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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?

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


Damien Ebdon-Walker


Year 1A Class Teacher & Reception and Year 1 Phase Leader

I trained as a Teacher in Brisbane, Australia [my home town] and received a Bachelor of Education from Queensland University of Technology in 2001.  

After working for 2 years in various short and medium term cover positions ranging from preschool to high-school classes, I left Australia and started teaching in the UK.  During my UK teaching time, I worked for 18 months as a primary supply teacher in East London before moving to Scotland and taking a break from teaching for a further 18 months.  After this time, I moved to West Sussex and taught primary for 3 and a half years in Bognor Regis. 

I returned to Australia for 6 months away from teaching again before making the move to Slovakia where I started working at the British International School in 2010.Over the years I have tried quite a variety of different hobbies.  From the age of 4-24, I trained in classical ballet, including also a little less training in contemporary and modern styles and a touch of musical theatre thrown in to make it interesting.  While at university I got involved in Medieval Re-enactment [including making my own authentic armour], performing stand-up comedy for several years at clubs around Brisbane as well as performing as a DJ, then VJ [video DJ] at the Royal Children’s Hospital’s in-house radio station. 

When I left Australia and eventually made it to Scotland I learned to clay-pigeon shoot as well as the basics of sheep shearing.  My most recent area of endeavour was gaining a basic plumbing qualification while living in West Sussex.

What the students say about me: 

"Mr Walker is an amazing teacher and he has an extremely funny sense of humour."

"Mr Walker is a funny teacher and you can have lots of fun with him.  However he also teaches clearly and explains well."

"I like Mr Walker because he is funny and because he plays music and because he is kind."