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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.

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  • 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.

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  • Dedicated and Inspiring

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

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  • Your New Community

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

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  • Every Day is Different

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

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  • Ask Anything

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

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Alec Magee

I started working at BISW in August 2018. I am teaching physics at the IGCSE and IB level, and science to years 7 and 8. I also have a role as a year 7 form tutor, which involves looking after the general welfare of my group of students, guiding them through their daily lives at BISW.I previously worked at an international school in Nairobi, Kenya, prior to which I was teaching in the UK, near where I grew up in South Wales. I did my teacher training at Cardiff Metropolitan University, after completing my bachelor’s in physics at the University of Bath.

Outside of school, I am a keen amateur photographer, which has led to my running the photography club at BISW.

Why do you love teaching?

I love teaching because it lets me share my passion for science with the students, and help them attain their potential.