• Did You Know?

    Our school offers an environment of respect, intercultural understanding and integrity, where everyone is involved, valued and successful; a community where individuals make a difference.

  • Did You Know?

    97% of our parents say their child is developing confidence and independence at our school

  • Did You Know?

    Through Nord Anglia University our teaching staff maintain the highest standards of a rigorous British education.

  • Did You Know?

    Our students achieved a 100% pass rate in the International Baccalaureate Diploma examinations in 2013, once again beating the world average by over 20%.

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    We welcome the opportunity to meet you, therefore we have a dedicated team waiting to hear from you and ready to put you in touch with others whom you may wish or need to speak to.

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How to Apply

We are delighted that you are considering the British International School, Budapest for your child. The admissions process helps to ensure the right match between what you are looking for and what we expect from a student.

Step 1: Contact Us

We aim to provide a friendly and informative service. We are very happy to offer information by telephone or email so please contact our admissions team using the contacts below. We accept admissions throughout the year.

Email: admissions@bisb.hu

Tel: +36 1 200 8488

Step 2: Book a Visit

We encourage all our interested families to visit our school. This visit can be made by appointment with our admissions team and will give you the chance to have your questions answered. If it is not possible for you to visit us at this stage, we are happy to give you information by email or telephone and meet you once you arrive in Budapest.

Step 3: The Application

Once you have made the decision to join our school, there are a few steps to take to before we offer a place. We ask you to submit the following documents:

  • The completed Application Form;
  • A Transfer Form, completed by your child’s current school;
  • A copy of your child’s passport;
  • A copy of recent school reports (last 3 years).

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

We have a dedicated team of learning support specialists who can provide for a range of needs. The provision is limited, however. If your child has social, emotional, academic, physical, developmental or behavioural challenges, you need to discuss this with us fully at this stage. We may not have the capacity to cater for your child and it is better to know this before proceeding.

Step 4: Assessment

For Early Years – Year 2 applicants, we invite your child to spend 1- 2 hours in an age appropriate class. This provides your child with an opportunity to meet future classmates and teaching staff. This observational visit also provides our teachers with an opportunity to assess your child’s level to assist in class placement. All children need to be out of nappies/diapers.

For Year 3 –Year 10 applicants, we ask all students to complete an online cognitive ability test. If English is not your child’s first language, we may also conduct an English assessment.

For Year 10 – Year 13 applicants, we ask all students to complete an online cognitive ability test. . If English is not your child’s first language, we may also conduct an English assessment. In addition, your child will be asked to discuss their subject choices for either (I)GCSE in Years 10 & 11 or IB Diploma in Years 12 & 13.

Step 5: Preparing to Start

When steps 1 – 4 are complete, we are ready to offer a place and confirm a start date. If you still have some questions, please feel free to get in touch with our Admissions Team.

Step 6: Starting School

Starting a new school can be a daunting experience for students as well as parents. Our school of over 70 nationalities makes us a diverse and welcoming community where parents and children enjoy making new friends. We have an active Parent Teacher Association (PTA) who, together with our class and country representatives, play a key role in ensuring each family is welcomed into BISB.

 

 

 

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