Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Chemistry and Biology in Atyrau joined the network of Intellectual schools in the country on September 11, 2013.  

         The strongest teachers in the region passed selective exams to become the teachers at Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools. There are 7 foreign teachers from the South Africa, Columbia, Philippine and Cuba.

         This innovative school will become a regional leader and role model for other regional schools. Chemistry and biology are chosen as there are large concentrated enterprises in Atyrau engaged in the production of various kinds of chemical products specialized in chemical processing, automotive industry, textiles, and raw materials for the production of building materials.

         The high school is designed for 720 students and is located in “Nursaya.” The school is connected to all city communication networks and has its own boiler. The general contractor for the construction of the building is the LLP “Atyrau-ModernStroy.”  The school campus covers six hectares of land. There are several playgrounds for tennis, basketball, and volleyball in addition to a running track. All fields have heterogeneous safety covers for school children. The football pitch is overed with artificial turf. In winter, one of the sites will be used as a skating rink.

         The school is also equipped with the latest technology to optimize the learning process, research, and practical application of knowledge. Each classroom is equipped with a desktop computer and an interactive whiteboard. The school has at least 650 laptops and charging rooms.

 Chronical school history

May 24, 2012.

Building a school building. The general contractor for the construction is “ModernStroy-Atyrau” LLP.

September 11, 2013.

NIS of Chemistry and Biology in Atyrau started its work. It became the fifteenth out of the all Intellectual Schools, creating by the initiative of the Head of State. At the ceremony, which was dedicated to the grand opening of the school, the first deputy akim of the Atyrau region Duisembaev Gumar, the chairman of the Board “Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools” AEO Shamshidinova Kulyash and the first principal of the school Tavilya Akimova have taken part.

February 6, 2014.

Within the framework of the working visit to Atyrau, President Nursultan Nazarbayev visited NIS of Atyrau. The head of state examined the study rooms and talked with the students. At the meeting of the region’s administrator, Nursultan Nazarbayev  advanced an idea of renaming the country into “Kazakh Eli”.

July 1, 2014.

For the first time in NIS of Atyrau, the local history expedition “Tugan elge tagzym” was organized. 48 students took part in the project. They traveled to Astana and Pavlodar regions. In turn, student’s group from intellectual schools of the cities of Karaganda and Pavlodar have hosted in NIS of Atyrau.

September 29, 2014.

Participants of the XI Forum of Interregional Cooperation of Kazakhstan and Russia, which was held in Atyrau, visited NIS and gave the highest evaluation for the activities of the school.

November 19, 2014.

For the first time in Atyrau, students and teachers of NIS organized a ball dedicated to the work of the composer, the “king of the Kazakh waltz”, Shamshi Kaldayakov. The event, which was held in order to promote national culture, has become the tradition, replacing the autumn ball of comprehensive schools.

November 25, 2014.

For the Day of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the school theater presented its premiere production. The audience, including staff members of the school, parents and students, saw the theatrical performance of the play “Nurzhaugan Gumyr” after the play of the famous playwright of the region Rakhimzhan Otarbayev. So, from the demonstration of the play, which was about the childhood years of the Head of State, the school theater of NIS of Atyrau began its activity.

January 23, 2015.

In NIS of Atyrau, to celebrate the memory of the People’s Writer of Kazakhstan, laureate of the State Prize, the queen of Kazakh poetry Fariza Ungarsynova, a solemn opening ceremony of the cabinet named in her honor was held. Famous literary scholars of the region, her creative students, close relatives, as well as pupils and teachers of the school took part in the event.

February 11, 2015.

For the first time in the school hosted the final show of the song contest “NIS-factor.” According to the results of the competition, students Galymzhanova Arailym (10’Th grade) and Bekenova Aktoty (11’Th grade) were awarded, the award-winning “Grand Prix”.

June 19, 2015.

Astana hosted II-network Art Festival AEO “Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools”. According to the results of the competition pupils Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Atyrau were awarded in such nominations as “Best musical-theatrical performance”, “Best crafts, painting and sculpture”, “The best social video.” School theater of shadows made with the composition “Eternal Land”, which was a decent estimate of the audience and was recognized as the best.

June 20, 2015.

For the first time, Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Atyrau released 176 graduates who completed the 12th grade. Out of them, 16 graduates graduated from school with the sign “Altyn belgi” (A Star) and more than 50 received a special certificate.

October 15, 2015.

Intellectual school of the region began work on the Council of International Schools Accreditation (CIS). The representative council Graham Ranger visited the school with a preliminary visit, during which the analytical review was carried out.

June 25, 2016.

Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Atyrau city has released the second edition of the graduates. This time, the school completed the 186 pupils. More than ten graduates received the right to study in the best universities in the world.

December 10, 2016.

The first Regional Forum of comprehensive schools “Eternal Land followers” dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan. During the forum, the participants discussed the value of national idea “Eternal Land”. Children’s clubs and practical laboratories attended the forum.

April 15, 2017.

For the first time in the history of Intellectual schools, a competition was held for aytys on the topic: “Great Land followers.” Students, teachers and parents took part in it. In the framework of the events dedicated to the holiday “Spring and Labor” in the school park was planted 1000 seedlings, indicating that the active creative patriotism of our students. This event found its response in the article of the Head of State N.Nazarbayev “A look into the future: modernization of public consciousness”, which reflected the most important, most valuable and close for those who work for the benefit of our Motherland – the Republic of Kazakhstan.

September 15-22, 2017.

NIS Atyrau started the decisive phase of Accreditation Council of International Schools. More than 10 international experts arrived in NIS for the final evaluation.

November 1, 2017.

Nazarbayev Intellectual School Atyrau has officially obtained the international accreditation from Council of the International schools CIS.

December 5, 2017.

Intellectual school of region on the eve of the Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan has carried out the creative report of pupils – “Successors of the Great Steppe”.

February 25th, 2018.

A bilateral memorandum of cooperation was signed between the city education department and the Nazarbayev Intellectual School of the city of Atyrau.

March 15th, 2018.

To implement the program of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, “Looking into the Future: Modernization of Public Consciousness”, a small project office has been created in the intellectual school. Among the tasks of a small office is the provision of methodological and methodical support in the framework of the implementation of updated educational content in general education schools of the region. Also on this day was signed a trilateral memorandum of cooperation between the education department of Isatai district and the secondary school named after Naubetova in the village of Zhanbai.

April 2nd, 2018.

Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Atyrau was visited by deputies of the Mazhilis of the Republic of Kazakhstan Berik Ospanov and Olympic champion Serik Sapiyev. During the visit, the deputies acquainted with the small project office, met with students and teachers of the school.

May 25th, 2018.

At school, the decade “Heart of a nation – Astana” was solemnly completed to mark the 20th anniversary of the capital. Teachers, pupils and parents who took an active part in the conduct of the decade were awarded.

May 28th, 2018.

 As part of the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools JSC, an action “Support the village school!” was held throughout the country. A group of teachers and students of the Atyrau Intellectual School also took part in it. The team of the school community visited the secondary school named after H. Naubetov, which is located in the village of Zhanbay of the Isatai district. During the action, open methodological platforms were held to broadcast the experience of the intellectual schools. Also, the village school was presented with 100 indoor plants, a 3D printer for the computer science classroom, sports equipment and souvenirs.

June 16th, 2018.

In the history of the Nazarbayev Intellectual School, the third graduation of students who completed 12 years of education. According to the results of the international Cambridge exam of 175 graduates, one defended the title of “Golden sign” (Albina Kydyrkozha) and more than 50 students received certificates of a special sample.

August 23rd, 2018.

The director of the Atyrau city’s intellectual school during the working visit of the President of the Republic N. Nazarbayev to the Atyrau region was among the participants of the region’s assets. In his report, the head of NIS described in detail the achievements of the intellectual school in Atyrau. The President, in his turn, highly appreciated the work of NIS, citing an example of recognition by the world community.

September 11th, 2018.

Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Atyrau city is celebrating its 5th anniversary! The leaders of different departments, the regional branch of the NurOtan party, partners and parents congratulated the school.

October 4th, 2018.

For the first time, on the basis of the Nazarbayev Intellectual School of the city of Atyrau, the I Regional Pedagogical Forum of Innovative Teachers “Zhanartylgan bіlіmge – zhaңashyl ustaz” was held. Over 200 teachers from all over the region took part in it. For the whole day, methodical platforms worked for specialists of this field and team teaching was held.

March 5, 2019

As the first results of learning the language for the first time, the school theater presented a musical in French “Notre Dame de Paris”. The production was highly appreciated by guests from France working in the oil region.

April 22, 2019

Students of the Nazarbayev Intellectual School in Atyrau celebrated the “Year of youth”. More than 400 school students took part in the creative report “Heirs of the great Steppe”.

June 16, 2019

68 graduates of the Intellectual school of Atyrau graduated from the school with a full cycle of 12 years of education. At the end of the 2018-2019 academic year, three graduates were awarded the medal “Altyn belgi”, more than 50 received certificates of a special sample.

September 14, 2019

In order to support the initiative of the Head of State to declare 2020 the year of volunteers, the school has created a teachers’ volunteer club.

October 18, 2019

The small project office of the Nazarbayev Intellectual school in Atyrau is represented in Turkey. The Kazakh delegation held a meeting with students and teachers of the faculty of “Languages of Turkic-speaking countries” at the University named after Khazy Bayram.

January 24, 2020

Kuralai Akhmadieva was appointed as the Principal of the Intellectual school in Atyrau. Aidarbek Tulepovich Aitpukeshev, who previously held the position of the Principal of the NIS in Atyrau, was appointed as the Principal   of the Nazarbayev Intellectual school of Physics and Mathematics in Uralsk.