Best British Schools in Bahrain

Bahrain is the first GCC country to establish public education system in 1930. Since then, Bahraini schools have developed in both infrastructure and quality of education.

The government of Bahrain cares for the future of Bahrainis. That is why it spends 2.7% of its GDP on education.

Education is obligatory in Bahrain and free education is available in public schools for Bahraini and Foreign students.

Public schools in Bahrain provide good education but expat families in Bahrain still prefer to send their children to a private school. Top reason is to make relocating or sending their children to University abroad easier.

If you are looking for the best schools in Bahrain for your children, take a look at our list:

1)     St. Christopher’s School

2)     British School of Bahrain

3)     Multinational School Bahrain

4)     Abdulrahman Kanoo International School



St. Christopher’s School

Founded: 1961

Curriculum: British

Fee Structure: KG 3,138-High School 7,662 BHD (Yearly)

Tel: +973 1760 5000

Located: Isa Town & Saar


Founded in 1961, The Guardian Newspaper ranks St. Christopher’s School as the best British school in the Middle East. It offers education from Kindergarten to Highschool level.

In 2013, Queen Elizabeth II recognized St. Christopher’s Principal Ed Goodwin with The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for his contribution towards British Education in the Middle East.

St. Christopher’s has two campuses in Bahrain. Senior students’ campus is located in Isa Town and junior students’ campus is located in Saar.


British School of Bahrain

Founded: 1995

Curriculum: British

Fee Structure: KG 2,859-High School 7,398 BHD (Yearly)

Located: Hamala

Tel: +973 1761 0920


The British School of Bahrain follows the National curriculum of the UK. It is a very international school with over 70 nationalities enrolled. It offers education from Kindergarten to Highschool level.

British School of Bahrain has a 23 years old history and is accredited by the Confederation of British International Schools. It is consistently rated outstanding by the Bahrain Quality Insurance Inspectorate.


Multinational School Bahrain

Founded: 2013

Curriculum: British & Australian

Fee Structure: KG 2,460-High School 4,500 BHD (Yearly)

Tel: +973 1771 1444

Located: Adliya


Multinational School Bahrain is a very new school if compared with the other British schools in Bahrain. It has a very new and modern facility with friendly teachers.

Multinational School Bahrain offers Australian Curriculum from KG to Year 8 and IGCSE starting from Year 9.

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Abdulrahman Kanoo International School

Founded: 1998

Curriculum: British & Arabic

Fee Structure: KG 2,460-High School 4,500 BHD (Yearly)

Tel: +973 1787 5055

Located: Salmabad


Abdulrahman Kanoo International School offers education from KG to High School level with UCMAS, which is a brain development program.

It is the first Bahraini School to get accredited by Council of International School and New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The school also offer excellent Arabic education.

According to our research these are the best and most accredited British schools in Bahrain.  



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