BSS College

BSS College Academic

High School – students from 14 to 18 years old

The curriculum in the high school includes delivering a various number of cultural and academic disciplines such as English, Bulgarian, Foreign Languages, Information and Communication Technologies, Social Studies, Citizenship, Science, Economics, Art & Design, Physical Development. We put focus on learning a Modern Foreign Language and we aim our students to mark a significant progress on it. Students develop different learning techniques, reasearch approaches, reporting and presenting. Learning and improvement in untraditional subjects is also an important part of the curriculum. Students are involved in individual and team projects during the planning and researching activities. Sports and Arts play an important part of students’ program. Students sit on IGCSE exams at the end of Grade 10 and IB Diplomma Programme at the end of Grade 12. For the successful preparation students are involved in many practical activities such as laboratory Science experiments, speaking and presentation exercises, working on projects, art exhibitions, etc.

Learning Process

Years 10 and 11 constitute of a two-year cycle during which students prepare for the GCSE examinations (General Certificate of Secondary Education). Many students in international schools take minimum 5 IGCSEs (International GCSEs), rather than the standard British GCSEs. These are fully recognised and equal to the standard GCSEs.

With following successful results in (I)GCSE examinations, students wishing to continue their education in university or other institutions of higher education, will take International Baccalaureate (IB) Diplomma Programme.

  • English is the main language for communication
  • Preparation for external examinations
  • Developing skills for learning, understanding, presenting
  • Information and Communication Technologies education

Core Subjects

  • English Language and Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Information & Communication Technologies
  • Design and Technology - Robotics and Computer Programming
  • History
  • Economics
  • Modern Foreign Language - Spanish, French or German
  • Physical Development
  • Art & Design

Bulgarian Language

  • Bulgarian Language and Literature for children
  • Bulgarian Cultural Studies

Additional Subjects

  • Theatre
  • Dances
  • Self-defence

Extracurricular activities

  • Swimming
  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Track and field
  • Gymnastics
  • Painting
  • Design and Computer Programming
  • Photography
  • Piano
  • Ballet
  • Mtv Dances
  • Ski Week and many more

Exams Results

 

BSS College Facilities

British School of Sofia's facilities secure the smooth and enjoyable learning process. Our school is equipped and furnished to high standard. Students enjoy their day here.

Multifunctional sports field
Here students play football, volleyball, basketball and tennis.

School Dining Room
The school dining room is cheerfully decorated. While having their lunch, the children enjoy, discuss and criticise their peer’s exhibition of paintings on the wall.

Science Lab
The school has a brand new science lab. As true scientists, pupils can venture in the world of Chemistry, Physics and Biology. Science classes are exciting and memorable indeed.

Computer Lab
The school has an excellent Computer Laboratory equipped with the most advanced and developed machines.

High-Tech TV
Every classroom is equipped with TV. This engages the students, focuses their attention and keeps curious minds interested in the lesson. The software used, helps the teachers bring lessons to life and to grab students' attention.

Art Room
We are very fortunate to have a separate art room, where the students have the opportunity to develop and extend their creativity and their potential.

Gymnasium
This is the school gymnasium. When the weather does not allow training outside, the PE classes are held here.

Dancing Stage
Here, students learn to dance, rehearse and enjoy their dance and vocal classes.

BSS College Admissions and Fees

BSS is an International School and we accept students from every nationality and religion. We accept very strong candidates in College with excellent command of English and significant knowledge of Mathematics and Science. Due to the high demand, the admission's process is selective. During the application process the following is considered:

  • date of birth
  • maturity of the applicant
  • successful completion of entry exams in English, Mathematics and Science
  • academic performance for the past two years
  • attendance and behaviour for the past two years

Due to the high demand the enrollment is limited.

  • Grade 9 (Key Stage 4, GCSE) - children from 14.5 - 15 years of age
  • Grade 10 (Key Stage 4, GCSE) - children from 15.5 - 16 years of age
  • Grade 11 (IB Diploma Programme) - children from 16.5 - 17 years of age
  • Grade 12 (IB Diploma Programme) - children from 17.5 - 18 years of age

Fees

HIGH SCHOOL

  ENROLMENT FEE THREE PAYMENTS TWO PAYMENTS ONE FULL PAYMENT
IGCSE Grade 9 & 10 € 1 000 3 x € 3 530 2 x € 5 030 € 9 540
IGCSE Grade 10 (Re-enrolling)   3 x € 3 200 2 x € 4 530 € 8 600
IB Diplomma
Programme Year 1 & 2
€ 1 000 3 x € 3 770 2 x € 5 370 € 10 200
IB Diplomma
Programme Year 2  (Re-enrolling)
  3 x € 3 630 2 x € 5 300 € 9 900

To apply you need to:

  • Fill in the online application form, which you may find here.
  • After a consideration of the application, the Аddmissions officer will contact you to invite you to an individual interview in a day and time convenient to both sides.

Once parents receive notification of acceptance of their child, they need to pay the enrollement fee and submit the necessary documents for registration.

  1. Filled Confirmation for Enrollment
  2. Copy of child’s Birth Certificate and / or Passport
  3. Copies of parents’ Passports
  4. School Academic and Attendance Reports for the last two years (where applicable). These should be translated in English or Bulgarian
  5. Pass on English, Mathematics and Science Entry Exams (Grades 9 -12), interviews with the School Counsellor and Head of Academics

* Exams can be arranged individually with agreed day and time

Medical documents needed for enrolment in School (6 – 18 years old) at BSS

  1. Health prophylactic card child completed by GP (General Practitioner)
  2. Data from GP for immunization status of the child, in accordance with Regulation N15 2005 immunizations in Bulgaria. (OG. 45th 2005)
  3. Medical note from your GP about the lack of contact with infected patients
  4. Information about the GP.

BSS College Day

Our school day accomodates all the core, additional and the extracurricular activities which helps us to revel and develop the potential of every child. Here are some of the activities:

Computer Education
The computer training complies with the age of the students. Students are gradually introduced to the world of the computers.

Dance
The dance creates the sense of rhythm and melody, provides coordinated movements, creates love for the beauty, grace, aesthetic values, strive for perfection.

Art and Craft
These classes expand children's knowledge of textiles, cardboard, paper, clay, from which children create various beautiful things.

Lego / Robotics
In these classes the students get most out of BSS innovative resources. The mission is to use the motivational effects of robotics to excite students.

Music Culture
We aim to educate a music culture in our students - love to the beautiful classical music. We introduce the most popular styles, authors and artists of all times.

Physical Development
These classes build motor skills in children, improve their overall physical ability and create a positive attitude to sport.

BSS College Teaching staff

College Meal

Menu - May
Tuesday (1.05)
  • Labour day
Wednesday (2.05)
  • Cream soup of cauliflower with herb croutons
  • Eggplant with parmesan bark and tomato sauce
  • Chicken peacock with vegetable ratatouille and pink sauce with basil
  • Fruits
Thursday (3.05)
  • Veal soup with vegetables
  • Rice with mushrooms /kladnitca/q baby spinach leaves and fresh tomatos
  • Pancake stuffed with chicken meat, melted cheese, baked with cheese and cream
  • Fruits
Friday (4.05)
  • Minestrone with Snakes
  • Peas on a baked ball of cured milk with fresh oregano
  • Trout with sautéed vegetables with lemon sauce
  • Fruits
Monday (7.05)
  • Spinach soup with black rice and beef broth
  • Vegetable moussaka served with milk sauce
  • Chicken mutton with baked potatoes and honey sauce
  • Fruits
Tuesday (8.05)
  • Borsch with pork
  • An English sausage baked with mozzarella
  • Chicken fillets with risotto and vegetables and onion sauce
  • Fruits
Wednesday (9.05)
  • Soup with potatoes, peas and carrots
  • Stuffed courgettes with egg and cheese French sauce
  • Fresh pasta spits Bolognese with parmesan leaves
  • Fruits
Thursday (10.05)
  • Chicken pea soup with potatoes
  • Vegetable meatballs with milk sauce garnished with tomatoes and iceberg
  • Roll of minced meat with vegetables on a bed of puree with fresh herbs
  • Fruits
Friday (11.05)
  • Lentil with carrots and green peppers
  • Stuffed peppers with bulgur with sautéed fresh tomatoes and basil
  • Salmon with lettuce broccoli, potatoes, carrots and red pepper with Teariakie sauce
  • Fruits
Monday (14.05)
  • Pork knuckle soup with seasonal vegetables
  • Lean fresh cabbage baked with tomatoes and dill
  • Chicken schnitzel with baked stuffed potatoes with sour cream
  • Fruits
Tuesday (15.05)
  • Creamy pumpkin soup with whipped cream and pumpkin seeds
  • Potato stew German style
  • Chicken fillet baked with tomatoes and cheese with broccoli, cauliflower, red pepper and cinnama with cream sauce
  • Fruits
Wednesday (16.05)
  • Meatball soup
  • Zuchini gratin with yoghurt sauce
  • Chicken leg with stewed rice and peas
  • Fruits
Thursday (17.05)
  • Rabbit meat soup with vegetables
  • Vegetable pie with sauce
  • Musaka from chopped meat served with yoghurt
  • Fruits
Friday (18.05)
  • Cream soup from batat, spinach with chicken croutons
  • Vegetable Wellington with roasted sauce and thyme
  • Lavrak fish cooked in low temperature cooking with leek souffle and sauce chantilly
  • Fruits
Monday (21.05)
  • Cream bean soup with bacon croutons
  • Vegetable hazelnut baked with smoked mozzarella and milk sauce
  • Stuffed peppers with minced meat and rice and tomato sauce
  • Fruits
Tuesday (22.05)
  • Cream soup of carrots with mozzarella croutons and basil pesto
  • Vegetable pie with a tomato sauce and avocado
  • Chicken fillet with ham and cheese with pumpkin puree with Braten Juss Sauce
  • Fruits
Wednesday (23.05)
  • Chicken soup with peasantry
  • Оkra stew with potato, vegetables and stewed rice
  • Pork knuckle prepared at low temperature with forest mushrooms and Braten Juss sauce on vegetable puree
  • Fruits
Thursday (24.05)
  • Labour day
Friday (25.05)
  • Labour day
Monday (28.05)
  • Cream of broccoli soup served with Peti Bouche, baked with emmental
  • Eggplant with vegetables, on a bed of spinach and sautéed tomatoes
  • Cordon Pork (pork counter fillet stuffed with cheese and ham, fried with egg) with fried potatoes and ketchup
  • Fruits
Tuesday (29.05)
  • Soup of turkey meat with vegetables, corn and sweet potato
  • Spinach meatballs with tomato sauce on green salads with herbal dressing
  • Pork steak with caramelized onion and puree of roots, flavored with Portville Zhu
  • Fruits
Wednesday (30.05)
  • Soup with chicken heart and rice, built with yolk
  • Oven baked mаcаroni with cheese and vegetables
  • Schnitzel of minced meat garnished with cole slaw salad
  • Fruits
Thursday (31.05)
  • Salmon soup with zucchini strips and lemon peel
  • Stuffed peppers with rice and mushrooms served with Bessamel sauce
  • Pie with pork baked with potato mousse and cheese, served with tomato salsa
  • Fruits