About Bayan

98% of Bayan students come from Bahrain and neighboring GCC countries. As such, the Bayan education is delivered in both English and Arabic. The school prides itself in having developed strong billingual leaders that have an equally strong national identity. The Bayan family atmosphere is a description echoed by everyone on campus, this supportive environment between students faculty and administrative staff is one of the main drivers of its continuous  achievements.

Quick Facts


BBS is an independent, non-profit, co-educational bilingual school from KG-G12. With an Arabic and American English based curriculum, accredited by the Ministry of Education, IB, and MSA.


Bayan is a co-ed school of 1,147 students averaging 54% male, and 46% female students.


The Prestigious Crown Prince Scholarship has been consistently awarded to a Bayan student on average every year.

IB Classes

Every year Bayan students in Grades 11 & 12 enroll into IB courses, 33% of those students enroll in full IB.

  • 58% of our students continue their higher education abroad
  • 48% of our students are eligible for partial and full scholarships yearly
  • 1st school in Bahrain to include Robotics in to the the curriculum
  • 53% of Bayan Faculty are international 47% are local teachers

Mission, Vision & Core Values

Bahrain Bayan School provides students with a comprehensive bilingual education - rooted in Islamic values, Arab identity, and Bahraini culture. We develop internationally minded students with confidence in their abilities who embrace their responsibilities as national and global citizens. At Bayan, no idea is too great to explore or too small to ignore. There’s only one word to describe that kind of thinking: BIG - We aspire to inspire! 



    We believe that embracing our differences makes us stronger.


    We believe that learning is essential for individual development and a thriving and forward thinking community.


    We believe that giving of oneself enriches us all.


    We believe that transparency is the foundation for building genuine and trusting relationships.


    We believe that commitment leads to excellence.


Bilingual Co-education School

We believe that a nation of bilinguals, where a diversity of tongues and cultures are embraced is the true movement towards prosperity.


Learning From Leaders

"Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality"

Bayan Gems

Bayan School has many remarkable alumni/ae, some of whom are profiled here. Many of our graduates have distinguished themselves in major fields ranging from education and law to medicine and journalism.

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