In June, Bishkek International School held a worldwide competition for a new campus design.
The overall Winner is Tom Brock and Mario Shllaku of Ethos Urban, Australia. The concept is for school buildings and facilities within a 10 to 15 hectare campus, including sports facilities and recreational areas and 15,000 sq metres internal space to accommodate up to 750 students. Requirements include: sustainable environment, zero carbon, natural materials, low maintenance, attractive & stimulating environment.
A place that is happy, creative, relaxing, and inspiring, with full facilities for all school activities, including math, sciences, creative arts, languages, humanities, community service, and sports. Tom and Mario are worthy winners and we look forward to developing and building on their ideas in a new campus
The Runner Up Award was won by Ekaterina Ignatova of Agrarhi, Russia.
About Bishkek International School:
Bishkek International School is a non-profit community school providing excellent international education in a safe, supportive and happy environment. Small class sizes, an attractive, well-resourced location and vibrant teaching all contribute to an educational environment that enables students to achieve success.
As the first International Baccalaureate World School in the Kyrgyz Republic, BIS meets the top standard for truly international education and joins over 3000 IB World Schools offering the prestigious IB Diploma for students age 16-19. IB Primary Years Programme and Middle Years Programme are designed for students from 3 to 16. BIS was also the first school in Bishkek to offer accreditation with Cambridge Assessment International Education for Kyrgyz citizens and it continues to hold Cambridge accreditation and offer the IGCSE programme and exams for students age 14-16.
There are more than 150 students enrolled in BIS Pre School, Primary School, Secondary School and IB Diploma Programme representing more than 33 different countries and nationalities. Main language of instruction is English with options of learning Kyrgyz, Russian, French and Mandarin as a foreign language with the possibility of adding new language options as the school grows.
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