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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

    We focus heavily on academic rigor and achieving great results, but also encourage our students to develop their own individual skills and interests meaning that every child thrives.

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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.


  • 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?

    We just launched our very first BISB cookbook made by our wonderful PTA.


Our Mission

At The British International School Bratislava we seek to prepare our students for their role in a challenging and rapidly changing world. We provide an environment that is nurturing, academically stimulating and internationally aware. Our students develop as confident, open-minded, respectful young people, inspired to become responsible and active global citizens.

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We seek to make this mission a reality by:

  • Creating and maintaining a safe, happy and child-centred environment in which children are inspired to become purposeful life-long learners.

  • Providing an education based upon the English National Curriculum in an international context for pupils with a range of abilities. This ensures continuity and progression, rigorous assessment and a strong focus on skills and critical thinking.

  • Following the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme with our oldest students which leads to the highly regarded qualification, seen as the Gold Standard of educational qualifications and recognized by all international universities.

  • Supporting our students in reaching their highest level of personal achievement through good learning habits, self-discipline and a strong sense of responsibility.

  • Ensuring class sizes which enable your child the best opportunity to learn and develop; classes are small enough for children to receive individual attention whlst, at the same time, the year group cohorts are large enough to provide a range of friendships, backgrounds, interests and abilities, as well as a good variety of teaching subjects on offer.

  • Placing a strong emphasis upon the importance of kindness, courtesy, and consideration for others.

  • Recognising hard work and commitment in all areas of school life and encouraging students to develop their individual strengths and interests.

  • Making a positive contribution to the local community through our service  programme

  • Creating a learning environment that promotes a knowledge and understanding of diverse cultural backgrounds and belief systems and global issues.

  • Offering Slovak language teaching and preparation for Slovak examinations for our local children. Facilitating other students who need to continue learning their native language.

  • Constantly reviewing new educational practices to ensure the best learning experience for our students.

  • Taking 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