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Early Years Open House

November 22, 9:00am-12:00pm

Explore admission for your preschool or elementary age child by joining us at our Open House! Sign up for 20 minute sessions including art, music, storytelling, French, Spanish and science to get a glimpse into the lives of our students. You can also hear from our principal and current parents, plus go on a mini-tour of the school with one of our current students. There will also be activities such as a bouncy house and cookie decorating in the gym.


Strategies for Success

December 3, 6:00pm

Join Mark Orrow-Whiting, Director of Curriculum and Student Performance for Nord Anglia Education, for a talk on how to best prepare your child for success in school and beyond. Mark joined Nord Anglia Education in 2011 from the UK Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency where he was Senior National Policy Adviser, playing a leading role in developments in the English National Curriculum. Mark has extensive international experience at both policy and school levels and has worked on curriculum in countries as diverse as China, the Maldives and in the European Union.


Inside the Teen Brain

December 11, 6:00pm

World-renowned teen expert Dr. Ron Clavier, an acclaimed author, neuroscientist, clinician and educator, will answer the ever-persistent parental question: What is going on inside my teen's head? Dr. Clavier will give insight to parents on the neurological changes in a young person's developing brain that explain the emotions, unpredictable behaviors, and quests for independence that often come along with teen age. He'll also offer a variety of tips and strategies to ease tension and communications between parent and teen to provide healthy relationships and a happy household.


Lincoln Park Campus Tours

Weekly through December

A tour of the school is the best way to experience the British School of Chicago. We encourage you to come see the school's unique learning environment, meet teachers and students, and experience the inspiring learning taking place in the classrooms. Year Group specific group tours are offered at the Lincoln Park campus on select mornings from 9:00-10:30 a.m.  Please click on the link below to register for the tour that best corresponds to your child’s intended year group.


South Loop Campus Coffee Sessions

Monthly through March 2015

In anticipation of the September 2015 opening of the South Loop campus, the admissions office is hosting informational coffees at the Lofts at the Roosevelt Collection. To learn more information about the British School of Chicago’s South Loop expansion, please register to attend a coffee below.