Distinctly Different

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Distinctly Different

About Us

British School of Washington is a thriving international school in the heart of Washington DC, championing the learning of languages and the visual and performing arts.  With over 400 students representing more than 40 nationalities, we are a private school for Nursery through the International Baccalaureate.

British School of Washington is part of Nord Anglia Education, the world’s leading premium school organization.  Founded in 1972, the Nord Anglia Education family of 27 schools extends to 11 countries, providing opportunities for our students to collaborate with their peers around the world.  We understand the importance of great teachers and work to attract and retain the world’s best education professionals to inspire our students to greatness.  We do this through High Performance Learning, our approach that is centered around a combination of guided learning, challenges, and collaborative study in and outside the classroom.  In everything we do, we are committed to ensuring that our students thrive and are equipped to make the most of every opportunity.  At Nord Anglia Education, we are committed to helping others to be the best they can be.


Welcome from the Head

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What Makes us Unique

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