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What curriculum do you teach?
In Our Primary School we follow the English National Curriculum. In our Secondary School we follow the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP)

How many students are there at BBIS?
We currently have around 260 students

How many students in each class?
There are a maximum of 18 students in each class

When can I apply?
At BBIS we operate a rolling admissions system which means we welcome applications all year round.

Do students need to do an assessment on entry?
All pupils, where possible, will spend a day with us at BBIS. Students will join their prospective class, and take part in lessons. Students entering Year 6 or above will need to take a CAT4 (Cognitive abilities test) . This test is designed to measure the abilities of pupils in the following areas: Verbal, Quantitative, Nonverbal and Spatial. Students for whom English is not their Mother tongue may also be required to take an EAL test. All applicants from Year 3 and up, are required to undergo screening or testing to determine their English/reading and writing levels and their Mathematical skills. Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 students will spend a shorter period of time in their prospective classes, and will be screened informally for school readiness.

How many students are there at BBIS?
We currently have around 260 students

How many students in each class?
There are a maximum of 18 students in each class

How many different nationalities are represented at BBIS?
At present we have students from over 30 nationalities

Do you have a school bus?

Our families have the choice of two different bus companies that offer a door to door service. Further information can be given upon request

What foreign languages do you offer?
We offer German or Spanish as our modern foreign languages

What after school provision do you offer?
There are a wide variety of Extra-Curricular activities on offer after school. These run daily form 3:15-4pm. If students are signed up to an after school club there is the option to join our stay and play provision from 4pm – 5pm. Service charges apply.

What time does school start and finish?

Our gates open at 8am. Students need to be in school for 8:30am in order to be ready for morning registration. The last lesson finishes at 3:10pm.

Is BBIS accredited?

We are a member of COBIS ( Council of British International Schools) and are accredited by the IB Organisation to offer the Middle Years Programme (MYP).