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BSB named School of the Year 2023

Award recognises outstanding excellence and innovation

We are thrilled to announce that The British School of Brussels has been honoured with the prestigious Spear’s School of the Year Award 2023, a recognition that celebrates the school’s outstanding excellence and innovation over the past 12 months. BSB was chosen from a shortlist of eight of the world’s most exceptional schools.

The Spear’s Awards, renowned for acknowledging trailblazers in entrepreneurship, philanthropy, and leadership, has bestowed this accolade upon BSB based on the school’s commitment to excellence across various facets of school life, with a particular focus on academic performance, pastoral care, facilities, and the integration of cutting-edge technology. The school’s dedication to providing a holistic and innovative education experience has not gone unnoticed, and the Spear’s School of the Year Award serves as a testament to BSB’s exceptional achievements in these key areas.

Principal Melanie Warnes, who attended the awards ceremony in central London on 22 November to accept the honour, expressed her delight at the recognition.

“I am absolutely delighted to receive this global award on behalf of the whole BSB community,” Melanie said. “BSB is a unique school and a very special community. I am so proud of us all; every one of my colleagues and of course our wonderful students.”


This accolade is not only a recognition of BSB’s past achievements but also a celebration of the school’s ongoing commitment to providing an exceptional educational experience for its students. The Spear’s School of the Year Award for 2023 serves as a beacon, showcasing BSB’s dedication to innovation, academic excellence, and the well-being of its students.

As we take pride in accepting this amazing award, let us continue to work together to uphold the standards of excellence that have earned The British School of Brussels the title of Spear’s School of the Year 2023. Congratulations to the entire BSB community for this well-deserved recognition!

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