The British School of Kuwait (BSK) is a private, co-educational day school. It currently has over 2000 students on roll from the Reception year (4 years of age) to Year 13 (18 years of age).
BSK is licensed by the Ministry of Education of Kuwait through its Private Education Department. Award of our licence requires a successful inspection from current approved inspectors registered with the United Kingdom Government Office for Standards in Education (OFSTED). The last such inspection took place in March 2013.
BSK follows the National Curriculum of England and is an approved examination centre for:
Currently, BSK offers GCSE, AS and A Level examinations through Pearson Edexcel, and IGCSE examinations through Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) and Pearson Edexcel. Regular unannounced inspections of the arrangement for, and security of, public examinations, by officials of the Examination Boards, guarantees the quality and impartiality of the British examination system, the ‘Gold Standard’ so valued by leading universities throughout the world.
BSK is also an approved centre for examinations conducted by the London Academy of Dramatic Arts (LAMDA), the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and our facilities are the base for the British Council to conduct the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) examinations.
Curriculum accommodation is made for studies required by the Ministry of Education in Kuwait:
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The British School of Kuwait (BSK) has a curriculum managed into a number of operational or tactical groups. Students are placed into year groups according to their age on 15 September of the academic year, as required by the Ministry of Education in Kuwait. The National Curriculum of England is organised into Key Stages of development directly linked to these year groups in terms of content and challenge.
At BSK, five Departments, each led by a Department Coordinator (DC), manage and deliver the National Curriculum. Interestingly, these Departments work across Key Stages, ensuring continuity and progression. The Primary and Secondary Head Teachers (HTs) each lead teams of DCs and Assistant DCs (ADCs), with further input from the Assistant Head Teachers (AHTs) and Senior Teachers (STs).
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