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  • Truly International

    We have students from over 50 different countries at our school, making us a truly international family.

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  • Inspiring and Passionate

    Dedicated, motivated and highly professional, all of our staff at The British International School Bratislava are here to ensure that every child thrives.

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  • Excellence & Achievement

    Learning at BISB focuses on academic rigour and achieving great results but also on developing individualised skills and talents, enabling students to be successful in all areas of learning.

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  • High Quality Learning

    Our passion is education. We help to prepare young people of all ages to embrace the challenges that life brings and the international global society in which their future lie.

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  • Start your journey with us

    We are proud of our growing family of parents, teachers and socially-confident students. We’d love to welcome you too!

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  • Unique Opportunities

    We enrich your child’s learning experience with opportunities beyond the ordinary.

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  • Did you know?

    You can still purchase the BISB cookbook made by our wonderful PTA.

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Frequently Asked Questions

New country, new school, new language… all this might seem to you as very complicated and challenging process. But, it does not have to be!

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ADMISSIONS

When can I enroll my child?

As an international school, we are pleased to offer a rolling admissions, therefore enrolling students throughout the academic year. Our teachers are used to settling students in at short notice and we offer a detailed induction process to allow students to be easily integrated into their relevant year group, regardless of the time of the year.

Are there any deadlines for the admissions?

No, but please contact us as soon as possible for more detailed information for your children.

Are there any waiting lists?

We might have a waiting list in some year groups. We therefore recommend you contact us as soon as possible to reserve a place.

What is the admissions process?

Parents should enquire to the admissions team Admissions enquiry and make an appointment to meet with a member of our academic leadership team. Should they wish to proceed they will be invited to apply through our online application form. Further assessment may be required before a place is then offered. Once a place is offered then a registration fee and deposit are required to secure and guarantee the place.

What ages do you offer?

Our School is open to students from the ages of 3 to 18.

TEACHING AND LEARNING

What are the maximum class sizes?

Our average class size is 20. In Early Years classes, the numbers are smaller with teacher – students ratio 1:8.

My child doesn’t speak English. Do you accept children with no English?

Yes, we do accept children with no English up to Year 6 and children with a limited level of English up to Year 9.  

How do you support children with no English or lower level of English?

We have a team of English as Additional language (EAL) teachers who support those students who do not have the level of English required to access the mainstream English curriculum successfully. The aim of the EAL program is to work in partnership with teachers and parents to provide the best support to enable students to quickly improve their English language skills and be able to work in class independently. More information about EAL can be found here EAL

What curriculum do you teach?

We offer English National Curriculum up to Year 9, in Year 10 & 11 we offer IGCSE (International Curriculum of Secondary Education), while in final two years in Year 12 & 13 we offer IBDP (International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme) .

SCHOOL SERVICES

Does your school offer boarding facilities?

We do not offer boarding facilities, but some of our older students live in the local high school dormitory in the vicinity of our school.  

Do you have a bus service?

Yes, we do. Students can be collected by a minibus at your home address from almost any area of Bratislava. We don’t provide a bus service from areas outside of Bratislava city.

Do you provide school meals?

Yes, we provide school snacks and hot lunches every day.

​​​​​​​Do you provide after school provision?

We provide after school care for our Nursery and Reception children until 17:00.

Primary and Secondary students can join a variety of after school enrichment activities, which usually take place from 15:00 – 16:00, some Secondary clubs finish at 17:00.

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