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World Maths Day

27th March 2022

Year 9 students' showed what an absolute credit they are to the BESA community. They planned, prepared and led a number of World Maths Day activities on Wednesday 23rd March.  The younger children absolutely loved the activities and had a great time playing the different... Read more »

BESA Book Week

27th March 2022

It has been wonderful to see Book Week come to life this year, following the previous two years, where we have celebrated virtually. Teachers and children have had a fantastic time! We were fortunate to be able to host the illustrator Mehrodokht Amini in school, who worked... Read more »

Queen's Piper

22nd February 2022

Our morning started with the children lined up along the school driveway. Then, drifting through the cold morning air came the unmistakable sound of bagpipes as PSgt. Garry Grant, attired in his dress uniform, walked down through the collected children. Throughout the rest... Read more »

E-Safety Week

22nd February 2022

The students at BESA have been thinking more aboutonline safety this week. The younger classes have focussed on      Age Restrictions & Appropriateness of content in games and film. Our older classes have been looking in detail at their DigitalFootprint... Read more »

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.

TISL Middle Years Football Competition

20th November 2019

In early October our Middle Years boys and girls football teams travelled to Istanbul to take part in the TISL Football Competition. Two days of superb competition were rewarded with runners up spots in both competitions. Fantastic examples of resilience and cooperation... Read more »

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 »