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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.

    Toddler Child plays

  • 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.

    British International School of Boston Lower School students at assembly

  • The BISB Bulldog Sports Teams

    Go Bulldogs!

    Soccer Teams

  • Tell Us About Your Child

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

    Toddler Parent

  • Inspiring Innovation

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

    Coding lessons at the British International School of Boston

Ruth Williams

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Physics and Theory of Knowledge Teacher

I moved into Science teaching after working in industry for both the BBC and a geophysics research company. My first degree is in Physics, followed by two teaching related post-graduate degrees. At BISB I currently teach high school Physics and Theory of Knowledge

Learning in the IBDP

I am working on becoming a New Englander (a very long apprenticeship!) and love skiing and the Boston Bruins.  

what students say about me

"She takes the time to know us as individuals, knows students strengths & weaknesses and helps build on these. She doesn’t let us panic, listens, and is dedicated."

what makes this school different

I love the ‘what is going to happen today’ energy; incredible diversity within the community; strong relationships; small groups that allow one to really work closely with students.