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The British International School of Brussels

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 11
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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 16 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: €17,300
to: €21,700
This school has more than one campus in Brussels:
Infant School Campus: Ages 2 to 7

Address: 163 Av. Emile Max, 1030 Brussels, Belgium

Junior School Campus: Ages 7 to 11

Address: 59 Avenue Emeraude, 1030 Brussels, Belgium

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Average number of students per class

The small class sizes (current average is around 16) are a very significant attraction to parents as they allow a high degree of individual attention.

Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

For children who are not native English speakers, specialist EAL teacher provides a carefully structured programme, designed to bring them to a level where they can participate fully in the mainstream curriculum as soon as possible.

Use of technology in the classroom

The school was the first school in continental Europe to have Promethean interactive whiteboards installed with the integrated projector and now has interactive whiteboards installed in every classroom from the Nursery to year 6.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Nursery and Reception
No regular homework (although children may be asked to discuss current topics with parents and look for relevant resources to bring into school)
Year 1
A small amount (5 or 10 minutes) 4 or 5 times per term, plus weekly spelling lists
Year 2
A small amount (5 or 10 minutes) per week, plus weekly spelling lists
Year 3
Up to 1½ hours per week
Year 4
1½ hours per week
Year 5
2 hours per week
Year 6
2½ hours per week

Uniform required


Entry evaluation for students


Deadline for registration (new academic year)

The school has a rolling admissions policy. The school strongly suggests, however, that applications be completed as soon as possible to avoid waiting lists. Classes can becoming full around March time for the following September.

Students can join after academic year begins

Families are relocated to Brussels at all times of the year and being a small school the school is flexible enough to accommodate new children at any time of the year. Naturally the majority of new children join the school at the start of the academic year in September.

School bus service available


School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school

To assist working parents, a Garderie service is available at the school each day from the end of school until 18.00.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The school offers a range of extra curricular activities, varying from term to term and availability depending on numbers of children interested. Some of the clubs and activities are: cookery, drama, art and crafts, book making, dance and sports, karate, piano

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

All weather playground.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

BISB offers a high quality, British National Curriculum education to English speaking children aged 3 to 11 years old. The school is centrally located near both NATO and Schuman, in a magnificent two storey building which includes 6 large, very attractive classrooms, a computer suite with cable Internet connection, and a large outside playground.

Teaching approach of the school

The school provides a broad and interesting educational experience, which successfully meets its aim to enrich pupils and for them to be successful in their academic and pastoral development

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