Our Year Groups
Class Organisation School Year 2020/21
Classes are organised into three stages:
- Pre-School (Gausel only)
- Primary Department (Primary Years)
- Secondary Department (Middle Years)
Students are placed according to the calendar year they were born.
For the academic year 2020/21, the year groups are as follows:
Pre-School - for children born in
- 2015 - Pre-School 5,
- 2016 - Pre-School 4
- 2017 - Pre-School 3
- 2018 and 2019 - Pre-School 1/2. (Minimum age 18 months).
Primary School - For children born in
- 2009 - Primary Years 6
- 2010 - Primary Years 5
- 2011 - Primary Years 4
- 2012 - Primary Years 3
- 2013 - Primary Years 2
- 2014 - Primary Years 1
Secondary School - For children born in
- 2004 - Middle Years 5 (Gausel only)
- 2005 - Middle Years 4
- 2006 - Middle Years 3
- 2007 - Middle Years 2
- 2008 - Middle Years 1
The school aims to maintain an average class sizes of 18 to 20 pupils, and will employ a teaching assistant to support the class teacher where numbers exceed this.
For Pre-School, Norwegian 'barnehage' staff ratio rules apply.
BISS is not currently offering the IB Diploma Programme.
For IB Diploma Programme enquiries, please contact Fiona Andvik, IB Coordinator at St. Olavs Videregående Skole, Stavanger.