School Life
07.10.2021

We Celebrate the European Day of Languages

Established in 2001, it is a day to raise awareness of the importance of language learning and promote the rich linguistic and cultural diversity of Europe.

On this day, we also honour lifelong language learning in and out of school, which brings fantastic benefits such as freedom of communication and travelling, opportunities for personal growth and wider ranging careers, mobility, self-confidence, tolerance and many other necessary skills.

Some language facts:

  • There are between 6000 and 7000 languages in the world – spoken by 7 billion people divided into 189 independent states
  • Europe is home to 225 indigenous languages, roughly 3% of the world’s total
  • Most European languages belong to three broad groups: Germanic, Romance and Slavic
  • Most European languages use the Latin alphabet. Some Slavic languages use the Cyrillic alphabet. Greek, Armenian, Georgian and Yiddish have their own alphabet
  • 56% of EU citizens speak at least one language besides their native tongue
  • Jobs are more easily available to those who speak several languages
Categories: School Life

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‘Coins for Children’ Nationwide Charitable Initiative

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Welcome Kit 2021-2022

This year we have prepared a special gift for our children, something that will help them feel comfortable and easily connect or reconnect with the school, its faculty and peers.

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On 4th September, the first enrichment classes took place at Pechersk and Nivki and proved a success.

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Congratulations on the beginning of the new academic year 2021-2022!

With Ukraine in the Heart, BISU Wins Silver

BISU students took part in MediaMAN-2021 Competition

BISU IBDP graduates show 100% pass rate

We are excited to announce the outstanding results of our 2021 International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) graduating class.

Programming Competition

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All-Ukrainian Game ‘Sunflower’

BISU excels in another national contest

Reception Class and Year 1 Learning Showcase

The youngest students of the Pechersk campus have been working hard this term and learnt a lot.

Make a Difference to the World Around Us

BISU Year 4 Student Parliament collaborates with the Red Cross

BISU Virtual Concert June 2021

BISU creates an amazing show to welcome summer

IB Graduation Ceremony 2021

This year we hosted an event in school with our graduating Year 13 students

Teddy Bear Party

The best way to welcome summer is to enjoy a gorgeous outdoor feast. It is exactly what we did!

Outstanding Mathematicians Competition

BISU secures victory at the math contest

BISU Continues COBIS Membership

BISU earns a prestigious ‘Blue Circle’

Black Sea Schools Virtual Choir

BISU and the global communtiy

5th Anniversary as an International Baccalaureate World School

BISU became an IB World School in 2015

Contacts

Nivki Early Years and Lower Primary School

45 Tolbukhina Str., Kyiv

+38 (044) 239 21 21

+38 (066) 303 75 78

info.np@britishschool.ua

Nivki Upper Primary and Secondary School

45 Tolbukhina Str., Kyiv

+38 (044) 502 39 09

+38 (050) 410 46 44

info.ns@britishschool.ua

Pechersk Early Years, Primary and Secondary School

1 Dragomyrova Str., Kyiv

+38 (044) 596 18 28

+38 (050) 412 48 84

info.pe@britishschool.ua

Dnipro Early Years, Primary and Secondary School

39a Antonovychа Str., Dnipro

+38 (056) 767 18 28

+38 (050) 458 80 22

info.dn@britishschool.ua

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