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Ages 2 to 14

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 14
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 9 students / class
Maximum 14 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: €7,500
to: €10,000
This school has more than one campus in Bratislava:
International School: Ages 2 to 14

Address: Vavilovova 18, Bratislava, Slovakia

Kindergarten:

Address: Park 400/14, 900 31 Stupava, Slovakia

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Number of students

165

Number of nationalities represented in the school

39

Max. number of students per class

14

Average number of students per class

Kindergarten: 7, School: 10

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

The majority of our teachers are native speakers or have C1 qualifications in the language in which they instruct.

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, all our students follow the curriculum of English as a first language.

Additional language classes offered by the school

German, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

Yes. We make sure that our students are at the forefront of science and technology and developing essential 21st-century skills.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

We are experienced and well-prepared for online education. Upon registration, our students are equipped with personal online accounts where they are able to receive classwork and homework, communicate with their teachers, and have the necessary access for integrative and holistic online education. We also offer digital instrumental lessons, invite interesting and inspirational guests, and have a number of extra-curricular classes online so as to support the child, particularly when socialising is at a minimum due to the pandemic.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Homework is assigned, however, care is given to minimse work at home.

Uniform required

No.

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Yes. More information about our admissions process can be found at www.brilliantstars.sk.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis based on availability.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis.

External examinations or assessments available

Cambridge International Assessments.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Our teaching team is advised by a number of in-house specialists including a Montessori expert, an in-house special educator and speech and language therapist, an in-house psychologist, and an education consultant, all of whom are at hand to support your child through their learning experience.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We support the talents and interests of our students through our individually tailored approach and small class sizes.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes.

School start time

Kindergarten: 8:30
Primary School: 8.15

School finish time

Kindergarten: 15:30
Primary School: 15:00

Supervised care before/after school

Yes. (8:00 - 17:00).

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

German, Spanish, ballet, gymnastics, art, ceramics, ice-skating, swimming, piano, violin, cello, guitar, tennis, crafts, chess, and many more.

School provided lunches

Yes. Providing healthy meals and choosing products in an ecologically sustainable manner is very important to us. We run our own kitchen and bake our own bread. We cook from scratch and avoid any semi-finished products. Children are provided with healthy nutritious food throughout the day (i.e. morning snack, lunch, and afternoon snack).

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

We create healthy menus for every week and cater to a range of dietary requirements and intolerances.

Sports facilities at the school

We have a newly built secondary school filled with natural light, new outdoor sports playground, luscious natural garden, climbing frames from natural materials, access to a large indoor gym, and an outdoor running track.

Other facilities at the school

Natural Certified Garden, Sports Playground, Indoor Gym,

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Brilliant Stars International School is a joyful, child-centred, fully English speaking, and inspiring school offering holistic education addressing the whole child, focused on the development of children’s character, the development of their skills, and the joy of learning. At Brilliant Stars, great emphasis is placed on offering a child-centred and well-rounded education that extends beyond a knowledge-building focus to encompass social, emotional, intellectual, and character development. It welcomes students and families who are committed to taking ownership of a new model of learning.

Teaching approach of the school

Brilliant Stars embraces one of the world’s top academic curricula, the Cambridge International Assessment and is an officially recognised Cambridge centre. Simultaneously, Brilliant Stars educates students through a unique blended approach incorporating its own Character Building programme, along with Montessori and assorted 21st Century learning methodologies. Brilliant stars offers major exposure to music, environmental awareness, community services and social values. For older ages the subjects offered are reinforcing STEM areas.

Brilliant Stars classrooms are filled with beautiful and attractive resources to satisfy the children's needs for discovery. The learning is in small group sizes to enable students to have ample quality time and reinforce socialisation.

Brilliant Stars priority lies in the well being of the whole child, and is well known for its respectful and caring attitude towards the learners. Onsite visitors are welcome.

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