Britannica International School, Budapest


Location: Hungary
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 5 - 18 years

About Britannica International School, Budapest

Based in Hungary, Britannica International School is an all-through, independent, mainstream school. It educates girls and boys aged between five and 18. The school opened in 1944 and it is the longest running British school that is located in Hungary. It comprises of both a primary and secondary school. A group of distinguished educationalists created the establishment. Students are taught through the medium of English. 


Neil McGarry

Values and Vision

Britannica International School’s mantra is: ‘Felix, Sapiens, Copiosus’. This translates to: ‘Happy, Wise, Healthy’. Students are valued for taking responsibility, being tolerant of others and being active as a citizen in both the international and local community. The hope is for them to become life-long learners and enjoy their time at the school. Pupils are expected to achieve outstanding academic results. They are taught in a safe and fun environment. Teaching is excellent as staff have exceptional knowledge of the subjects being taught. The curriculum is both enriching and well-balanced. 

Students are encouraged to have self-confidence and be kind to others. Pupils should become developed spiritually, socially, physically and intellectually. The students are encouraged to be honest, imaginative, independent, punctual individuals. They should also have a good sense of humour and compassion towards others. Taking responsibility for their actions and being aware of others around them is viewed as important. Talking about issues with staff and peers will help the students to develop. They are nurtured by staff at the school and receive the necessary amount of support when needed. 

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Address: 1121 Budapest, Kakukk Utca 1-3, Hungary
Telephone: +36 14669794