Özel Büyük Kol
Baglar Caddesi No 184, Hulya Sokak No 7, Gaziosmanpasa, Ankara,
Tel: (+90) 312 446 6676
Fax: (+90) 312 446 4101
1200 students, 5-18 yrs.
Büyük Kolej was founded in Ankara, the capital city of Turkey
in 1986. It is a private, independent and co-educational institution,
offering a bilingual education. Since 1986 the school has continued
to grow successfully and includes kindergarten, lower primary, upper
primary, and secondary school sections. The school has a modern campus,
which includes up-to-date technology, computer labs with internet
access, science labs, video rooms, a swimming pool, a fitness center,
a dance and ballet studio, a multi-purpose gymnasium, a theater hall,
a conference hall, music room and studios, an art studio, a ceramics
studio, an infirmary with a full-time school doctor and nurses to
care for the students and teachers health , dining halls
and cafes. In addition, to enable the students to think, observe and
improve research skills, the school provides an extensive library.
The Özel Büyük Kol school has a dynamic learning
environment in which staffed by the excellent faculty.Büyük
Kolej offers the Turkish National Curriculum, taught in both English
and Turkish, covering grades K-11. The curriculum is accredited
by the Turkish Ministry of Education and encompasses a university
preparatory program taught at the school in both languages. Students
graduate as proficient English speakers; they score successfully
on TOEFL and ESOL examinations as a result of the comprehensive
ESL program. Both French and German are taught in the school as
a third language.
Full-time guidance and college counselors assist Özel Büyük
Kol high school students with self-actualization, career education
and the university admission processes through various tests, talks
and seminars and deal with academic and social progress of the students
of K-8 and they assist Özel Büyük Kol middle school
students to be ready for high school. They also provide parents
services such as consultations on-school-family relationship and
monitoring of the general emotional and psychological state of the
student in both sections.
The academic program at Özel Büyük Kol is supported
by extra-curricular activities which include a variety of international
and national sports programs, activity clubs, interest groups, academic
and school spirit competitions.
Büyük Kolej has become one of the successful schools
in placing students at universities in the country and abroad. All
graduates go on to university education, many at the most challenging
universities in the nation, some in the United States, Canada and
European countries. Graduates keep the spirit of Büyük
Kolej alive through activities organized by the Büyük
Kolej Alumni Organization.