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International schools in Brussels

17:14 07/09/2012

Here's a list of some of the high-standard international schools in and around the centre of Brussels

Bogaerts International School is a bilingual school situated in the Domaine d'Argenteuil in Waterloo, Belgium. Instructing in English and French, the school takes students from primary to middle school. A preschool service is available through a collaboration with the Scandinavian School of Brussels which is located on the same campus. By means of this collaboration BI School students have the possibility to take the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, which is recognised internationally. The Scandinavian School of Brussels currently has a 97% success rate. Tuition fees start at EUR 12.500.

Square d'Argenteuil 5, 1410 Waterloo, 02 352.65.56,,

Since 1972 BEPS International School has served the International Community of Brussels by providing quality education for children aged 2½ to 11. With the introduction of a Secondary School in September 2018, this has increased to 14. The school is located in one of the most beautiful areas of Brussels, surrounded by the green of the Bois de La Cambre. BEPS International School is committed to providing high quality education and developing a love of learning in their students by following the International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC), the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and The International Baccalaureate® (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP).

23 Av. Franklin Roosevelt, 1050 Brussels, 02.648.43.11,,


The British International School of Brussels offers a British National Curriculum education to children aged three to 11. Facilities include interactive whiteboards throughout infant and junior departments, extensive libraries, computer suites, music rooms, French rooms, English support rooms and all-weather playgrounds. The staff is made up of qualified teachers who are 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.

163 Avenue Emile Max, 1030 Brussels, 02.736.89.81,,


The British Junior Academy of Brussels (BJAB) is an independent primary school for children aged three to 11 with “many examples of outstanding teaching” observed by inspectors of the Independent Schools Inspectorate. In addition to its main school, the BJAB has a purpose-designed Early Years building where the school delivers a dynamic programme of foundation skills. The curriculum is based on the British National Curriculum. The school has a strong French-language curriculum and ICT studies are integrated at all levels. Lessons in design and technology, the creative arts, sports and after-school activities ensure pupils gain conceptual un¬derstanding from a broad and balanced curriculum. The BJAB has strong parental links and a thriving PTA. School transport is also available and after-school care provided daily. Admission is possible throughout the school year. The BJAB is an accredited member of the Council of British International Schools.

83 Blvd Saint-Michel, 1040 Brussels, 02.732.53.76,,


Brussels International Catholic School (Bics) is an independent bilingual (English/French) Roman Catholic school near the European institutions. It incorporates pre-primary, primary and secondary departments and combines academic excellence with a caring family atmosphere based on Christian values. The school follows the curriculum of the University of Cambridge and is a registered and fully approved test centre, offering International GCSEs and International A-levels in the secondary school, and the Cambridge Primary Programme in the primary school. The school is an accredited full member of the European Council of International Schools. Creative arts, drama, music, science, sport and after-school activities make for a broad and balanced curriculum. Children without French or English are given individual support in these languages, with remedial help where necessary. The school encourages strong parental links with many activities organised by the PTA. Bics offers a school bus service. The school welcomes children from all countries and faiths, and currently numbers 360 children from more than 40 nationalities. Admission is possible throughout the school year.

86 Rue Général Leman (pre-primary and primary), 457 Chaussée de Wavre (secondary), 1040 Brussels,,,



The International School of Brussels (ISB) is more than a school. It is more than a record of outstanding student achievement in academics, arts and athletics. It is more than a place where traditions are valued and innovation is embraced. It is more than an extraordinary learning community, bringing together over 1,500 students from 70 countries. It is all of these things. But it is also more. ISB is accredited by the Council of International Schools and the Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges, and was recently mentioned in a major report as one of six ‘schools of the future’ – the only school nominated outside the United States. To find out more about our powerful mission of inclusion, challenge and success; our unique curriculum that leads the majority of students to successful completion of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma; our world-renowned learning support services; our one-to-one table programme; our campus and current building plans; and much more, visit the school’s website.

19 Kattenberg, 1170 Brussels, 02.661.42.11,


The Japanese School of Brussels caters for children from six to 14 and follows the Japanese curriculum and school year (April to March).

133 Avenue des Meuniers, 1160 Brussels, 02.672.10.38,,


Lycée Français Jean Monnet is one of a network of 200 French schools worldwide using the official French syllabus and methods. It covers all grades from kindergarten through pri¬mary school to the baccalaureate. There is an English-speaking section, taught by native speakers, which prepares chil-dren for a GCSE (University of London) in English language and literature and enables access to British universities. It is a modern, purpose-built school providing up-to-date facilities, sports programmes, theatre groups and more. About 2,000 students of more than 50 nationalities.

9 Ave du Lycée Français, 1180 Brussels, 02.374.58.78,,

Written by The Bulletin Editorial Team



The International school of Brussels

Montgomery International School is the first French and bilingual private School to be recognized by the International Baccalaureate (
We prepare students for exams in the International Baccalaureate Diploma; we also prepare students for the Jury Central examinations by the Communaute Francaise.

All the students around the world following the IB programme are tested in the same way and the exams are due in our school.

Starting in September 2015, our students who have chosen to follow the IB programme will have a school year from the 1st to the 6th secondary (years 7-12), at the contrary to the Jury where examinations are by degrees.
From the first year (year 7), the students will have a program loaded in English language, and classes in total immersion.

It will be also possible to arrange one or two hours of Duth, Chinese and/or Spanish per week according to students’ demands.
From the 3rd year, the students will be able to choose a programme Literal or Scientific. (See table)
At the end of school years, the students will have the possibility of obtaining a French or Bilingual Diploma (French/English).
The bilingual diploma is also recognized around the world as well as British, American, and Universities
All our Teachers are University graduated and continually following educational trainings organized by the IB.

Ecole secondaire bilingue à Bruxelles

L’Ecole Internationale Montgomery est la première école secondaire privée francophone en Belgique reconnue par le Baccalauréat International ( Nous offrons un enseignement en français et bilingue français / anglais

Nous préparons les élèves aux examens du diplôme du Baccalauréat International ainsi qu’aux examens du jury central organisés par la Communauté Française

Tous les élèves du monde qui suivent une scolarité dans une école du BI sont évalués de la même façon et les examens se déroulent au sein de notre établissement scolaire. Les examens du jury central ont lieu par contre au sein de la Communauté Française.

Dès la première année (année 7), les élèves auront un programme chargé en langue anglaise, ainsi qu’un cours en immersion totale.

Il sera également possible de prévoir une à deux heures de néerlandais, d’espagnol ou de chinois par semaine selon la demande.

A partir de la 3ème année, les élèves pourront choisir pour un programme littéraire ou scientifique (voir grilles horaires).

A la fin de la scolarité, les élèves auront la possibilité d’opter pour un diplôme francophone ou bilingue (Français/Anglais).

Le diplôme bilingue est également reconnu par les universités anglaises et américaines.

Tous nos professeurs sont universitaires et suivent régulièrement des formations organisées par le IB.

Mar 27, 2015 15:03