British International School Admission 2024-25: Eligibility, Fee Structure & Contact Details

The British International School is a part of prestigious Nord Anglia family that offers  transformation experiences to the students. It is among the top schools of Abu Dhabi that allows children to learn in new exciting ways.

Not just classroom teaching, but the school also excels in its ‘outside the classroom’ learning in form of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. The school is supported by teachers who inspire the students to be creative, follow their passions, and get superb academic results.

Enrolling your ward in the school will also make them socially responsible citizen along with a successful future.

British International School Overview

Check out some basic information related to the British International School:

Year of establishment2009
CurriculumEnglish National Curriculum, Cambridge IGCSE and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)
Type of schoolPrivate, Co-ed
Grades offeredFS1 Nursery to Year 13
Medium of instructionEnglish
Contact addressThe British International School Abu Dhabi, Behind Abu Dhabi University, PO Box 60968, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Phone number+971 2 510 0100
Email (General) (Admissions)

British International School Admission Process

  • The school has a very simple process for admission that includes, enquiry, tour followed by a brief assessment of the candidate.
  • First of all the parents need to fill in an online enquiry form. They can also call on phone, or send an email.
  • The school administration will get back to the parents and they will be invited for a tour of campus. The meeting can be arranged online as well.
  • During the meeting, the parents will be explained the step-by-step admissions process.
  • The school welcomes children aged 3-18 and accepts applications all year round.
  • There will be a small assessment of the child to ensure he or she meets the basic requirements.
  • Assessments and interviews vary depending on the age of the child and include class observations and English speaking, writing, and cognitive ability tests. 

Eligibility Criteria

Here are the basic age criteria required for admission to the BIS:

Year levelAge as on August 31
FS1 Nursery3 years
FS 24 years
Year 15 years
Year 26 years
Year 37 years
Year 48 years
Year 59 years
Year 610 years
Year 711 years
Year 812 years
Year 913 years
Year 1014 years
Year 1115 years
Year 1216 years
Year 1317 years

British International School Fee Structure

The fee structure for British International School for different year group is provided in the table below.

ClassesRegistration feesTuition feesBus fee
Nursery2,515 AED50,300 AED8,000 AED (Both ways) 6,300 AED (One-way)
FS22,602 AED52,050 AED8,000 AED (Both ways) 6,300 AED (One-way)
Year 1 – 53,047 AED60,940 AED8,000 AED (Both ways) 6,300 AED (One-way)
Year 6 – 113,150 AED62,390 AED8,000 AED (Both ways) 6,300 AED (One-way)
Years 12 – 133,435 AED68,700 AED8,000 AED (Both ways) 6,300 AED (One-way)

*For 2024-25 admission, the fee structure might vary a little.


Many facilities are available at British International School that are important for the overall development of children. A list of some of facilities found at the school is given below.

  1. High tech dance and drama studios and modern music suites
  2. Indoor swimming pools, gym and sports hall
  3. Primary and secondary libraries stocked with over 15,000 books
  4. Multimedia suite, STEAM and science labs
  5. Adventure playground and shaded courtyards
  6. Fully air-conditioned, multi-purpose sports hall
  7. Grass playing fields and shaded outdoor multi-sports courts.
  8. New performing arts center with a 524-seat theater (opening 2023).

Contact Details

  • Contact address: The British International School Abu Dhabi, Behind Abu Dhabi University, PO Box 60968, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Phone number: +971 2 510 0100 (General)
  • Email address: (General), (Admissions)
  • Official website:


Do siblings get priority in British International School Admission?

Yes, siblings of current students are prioritize at the time of admission

What are the school’s hours?

The school hours are between 7:40 am to 2:45 pm.

What is the average class size?

For FS1 Nursery to year 1: 20 (maximum)
For Year 2 to Year 7: 24 (average)
For Year 8 to Year 13: Between 15 and 20

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