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Scholarship Programme 2024-25

Attention all students and parents! The British International School of Tbilisi is thrilled to announce that we are offering a limited number of merit-based scholarships to students in grades 9 and 11 for the upcoming academic year and beyond.

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Chess Champion

Congratulations to Maia in Year 10M, who emerged victorious in her age/gender category during the recent Kendall School Chile online chess tournament held at the close of last year.

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UCMAS IGE Awards Ceremony

We hosted an award ceremony to celebrate our students results in UCMAS International Grading Exam.

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The Big Little Nativity

In a heartwarming display of talent and holiday spirit, the EYKS1 show, “The Big Little Nativity,” took center stage this afternoon, captivating a wonderfully appreciative audience.

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Georgia’s First School Maker Faire

Last Thursday marked a historic occasion for education in Georgia as the school proudly hosted its inaugural School Maker Faire.

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Unveiling Remembrance

BIST unveiled a memorial honouring fallen servicemen and women of the UK, Commonwealth, and Georgia with our respecftul guest, Flight Sergeant Searle from the RAF and British Embassy.

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Highlights from Our London Trip

After a whirlwind weekend of theatrical workshops, enchanting performances, and cultural exploration, our London Theatre trip students returned to Tbilisi on Monday, filled with unforgettable memories.

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Annual Charity Gala Dinner

Last Saturday evening, our school community came together for the Annual Charity Gala Dinner, a spectacular event held in support of the Georgian Down Syndrome Association (GDSA). Looking back, the night was a resounding success, filled with delectable food, delightful wine, a live band, and, most importantly, an abundance of joy and fun.

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Halloween Disco

Last week, our Secondary Student Council, in collaboration with our dedicated staff, hosted a Halloween Disco that turned Friday night into a spooktacular celebration. The event, now a fond memory, brought together students for an evening of fun, games, and dancing.

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COBIS Student Achievement Awards

We are delighted to inform everyone that the Council of British International Schools (COBIS) has recognised three of our students with the prestigious “Student Achievement Award.”

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International Evening 2023

In a dazzling display of international camaraderie, our school’s International Evening 2023 was a resounding success. The event, which took place in the past, brought together the vibrant tapestry of cultures represented within our school community.

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Awards Ceremony 2023

Last Wednesday, we came together to celebrate the remarkable success and achievements of our students during the 2022-23 academic year at our annual Secondary Awards Evening.

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II International Student Research Symposium

Last Friday, BIST and BGA proudly hosted the Second International Student Research Symposium, showcasing the intellectual prowess of 15 Year 10-13 students from various schools across Georgia.

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Championing Academic Excellence: A Journey to Yale University

Today, we are privileged to share the remarkable journey of three outstanding students: Alex Margvelashvili, Lucas Gorgiladze, and Lazare Khantadze. These students recently achieved extraordinary success at the regional round of the World Scholar’s Cup at BIST and have since set their sights on global recognition.

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Meet Our Head Students

In a culmination of last week’s momentous events, the announcement of our new Head Students took center stage during the Secondary Assembly. The anticipation that had been building was met with excitement as Eleonora and Sandro from Year 13 secured the coveted positions of Head Students

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The First Day of School

Today marks a momentous day as we unveil the Cambridge A Level results for our exceptional 2023 graduating class.

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A Level Results

Today marks a momentous day as we unveil the Cambridge A Level results for our exceptional 2023 graduating class.

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Summer Camp @BIST

3-Week Summer Camp at BIST: Unforgettable Adventures!
Summer Camp at the British International School of Tbilisi has been an absolute blast!

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Disney’s Aladdin Jr

BGA & BIST Presented Disney’s Aladdin Jr. Broadway Show – Sold-Out Performances for Two Days!

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Year 13 Graduation

As the sun set, another chapter unfolded at BIST, this time for our Year 13 students who are preparing to embark on their university journey in the upcoming academic year.

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Foundation Graduation

Last Friday morning, we celebrated a special milestone as our Foundation 2 students graduated from Early Years to Year 1.

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Grand Opening

Last Wednesday evening marked a momentous occasion for the entire BIST community as we celebrated the official opening of our new school building.

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Donate For Ukraine

The British International School of Tbilisi is taking action to support those affected by the devastating flooding in Ukraine. After the recent destruction of the Kakhovska Dam, we are joining hands to provide aid and comfort to those in need.

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Disney’s Aladdin Jr.

Join us for an unforgettable theatrical journey as we bring the acclaimed production of “Disney’s Aladdin Jr.” from Birmingham to Tbilisi. Witness the mesmerizing performances, dazzling sets, and captivating music that have earned this show accolades and rave reviews.

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Black Sea Schools Leadership Conference 2023

The British International School of Tbilisi had the privilege of hosting the highly anticipated Black Sea Schools Leadership Conference, bringing together senior and aspiring leaders from 11 different schools in the Black Sea region.

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Exciting Adventures in Saguramo

Excitement fills the air as our Year 1 and 2 students embark on their visit to Saguramo. This delightful village has been a hub of activity as the young learners immerse themselves in a variety of engaging experiences.

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World Scholar’s Cup Regional Round 2023

It was a weekend filled with excitement and intellectual prowess as BIST proudly hosted the regional round of the highly anticipated World Scholar’s Cup.

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Black Sea Football Tournament 2023

It was a busy two and a half days competition on the school pitch on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of last week. BIST and BGA fielded teams as well as visitors from UG School here in Tbilisi, Azerbaijan British College in Baku and Cambridge International School in Yerevan.

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Visiting Art Galleries

A group of Year 7 students recently embarked on a captivating excursion to the Georgian Museum of Fine Arts, Gallery Artbeat, and Gallery E.A. Shared Space.

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Coronation Picnic

What a remarkable day it was at BIST’s Coronation Picnic! The primary school students revelled in a wide array of exciting activities that left them brimming with joy and laughter.

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Space Camp

Unforgettable Adventures at Space Camp Turkey: A group of Year 6 to 8 students from our school embarked on an extraordinary adventure to Space Camp Turkey in Izmir, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

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Visiting Art Galleries

A group of Year 7 students recently embarked on a captivating excursion to the Georgian Museum of Fine Arts, Gallery Artbeat, and Gallery E.A. Shared Space.

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Summer Camp 2023

Last week, BIST Secondary school students had an exciting opportunity to visit two of Europe’s most vibrant cities: Barcelona and Paris. The purpose of their trip was to participate in Spanish and French language schools and to immerse themselves in the culture and lifestyle of these cities.

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Trips in Europe

Last week, BIST Secondary school students had an exciting opportunity to visit two of Europe’s most vibrant cities: Barcelona and Paris. The purpose of their trip was to participate in Spanish and French language schools and to immerse themselves in the culture and lifestyle of these cities.

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Junior Theater Festival 2023

The BIST cast members of the BGA-led Aladdin Jr. musical had an exciting week in Birmingham, where they participated in a theatre festival and workshops with West End actors and coaches. The cast members were in high spirits as they won the award for Best Ensemble performance at the festival. Congratulations to the team on this impressive achievement!

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Tree Planting Day

We celebrated Earth Day by holding our yearly tree planting activity, and it was a great success. Children aged 4-18, from Foundation to Sixth Form, participated in the event and planted trees at Lisi Lake.

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Lions Basketball Season

The Lions Basketball team has had an incredible season, culminating in a thrilling victory over the IB Mtiebi School in their final game of the year. With a final score of 66 to 61, the Lions finished the season on a high note.

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Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

Last Friday was an important training day for the Bronze and Silver Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award students at our school. The students participated in a hands-on workshop on emergency first aid, led by AMC’s Dr. Sergey, to prepare for their upcoming practice and qualifying journeys later this term.

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KS2 Show – Peter Pan

The British International School of Tbilisi recently put on an enchanting performance of Peter Pan, featuring young performers who portrayed Peter, Wendy, Tinker Bell, and other beloved characters from the story. The hard work of the Performing Arts and Key Stage 2 teams paid off as they brought the enchanted realm of Neverland to life on stage.

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Beyond COP21 Symposium 2023

The Beyond COP21 Symposium, hosted by the British International School of Tbilisi, was an interactive workshop that aimed to promote sustainability and environmental awareness among students. This symposium was the first of its kind in the region and has now been implemented in schools across 31 different countries.

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Black Sea Games 2023

Last week, BIST hosted the 2nd Black Sea Games with 6 teams participating. Students from BIST and BGA were joined by those from British Embassy School Ankara and Cambridge International School Yerevan.

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Scholarship Programme 2023-24

Attention all students and parents! The British International School of Tbilisi is thrilled to announce that we are offering a limited number of merit-based scholarships to students in grades 9 and 11 for the upcoming academic year and beyond. Successful applicants will be eligible for 40-100% of tuition fee payments.

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Lions – The SRAA Tbilisi Basketball Classic Champions

We are absolutely thrilled to announce another impressive win for our Lions Senior Boys and Senior Girls Teams! The hard work and dedication of our students have truly paid off, and we couldn’t be more proud of their incredible teamwork and effort. Congratulations to our outstanding champions!

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Valentine’s Day Parties

The Secondary Student Council, volunteer students and staff hosted not one, but two Valentine’s Day parties on Friday.

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PCA Charity

BIST’s PCA successfully raised funds for its community partners during the Christmas Market event. With charities such as the Salvation Army, Life Chance, Ridne Ukraine, and the GDSA in attendance, attendees were able to donate generously towards the cause.

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Spelling Bee

Congratulations to our Key Stage 3 Spelling Bee champions! Noor from Year 7, Isabella from Year 8, and Lazare from Year 9, who also took home the overall championship.

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Junior Duke

Last week we had the Junior Duke – International award ceremony at BIST where Primary School students following the programme shared their experience, challenges and obstacles they overcame during the process.

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Donate for Turkey

Our hearts go out to the victims of the recent earthquake in Turkey. To support those in need, BIST&BGA collected donations of food, clothes, hygiene products, and more.

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King’s Letter

His Majesty the King has reached out to BIST, through his personal assistant, to express his gratitude for the thoughtful messages and gratitude shown to his late beloved mother, Queen Elizabeth II following her passing late last year.

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Donate for Turkey

BIST is supporting those in Turkey struggling in the aftermath of the recent catastrophic earthquakes.

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The Lions Invitational Basketball Tournament 2023

The final game of the Lions Basketball Tournament tournament ended in favour of the “Lions ” with a score of 55-50 giving them the title of the winner.

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International Student Research Symposium 2023

BIST and BGA hosted the first ever International Student Research Symposium in the BIST Sixth Form Centre.

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Girls Basketball Game

Last Friday our Senior Girls took on QSI here at BIST and won convincingly, 42 points to 23.

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Christmas Show – It’s a Baby!

our Early Years and Key Stage 1 students performed their Christmas musical, It’s a Baby!

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Christmas Market @BIST

On the 10th December, our Parents Community Association organized our first ever Christmas Market.

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Food drive

Within the BIST Community Outreach Programme, our students have collected food for 16 families in the Martkopi Refugee and Asylum Centre.The refugees.

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Basketball Game

Our BIST and BGA Lions basketball team played against the GZAAT school, our near neighbours.

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Health & Fitness Week

One of the most exciting and active weeks at BIST is our annual Health & Fitness Week.

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Trip to London

BIST’s expedition to London’s West End has just returned and our group had a fantastic time seeing two theatre productions of two very different genres.

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Halloween Party

On Friday of last week, our Secondary students enjoyed a Halloween party with games and disco organised by our Student Council

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International Student Research Symposium

We are eager to hear the different voices of high school students, to listen to their innovative ideas, to identify the challenges the young generation from different cultural and social backgrounds are facing.

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COP Community Outreach Programme

Our COP students turned into teachers for a day!

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International Evening

BIST’s International Evening was a resounding success, marking the event’s return after a pandemic-induced hiatus.

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Tbilisoba

On the last day before the Half Term Break, our Primary classes celebrated Tbilisoba by creating wonderful class Tbilisoba displays.