Take the First Few Steps Towards a World of Opportunity

We are delighted that you are considering The British School of Bahrain for your child's education.

Our school is one of Bahrain's most prestigious institutions, delivering 'Outstanding' British tuition from Nursery to Year 13. We are defined by academic excellence and distinguish ourselves through cultural inclusivity, dynamic learning platforms, and an innovative approach.

At our school, children are empowered to thrive in multiple disciplines. They access first-class technology, long-standing values, and versatile arts and sports programmes that provide meaningful opportunities to cultivate and showcase their skills. Additionally, as part of an international group of schools, students access numerous benefits as members of a thriving global community.

Simply follow the steps below to begin the admissions process to BSB. We look forward to supporting your child with modern schooling at its best.



To register for a place at the school, simply complete the Application Form online and submit it along with the documents listed below.

Required documents:

  • Child's passport
  • Child's CPR card (if available at the time of application)
  • Copy of each parent's passport
  • Copy of each parent's CPR card (if available at the time of application)
  • Child's immunisation record
  • Passport-sized photo of child
  • Child's school report
  • Previous school transfer certificate (if available)

Prospective parents must pay an Application Fee of 50BD.

In addition to the documents listed above, Sixth Form students who currently attend a non-British school must also include:

  • Certificate(s) of alternative qualifications.

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Infant School applicants will be assessed on their Readiness for School, which evaluates English language development, social skills and behaviour. 

Children applying to Year 1 and Year 2 must sit assessments in Math and English. In addition, applicants will be evaluated on their social skills, behaviour and ability to sustain a conversation.

From Year 3 upwards, applicants must sit an online entrance assessment under exam conditions. Assessments comprise of a mathematics section, an English section and a Non-Verbal Reasoning section followed by a written task.

After the application is completed, each student must successfully complete age appropriate assessments.



To begin the enrolment process, successful applicants must:

  • Sign the Parent-School Agreement (PSA)
  • Pay a non-refundable Registration Fee of BD 100
  • Pay a Book Deposit Fee of BD 50

Please note that the school must receive all documentation and fees before finalising enrolment.



Upon admission to the school, new students will be introduced to their class teacher and members of the Pastoral Team. The first term is probationary and students will be well supported during this time. 

Follow the links below to view the Ministry of Education's application requirements.

MoE Procedures for Students Relocating to Bahrain

MoE Procedures for Students Transferring from Schools within Bahrain

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To learn more about our school, or to request assistance with the admissions process, please contact our friendly Admissions Team.