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BESA Award Winning School

26th January 2020

BESA wins "Ethical Values" award at the International School Awards! One of our school aims is to 'encourage independence, responsibility and consideration for others' so it is particularly rewarding to be able to recognise the tremendous effort made by our staff and pupils... Read more »

BESA Shortlisted for the 2020 International School Awards

29th November 2019

We are honoured to have been shortlisted for the 2020 International School Awards. This is a tremendous achievement for our students and staff and reward for their commitment to developing global citizenship. You can find out more by clicking the following link: International... Read more »

BESA JMUN 2019 - 'Together we can'

20th November 2019

The end of October witnessed the first BESA JMUN hosted here in Ankara. We were very pleased to welcome HMA Sir Dominick Chilcott, UNHCR Deputy Representative Jean Marie Garelli and Aysa Varbonova from UN Women as keynote speakers.  Schools from around Turkey and... Read more »

Valerie Bloom visits during our Poetry Week

20th November 2019

During our poetry we were very excited to welcome Jamiacan born poet and novelist Valerie Bloom to BESA. Valerie spent the week inspiring the children with her poetry and also led an engaging workshop for our parents.

Nicola Morgan Visit

26th November 2018

Nicola Morgan, award winning author and authority on the teenage years will be in BESA on 14th, 15th and 16th January, to give advice about the stresses teenagers go through, their well being, friendships and the teenage brain. Date for your Diary:  Nicola Morgan will... Read more »

Visit to Anitkabir

19th January 2018

This week the students of the School Council, Head Boy and Head Girl were honoured to be invited to attend a wreath laying ceremony at Anitkabir with Sir Dominick Chilcott KCMG, the new British Ambassador to Turkey. Following the ceremony the Head Boy and Girl, along with... Read more »

Independent School Awards

6th November 2017

On Friday 3rd November 2017 the Times Educational Supplement published short listed nominees in a variety of categories for this Year’s Independent School Awards. Before leaving, Ken Page had prepared nominations and the school has been selected for the short list... Read more »

Visit by AKUT

27th January 2017

BESA had the honour of welcoming AKUT (Search and Rescue Association) to the school this week.  AKUT gave presentations to Years 1 to 9 concerning earthquakes and about the work they do around the world. The children were then instructed in how to respond to an earthquake... Read more »

Shonette Bason Wood Visit

26th January 2017

BESA had the privilege of welcoming Shonette Bason Wood back to our school this week.  Shonette worked extensively in our EYFS department and conducted both staff training and a parent workshop.  You always know when Shonette has visited!

INTERNET SAFETY

22nd November 2016

Next week we will be visited by Mr Jonathan Taylor.  Mr Taylor is an expert in E-Safety and his visit compliments the work we already do at BESA with our students on how to be safe online.  Mr Taylor will work with all of our students and conduct a parent workshop... Read more »