• 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.


Tom Collins, Head of STEAM

Tom Collins 2016


I hail from the Royal Forest of Dean and come to Chicago via London and Japan. I find Chicago constantly surprises me with things to do, see and eat. I enjoy food and cooking and have joined a cook book club since moving here. I keep fit by running, cycling and walking to school.

Creativity and challenge help our students get better every day. "The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination." This quote is attributed to Albert Einstein and, although his original words have been paraphrased, I feel creativity is the best way for children to develop. Through creative use of the STEAM disciplines children can challenge themselves to achieve more, make meaningful connections between subjects and make sense of the world around them.

  • Universities Attended: Cardiff University, Roehampton University
  • Degrees Earned: BSc Biology (hons),
  • Certifications Earned: PGCE
  • Professional Development Experiences: Forest School Leader, National Primary Qualification of Middle Leadership