English schools in Europe
We are recognized as one of the world's best international schools. Founded in 1979, the ISB is part of the esteemed schools that carries the three International Baccalaureate programmes; Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP) taking students from Preschool to grade twelve in preparation for international universities and higher education.(For more information about IB click here)
Our well qualified and experienced teaching staff is committed to the development of the integrity and intellect of our students through our rigorous academics, our cultural and environmental awareness programmes as well as our exploration of nationalities, religions and cultural backgrounds.
Whilst our academics receive high acclaim, our extracurricular activities offer more that 100 various courses for both parents and students.
We recognize the importance of supporting our families during their integration into Swiss life and culture and have activities and support groups to assist our families with the acclimation.
Our school is located on two state-of-the-art campuses in Aesch for kindergarten through Grade 5 and Reinach for Grades 6 through 12 and Preschool. Basel's unique location, at the border of Switzerland with France and Germany, enhance the multi-cultural nature of our school. We are fortunate with an extremely diverse student body representing over 45 countries.