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The British School of Saint Petersburg

Address: Zhdanovskaya St., 45, St. Petersburg, 197110

Description The British School of Saint Petersburg

  • Location: St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Language of instruction: Russian, English
  • Type: private.

The British School of Saint Petersburg is a private school in St. Petersburg that provides in-depth study of languages and mathematics. The main goal of the educational institution is to be a model, inspire students to achieve, create unique conditions for training and work.

The curriculum at The British School of Saint Petersburg is based on an intensive British educational program, thanks to which the student will be able to continue studying at any international or British school. The curriculum is based on ideas:

  • Learning foreign languages will help you better master your native language.
  • Playing the violin develops thinking
  • Playing tennis improves math skills.

The school has a preparatory program, the main task of which is to prepare children for further education. After a year, future students master the course:

  • Language and communication
  • Physical development
  • Literacy
  • Accounts
  • The surrounding world
  • Fine art and design.

During the second and third semesters, the days of repetition are organized for students - the point is to remember and thereby consolidate previously acquired knowledge. Such days are available throughout all 4 years of study, and with each year the volume of acquired and repeated material increases.

The school has a system of faculties whose goals are:

  • Nurturing team spirit, feelings of self-confidence and healthy ambitiousness
  • Awakening adequate competition
  • Each student assumes leadership role
  • Self-discipline and self-discipline training
  • Mutual assistance and support among students.

Upon admission, each student is determined at the faculty, headed by the dean. During the year, students receive different amounts of funds for events, depending on the successes that are distributed to charitable funds at the end of the year. Whose faculty will gain more funds, that will provide the most support to the fund.

Each faculty is named after a famous scientist:

  • Turing is a mathematician, logician, philosopher, cryptographer, specialist in the field of theoretical biology, who was directly involved in the groups that created artificial and machine intelligence.
  • Shackleton is a well-known Antarctic explorer, commander of the Royal Victorian Order, a member of the Royal Geographical Society.
  • Franklin - a female researcher who participated in the discovery of the structure of DNA
  • Eliot is a writer, journalist, poet, translator.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in The British School of Saint Petersburg

Program name

Primary School

  • Children age: 6+
  • Duration of study: 4 years
  • Language of instruction: Russian, English.

Small classes, qualified teachers, the development of critical and analytical thinking, the development of interest and a passion for learning - these are the key success factors at this stage. The task of elementary school is to create for each child a solid foundation of basic, basic knowledge, which, as they grow older, will deepen and expand, to provide children with a diverse, interdisciplinary educational approach.

What is included in the curriculum:

  • English
  • maths
  • natural science
  • computer science
  • geography
  • art and design
  • history
  • second foreign language (from grades 5-6; for example, Portuguese or Spanish)
  • sport (everyone should be included in the school sports team)
  • playing musical instruments / acting
  • + extracurricular activities, excursions, educational trips.

Events The British School of Saint Petersburg

Extracurricular time students spend very actively:

  • They study painting, design, pottery, sculpture, engravings.
  • Meet famous artists, designers, craftsmen
  • They attend master classes.
  • They attend theater classes, the result of which is regular theater performances - joint and separately of each faculty or class
  • They make music, learn from the experience of invited musicians, attend concerts, study musical theory
  • Participate in sports competitions.


  • Study in English in UK programs
  • Among the teachers are foreigners
  • The location of the school in the historic city center
  • Rich learning life
  • A menu designed by top chefs
  • Child development
  • Custom Learning Approaches
  • Possibility of continuing education at any international or British school
  • Not only training, but also parenting.

Equipment The British School of Saint Petersburg

The school building is located in the center of St. Petersburg and consists of:

  • Modern light classes that are equipped with the latest technology
  • Libraries and Creative Areas
  • Computer cabinets
  • Sports area
  • Playground
  • The dining room
  • Multipurpose hall
  • Assembly Hall.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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