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  • British School of Bahrain
    Building 1060
    Road 1425
    Block 1014
  • Mailing address:
    British School of Bahrain
    PO Box 30733
  • T 973 1761 0920 (senior and junior) 1761 3330 (infants)
  • F 973 1761 0371 (senior and junior) 1761 3230 (infants)
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  • State/Independent: Independent: privately owned (individual/corporation)
  • Lower School Ages: 3-11
  • Lower School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Senior School Ages: 11-18
  • Senior School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Teaching Language: English
  • SEN: Mainstream with SEN support
  • Boarding: Not available
  • Uniform: Yes
  • School Year: The autumn term begins in September and ends mid December. The spring term starts in early January and finishes in late March/early April. The summer term runs from April to early July. Bahrain has numerous national and religious holidays when schools are required to close (exact timings vary year to year) and because of this half terms tend to be short – usually only two or three days.
  • School Hours: Kindergarten: 8am-12.15pm Reception to Year 2: 8am-2pm Years 3 and 4: 8am-2.30pm Years 5-13: 8am-2.45pm School week runs Sunday to Thursday
  • Fee Currency: Bahraini dinars
  • Fee Details: Kindergarten: BD 2364 Reception: BD 3006 Years 1 + 2: BD 3006 Years 3 + 4: BD 3420 Years 5 + 6: BD 3720 Years 7 + 8: BD 4278 Year 9: BD 4476 Years 10 + 11: BD 4683 Years 12 + 13: BD 6114
  • Fee Extras: Application fee (non-refundable): BD 50 External exam entrance fees ESL support Additional maths support School trips
  • Religion: Non-denominational


GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education)

National Curriculum for England

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