British International School of Ljubljana
About British International School of Ljubljana
British International School of Ljubljana (BISL) is a mixed, non-denominational all-through school with sixth form situated in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It caters for approximately 240 students between the ages of 2-18, and all teaching is provided in English. Its primary school follows the National Curriculum for England and the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), while its secondary school students have GCSE, IGCSE and A Level examinations approved by AQA and Cambridge University, due to its status as a Cambridge International School. It is a member of the Council of British International Schools and the Council of International Schools (CIS).
The School was founded in September 2008 and celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. It received high honours from the start, including a visit from H.M. Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh the same year it opened and a visit from the Duke and Countess of Wessex four years later.
The academic outcomes are outstanding at IGCSE and A Level and the staff to student ratio as an average across the school is at 5:1. All teachers are either UK trained or internationally experienced. The school is part of the Orbital Education Group with 10 schools worldwide. Opportunities to collaborate with others across the world give the students at school a global understanding of cultures and beliefs.
Values and Vision
BISL is a school that prides itself on providing a high quality of English language teaching for the young people of Slovenia. It has a strong passion for creating a learning environment that is consistently welcoming, productive and positive in its approach. It is an international environment that caters for students from over 50 different nationalities, adding to its strong sense of diversity and mutual respect.