To be recognised as providing an outstanding holistic education which maximises learning for every pupil. As such, BISS will be recognised as a leading international school and the International School of choice in Stockholm.
Through outstanding teaching, BISS will nurture a responsible, reflective, respectful and globally-minded community of lifelong learners who demonstrate high levels of achievement whilst maximising personal, social, physical and academic development in an environment of positive challenge.
A BISS education is designed to enable smooth transition to other English speaking schools and examination courses around the world.
As a learning focused, non-profit making organisation, BISS is totally committed to making a difference, not a profit.
The following guiding principles stand alongside our mission, vision and definition of learning and therefore underpin all of our educational thinking:
A safe and stimulating environment – safe to succeed, take risks and learn through mistakes
Low stress, high appropriate challenge to enable all pupils to realise their potential
Engendering a love of learning
Effective learning for all, promoted by aiming for excellence
A holistic approach to learning
Celebrating success in all aspects of learning
An inclusive culture, valuing the uniqueness and achievement of each child
Developing reflective and motivated lifelong learners
Promoting, modelling and developing respect for oneself, others and the environment
A forward looking school, that explores new research based approaches to improving learning