British School of Bahrain


Location: Bahrain
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 3 - 18 years

About British School of Bahrain

The British School of Bahrain (BSB) is a Kindergarten through Year 13 School located on one campus in Hamala. The school began as an impromptu establishment during the First Gulf War, and was formally founded in 1995. The town of Hamala has a population of 18,000, and is a half hour drive from the nation’s capital Manama. BSB is divided into Infant, Junior, and Senior sections. Specialist facilities include science labs, music and art rooms, and a drama studio. Sporting facilities include a floodlit astro-turf football pitch, tennis courts and two indoor pools, one for younger children. The school  follows the National Curriculum of the United Kingdom, with some adaptations to reflect the local historical, cultural and physical features of Bahrain. While English is the primary language of instruction at BSB, the school also operates mixed-language groups both outside and inside the classroom. The school has a Student Council and Prefect system.

Executive Head of School

John Maguire

Vision and School Ethos

BSB prides itself as an Outstanding school where students come first. It is truly an International school, with students coming from a wide variety of backgrounds. The school aims to provide students with a high quality education and skills that will equip them to thrive in their future lives, wherever that may be. All students and teachers are encouraged to contribute to the community through service and extra-curricular activities. The ethos of our school is that of care, respect and consideration towards others. Staff take a holistic approach to teaching, with a focus on a student’s balance and a healthy lifestyle, and the school encourages the constructive and positive contribution and support of parents in a pupil’s continuing academic progress.

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Address: Building 1080, Road 1425, Block 1014, Hamala, Bahrain
Telephone: +973 17610 920
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