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British International School Ho Chi Minh City

British International School Ho Chi Minh City

246 Nguyen Van Huong Street, Thao Dien, Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

+84 (0)28 3744 2335



British International School Ho Chi Minh City
School type Co-educational Day
Founded 1997
Principal Mr. Anthony Rowlands
Co-ed Age Range 2-18 years
Number of pupils 2,400
Curriculum IPC, UK, IBDP, IGCSE
Language of Instruction English
Average Class Size 20
Associations IB, CIE, IPC, IA, ASCL

After its humble family beginning in 1997, The British International School HCMC (BIS HCMC) has firmly established itself as the international school of choice in Ho Chi Minh City. It is a selective, independent and co-educational day school that provides a diverse international education measured by British standards. Twenty-five years on, they continue to be at the forefront of education, inspiring an international student body to achieve outstanding academic success in an innovative and dynamic environment.

BIS HCMC is the largest international school in Vietnam with over 2,400 students from more than 55 countries and is part of the world's leading premium school's organization; Nord Anglia Education. It operates from three impressive campuses in the residential area of Thu Duc City (District 2), catering for students from 2 to 18 years of age. All campuses boast first class facilities and are staffed with internationally-trained teachers who are committed to nurturing and inspiring every child they care for.

The school provides a broad, balanced and differentiated curriculum to meet the wide-ranging needs of its students. At Primary level BIS HCMC operates within framework of the National Curriculum for England and the International Primary Curriculum whilst secondary students are prepared for both the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). With these qualifications, BIS students have a well-established reputation of progressing into the top universities around the world.

BIS HCMC offers one-of-a-kind opportunities inside and outside the classroom, enhancing student learning through collaborations with the world's best organization. Their unique community service programme, extensive choice of co-curricular activities, and global expeditions provide students with a range of opportunities to develop life ready characteristics such as leadership, critical thinking, and empathy.

BIS HCMC has been inspected, approved and rated as 'Outstanding in all categories' by the British Government as detailed in their latest British Schools Overseas (BSO) Inspection Report in 2022.

BIS HCMC is fully accredited by the prestigious Council of International Schools (CIS) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). It is a registered centre for Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) and a designated IB World School. It is also recognised by the UK Government as an overseas school and is a full participating member of the Federation of British International Schools in Asia (FOBISIA).