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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Class sizes||Average||20 students / class|
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|Number of students||
|Number of nationalities represented in the school||
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
English as Additional Language Support
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
Indonesian, French, Spanish
|Average number of students per class||
|Use of technology in the classroom||
BIS has the right technology resources available throughout the school in order to meet our educational goals. Supporting anytime, anywhere learning, BIS has a state-of-the-art campus-wide wireless network. All classrooms are equipped with a digital projector and stereo sound system for multimedia content presentation.
In the Primary School all class rooms are equipped with laptops and iPads Additionally there are two laptop carts available for the primary school to complement the existing integration of technology within the classroom. In upper Primary our students work actively with Google Apps.
In the Secondary School BIS has a 1:1 Bring-Your-Own-Laptop program. All students in grades 6 to 12 are required to bring a laptop to school everyday. Teachers and students use laptops to create, communicate and collaborate on educational content, and enhance learning with full-time access to global resources.
|External examinations or assessments available||
|Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation||
90%-100% of Graduates go to university
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
|Learning support offered||
Learning support services are coordinated and monitored by the Learning Support Teacher, who works collaboratively within the Student Support Team and classroom teachers to offer co-teaching, small group instruction, teacher consultation and home school communication.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Lego club, primary production, brain games, math tiles, traditional Indonesian dance, swimming, choir, yearbook, arts and crafts, multi sports, soccer, coding, computer club, jewellery making, reading buddies, drama, drama production, games, funk band, football, Model United Nations, running, school of rock
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
BIS is an active member of the Bali Schools Sports Association (BSSA), which is a group of international and National Plus schools who are working together to promote and implement friendly sporting competitions among schools in Bali. Inter School competitions currently running are: football (soccer), cross-country, volleyball, athletics, swimming and basketball.
|Facilities at the school||
|Sports facilities at the school||
- Swimming pool
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Bali Island School serves the expat and local community who seek an outstanding educational experience for their children with a focus on International Mindedness.
BIS is an IB World School, offering all three of the International Baccalaureate’s programs, and has been in existence for over 35 years.
|Teaching approach of the school||
BIS mission is to provide educational excellence in a supportive, secure environment, preparing its students to thrive and succeed as responsible citizens in a changing world.