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  • Authentically International

    "International" is more than a label here. It is at the very core of everything we do and how we do it.

    Students coming to school in the morning

  • Transferable Curriculum

    A curriculum handpicked for its international focus and global recognition, culminating in the IB Program.

    Students at the British International School of Washington

  • Inspiring Each Other

    Our students will embrace your child with open arms. Our students inspire each other to succeed.

    IPC Curriculum- Walk in the woods

  • Dedicated and Inspiring

    Our teachers are recruited for their ability to nurture lifelong learners and inspire excellence.

    Teacher and student at the British International School Washington

  • Your New Community

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

    excited students at the British International School of Washington

  • Every Day is Different

    Your child will experience something new every day. Find out what's happening and connect with each other.

    Build a plane launch

  • Ask Anything

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

    A girl raises hand  for questions

School Uniforms

BISW has a school uniform in order to encourage a better academic environment by placing the focus on learning. The uniform is an important part of life at British International School of Washington.

On Fridays, the school uniform for all students in Years 1-13 is 'spirit wear'. Spirit wear clothing can be bought from the school online shop on BSN Sports's website (linked here). On Fridays, students can wear casual sports wear (athletic leggings, tracksuit trousers, etc) with their spirit wear top and sneakers.

  • BISW Private British International School of Washington in DC uniform middle school students engaging in classroom learning
  • BISW Private British International School of Washington in DC secondary uniform high school students science class learning
  • BISW Private British International School of Washington in DC happy elementary uniform students performing

In the downloads section below, you will find our Uniform Guidelines, which outlines all of the pieces of the BISW uniform.  Please refer to the guidelines to help your family figure out which items are required, and which items are optional for each year group. 

Uniform Guidelines