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CurriculumsIB and British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
Boarding available
Reviews: 5.0
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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 20 students / class
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: B$6,840
to: B$19,050
This school has more than one campus in Brunei:
Bandar Campus: Ages 2 to 18

Address: Jalan Utama Salambigar, Bandar Seri Begawan BC2115, Brunei

Seria Campus: Ages 2 to 11

Address: F19, Block A & B, Simpang 35-1, Jln Tengah, Seria KB1633, Brunei

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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

Malay, French, Chinese, Spanish, EAL

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

A combination of Smart TVs and projectors for content learning. Sets of IPADs readily available for primary students. ISB uses the Managebac, Edulink and Seesaw as a means for communication with parents and setting homework.

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)


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Only the local Muslim students are required to attend religious classes after school.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, IB Diploma, AQA UAS Certificate, CACHE

Results in these examinations

ISB produced full score 45 for last year results.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Usually within the week or over the weekend if it was given on Friday.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Highly competent Inclusion team

Learning support offered

Depending on the wave needs, ISB provides 1 to 1, 1 to 4 and more to these students.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

True to our vision, at ISB Everyone excels. Each student is given set target to achieve according to his/her ability.

Student access to education psychologist


Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

Applicants will fill up questionnaire for the school to assess their personal and diet needs, etc. They will sit for an entry test depending on their age/level in order to place them at the correct level, if accepted.

Waiting list


Deadline for registration (new academic year)

05 Aug.

Students can join after academic year begins


School start time

Primary and early years: 7:25am
Secondary: 7:10am

School finish time

Primary: 1:45pm
Secondary: 2:15pm

Supervised care before/after school


School bus service available


School provided lunches

The school has a canteen. Students can pre-book their meals a week in advance.

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


Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

ISB offers a huge range of Extra Curricular Activities for all students (Primary and Secondary) to participate in with a total of 60 ECAs on offer providing students with a Holistic Education.

Sports activities included

Most of the ECAs are covered in PE lessons.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Facilities at the school

Boarding and State-of-the-art Theatre

Sports facilities at the school

Sports hall, Sports Field, 25m Swimming Pool

Grades/ages available for boarding

From Year 7, age 12.

Boarding facilities at the school

5/7days full boarding facilities. All meals are included.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Established in 1964, International School Brunei (ISB) stands as a distinguished, internationally accredited institution in Brunei Darussalam. Operating as a non-profit, co-educational day and boarding school, ISB is dedicated to fostering the holistic development of each child.

Committed to lifelong learning, the school embraces diversity and offers a comprehensive educational experience through the IGCSE and IB curriculum, alongside housing a CACHE Program and a Centre for Inclusive Learning (CIL).

ISB remains the preferred choice for students both locally in Brunei and from around the world. The school consistently surpasses the world averages in IGCSE and IB results, showcasing its commitment to academic excellence.

Teaching approach of the school

Proud to be an inclusive school, ISB’s warm and supportive environment, combined with students of all abilities, cultures and backgrounds, inspires its students to become caring, open-minded global citizens geared for success in an ever-changing world.

The school nurtures students to be responsible leaders who feel empowered and can make a difference.


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