Buckswood International School – Tbilisi

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Coordinates: 41°40′47″N 44°41′24″E / 41.679843°N 44.689862°E / 41.679843; 44.689862

Buckswood International School - Tbilisi
Motto Ad Vitam Paramus
(To Life Prepared)
Established In 2000 as UNAG International School and since 2009 Buckswood International School - Tbilisi
Type Independent
Headmaster Archil Sumbadze
Location 52 Rustaveli Street, Tskneti
Georgia Georgia (country)
Staff 50+[citation needed]
Students 350[citation needed]
Gender Coeducational
Ages 5–18
Website www.buckswood.ge

Buckswood International School (BIST) is an independent school in Ts'q'neti, Tbilisi, Georgia. The school is accredited by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia[citation needed] and is a partner school of Buckswood School, Hastings, UK. It was founded in 2009 on the basis of[clarification needed] the UNAG International School that has been operating in Georgia since 2000.

As of 2011 the school enrolls 350 students in a day school.[citation needed] Buckswood Tbilisi provides secondary education to students from grades 1 to 12 (ages: 6 – 18) and also provides an Early Years Foundation Stage (pre-school) Course for children 4 or 5 years old. Instruction is in Georgian and English. Academically Buckswood offers GCSE and A Level programs plus full EFL tuition

Sports facilities on campus include a cricket pitch, a specialist football academy, a dance academy, a basketball court, volleyball court, rugby court, table tennis court, tennis court and a performing arts centre. Facilities outside campus include a swimming pool and riding stables.

At Buckswood School students are proportionally assigned by a house system to School Houses - Kipling, Milne, Wells and Schoolhouse. School Houses compete with each other in academic, cultural and sport activities to earn house points and win prizes. The school house system. Twice a year, up to 30 students are permitted to attend a two-week academic courses at Buckswood School in the UK.

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