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St. George´s British International School
More than a bilingual school in Bilbao
More than a bilingual school in Bilbao

More than a bilingual school in Bilbao

Hands-on learning and education by values in a 100% bilingual school

St. George's British International School is a private, secular, international school located in Leioa, Vizcaya. We currently follow the English National Curriculum from Pre-nursery (2 years) to Year 9, and will gradually expand the British curriculum to all stages of education, a gradual transition to be completed by 2025. We offer a broad and balanced educational programme, specially designed to meet the individual needs of each pupil, in a fun and stimulating learning environment.

As a British and international school, St. George's British International School follows the UK English National Curriculum, is accredited by the British Council and approved by the Basque Government Department of Education, providing its pupils with a fully bilingual education, with real linguistic immersion in English from the first day of school.

Our dynamic, interactive and highly motivating educational offer improves the learning style, making the classes really productive for the pupils. The success of this bilingual school in Bilbao is based on developing the different skills of each child, with a personalised curriculum that encourages critical thinking, research and practical learning, where academic knowledge is as important as the skills and abilities of each child. If you would like to know more, our Admissions Officer will be happy to attend to you individually and answer any questions you may have.

International preparation from 2 years onwards

St. George's British International School is the first and only British school in Bilbao, offering its students a complete and comprehensive bilingual education, adapted both to the individual needs of each student and to the social and working reality of today and tomorrow. A complete curriculum that is complemented by the holistic learning of English and the introduction of French from the age of 10, as well as disciplines such as music, the arts and sport. An educational programme designed to form people with a constructive attitude, committed to the world and to their own learning.

British educational philosophy

The methodology used at St. George's British International School is characterised by educational innovation, high academic achievement and personalised attention. Pupils are the protagonists of their own learning, thanks to a wide range of teaching techniques which allow the educational team to adapt to the preferences and needs of each pupil, enhancing their natural talents.

Global readiness and international education in Bilbao

Founded in 1956, St. George's British International School has a long history and track record, backed by the educational excellence and academic results of its students. It is also one of the founding members of the Globeducate British International Schools cluster, dedicated to excellence in British education across Europe. In 2017, the school joined the Globeducate family, one of the most important educational groups in the world, with 55 international schools in nine countries, providing students in Bilbao with a real preparation for the global world.

Facilities and services

At St. George's we have excellent facilities built to meet the needs of our students at all stages of their educational journey and to promote a positive and stimulating learning environment. The architecture of the school is designed to be spacious and full of natural light, with specific areas for the requirements of each subject. In addition, a wide range of services are available to its students to complement and enrich the learning process. Contact us for more information about all our services.

The Admissions Process at St. George's British International School

We are currently accepting applications from students from the age of two upwards. Please fill in the form below and our Admissions team will contact you to give you the information you need, arrange a personalised visit and explain how to book a place at the only British school in Biscay.


“Being part of St. George's is highly enriching, for the international and global spirit that is breathed in each of its corners”

Elena Cunningham, Head of Admissions

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