BSB offers the best value school fees amongst any international school in Belgium.

We have the lowest fees overall, including application fees, compared to schools of a similar size. There are no extras (‘campus’ or ‘development’ fees), and almost all of our extensive range of extra-curricular activities are free of charge. This is unusual in the international school world.

BSB is a private, fee-paying school. School fees are revised annually by the Board of Governors in the spring of each year, and are due in one single payment each May for the following academic year.

Annual tuition fees 2018-2019 

Kindergarten € 15,550.00
Reception, Year 1-2 € 27,550.00
Year 3-6 € 28,950.00
Year 7-9 € 34,350.00
Year 10-13 € 35,250.00

Main school application fee (Kindergarten-Year 13)

Payable once per child: €1,000.00 for the first child in the family and €500.00 for each subsequent child in the family.

Annual school bus service fees

Brussels: €2,770.00 per child. 

Antwerp: €3,270.00 per child. 

Payment conditions

Main School Application fee is payable once, at time of submission of an online application form, to cover administrative costs and basic PE kit (t-shirt, shorts, ½ zip top, swimwear, swim hat for Reception – Year 11). This fee is non-refundable. 

Tuition fees include:

Kindergarten: Hot lunch

Kindergarten - Year 9: School trips (day and residential - curriculum)

Kindergarten - Year 13: Textbooks, exercise books and file paper

Kindergarten - Year 13 Enrichment clubs and activities organised by BSB staff

All public examination entries (IB Diploma, A Level and IGCSE) – except re-sits

Basic PE Kit

Medicals for new starters and key Year Groups (KG, Y1, Y3, Y6, Y8, Y10)


Course related items which are not included above


Individual instrumental tuition, musical instrument rental

Extra PE clothing, contribution towards residential sporting and other competitions

Years 10 - 13 school trips and visits

Enrichment clubs and activities run by external providers

Please note, the school has no intention of applying a building levy for capital projects.


Early Childhood Centre (ECC) fees 

Half-day morning Full day Post-Kindergarten (3-year-olds)
€56 €100 €10 per hour


ECC application fee

Payable once per child: €100.00 for the first child in the family and € 50.00 for each subsequent child in the family.

ECC fees include: hot lunch, nappies, specialist Music teaching, pre-school educational programme. 


Day trips and outings 

Payment of fees

Parents are ultimately responsible for payment of the total sums due, regardless of any subsidies provided by their employer.

Fees are invoiced annually. For those students joining us during the course of an academic year, the following reductions in the annual fees are applicable:

Student joins during
the month of:
Reduction as a
percentage of annual fees:
October No reduction
November 10%
December 20%
January 30%
February 40%
March 50%
April 60%
May 70%
June 80%


Notice of withdrawal

The contract between the school and the parent(s) requires that notice of withdrawal is given in writing to the Principal. A refund of fees for students who leave early during the school year will only be given if this written notification of withdrawal, in accordance with the contract, has been received by:

  • 31 March for withdrawal at the end of the Summer Term
  • 30 September for withdrawal at the end of the Autumn Term
  • 31 January for withdrawal at the end of the Spring Term

Where a full academic term's notice of termination of the contract with the school has not been received by the dates given above, parents* will be invoiced for a full academic term's fees in lieu of a term's notice of withdrawal.

Student leaving during
the month of:
Reduction as a percentage
of annual fees:
October 80%
November 70%
December 60%
January 50%
February 40%
March 30%
April 20%
May 10%
June/July no refund

*Parents = Guardian

Please note: This Fee Schedule cancels and replaces all fee schedules issued previously. BSB reserves the right to amend this schedule of fees.

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