Welcome to the British School of Brussels: a harmonious and inspiring learning community which I am delighted to serve as Principal.
From the moment you step foot on our beautiful campus, I guarantee you’ll feel the BSB difference. But it isn’t just our leafy grounds or our world-class facilities that make our school an exceptional place to learn and grow. What really sets us apart are the relationships we build, the culture of kinship we foster and the pursuit of quality in everything that we do.
And whether your child is with us all the way through or only for a short period of time, we can promise you this: they will thrive and succeed here.
So, what exactly does the BSB difference look like?
We take a unified, holistic approach. We’re truly one school community, with everyone learning together – students, staff and families, but also in partnership with alumni and businesses, universities, and social enterprises – to inspire success. We aim to develop the whole person, and so we balance academic support with pastoral care and classroom-based learning with enrichment opportunities to really broaden our students’ aspirations and horizons.
We see each and every child as unique. Inclusive and international in our approach, we develop curious, confident, caring and courageous learners. Yes, academic achievement is important at BSB: we’re genuinely excited by scholarly endeavour, and our results are outstanding by any measure. But students’ outcomes and top world rankings are really a happy by-product of our unique culture built on care, curiosity and collaboration. Families, both local and international, choose us because they recognise this progressive, all-encompassing approach; they see it in action every day.
We’ve created an enabling and deeply caring environment. Every decision we take – from structuring our unique curriculum to investing in world-class facilities – is made with the potential benefit to our students in mind. We’re innovative and open-minded, and we’re always striving to do better.
The results are clear to everyone who visits BSB: happy, confident students who achieve excellent outcomes and who work to bring about positive change in the world. And not just as young people, but throughout their whole lives.
I hope this gives you a taste of why I love being the Principal here!
Do have a look around our website – you could begin by orienting yourself with our 3D campus tour, or perhaps by finding out more about the Early Childhood Centre, Primary or Secondary School depending on the age of your child or children. However, the best way to really understand what makes BSB so special is to come and see it for yourself.
BSB is the only school in Belgium to offer three pre-university routes from age 16: A Levels, IB Diploma and BTEC. Our Primary curriculum offers a bespoke, skills-based, inquiry-driven approach adapted from the UK national curriculum to meet the needs of our diverse student population.
100% of BSB graduating students passed their IB Diploma or BTEC courses and 100% passed their A Levels in 2020.
Our facilities are superb, providing the best indoor sports’ facilities in Europe, including a 25m swimming pool. Our state-of-the-art new Sports Centre opened in autumn 2016.
Every year, superb results across the range of ability translate into impressive university places worldwide on a huge variety of competitive courses for our graduating students.
We offer a French-English bilingual programme (not immersion), which is available to students aged four to 14 years.
We have the lowest fees overall, including application fees, compared to schools of a similar size.
A Levels, International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma and BTEC vocational qualifications
100% pass rate for A Levels, IB and BTEC in 2020
Average IB point score is 38 (IB world average is 29.9)
Bespoke Primary curriculum
with 'Integrated Learning Themes'
French-English Bilingual programme
available for ages 4-14