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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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Nicholas McGauley

Nicholas McGauley

Head of Whole School Visual and Performing Arts & Music Teacher

Having completed a BA (Hons) in Composition and Contemporary Music in 2002, I worked as a freelance teacher of drum kit and percussion in schools throughout the south of England whilst playing and performing in a number of bands and music projects throughout East Sussex and London.

However, my interest and passion for music education pushed me to complete my Post Graduate Certificate in Music Education at Canterbury University, and I have since had a fantastic experience working at schools in England, Malaysia and China.

I love all types of music but particularly enjoy modern funk, jazz and rock music with a real interest in how classical, world, and Western music can be fused to create something quite unique.