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EMERGENCY NOTICE
  • 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

Facilities and Technology

We are committed to providing a safe, happy, student-centered learning environment where students are inspired to succeed.

  • BISW Private British International School of Washington in DC Elementary Computing Class studying computer technology
  • BISW Private British International School of Washington in DC Talented Student playing football soccer outside on field
  • BISW Private British International School of Washington in DC Middle School student using hand on learning to create
  • BISW Private British International School of Washington in DC great computer ICT students learning with mobile technology
  • BISW Private British International School of Washington in DC nursery preschool pre-k outdoor physical education
  • BISW Private British International School of Washington in DC students playing and learning music room
  • BISW Private British International School of Washington in DC Students experience global learning

Our school has:

  • Specialist pre-nursery and nursery environment
  • Specialist facilities for the sciences, visual arts, music , dance, computer science and design technology, and a learning support centre
  • Primary school learning hub for collaborative, project-based learning
  • Library with learning spaces
  • Café and on-site kitchen for school lunches
  • Nearby playing fields and gymnasium
  • College and University Counseling

Technology:

  • All classrooms are networked and have SMART board technology
  • Wireless access allows students to research wherever they are
  • Primary classrooms  supported by iPads, secondary students provided 1-1 computing device (tablet or laptop depending on year group)
  • Browser-based learning environment: ManageBac is used in secondary school to share work assignments, receive feedback, track progress, and share resources outside the classroom; Seesaw is used in primary school to highlight and share a child's learning journey.
  • Technology and Computer Science labs equipped with laser cutter/engraver, 3D printing, and robotics tools.