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BISU alumni enter the world’s top universities

87% of our students get higher education abroad

The school offers the National Curriculum for England complemented by Cambridge IGCSE and A-level, as well as the IB Diploma (IBDP). Local students may also choose to take advantage of the opportunity to study for national qualifications.

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bisu about us

87% of our students get higher education abroad

BISU is a member of the Council of British International Schools

The school offers the National Curriculum for England complemented by Cambridge IGCSE and A-level, as well as the IB Diploma (IBDP). Local students can also study the Ukrainian Curriculum.

3

schools

2 schools in Kyiv and 1 in Dnipro

26

years

BISU has been present in Ukraine

3–18

year-old-students

We welcome students of different ages

The Council of British International Schools (COBIS) is a membership association that represents more 450 schools and organisation, globally

  • Working according to the COBIS standards means that our students receive the same quality education as those studying in private schools in Great Britain

Each student receives an independent assessment of the level of knowledge

  • Students pass Cambridge Checkpoint exams, Cambridge IGCSE, IB Diploma Programme and A-levels exams (varies at campuses)
  • Such assessment allows comparing oneself with other international graduates preparing for higher education
  • BISU is able to offer a Dual Curriculum programme for parents who wish their children to study for the Ukrainian Atestat

Our Core Values

Mission

We are transforming our family of British international schools in Ukraine to develop a new model of an outstanding school of the future.

Vision

We are building a dynamic student-centred environment that fosters generations of happy, intelligent and multi-skilled lifelong learners able to create a better future for humanity.

Mission

We are transforming our family of British international schools in Ukraine to develop a new model of an outstanding school of the future.

Vision

We are building a dynamic student-centred environment that fosters generations of happy, intelligent and multi-skilled lifelong learners able to create a better future for humanity.

01

Happiness

  • BISU is a happy place for happy people
  • We are child-centred
  • Our students’ aspirations must always come first
  • Our students enjoy school and are proud of it
  • Our expert teachers inspire and support children in every aspect of their learning
  • Students feel confident and are able to make individual choices
  • Every student’s voice is heard
  • Our school is part of the rebuilding process in Ukraine that will allow this fabulous country to create a better future and a happier environment that is European in nature and international and intercultural in outlook
02

British values

  • Internationalism and interculturalism
  • Clear moral compass
  • Democracy and rule of law
  • Mutual respect and individual liberty
  • Tolerance for different faiths, beliefs, cultures and backgrounds 
  • Leadership and service
  • Environmental stewardship
  • Resilience and courage. Our British educational ethos is enhanced by the Ukrainian indomitable spirit
  • Being a British International School, BISU was made in Ukraine and BISU continues to stand with Ukraine
  • Despite today’s extraordinary challenges, we never stopped working hard to ensure uninterrupted support and quality education to our students  
03

Curiosity and adventure

  • We help children experience the awe and wonder of the world in which they live
  • We promote learning through research and inquiry
  • Our classrooms can be curiosity centre
  • Students are encouraged to ask questions, conduct experiments, seek the truth 
  • They share the thrill and joy of discovery
  • Children cultivate their unique skills, interest, attitudes and appreciations
04

Continuous learning

  • We may ‘finish school’, but we continue learning throughout our lives
  • We never stop learning ourselves
  • We inspire teachers and students maintain a positive attitude to continuous learning both for their personal and professional growth
  • We recognise and celebrate character, responsibility, integrity, conduct, maturity, self-discipline, optimism and enthusiasm
05

Strong community

  • We work together with parents, students and teachers to build a caring, strong, open-minded, principled, united community 
  • We support each other to create the conditions our students need to thrive
  • Parents are welcome to take on an active role in their child’s education and teachers feel appreciated 
  • The BISU community showcases its incredible spirit of togetherness, mutual trust and cooperation.

Director’s Welcome

Pamela Farah

International Academic Director

Educational leader, with 20 years’ successful international leadership and teaching experience across a range of multilingual private and public K-12 schools, Pamela is well-versed in school leadership, British, American and Irish curriculum and assessment management and development, and familiar with education in Western Countries and Middle East context. Working with 75+ nationalities from a range of diverse backgrounds, she is culturally sensitive and strategically aware.

It is an honour and privilege to join the British International School Ukraine as International Academic Director. It gives me great pride to be part of this school’s journey to distinction. I hope I convey to you why we are a centre of excellence.

We are Ukraine’s most prestigious British International School. We stand firm, we are here, we are home; even in these most difficult and challenging times, we are one. We are resolute in our priorities of caring for each child both academically and pastorally, providing service and support to our parents and the wider community.

As a British International School we are steeped in strong traditions and heritage, akin to this remarkable and resilient country - a country that is leading by example for the rest of the world. We too strive to inspire and create empowered individuals at BISU who will become leaders in the world of Science, the Arts, Business, Politics and beyond.

Our academic results speak for themselves. Many of our graduates go on to prestigious international, including Oxford, King's College London, Imperial College London, London School of Economics, University College London, and top national universities.

Combining a strong British ethos and values whilst nurturing Ukrainian culture and tradition, we develop highly motivated individuals armed with skills for life such as problem solving, critical thinking and perseverance. We ensure our students can withstand any problems they encounter and become well rounded individuals. We encourage our students to be active and responsible members of society.

With a diverse staff, internationalism and interculturalism are at the heart of our school advocating for tolerance and a deeper understanding of the world around us. At our school everyone is valued, respected and cared for. Your children are our children. We have the same passion, drive and commitment as you do for their success.

Join us on this exciting journey of fun and exploration we call education. I assure you, you won’t regret it!

About school

Vitaliy Korsunov

Director of Pechersk School

In his leadership role, Mr. Vitaliy brings over 11 years of teaching experience in both public and private schools. An accomplished educator and co-author of secondary school workbooks, he is recognised for his expertise in fostering students' critical thinking, logical reasoning, interpersonal skills, and enthusiasm for lifelong learning. Mr. Vitaliy has successfully guided students to remarkable achievements, with some earning the esteemed title of champions in the Ukrainian External Independent Testing (ZNO) with an impressive score of 200 points.

Vitaliy Korsunov

Director of Pechersk School

Inna Reshta

Director of Dnipro School

Natalia Kravchenko

Deputy Director of Primary School and Early Years

Contacts

Online Education

1 Verkhohliada Andriia (former Drahomyrova) Str., Kyiv

+38 (044) 596 18 28

+38 (050) 412 48 84

info@britishschool.ua

Pechersk Kindergarten

1 Verkhohliada Andriia (former Drahomyrova) Street, Kyiv

+38 (044) 596 18 28

+38 (050) 412 48 84

info.pe@britishschool.ua

Pechersk Primary and Secondary School

1 Verkhohliada Andriia (former Drahomyrova) Street, Kyiv

+38 (044) 596 18 28

+38 (050) 412 48 84

info.pe@britishschool.ua

Nyvky Kindergarten

45 Danylevycha Vasylia Street (former Tolbukhina), Kyiv

+38 (044) 239 21 21

+38 (066) 303 75 78

info.np@britishschool.ua

Nyvky Primary and Secondary School

45 Danylevycha Vasylia (former Tolbukhina) Street, Kyiv

+38 (044) 502 39 09

+38 (050) 410 46 44

info.ns@britishschool.ua

Dnipro Kindergarten

39a Antonovychа Str., Dnipro

+38 (056) 767 18 28

+38 (050) 458 80 22

info.dn@britishschool.ua

Dnipro Primary and Secondary School

39a Antonovychа Str., Dnipro

+38 (056) 767 18 28

+38 (050) 458 80 22

info.dn@britishschool.ua

External Education

1 Verkhohliada Andriia (former Drahomyrova) Street, Kyiv

+38 (044) 596 18 28

+38 (050) 412 48 84

info@britishschool.ua

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