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The British International School Bratislava

The British International School Bratislava is a friendly, welcoming school that aims for high educational achievement in a supportive learning environment. 

-        We cater for over 45 different nationalities which makes our school truly international

-        Our school belongs to the network of international British schools Nord Anglia Education, which caters for over 34,000 students in 42 schools and 15 countries.

-       Our school has outstanding IB DP examination results and over 97% receive university acceptance 

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  • Our Promises

    • Your child will love learning, enjoy continuing academic and personal success and become responsible for their own improvement.
    • Your child will have a personal success plan that is shared with you and supported regularly by a Personal Tutor.
    • Your child will grow in confidence, creativity and determination and have opportunities to demonstrate internationally-minded leadership.

  • Curriculum

    The national curriculum of England ensures continuity and progression, rigorous assessment and a strong focus on skills and critical thinking. In Primary school we choose some of our topics from the International Primary Curriculum reflecting the international nature of our school. Secondary students continue their education in the prestigious Cambridge International General Certificate in Secondary Education programme (IGCSE) and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP).

  • Highest academic standards

  • Entry requirements

    Nursery – Year 6
    • We admit children who don’t speak English up to Year 6
    • Class sizes are up to 22 students in all Primary year groups. There are waiting lists after this.
    Years 7–9
    • We will assess the ability of all students in English and Mathematics
    • Class sizes are up to 22 students. There is a waiting list after this.
    Years 10 – 13 (IGCSE and IBDP)
    • Students need to be advanced/proficient in English.
    • We will also asses the level of Mathematics
    • We’ll assess all students and will need evidence that they’ll be able to complete these demanding programmes
    • We’ll need to discuss whether we offer the appropriate subject choices
    • Our IGCSE classes are generally up to 22 pupils, our IB subject groups to 15. Waiting lists operate after this.

  • Learning Approach

    Our unique Learning approach recognises your child as an individual. It redefines our understanding of success and inspires every child to be intellectually and socially confident as well as reaching the highest standards of academic success.

  • Global outlook

    The British International School Bratislava gathers children from over 45 different countries, which makes us the most international school in Bratislava. Apart from that, we belong to the Nord Anglia Education family of 42 schools spread around the world. We unite our students with students from all these schools through our Global Campus initiative giving them the chance to meet new people, talk to global experts, collaborate and learn about new cultures.

  • Family feel – nurturing environment

    We guarantee class sizes which enable your child the best opportunity to learn and develop. Classes are small enough for children to receive individual attention. At the same time the year group cohorts are large enough to provide a range of friendships, backgrounds, interests and abilities.

  • Community involvement

    Whilst the school has a ‘family feel’ to it, our students look outwards to where they can make a contribution to the local and international community. This is done through different charitable and service based activities: Eco School, Global Classroom, International Award, CAS, etc.

  • Parental involvement

    The school welcomes and encourages parent involvement, with an open door policy for parents. Our Parents Association is very active and is happy to welcome new members throughout the year. If you would like to speak to somebody from your country, our Korean representatives will be happy to help you.

  • Settling in process

    We take care to support our new families in their settling in process and also to those mobile families experiencing the pressures of transition when they have to move on. We understand that transition might be especially emotional for children and we do our best to help new children in the school to feel happy and comfortable as soon as possible thorough our Pastoral Care programme.