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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.

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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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Karen Eastwood

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Principal and Biology Teacher

Karen joined BISB from the British International School Vietnam where she had worked for the previous 5 ½ years and which had just received an “outstanding” from British Schools Overseas inspectors. Prior to that Karen was the founding Secondary Headteacher at the Nord Anglia Education's British International School Puxi, Shanghai, China.

Karen is an experienced IB and IGCSE Biology teacher who has high expectations of her own teaching when in a classroom and is keen to push the boundaries with her students learning. Karen priority is to develop the schools record at IB, to make us a centre of excellence in the region and help every single one of our students to achieve at the highest level.

Karen enjoys spending time with her husband. Weekends and evenings are taken up with keeping fit whilst walking our chocolate Labrador which we brought from Vietnam.. She has a daughter who is 23 and who has just graduated from Edinburgh University with a degree in Fine Arts and who is applying to do her PGDE to become a Primary school teacher.