With over 50 years of experience in world class international education, International School Brunei (ISB) is a highly successful, inclusive, Eco-school focussed on ensuring ‘Everyone Excels’. More than just a school which guides students to world-beating examination results and into university, ISB has long distinguished itself through its holistic programme and strong community values. All aspects of school life are committed to shaping students who are successful, well rounded and self-assured global citizens with a strong appreciation of, and awareness for, eco-sustainability, human rights, social justice and community service.
Teaching the British International curriculum until Year 11 and the IB Diploma Programme in Year 12 and 13, ISB maintains a strong academic record with a 90 per cent average pass rate in IGCSE (grades A*- C) and consistently achieving IB Diploma points scores above the world average. With over 90 per cent of ISB graduates being accepted into the top universities in North America, Europe and Asia, their students leave as confident
future leaders who strive for excellence and positive change.
From Kindergarten through to Year 13, through a variety of extracurricular activities and life in the boarding school, ISB nurtures the profile of an IB learner in everyone. By providing a warm, supportive and inclusive environment, students of all abilities, cultures and backgrounds are inspired and challenged to become caring, openminded individuals geared for success in an ever-changing world.
Whether in the classroom or on the sports field, at their annual Model United Nations simulation – the ISB BGIC, or on Performing Arts stages, ISB is proud to provide the opportunities for students to develop their talents and realise their full potential.
With a diverse and highly experienced international staff, the ISB community is a vibrant and inclusive one, where every individual in our 46-nationality family is empowered to excel. By “Inspiring Minds, Shaping
Values and Building Futures” ISB forges globallyminded,
university-bound, lifelong learners.
Jerudong International School (JIS) is an academically selective, fully accredited, thriving boarding school occupying a 120-acre coastal campus. JIS is one of the 120 schools to be accredited by British Schools Overseas, with 1,650 students from 55 countries.
JIS offers a British International Curriculum, preparing students for A-levels, General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) and International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE). The school also offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma. They are a member of the prestigious UK Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference (HMC), Council of British International Schools (COBIS), Federation of British International Schools in Asia (FOBISIA) and Boarding Schools Association (BSA), as well as recognised by The Good Schools Guide for being an outstanding international school.
The school’s motto is “achieving excellence” and the school strives to do this in every area. In July 2018, one of their Year 8 students achieved a Gold Award in the prestigious UK Junior Mathematical Olympiad, scoring 105 out of 135. In September 2018, JIS once again won the prestigious Secondary Geography Quality Mark for their teaching methods in Geography, awarded by the Geographical Association in the UK.
As the leading British international school in Asia, JIS has excellent examination results leading students to the world’s best universities. Many JIS graduates continue their studies abroad such as UK (Cambridge University, London School of Economics and Political Science and Imperial College London), USA (Berkeley University), Australia (Australian National University and Melbourne University) and Canada (University of British Columbia and University of Toronto).
JIS has 200 highly qualified teachers primarily from the UK who pride themselves on providing holistic education that is not only academically challenging, but also seeks to develop students as a whole, academically and professionally.
The school features exceptional facilities including 26 science laboratories, an extensive performing arts centre and music faculty, art, design and technology studios, libraries and traditional classrooms, two 50 m x 25 m swimming pools, three air conditioned sports halls with netball, basketball and tennis courts, as well as three soccer/rugby pitches. The school has an onsite medical centre and an award-winning Outdoor Discovery Centre.
The boarding facilities are designed for practicality, in which boys and girls enjoy separate houses and are looked after by boarding houseparents, who are experienced staff and teachers in the school.
In this prestigious boarding and day school, students learn each other’s culture and are encouraged to participate in internationally-accredited curriculums apart from academics. JIS has a strong co-curricular programme, offering almost 300 activities including a wide range of sports and arts activities, EcoJIS, house competitions, International Award (DoE) programme and the Model United Nations club.
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