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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 13
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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
Maximum 16 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: €16,864
to: €23,000
Address: Boulevard Saint Michel, 83 1040 Brussels, Belgium
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Number of students

230

Number of nationalities represented in the school

65

Most common nationality

British/American/Belgian

Max. number of students per class

16

Average number of students per class

16

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Specialist teaching is given to children for whom English is not their first language.

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

Each pupil has an iPad from year 3 and up, online learning apps, AI to supplement learning.

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)

Yes

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Sometimes

Entry evaluation for students

In certain cases.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Writing or English or Maths assessment. All depending on the student and their previous school.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Yes

School start time

8:25 or 8:55 depending on the grade level.

School finish time

15:30

Supervised care before/after school

Yes, the school provides supervised care till 6:00 pm.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Piano, Violin, Ballet, Coding, Hockey, French Conversation & Games, Gymbaroo, Arts & Crafts, Eco Club, Debate, Drama, Yoga, Ukelele, Netball, Homework, Guitar, Chess, Fitness, Photography, Scottish Dancing and many more.

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Sports activities included

All primary children receive formal lessons of Physical Education each week. They develop the fundamental movement skills including running, jumping, throwing and catching, as well as developing balance, agility and co-ordination. As they grow older they become increasingly competent and extend their agility and coordination. Team games such as football and basketball are organised as after-school activities. The school uses the facilities at the local Espadon sports centre for swimming, gym and dance.

Sports Day and the Swimarathon are annual events where the whole BJAB family celebrates in its sporting achievement.

Sports facilities at the school

Playground, multi-purpose gym,

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Other facilities at the school

Library, Theatre, Science, Computer Lab, Music Room

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Our mission is to deliver a broad and balanced education, which enables the individual child to develop to his or her maximum potential, in a dynamic and caring environment.

Teaching approach of the school

Within a caring and structured environment, children are taught the curriculum by a vibrant and creative teaching staff and encouraged to mature and grow to love life and learning.

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