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  • The Leading Bilingual International School in Vietnam

    We are proud to be the only bilingual school in Ho Chi Minh City that is fully accredited by CIS (Council of International Schools).

    BVIS Unique bilingual school | Quốc tế song ngữ độc đáo

  • Confident and Independent Learners 

    Graduating with a global perspective in their learning and a great sense of pride in their heritage, our students are well-equipped to pursue their passions and ambitions wherever they choose to go.

    BVIS HCMC students are confident and independent learners 

  • Inspiring Students to Succeed

    Our experienced, highly-qualified teachers ignite creativity and a love of learning in every student.

    BVIS HCMC's teachers are experienced, highly-qualified

  • A World-class Education

    The internationally recognised British curriculum coupled with traditional Vietnamese values makes our school unique and a very special learning environment.

    An unique and a very special learning environment at BVIS HCMC

  • Join Our School Today!

    Our friendly, committed Admissions team are pleased to assist you with any questions and requests in English, Vietnamese and Korean.

    BVIS Admissions enquiry | Quy trình tuyển sinh

  • An Exciting and Multicultural Environment

    Stay up to date with the many varied events that are regularly happening across our exciting school community.

    BVIS News & events | Tin tức và sự kiện

  • Get In touch with Us

    We look forward to welcoming you to our vibrant community.

    Our vibrant community at BVIS HCMC

Admissions FAQs

Below are answers to common questions during the admissions process at BVIS HCMC.

Weekly Highlights BVIS HCMC 31/05/2019
About our Curriculum  
1. Does the school follow the British or Vietnamese curriculum? 

We have a unique licence that allows us to teach an international curriculum in a fully bilingual environment, which is one-of-a-kind in Vietnam. We are use the National Curriculum of England as our framework, and have embedded the strengths of the Vietnamese (MOET) curriculum in it, so that our students can enjoy the best from both curricula. 

2. How is the day timetabled? Will English be integrated or will it be English in the morning and Vietnamese in the afternoon? 

The English and Vietnamese curriculum are integrated and delivered within the core school hours. Please see the Student Timetable to see our school day times.

3. How do students graduate? 
We offer Cambridge University IGCSE (at 16 years old) and International A Level (at 18 years old) examinations. Our students' exam results have consistently been outstanding. 

4. Are the qualifications obtained at this school recognised and valued world-wide? 
Yes, Cambridge examinations are taken in over 100 countries in the world and accepted as entry requirements by top universities in all countries. 

See our Alumni's destinations here.

5. Will there be any learning support or additional support for my child? 

The school offers learning support from fully qualified teachers for children with mild learning difficulties We also have a fully qualified  English as Additional Language (EAL) team that will help your child with their English language acquisition. 

6. Does the school offer any extra-curricular activities? 

We have a very exciting after-school programme available to our students. Every teacher has an after-school club there are leading, and at the moment we have about 100 different clubs available to our students, from a variety of traditional activities like swimming or poetry, to quirky clubs such as for example fishing.

We listen to our students and their families, and if there is sufficient demand for something new, we always try our best to cater for everybody’s passions. We also run popular clubs on both Saturday and Sundays for those who want even more. 

BVIS HCMC Teachers | Giáo viên quốc tế
About Teachers 

Are teachers at the school Western or Vietnamese? 

Fully qualified, English native speakers, who are mainly from the UK, will teach the English curriculum. Fully qualified Vietnamese teachers trained for at least 2 years across both BVIS and BIS schools, will be responsible for the Vietnamese curriculum. 

Learn further about our experienced, caring and dedicated Teaching Staff here 

 
BVIS HCMC Hero Homepage Secondary | Học sinh Trung học Quốc tế
About Admissions 

1. Will my child be able to follow the curriculum if we enroll at BVIS part way through the year? 

Yes, at BVIS, all learning has no limits and we pride ourselves on providing a personalised leanring programme.  

All of our programmes are designed to help all students to progress in both Vietnamese and English to natioanlly expected standards, in readiness for external examinations at age 16. If your child joins in Year 8, for instance, they still have 4 years to prepare for these external examinations. We also provide additional support through our English as a Second Language (ESL) programme. 

2. Will my child who is studying in a Vietnamese school without any English, be accepted? 

This depends on their age and test results and/or school reports. In general, the older the child, the higher our expectations with regards to their English levels, because they should be able to follow the curriculum and be fully prepared for their graduation year exams. 

We have an excellent English support team, and accept students who may initially need assistance with their English, depending on their admissions test results. We aim to ensure that all of our children will thrive and flourish within our vibrant school community.