The BIST way

To educate global citizens
for a changing world

The BIST Future

Welcome to BIST Secondary school

Stephen Phipps

Secondary Principal

The British system secondary stages

Date of birth rangeYear groupYear group
FromTo
01/09/200931/08/2010Year 7KS 3
01/09/200831/08/2009Year 8
01/09/200731/08/2008Year 9
01/09/200631/08/2007Year 10KS 4
01/09/200531/08/2006Year 11
01/09/200431/08/2005Year 12KS 5Sixth Form
01/09/200331/08/2004Year 13

Unlocking your child’s potential

Access to Higher Education

Instilling ambition and drive in students to allow them to achieve more and grasp the opportunities that come their way.

Responsability

Creating opportunities and having choices, allows even young children to learn ways to take control or ownership over their own learning. This, in turn, helps them develop a sense of responsibility and self-motivation..

Well-Being

Our students’ health, safety, and well-being is our number one priority. Students develop well in enabling environments where their experiences respond to their individual needs.

Enrichment

Enrichment programs allow students to positively grow their interests and skills to have a more robust understanding of their potential.

Personalized Learning

Offering individual focus and quality education complemented by the strengths of the National Curriculum in England.

Empowering your child

All teachers are proud as they look at their student’s faces light up the moment they talk about something they are passionate about.

We are often reminded that our student have unique thoughts and outlooks as they vastly contribute in enriching the content of lessons and conversations. And when we give young people the opportunity to transform these opinions or thoughts into action, we teach them that they can affect change.

Our Secondary Educational Team

Allyson England

Assistant Principal
Designated Safeguarding Lead
English Teacher

  • 22 years of teaching experience both in the UK and in the UAE
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) at St Martin’s Lancaster
  • Completed her Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)

As Allyson’s passion is working with students with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND), she values forming relationships, understanding their difficulties and helping them to make progress, no matter how small.

Derrelle Goodison

Physical Education

  • 9 years of experience
  • as a Community Youth Worker in the UK
  • Completed his Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in Physical Education with a Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) from the University of Huddersfield
  • BA (Hons) in Physical Education from the Leeds Beckett University
  • FA Level 2 Licensed Football Coach in the UK

Derrelle values progression because it can create a journey in which one can be proud of.

Emma Ben Moussa

English

  • English Literature graduate with a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)
  • Diploma in Special Educational Needs (SEN)
  • National Professional Qualification in Middle Leadership

Emma loves her job at BIST – she believes that the students are wonderful and feels very lucky to be part of the team!

Paul Turpin

Computer Science and Data Manager

  • Trained as a Systems Engineering Technician & Cryptographic Specialist at the Defence College of Communications and Information Systems at 11th Signals Regiment, Blandford
  • 12 years experience in the IT and Communications Sector. This included conducting the teaching and training of engineers within a variation of disciplines
  • Previous Managing Director of a telecommunications company in the UK which he co-founded back in 2011

Paul is passionate about helping students obtain and embrace learning about the technology that surrounds us in everyday life, developing an understanding of how things work.

Ines Nahali

Arabic Second language and French support assistant

  • 14 years of experience teaching French and Arabic
  • Degree in English Language, Culture and Civilization from the University of Art and Humanities of Manouba

For Ines, teaching is the best job in the world as she gets to help students’ knowledge of different languages expand in a fun and congenial environment.

Sarah Abidi

Arabic

  • 6 years of teaching experience at BIST
  • Master’s degree in Linguistics from the University of Human and Social Science of Tunis
  • Completed her Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International) at the University of Nottingham

Sarah finds happiness in observing students develop academically and socially. Sarah is deeply convinced that every student is unique and always strives to develop planning and lessons accordingly in a fun way.

Schahrazed Kaci

French

  • 18 years of experience in providing high quality, and comprehensive course instruction in French language, across broad range of competency level, ages and curriculums in various classroom environments throughout global locations (UK, Egypt, Bahrain, UAE, and KSA)
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Education in French from Reading University in England

Schahrazed considers education as being the most vital sector in a country, as it shapes a better society to live in.

Anne-Marie Creaghan

Art

  • 10 year plus experience as Head of Secondary Art and Art Education teacher
  • BA Hons in Fine Art
  • Completed her Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) in Art and Design

Her experience of the National Curriculum of England, particularly Cambridge, Edexcel, AQA curriculums for GCSE, IGCSE, A/S Level and A-Level has resulted in excellent work and exam results for students, ensuring the development of driven, highly motivated and committed students.

Aymen Atouani

Music

  • 7 years of experience between teaching in schools and delivering private lessons
  • Graduated from the Al Farabi Conservatory
  • National Diploma of Engineering from the National School of Engineers of Tunis

Aymen loves interacting with his students and showing them the beauty of music, the field that he loves the most. He strives to give them solid knowledge about music from theory to practice and helping them have access to making music and having a good understanding of its basic theories.

Nesrine Gouja

English as a Second Language

  • Fundamental Licence Degree in English Language, Literature and Civilisation form the High Institute of Human Sciences of Tunis
  • Completed the Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT)
  • Completed her Post Graduate Certificate of Education, International at the University of Nottingham, UK

Nesrine has been part of the BIST team since 2013 and loves helping the students understand and make progress. She loves the international spirit!

Beyond the classroom

All teachers are proud as they look at their student’s faces light up the moment they talk about something they are passionate about.

We are often reminded that our student have unique thoughts and outlooks as they vastly contribute in enriching the content of lessons and conversations. And when we give young people the opportunity to transform these opinions or thoughts into action, we teach them that they can affect change.

Is your child going to secondary?

Key Stages 3 & 4

Children ages 11 to 14

Sixth Form

Children ages 14 to 18

Contact us

Primary School
49 Rue du Parc, Tunis 2036
70 240 880

Secondary School
42 rue Socrates, 2015 Kram
70 240 880