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The British School of Zanzibar (BSZ) is a private school that offers international Nursery and Primary education that follows both British and Tanzanian Curriculum. It is a social enterprise that is structured as a non-profit under company decree.

BSZ is less than a 20 minutes drive from Stone Town, and just 5 minutes from the Zanzibar International Airport.

Three Zanzibari businesswomen aiming to provide an adequate educational experience for the youth of Zanzibar established the school the 31st of January 2007. In addition to the school’s integrative approach to education, its demographic is multicultural; being made up of students from many parts of the world. Not only is the student body representative of a micro-international society, but also BSZ accommodates and financially supports orphans, less privileged children, and pupils with special needs. Currently, 20% of the pupils at BSZ receive a free education at the school’s expense.

We welcome families of all nationalities and are sure that we can provide your child with a unique opportunity to flourish socially, cognitively, emotionally, and physically.

We offer a very high standard of education, which is broad-based, yet tailored to meet the child's individual needs. The academic environment at BSZ is purposeful, stimulating, and challenging.

The children flourish, grow in self-confidence, and above all, fulfil their potential.

The environment at BSZ is happy and relaxed so that your child feels at home and secure. Our teachers are well qualified, experienced in delivering British Curriculum, dedicated to the promotion of high quality learning at BSZ, and overall, passionate about what they teach. The favourable teacher/pupil ratio and utilization of excellent resources will help ensure your child's success.

Our pupils are encouraged to be enquiring, creative, reflective, and motivated learners. At BSZ, the individual talents of the children are nourished and celebrated.

We actively encourage an open partnership between home and school, with parents participating in all areas of school life. We warmly invite prospective parents and their children to visit our school to experience first-hand what we have to offer.

Welcome to the British School of Zanzibar!