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!


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 »


22nd November 2016

This week is Poetry week at BESA. As part of this exciting week we are pleased to welcome Mr Tony 'Longfella' Walsh from the UK.  Mr Walsh is a poet and will be working with all our students during the course of his time with us.

NEW HEAD for 2017-2018

16th October 2016

BESA has appointed a new head teacher for the next academic year.  Mr Page will sadly be leaving us next summer and he will be replaced by Mr Andrew Ryan.  Mr Ryan has extensive experience of leading a school and comes to us from Brunei.  A huge welcome to... Read more »


21st July 2016

BESA as a school has not been directly impacted by the recent events in Turkey. All our staff are fine and, whilst we are monitoring the situation closely, we expect to open as planned on 29th August for the 2016-2017 school year.


13th March 2016

BESA would like to express our deepest sympathy to all those affected by last nights terrorist attack in Ankara.  Our sincere condolences to the families who have lost loved ones and we wish a quick recovery for all those who have been injured.


22nd February 2016

Dear All, We are proud to announce that from the 2016-2017 academic year BESA will expand to a Year 9 class. The Board of Governors feel that this is the right step for us in order to bring BESA in line with the end of KS3/MP4 and the Turkish education system as it stands. More... Read more »

Our Condolences

18th February 2016

Dear Community, British Embassy School Ankara would like to express our sincere condolences to all those affected by the terrorist attack that hit Ankara yesterday evening. We as a school are saddened by the needless loss of life and our thoughts are with the families of... Read more »

E-Mail Issues

12th January 2016

Over the weekend BESA experienced a technical glitch with our system which affected our emails. If you sent us an email during this time and have not had confirmation that your email was received we encourage you to resend or to contact us. Thank you

A Thank You From COBIS

4th January 2016

Last term, BESA hosted a fantastic EYFS conference.  COBIS have formally thanked us for our efforts in organising, what was, a well received, stimulating and exciting event. You can read the letter by clicking HERE.