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Preparing your child for the future
Secondary and Sixth Form
(Years 7 - 13)

What you and your child can expect from our Virtual School Experience.

Find out more

What is our Virtual School Experience?

Our virtual school has been designed to meet every student’s social, emotional, creative, physical and cultural needs.

Our Virtual School Experience (VSE) for Secondary students ensures our students continue to receive high-quality, personalised teaching and learning as they prepare for their exams, and life beyond the classroom. BIS Hanoi teachers have access to a wide variety of teaching resources and a network of 10,000 teachers to share best practices and ideas to personalise our students’ learning. Our virtual school rigorously and holistically prepares our students for their exams and university, with bespoke guided study and the dedicated support from our world-class teachers.  

Virtual learning emphasises our responsibilities and time-management skills as students. In a world where technology is becoming more advanced, virtual learning can prepare us for the digital skills required in the future. Phuong Anh, Year 13

What you can expect 

A team of committed specialist teachers will deliver personalised lessons designed to keep students engaged with the teacher and motivated to learn more with their classmates, as well as foster their independence and confidence. Our secure online environment creates strong relationships in the classroom between teachers and students to make moving between off-screen and online activities seamless. Our blended learning approach includes innovative, interactive lessons, as well as collaborative and focused study time. 

Our Secondary and Sixth Form (Years 7 – 13) virtual lessons include: 

  • Real-time delivery through a safe and secure platform.
  • A full regular timetable each school day exactly as in physical school. This ensures that students maintain progress, and provides the structure to build routines that are so crucial to learning. This timetable includes PE, performing arts and wellbeing.
  • Access to a range of carefully curated digital resources and eBooks from our Virtual Library. 
  • Personalised lessons according to the students’ needs through a variety of learning activities.
  • Short teacher lectures, followed by self-directed to tasks while the teacher is available on online for support and guidance.
  • Live discussion forums, spoken or written, using Teams posts, Harkness tables, Socratic circles, etc. 
  • Group work: our technology platforms allow our students to seamlessly collaborate with each other 
  • Peer assessments and self-assessment 
  • Research presentations
  • Consolidation lessons or 'support available' lessons to ensure our students have sufficient one-on-one time with their teachers 
  • A balance of online and offline learning delivered by passionate teachers 
  • Regular, personalised feedback and interactive assignments 
  • Independent and focused study time to develop essential skills 
  • Participation in a range of activities with Nord Anglia students from all over the world through our exclusive online learning platform, Global Campus 
  • Exclusive learning experiences created in collaboration with our partners The Julliard School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • One-to-one support from specialised teachers to students who require extra guidance 
  • An extensive online Extra Curricular Activities programme for students to explore and develop their passions and interests 

What our students say about VSE 

Parent partnerships 

At BIS Hanoi, our academic teams work in partnership with our parent community to provide them support, regular updates on their child’s development and achievements and take on board their feedback to continually improve our virtual learning provision. Our strong parent partnerships are instrumental in the success of our VSE. 

  • Workshop series – Workshops to guide and support parents through all aspects of virtual learning 
  • IT Support – Our academic and IT teams are available to help guide parents through any systems used to deliver our VSE 
  • Virtual School Hub – is portal which houses all important information and updates for virtual school learning available in English, Vietnamese and Korean 
  • Blog posts – a range of blogs written by our academic team to offer insights or support tactics to help parents during VSE 
  • Reading resources – VSE Parent Guidebook, Secondary Parent handbook, etc. 

What our parents say about VSE 

Read more about our Virtual School Experience for the Early Years and Primary students below. 

Early Years - Helping little learners grow
Primary - Inspiring a love of learning