Choosing your child’s school is probably one of the most significant decisions you will ever make about their future. Bali offers a variety of choices and different approaches. We give you some of the best.
1. Green School
This private, international pre-kindergarten to high school (3 to 16 years of age) is located near Ubud, along the Ayung River, and it is known worldwide. Built entirely from bamboo, school campus uses some renewable energy sources including micro- hydro power from a “hydroelectric vortex”, as well as solar energy.
Everything is designed around the principles of an organic permaculture system and the students cultivate an organic garden as part of their learning activities. The school wants to prepare them to take care of the Earth in the future and teach them to be critical and creative thinkers, who champion the sustainability of the world and the environment.
2. Gandhi Memorial International School
GMIS, Bali is a coeducational, multi-cultural international school that offers a blend of traditional values and a progressive approach to education where each child is made to feel valued, stimulated and secure in a school where children are happy and purposeful growing up confident to face life’s significant challenges. It is located in Renon.
3. Canggu Community School
The mission of CCS is to have all students develop as confident, socially engaged and globally responsible citizens who achieve their full potential as life-long learners. They measure the achievement of their mission by their School Wide Learner Expectations (SWLEs). They want their students to achieve intellectual, emotional and physical balance. Be skilled inquirers and researchers and to be skilled in critical and creative thinking. The school is located near Canggu Club.
This school offers a holistic education rooted in values designed to enrich and enliven the lives of all students. They give children the opportunity to explore what they are capable of through many different experiences whether in the classroom, on field trips, on camps, through the arts, on the sports field or serving others in the community. The teaching staff brings a wealth of experience from many countries as well as from home base of Indonesia. The school is located in Sanur.
5. Bali Island School
It is a private, secular, non-profit, day school for Indonesian and expatriate students offering a curriculum taught entirely in English. Their mission is to provide educational excellence in a supportive, secure environment, preparing students to thrive and succeed as responsible citizens in a changing world. Established in 1986, BIS is the oldest international school in Bali and the only school on the island offering all three IB programmes. It is located in Sanur.