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The British Vietnamese International School (BVIS) Hanoi offers an outstanding private education in a unique bilingual environment. Our world-class teachers, award-winning wellbeing support, and truly personalised learning experiences will prepare your child to take on the world, ensuring they achieve remarkable academic success and become a confident global citizen.


At BVIS Hanoi, we celebrate the greatness in every child and prepare them for the brightest of futures.


In our thriving bilingual private school in Hanoi, students master both Vietnamese and English, and achieve highly sought-after British and international qualifications, including IGCSEs and A-levels. They also enjoy exceptional personalised learning experiences – like our trailblazing collaborations with The Juilliard School, UNICEF, and MIT – that build confidence, engender a global outlook, and develop futureproofed skills.


Our world-class teachers will help your child discover what makes them special, too, providing the care and attention they’ll need to flourish. This approach will ensure they achieve their academic goals, opening doors to top 100 universities in the UK, US, Australia, and Asia.

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“The British Vietnamese International School seeks to provide an outstanding education through dual language instruction in English and Vietnamese. All students will become independent learners by means of enquiry, reflection and perseverance. At BVIS we act with integrity and treat one another with respect, learning together as responsible global and Vietnamese citizens.”

In order to ensure the Mission Statement is generally known, understood and accepted, the school has developed an aide-memoire which is displayed in all rooms and throughout the school.

The school will fulfil its Mission Statement by:

1. Nurturing Vietnamese language proficiency in formative years.

2. Ensuring the early acquisition of English.

3. Protecting and celebrating Vietnamese cultural customs and traditions.

4. Making secure a sense of Vietnamese place and history.

5. Fostering universal values such as personal integrity, respect for others and care for community and global issues.

6. Nurturing independent learners who are: enquirers, proactive, responsive, creative, collaborative, reflective, flexible, enterprising and able to persevere.

7. Achieving true bilingual proficiency upon graduation
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BVIS Hanoi Senior School Profile

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Opened in 2013, the British Vietnamese International School Hanoi is now one of the top international private schools in Vietnam.

From day one, our unique educational approach – which combines the best of British and international curricula with Vietnamese culture, language, and traditions – has provided a broad, balanced, and high-quality experience for children aged from 2 to 18.

As well as inspiring our students to achieve consistently outstanding results, the education we offer develops generations of outward-looking, confident, and successful global citizens. We take a personalised approach to each child’s learning, which ensures they achieve personal and academic success today, and develop the skills they need to thrive in the world of tomorrow.

BVIS Hanoi – along with its three sister schools in Vietnam – joined the Nord Anglia Education family in 2015. This brought many benefits, from access to world-leading education technology and award-winning teacher training programmes, to exclusive collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, and UNICEF.

As well as being a member of the prestigious Federation of British International Schools in Asia (FOBISIA), we’re also proud to be accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

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There’s something special about our vibrant Vietnamese and international community. But don’t just take our word for it – see what our wonderful students and parents have to say about life at our school.

Ms Sung EunKim

"The teachers at BVIS Hanoi are truly wonderful. Their amazing support, care, and attention – combined with the effort they put into personalising learning – inspired my daughter to achieve outstanding IGCSE grades."

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Minh Anh
Year 11 student

"What I like most about BVIS Hanoi is all the cultural events, where I can celebrate my Vietnamese identity. Learning in both English and Vietnamese, from a young age, has helped me become fully bilingual, too."

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Year 4 student

"I love coming to school. I enjoy learning because the tutors are fun when they teach. I can talk, learn, and play with my friends. And I can read English and Vietnamese books every day!"

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Ms Trang Dang

"BVIS Hanoi is the perfect school for our children. We wanted them to be proficient in English and, at the same time, appreciate their Vietnamese heritage and culture. Our children are incredibly happy here and have made wonderful friendships."

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Baek Wonhyung
Year 8 student

"Studying at BVIS Hanoi, I’ve become trilingual! I now speak three languages: Vietnamese, English, and Korean. I also enjoy trying different activities, such as music. Not only have I learnt different instruments, but I’ve also had lots of opportunities to perform."

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Your child will enjoy an exceptional British and international education at our school, which will set them up for the brightest of futures.
Paul Holyome
Principal, British Vietnamese International School Hanoi


Admission hours
06:08 AM
Monday–Friday: 8.00am–5.00pm
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British Vietnamese International School Hanoi Royal City, 72A Nguyen Trai Street, Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam


Come and see us in person – or join us for a virtual tour – to discover how a BVIS Hanoi education will prepare your child for an exciting future. Get in touch with our friendly admissions team today.

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