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  • 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.

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  • Globally Recognized Curricula

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

    Year 10 in Spanish

  • 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.

    Swiss Alps Expedition

  • Inspiring Every Child

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

    Year 3 Teacher

  • Join Our Community

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

    BISB Students Across all Divisions

  • The BISB Bulldog Sports Teams

    Go Bulldogs!

    Soccer Teams

  • Connect with Us

    Stay up to date with our vibrant community!

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  • Inspiring Innovation

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

    Coding lessons at the British International School of Boston


Our teachers conscientiously manage the amount and scheduling of homework. This ensures that your child benefits from their homework, rather than simply "putting in time."

  • Year 4 writing
  • Reading Passports

Homework plays an important role in your child's learning. It allows for reflecton, consolidation and preparation for what comes next. It also involves you as a parent in your child's education and provides a vital link between home and school.

Lower School

In the youngest part of the school, homework consists mainly of nightly reading with parents. From Kindergarten through Grade 5, assignments are given on a weekly basis. This encourages your child to begin developing time-management skills and perseverence, while also giving you flexibility for after school activities.

Middle and High School

In the Middle and High School, homework is put on a timetable so that students and parents know what to expect and can plan appropriately.

Encouraging your child to develop positive homework habits and a constructive attitude is an important way to help your child get the most out of assignments and projects. The resulting pride in a job well done pays benefits for years.

You are always welcome to talk to your child's teacher for specific details.