• Distinctly Different

    We offer a distinctly different option from other private schools in Boston, providing your child with the opportunity for a high level of academic success.

    Nursery Child Plays in Rocket

  • Globally Recognized Curricula

    Our combination of curricula is regarded as one of the finest in the world by leading colleges and universities.

    World Class Learning

  • Nurturing Risk In A Safe Environment

    We celebrate success and encourage risk taking, all within a safe and supportive environment where well-being comes first.

    high school students hiking at the British International School Boston

  • Inspiring Every Child

    Our staff are dedicated to knowing every child well and adapting their approach to ensure all are successful.

    A teacher works with a young student at the British International School of Boston

  • Join Our Community

    We are the school of choice for discerning parents who seek a genuine 21st century education for their children. Join us.

    Year 1 students smile while holding signs they made for the seniors

  • The BISB Bulldog Sports Teams

    Go Bulldogs!

    Fall Family Fair at the British International School of Boston

  • Tell Us About Your Child

    Every chld is unique. Tell us about your child and we'll explain how we can help them be successful and happy.

    mom with a phone at the British International School of Boston

  • Inspiring Innovation

    We're bringing the national computer programming, Hour of Code, to our school.

    Coding lessons at the British International School of Boston

Anne McCarthy

Head of High School

Head of High School/English Teacher

I am currently in my 17th year of teaching English and have held a variety of leadership roles at several schools. My leadership and management experience includes: seven years as Assistant Head of Year – at two very different teaching establishments; Head of Media Studies for 2 years; Head of English for 9 years; and Head of High School for 4 years.

When I was interviewed for my post at the British International School of Boston, I knew that the school prioritized students and learning. The focus is on the progress of the individual child, with no-one left behind. I have not been disappointed. Being a member of Nord Anglia Education and the introduction of High Performance Learning, this is even more prevalent.

Learning in the IGCSE

I have always been passionate about running and have completed the Chicago marathon.  I enjoy music and have embraced the live music scene in Boston.

What makes BISB unique?

The British International School of Boston is a vibrant, forward thinking school with boundless ambition and potential. Since my arrival, in August 2012, I have been impressed by the attitudes of the students, staff and vision of the school. As its slogan suggests, BISB truly is international, individual and inspirational. BISB is a great foundation for our students who graduate with one of the world's most prestigious High School diplomas, the International Baccalaureate. 

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