The NIS Nur-Sultan Way

1 September 2010

The Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Chemistry and Biology opened its doors to students.

12 July 2011

A decision was taken to authorise the Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Chemistry and Biology in Astana to join the International Baccalaureate. As the International Baccalaureate gives students the flexibility to choose an education profile, the chemistry and biology profile was abolished and the school was renamed the Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Astana.

21 September 2011

Memorandum of Understanding signed between the  «Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools» Autonomous Educational Organisation and the International Baccalaureate Organisation.

November 2011

The Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Astana was awarded «candidate school» status for the authorisation of the Diploma Programme.

April 2013

Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Astana successfully passed the authorisation of the Diploma Programme and received the status of World School of the International Baccalaureate. It is the only school in the network of Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools to offer the International Baccalaureate Programme.

2 May 2013

Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Astana received the status of a candidate school for the Middle Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate.

November 2015

Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Astana  became an authorized IB World School for Middle Years Programme.

June 2016

In 2015, Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Astana was awarded “Candidate School” status for accreditation by the Council of International Schools (CIS) on 7 May following a preliminary visit in April. In June 2016, Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Astana was awarded the Council of International Schools (CIS) accreditation certificate.

September 2019

Within the framework of realization of the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan K.Tokayev on March 23, 2019, Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Astana city was renamed Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Nur-Sultan City.

October 2019

Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Nur-Sultan underwent an evaluation visit by the International Baccalaureate. As required, each school authorised by the International Baccalaureate undergoes an assessment visit every 5 years. The schools are assessed separately for each programme being implemented in the school. It should be noted that Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Nur-Sultan applied to undergo assessment of the Core School programme and the Senior School programme at the same time. On 23 October, 2019 the school received a report from the International Baccalaureate on the successful completion of the assessment visit.

10 steps to support the school culture of Nur-Sultan

 

  1. We welcome each other and our guests.
  2. We respect the honour and dignity, cultural differences of all members of the school community and refrain from actions that infringe on their rights.
  3. We adhere to a business casual classic style of dress (school uniform).
  4. We arrive at the school at the latest 10-15 minutes before the beginning of the lesson/working day, using our school security card.
  5. We are careful and take care of school property.
  6. We are for knowledge, honesty and physical work.
  7. In case of absence or tardiness we will inform the person in charge in advance and show the relevant document strictly in advance.
  8. We refuse to use mobile phones or other devices during school hours. We are for face-to-face communication.
  9. We eat in designated areas.
  10. We understand and accept the mission, values, school policies and IB learner model.

School passport

        Name: The branch «Nazarbayev Intellectual School in Nur-Sultan» of AEO «Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools»

Address: Nur-Sultan City, Hussein Bin Talal Street, Building 19 

Year of foundation: 1 September, 2010

Total Area: 5 ha

Form of education: Full-time