An international Secondary School
A warm welcome from Gary Minnitt, Vice Principal and Head of Secondary School
The BSB Secondary School is a supportive and welcoming environment where individuals are valued and can flourish. It is a happy community – where it is safe to learn and safe to take risks. Everyone can play their full part both inside and outside the classroom.
BSB takes seriously the expectations of the public examinations that all our students work towards, whether at the age of 16 or 18. We follow the structure of the English curriculum, but yet add an international dimension that reflects our student population: this means that at the age of 16 our students sit nine or 10 GCSEs and International GCSEs.
Post-16, we are unique in Belgium in offering the English A Levels, BTEC and the International Baccalaureate. We have small class sizes and well-qualified teachers who give of their best to get the best from the students – inspiring and challenging them. Our record in public examinations speaks for itself as a reflection of what BSB motivates the widest range of children to achieve.
But of course any good international school is about more than examination results and timetabled lessons – our aim is to send out from here well balanced, self-confident, compassionate human beings who will be able and willing to make a difference in the world after their BSB experience – how ever long it may have been. We have a thriving work in partnering projects here in Belgium, in the UK and across the developing world, to help and support others. We are also an active school – there are always sporting, dramatic or musical activities going on which reflect the busy extra-curricular life of the students and staff.
We hope that this website gives you a flavour of BSB life in all its fullness. And, of course, you would be very welcome to come and see it for yourself!