What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)
Britannica International School
In what town or city is this school located?
How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)
What grade levels are represented at this school?
Years 6 -13
How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)
Parents, shared taxis, public transport (very good in Budapest)
How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?
I'ts a purpose-built building in a nice green area. It has playgrounds and a gym and there is a football field next to the school and swimming pool nearby.
There are lots of clubs- every night - drama, sports, music,jewellery-making, languages
What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home
country into the curriculum in your new country? Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation?
It's a very friendly school with very good and caring teachers and a family atmosphere.
There is veyr good support for children whose English is weak, and it is a very inclusive school
How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?
Parents are invited to all the events such as International Day, Spring festival, Farsang,the annual Christmas celebration at the British embassy, etc.
There is an active parent-teacher association
which meets regularly
What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?
Give it a try - they do trial days without obligation