Admission & Fee

Admissions Process

We are currently accepting applications for the 2019—20 academic year.

We are currently accepting applications for the 2019—2020 academic year

Choosing the right day care and school for your child can be the most valuable decision you make as a parent. We are here to guide you and answer all the questions that you have.

The first stage is to come and experience the friendly atmosphere and see us either during one of our Open Mornings, or by making an appointment at any time during the academic year. Our open morning are organised every Thursday from 10:00-11:30. To book a place for the next Open Morning please email secretary@britishschooloftirana.al

We recommend you visit us with your child, meet our Principal, pupils and staff and enjoy a guided tour of our beautiful school site. You will see our outstanding on-site facilities, spacious well-equipped classrooms and experience the warm relationships that exist between our staff, pupils and parents.

The usual point of entry is our Nursery, where girls and boys can registered for entry any time subject to availability of places in our small-size groups. A registration form needs to be completed and a hard copy sent to the school, along with the registration fee. The School has an inclusive policy and all children are accepted at registration.

NURSERY TUITION FEES AND OTHER COSTS

British Nursery School of Tirana is a fee paying, non-selective pre-school. An “Early Bird” award is offered every year for registration between January and April in the year preceding entry to nursery school.

The fees are annual.

For the most current information on fees please email secretary@britishschooloftirana.al

Early Years Fees Include:

  • Teaching, reporting and internal or external assessment for Infant, Toddlers, Nursery and Reception groups
  • Meals including breakfast, morning snack, lunch and afternoon tea.
  • Nursery School materials, stationary and books
  • Children’s toiletries, towels, bed linen from the Infant group upwards.
  • Transport on school organised excursions

Personal use items such as diapers (nappies) are not covered by the fee.

Transport to and from school is offered for an extra monthly fee

The school operated a policy of discounts in the case of siblings attending the school.

PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL ADMISSION AND ENROLLMENT

At the British School of Tirana pupils may be registered for entry in Primary school (Year 1 to 6) and  Secondary school (Year 7 to 11) by completing an Expression of Interest Form as early as possible in the term preceding the year of school start (January to March).  Pupils may start Primary School with us by registering for entry any time after their 5th birthday.  The Primary School has an inclusive policy and all children are accepted at registration.

Pupils that are transferring their Secondary school studies from other schools (age 11-15) will be invited to sit an entry exam to ensure that they possess the necessary skills and competences in English Language, Math and Science to successfully access the secondary level of the National Curriculum of England and Wales.  Entry assessment is organized in April-May and then again in June-July for a September entry to school. Once a place is offered, the final Registration Form is submitted in hard copy to the school, along with the registration fee.

PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL TUITION FEES AND OTHER COSTS

British School of Tirana is a fee paying, independent school.  An “Early Bird” award is offered every year for registration between January and April in the year preceding entry to Secondary School.

The fees are annual.

For the most current information on fees please email secretary@britishschooloftirana.al

Primary and Secondary School Fees Include:

Tuition – This includes all the teaching, reporting and internal or external assessment for KS1, KS2, KS3 and KS4

Co-curricular activities (other clubs are offer for an additional fee)

Meals – A hot lunch and a morning snack are included in the fees for all pupils.

One set of school uniform

Transport between sites, to sporting facilities

School organised test and assessments

Textbooks and reading books for year 1-6

Text books are not included for pupils from Year 7 to Year 11

External examinations are not included in the fee

International travel and excursions are not included

Transportation to and from school can be offered for an extra fee

Upon receiving our offer of a place an acceptance fee is payable to secure the place for your child.

We look forward to welcoming you.