers a British style education across the full age range as well as the full Russian curriculum. Tuition fees differs per age group, but average around €24,000 per year.


The majority of students are the children of diplomats, petroleum company employees and rich Russians[citation needed]. The school is split into two regions, with some schools being in the 'North' and the others in the 'South'. These campuses are based in many cases are directly adjacent to or close to large industrial areas[citation needed].


The School has 7 campuses.

BISM 1 (Infant Education-Voikovskaya region of Moscow). The Northern Infant School caters for children between the ages of 3 and 7. Its programme incorporates all subjects according to the English Curriculum Foundation Stage (Nursery/Reception classes) and Key Stage One (Years 1 & 2)[citation needed]. The school also has a Russian language programme that begins at Year 1 and is taught by Russian teachers on three levels to accommodate native and non-native Russian students.

BISM 2 (Primary Education-Voikovskaya region of Moscow). The Northern Campus Junior School caters for children between the ages of 7 and 11. The school follows the English National Curriculum adapted to meet the needs of a mobile international community[citation needed].

BISM 3 (Secondary Education-Yasenevo region of Moscow). The Southern Secondary Campus follows the National Curriculum for England and is an IBO World School. The school offers a complete educational programme for children ages 11–18. After completing Year 11, pupils can stay on to study the International Baccalaureate Diploma. Pupils come from currently 45 nationalities The school has a well equipped ICT facility, including interactive whiteboards to supplement teaching.

BISM 4 (Primary Education-Yasenevo region of Moscow). The Southern Campus Nursery and Primary School includes children from the Nursery level through Year 6, The school 's curriculum is based upon the English National Curriculum. Consideration is given to the setting in Russia, through the teaching and learning of Russian language and a unique Russian Culture programme.

BISM 5 (Primary and Secondary Education Russian style, Profsoyuznaya region of Moscow). The Russian curriculum school of the British International School is located in the South-West of Moscow. The school provides education in the Russian curriculum with elements of the British system, including the teaching of English by native speakers. The aim of the school's programme is to form knowledge and skills in English in line with Russian educational standards, and also to improve the students' skills in English and prepare for Cambridge exams.

BISM 8 (Secondary Education – Voikovskaya region). The Northern Senior Campus in Voikovskaya offers an educational programme for children ages 11–18. After completing Year 11, pupils may stay within BISM to study the British A-level Programme in the Northern campus or the International Baccalaureate Diploma programme at the Southern School 3 campus.

BISM 9 (Primary Education-Nakhimovskiy prospekt, Profsouznaya region of Moscow). School 9 is located in a new purpose built facility in central south west Moscow next to metro station "Profsoyuznaya". Students may enrol in an English Curriculum primary school (Reception, Key stages 1&2) for pupils aged 4 -11. This 4000 m2 development has been designed to provide state of the art technology facilities with a fully equipped computer suite, interactive white boards in the classrooms, specialist teaching rooms for Art, Music and Drama, a full size gymnasium for sporting activities and an excellent auditorium for concerts and dramatic performances.

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References[edit] – official website of BIS