Back to school correspondence from Mr. Morrow - Please read

Checklist: Required items

The following items must be completed or reviewed prior to starting school.

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact our Admissions Team via admissions@bis-ny.org who will be delighted to assist. 

After School & Enrichment

We are currently finalizing our offering for the fall term. Futher details and sign-up options will be shared over the summer

Sports Teams & Clubs

BIS-NY will continue to offer competitive sports teams throughout the year. We hope to be competing in the American International Private School League (AIPSL) and Confederation of New York Schools And Team Sports (CONSAT) league in the following sports. 

More details and sign-up options will be shared over the summer.

Please see below for some further information on these, but note they may be subject to change later on in the summer as venue's confirm their requirements:

Who's Who at BIS-NY

Ensuring that each student is happy, supported and well known continues to be one of the main priorities of the school as we recognize how important this is in enabling children to feel secure, confident and ready to learn. 

All members of staff are committed to the care and well-being of students and their work in this area is coordinated primarily through the divisional structure in the school.


Please email us on admissions@bis-ny.org, we're here to help!

School Calendar

  • Term begins on Tuesday September 6th with arrival timing between 8.15am and 8.35am.
  • Please note the following holidays as per the full calendar below for the autumn term:
    • Closed for Rosh Hashanah  - Monday September 26th
    • Autumn Break - Wednesday October 5th - Monday October 10th (inclusive)
    • Closed for Parent Conferences - Monday November 21st and Tuesday November 22nd
    • Thanksgiving Break - Wednesday 23rd November - Friday 25th November
    • End of term - Friday,16th December, 1/2 day close.

Please review the full year school calendar for 2022/2023 here. 

Introducing and connecting with the Parents' Association

BIS-NY has a welcoming, active Parents’ Association dedicated to supporting the school’s mission and fostering a vibrant, inclusive community. All parents are members of the PA and your involvement is valued and encouraged.

Welcome & Back to School Picnic
Thursday, September 1, 3.30pm -5pm
Waterside Plaza Deck

Transport to BIS-NY

For families looking to take a school bus to school or to park, please review the information below as early as possible before the start of school.

Lunch Orders - Nursery to Year 6

  • For families in Years 6 and below, please download the Nutrislice app from apple or google for weekly lunch ordering.
  • Students in Year 7 and upwards will choose their lunch on the day.

Y7-13 Language Trip To Madrid

1st-7th April 2023

The total price of the tour is $3300 however, we will also have an additional cost for incidentals estimated at around $250 for things such as bus to JFK, baggage costs etc

Please find full details of the trip in the attached document along with details on how to sign up and a payment schedule.  Enrollment is now open and runs until 28 September 2022 so, be sure to sign up early so you don't miss out. Finally, once you have read the information leaflet, if you have any further questions, please feel free to reach out to me at r.smith@bis-ny.org