BSK is a founder member of the Council of International Schools (CIS), a not-for-profit membership association. CIS defines standards and provides services that support the continuous improvement of international education.
BSK is a founder member of the British Schools of the Middle East (BSME), one of the world's largest organisations for British Curriculum schools.
In 2013 and 2016, BSK was inspected by teams from Penta International, a UK Department for Education approved inspectorate, and granted 'British School Overseas' (BSO) status.
BSK holds Accredited Member status from the Council of British International Schools (COBIS), a membership association which represents and quality assures over 260 schools, all of whom hold British Schools Overseas (BSO) status.
In June 2009, BSK became the first school in the Gulf region to be recognised by the German Government as a German Partner School, enabling enhanced German provision including exchange programmes, summer scholarships, teacher training courses and international competitions. More...
The International School Award is an accreditation scheme for curriculum-based international work in schools. BSK first received the ISA in March 2011.
Every BSK classroom is equipped with an interactive SMART Board and our teaching teams are committed to enhancing learning through the inventive use of educational technologies. In November 2012, BSK was recognised as Kuwait's first SMART Showcase School.
BSK is a centre for Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), a provider of International General Certificate in Education (IGCSE) qualifications.
BSK is a centre for Pearson Edexcel GCSE, IGCSE and GCE Advanced Subsidiary (AS) and Advanced (A Level) examinations.
Since 2016, BSK has been a centre for AQA GCSE, IGCSE and Advanced (A Level) examinations.
BSK is a member of the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service, through which students may apply to degree courses in the United Kingdom.
BSK is a registered member of the College Board, through which students may apply to degree courses in the United States of America.
BSK operates the international version of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award, an exciting self-development programme available to Year 10-13 students. Over seven million young people worldwide have taken up the Award challenge. More...
The British Science Association’s CREST Awards scheme recognises success, and enables students to build their skills through self-directed, scientific project work on areas of personal interest. The first group of BSK students to be involved in this initiative signed up for the Bronze Level programme in December 2015.
In 2015, BSK became the first school in Kuwait (and one of only a few international schools) to sign up to the BBC News School Report programme. This initiative gives 11-16 year olds the opportunity to research and produce news reports on a wide range of issues for a real audience.
Sports Leaders UK awards equip young people with a range of skils, improving motivation, self-esteem, communication skills, team work and confidence. Leadership volunteering is a key component of courses. In 2015, the first group of BSK sports leaders began working towards their qualifications.
The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) offers examinations in the full range of orchestral instruments, singing, theory of music and general musicianship. The British Council conducts ABRSM examinations using BSK's facilities.
School Information Management System (SIMS) is a powerful software suite supporting BSK's financial, administrative, pastoral and educational functions.
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