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  • Our school is a caring and multicultural environment.

    With students from over 50 nationalities, our school values respect and integrity. Our children excel socially, personally and academically.

    Our School - British International School Ho Chi Minh City

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  • We develop individual talents and strengths.

    Learning to learn and developing study skills to make our students lifelong learners is a key focus as BIS HCMC.

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  • We focus on the all-round development of every child.

    Our students confidently and independently prepare for life as global citizens.

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  • Our teachers are dedicated, skilled and inspirational.

    Behind every success is a great teacher. At BIS HCMC our teachers believe in every student and have the skills and commitment to guide them towards their dreams.

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Welcome to BIS HCMC

Established in 1997, the British International School Ho Chi Minh City has grown to become one of the largest international language schools in Vietnam, welcoming students from ages 2-18, across 50 nationalities.


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    Performing Arts with Juilliard

    As part of our commitment to inspire your child, we have collaborated with one of the world's leading performing arts conservatory, The Juilliard School. Through this exclusive curriculum, we unlock your child's love for learning and give them transferable skills for future success.

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    Outstanding Results

    Exam results may not be the only measurement of success, but they do give a profound insight into the standard of learning that goes on in a school. Our results speak for themselves.

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    Rated Outstanding by the British Government

    We are proud to be rated by the British Government as an “outstanding school in all categories”, an accolade that very few schools around the world have been able to achieve.

What makes our school special?

BIS HCMC is a very welcoming community and new students quickly feel at home here. Our school environment encourages students to work hard, work well, but also to take risks and try new ideas in their learning processes.

Key facts about our school

Languages Taught

  • English
  • Vietnamese
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Mandarin




Languages of Instruction

  • English


  • British Style Education at the largest International School in HCMC British style curriculum
  • At BIS HCMC we provide a British Style Education and follow the International Primary Curriculum International Primary Curriculum
  • British International School, HCMC provides a British Style education. We offer the Cambridge IGCSE examinations. IGCSE
  • IB 200 IBDP

Maximum Students


School Type

Day School

Age Range

2- 18

Facilities Highlights

  • All campuses have a swimming pool
  • Early Years Centre
  • 92% of teachers are British qualified
  • Our students are intrinsically ambitious
Student to Teacher Ratio

Early Years Foundation Stage

20 : 3


21 : 2


11 : 1
Average Class Size

Whole school


Our Family

Parents choose a Nord Anglia education because we offer academic, social and personal success for every student. Through opportunities to learn from the best, experiences beyond the ordinary, and the encouragement to achieve more than what they thought possible, we help our students succeed anywhere through our unique global educational offer. We do all this by investing in our people, our 69 schools, and above all, our students.

Stay up to date with news and events

News & Events Events Calendar

Wednesday 27 January

House Captain Training Morning 2021

Thursday 28 January

Showing of National Theatre live performance of Hansard

Friday 29 January

Cu Chi Tunnels Visit - History Department

Saturday 30 January

Junior Saigon Maths Competition

22 January 2021

Our Biggest Ever Week Without Walls

Never a school to miss an opportunity, we turned disappointment abou...

Week Without Walls 2021 (1)
31 August 2020

Incredible IB Results 2020

We are incredibly proud of the IB Diploma Programme results awarded ...

BISHCMC Graduation Class of 2020
28 August 2020

Celebrating Fantastic IGCSE Results 2020

Read what our Principal Anthony Rowlands had to say about the IGCSE ...

IGCSE Results 2020
21 August 2020

Orientation Day 2020 Recap

This week we welcomed our new students to the BIS Family.

Our Junior Campus Head Teacher Deirdre Deirdre Grimshaw welcomes new students

Our locations

Early Years & Infant Campus

101 Thao Dien,
District 2

Junior Campus

225 Nguyen Van Huong,
District 2

Secondary Campus

246 Nguyen Van Huong,
District 2

5 minute drive from Landmark 81

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