BISC Wrocław

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Location
51°04'59"N
017°00'56"E
Country
 Poland
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Description

British International School of Wrocław (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. BISC Wroclaw is the sister school of the British International School of Cracow (BISC).

History

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

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

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

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

Key stages 1 - 3
Students in Years 1 through 9 follow the National Curriculum of England which is based on the DFES Guidelines. [1]
Key stage 4
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 Spanish Art Music Information and Communication Technology Physical Education** non-examined
Alevel
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 Spanish Art and Design
Polish Education
BISC Wrocław also offers education to Polish Citizens through the Polsko-Brytyjska Dwujęzyczna Szkoła Podstawowa (Polish-British Bilingual Elementary School) This is a programme of lessons in accordance with Polish education law. These are scheduled to ensure students receive a complementary balance of instructions in both the British and Polish systems.

Management

Head of school

Head of secondary

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