The British International School of Brussels (BISB) is a small primary school located in Schaerbeek, Brussels. It was established in 2000 and expanded into separate infant and junior departments in April 2008. Facilities include interactive, extensive libraries, computer suites, music rooms, French rooms, English support rooms and all-weather playgrounds. Staff is made up of qualified teachers all experienced in the British Curriculum and classes are kept small, producing a warm, friendly atmosphere. The school has more than 120 children representing over 30 nationalities. Approximately half have English as their mother tongue and there is an intensive programme of English-language support. Admission is possible at any time of the school year.
British International School of Brussels
Avenue Emile Max, 163
|Year 1 & Year 2:||€18,720|
|Year 3, 4, 5 & 6:||€19,995|
|Bus service: €4,100/year. Door-to-door service.|
The education provided by BISB is based on the National Curriculum for England and Wales. As well as working on the requirements of the UK National curriculum and the Numeracy and Literacy strategies, pupils receive four French lessons per week from the Reception class upwards.
The school offers a range of after-school clubs held immediately after school, usually until 16.30. Clubs currently offered include Cookery, Recorders, Civilisation, Drama, Art & Crafts, Book Making and Sports for both infants and juniors. Karate lessons, ballet lessons, piano lessons, violin lessons are also available to children. All children have a specialist Music lesson twice a week and seven week blocks of swimming lessons during the year. Key Stage 2 children also benefit from seven week blocks of Tennis lessons.