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Bogaerts International School

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 6 to 18
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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 13 students / class
Maximum 19 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: from: €13,200
to: €19,600
Address: 555 Rue Engeland 1180 Brussels – Belgium
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students


Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

English, French, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

Smartboards, Projectors, Computers, Tablets, Notebooks

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given


Uniform required


Waiting list


Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

Language Placement Tests

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins


Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


External examinations or assessments available

International Baccalaureate and Cambridge Checkpoint Examinations

Results in these examinations


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?


School bus service available


School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

A vast array

School provided lunches


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


Sports activities included

A vast array

Sports facilities at the school

A vast array

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Bogaerts International School is committed to developing students who are internationally minded, independent, and enthusiastic about life and learning. Our school strives for excellence in a happy, caring community founded on integrity and respect.

Teaching approach of the school

Our goal is to break the stereotypical school system mould of overcrowded classrooms, teachers that are not committed, and students who get lost in the maze. As such, our main goal is to instil a desire to learn; to nurture students' curiosity and enthusiasm about the world and 'things' out there.
We believe this begins by empowering students – showing them that teaching is not preaching and that their education is a collaborative effort.

In practice, teachers engage with students both as a group and one-on-one.
Generally, teachers lecture for a maximum of 20 minutes before 'getting their hands dirty' and working alongside the students.

This allows teachers to not only keep tabs on the level of each student continually but also maximises the chances for teachers to quickly catch students who may not have fully grasped a concept. Finally, this method also allows each student to work at his/her own pace, all while continually moving forward.

We refer in sporting terms as one way of explaining our method. In essence, we "train" students because each student is unique. In treating each student as a unique person, we can tailor the pace and rigour of lessons. We have seen this method work extremely well, as it has been the cornerstone of the Brussels School's education for the past 30 years.

We intend to apply this method very carefully. Consequently, our junior motto is: "More at school, less at home!" We encourage students to put in a maximum effort at school from 8:15 am until 3:15 pm, with a reward of having less homework when they do so.

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