Background and overview of the school
Westminster International School in Tashkent (WIST) is an independent international school. Housed in a contemporary-designed, purpose-built campus that opened in September 2019. WIST provides for the full range of education from 2-18 years, offering IEYC, IPC, an adapted version of England’s KS3 National Curriculum, (i)GCSE, and A levels (Cambridge and Pearson Edexcel). Our philosophy of teaching and learning is to excite and challenge all learners, fostering natural curiosity, a love of learning and a positive sense of belonging to our school community, and a sense of responsibility to the wider community.
From the ground up the campus reflects the needs of the education of children in a stimulating and safe environment. It is a world-class learning environment equipped with spacious classrooms equipped with interactive white boards, a powerful ICT capability, specialist art, science and computing suites, a 600-seat theatre, a full-size gym, three swimming pools, two astroturf football pitches, and large outdoor play areas. It Is located in a green and accessible area of Tashkent with safe and convenient access. WIST not only stands out because of its first-class campus but also, more importantly, for the first-class staff and children that inhabit and breathe life and energy into everything that we do and hope to achieve.
The school has an inclusive, internationally focused mission and is committed to the development of the whole child as well as academic excellence.