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  • Our school is a caring and multicultural environment.

    With students from over 50 nationalities, our school values respect and integrity. Our children excel socially, personally and academically.

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  • We develop individual talents and strengths.

    Learning to learn and developing study skills to make our students lifelong learners is a key focus as BIS HCMC.

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  • We focus on the all-round development of every child.

    Our students confidently and independently prepare for life as global citizens.

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  • Our teachers are dedicated, skilled and inspirational.

    Well qualified staff with relevant British curriculum experience ensure that the education on offer is amongst the very best available anywhere in the world.

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Age and Grade Comparisons

Please find below a Grade Comparison table between BIS HCMC and other countries. 

England and Wales

AGE KEY STAGE BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
HO CHI MINH CITY
ENGLAND & WALES
2+ N/A Foundation Stage 1 Pre-School
3+ Foundation Foundation Stage 2 Nursery
4+ Foundation Stage 3 Reception
5+ Key Stage 1 Year 1 Year 1
6+ Year 2 Year 2
7+ Key Stage 2 Year 3 Year 3
8+ Year 4 Year 4
9+ Year 5 Year 5
10+ Year 6 Year 6
11+ Key Stage 3 Year 7 Y7 (Form 1)
12+ Year 8 Y8 (Form 2)
13+ Year 9 Y9 (Form 3)
14+ Key Stage 4 Year 10 Y10 (Form 4)
15+ Year 11 Y11 (Form 5)
16+ Key Stage 5 Year 12 Y12 (Lower 6th)
17+ Year 13 Y13 (Upper 6th)

 

USA and Canada

AGE KEY STAGE BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
HO CHI MINH CITY
USA & CANADA
2+ N/A Foundation Stage 1 Pre-School
3+ Foundation Foundation Stage 2 Pre-School
4+ Foundation Stage 3 Pre-School
5+ Key Stage 1 Year 1 Kindergarten
6+ Year 2 Grade 1
7+ Key Stage 2 Year 3 Grade 2
8+ Year 4 Grade 3
9+ Year 5 Grade 4
10+ Year 6 Grade 5
11+ Key Stage 3 Year 7 Grade 6
12+ Year 8 Grade 7
13+ Year 9 Grade 8
14+ Key Stage 4 Year 10 Grade 9
15+ Year 11 Grade 10
16+ Key Stage 5 Year 12 Grade 11
17+ Year 13 Grade 12

 

Australia

AGE KEY STAGE BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
HO CHI MINH CITY
AUSTRALIA
2+ N/A Foundation Stage 1 Pre-School
3+ Foundation Foundation Stage 2 Pre-School
4+ Foundation Stage 3 Pre-School
5+ Key Stage 1 Year 1 Kindergarten
6+ Year 2 Year 1
7+ Key Stage 2 Year 3 Year 2
8+ Year 4 Year 3
9+ Year 5 Year 4
10+ Year 6 Year 5
11+ Key Stage 3 Year 7 Year 6
12+ Year 8 Year 7
13+ Year 9 Year 8
14+ Key Stage 4 Year 10 Year 9
15+ Year 11 Year 10
16+ Key Stage 5 Year 12 Year 11
17+ Year 13 Year 12

 

Vietnam 

AGE KEY STAGE BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
HO CHI MINH CITY
VIETNAM
2+ N/A Foundation Stage 1 Nha tre » Pre-School
3+ Foundation Foundation Stage 2 Lop Mam » Sprout
4+ Foundation Stage 3 Lop Choi » Bud
5+ Key Stage 1 Year 1 Lop La » Leaf
6+ Year 2 Lop 1 » Grade 1
7+ Key Stage 2 Year 3 Lop 2 » Grade 2
8+ Year 4 Lop 3 » Grade 3
9+ Year 5 Lop 4 » Grade 4
10+ Year 6 Lop 5 » Grade 5
11+ Key Stage 3 Year 7 Lop 6 » Grade 6
12+ Year 8 Lop 7 » Grade 7
13+ Year 9 Lop 8 » Grade 8
14+ Key Stage 4 Year 10 Lop 9 » Grade 9
15+ Year 11 Lop 10 » Grade 10
16+ Key Stage 5 Year 12 Lop 11 » Grade 11
17+ Year 13 Lop 12 » Grade 12

 

Korea

AGE KEY STAGE BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
HO CHI MINH CITY
KOREA
2+ N/A Foundation Stage 1 Play House
3+ Foundation Foundation Stage 2 Play House
4+ Foundation Stage 3 Kindergarten
5+ Key Stage 1 Year 1 Kindergarten
6+ Year 2 Grade 1
7+ Key Stage 2 Year 3 Grade 2
8+ Year 4 Grade 3
9+ Year 5 Grade 4
10+ Year 6 Grade 5
11+ Key Stage 3 Year 7 Grade 6
12+ Year 8 Grade 7
13+ Year 9 Grade 8
14+ Key Stage 4 Year 10 Grade 9
15+ Year 11 Grade 10
16+ Key Stage 5 Year 12 Grade 11
17+ Year 13 Grade 12

 

India

AGE KEY STAGE BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
HO CHI MINH CITY
INDIA
2+ N/A Foundation Stage 1 Pre-School
3+ Foundation Foundation Stage 2 Nursery
4+ Foundation Stage 3 Kindergarten 1
5+ Key Stage 1 Year 1 Kindergarten 2
6+ Year 2 Standard 1
7+ Key Stage 2 Year 3 Standard 2
8+ Year 4 Standard 3
9+ Year 5 Standard 4
10+ Year 6 Standard 5
11+ Key Stage 3 Year 7 Standard 6
12+ Year 8 Standard 7
13+ Year 9 Standard 8
14+ Key Stage 4 Year 10 Standard 9
15+ Year 11 Standard 10
16+ Key Stage 5 Year 12 Higher Sec. 1
17+ Year 13 Higher Sec. 2

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