Premium International School in Brussels, Belgium

Our School is Open for New Students

St. John's International School is a premium school in Belgium offering the full International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum. Our school provides an international education to a welcoming community of 500 students between the ages of 2 and 18 years, who represent around 56 nationalities.

Located in the French-speaking part of Belgium, close to Brussels, in the heart of Europe, we are an English language international school with a reputation for unrivalled world class academics. In 2020, our students achieved an IB average score of 34 points, comfortably above the world average.

At St. John’s International School, we’re just as passionate about the welfare of our students as we are about education, and pride ourselves on creating a warm and joyful space for students to grow, both academically and socially. We pride ourselves to be At St. John's, individual student’s unique talents are realised, more doors are opened to future success and happiness gets results.

Admissions are open to students throughout the year. Please contact our admissions team to arrange a visit, or to answer any questions you may have.

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Welcome to St. John's International School in Brussels.

St John’s is a wonderful place to grow, work and learn. It is a learning community in which we expect as much from our students as we do from ourselves. We are lifelong, passionate, caring, inquisitive learners who work daily to create a more understanding and sustainable world.

Our international school is inclusive and is exclusive. We live in the real world and wrestle with global issues. We are comfortable with paradox and understand life as a continuum. We nurture wellbeing and build confidence. We strive for academic excellence whilst valuing hard work and collaboration. We are internationally minded and celebrate diversity. We value our own identity, knowing our presence enriches the community.

If you’d like to experience the spirit of St. John's International School for yourself, it would be my pleasure to show you around and introduce you to our community.

I look forward to meeting you.

Dr. David Brooke

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St. John’s is a private international school, founded in 1964 in Waterloo, Belgium – a tree-lined, historic town providing all the services families may need. An early adopter of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, our school now has over 50 years of IB experience. St. John's offers the full range of Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP). Since 2014, St. John's is an Inspired global network of 70 premium schools.

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Celebrating 50 years of excellence

For more than 50 years, St. John's has been serving the expatriate and local communities of the greater area. We celebrate diversity and instil in our students the open-mindedness to think globally. We promote individual responsibility for lifelong learning, service and achievement.

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Full IB programme and AP courses

St. John's offers the complete PYP, MYP and DP programmes, the gold-standard in international education. We are an English language international school with deep-rooted expertise in language acquisition teaching. This is reflected in a record-breaking 50% of our whole cohort achieving the prestigious Bi-lingual Diploma. We are also the only school in the Brussels area to offer the Advanced Placement (AP) programme, allowing our local and international students access to prestigious universities globally.

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Large campus and welcoming community

We seek to inspire, challenge and prepare students within a very welcoming, supportive and caring ‘family’ environment. Many of our students live locally and walk or bike to our large, secure campus which has extensive green spaces for outdoor opportunities.


As one of the world's premier international schools, St. John's International School is a proud member of Inspired, a leading global premium schools group operating in Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America educating over 45,000 students across a global network of more than 64 schools.

Founded by Nadim M Nsouli, Inspired offers a fresh and contemporary approach to education by re-evaluating traditional teaching methods and curricula, and creating a more dynamic, relevant and powerful educational model. For more information, please visit or follow us on FacebookInstagram and LinkedIn.

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