• Our Lincoln Park Campus

    Our state-of-art facilities will inspire our children to be ambitious.


  • Dedicated and Inspiring

    Our teachers are recruited for their ability to nurture lifelong learners and inspire each and every student


  • Highest Quality Learning

    Our approach to learning gives each individual student the skills to thrive


  • Love to Learn

    Our students love to learn, and our curriculum encourages inquiring minds and to always aim high


  • Join Our Family

    We welcome you to our inclusive community. From day one, you and your child will feel at home with us

    parent and child at British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park

  • Stay Connected

    Speaking directly with us is the best way to get your questions answered quickly. We look forward to hearing from you


  • Keeping Track of Busy Lives

    Find out about the latest activities and developments in our school, including our new campus developments

    girls playing soccer at the British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park

  • Lifelong Values through Skills Development

    The benefits of physical activity extend beyond the gym and work towards children’s inspiration and growth.


Olivia Richi

Olivia Richi

Spanish Specialist

Languages have always been part of my life; I was brought up in a trilingual environment (Spanish mother, Syrian father, in the UK), studied Modern Foreign Languages at university, and I have used my languages throughout my career. Languages have enriched my personal and professional life, and I firmly believe in the benefits of learning a foreign language from a young age. I love Chicago for all its wonderful neighborhoods; there are new and different experiences everywhere you go.

By sharing and instilling my love and enthusiasm of languages, I am a teacher committed to developing academic and personal skills to the maximum of all pupils. I believe that through my Spanish and Arabic heritage, pupils will gain a better understanding of the international world in which we live in. Helping pupils gain an insight into other cultures and beliefs leads to a greater respect of people from all walks of life and promotes internationally minded pupils.

  • Universities Attended: University of Leeds; University of Portsmouth
  • Degrees Earned: BA Spanish and French
  • Certifications Earned: PGCE Modern Foreign Languages