The British School Manila was established in 1976 in the old Union Church with only 36 students. Over the course of almost fifty years, the school has grown, developed and evolved into what it is today.
Official opening of the school in the old Union Church with 36 students.
Longest-serving member of the Board of Governors
Mr. Brendan Egan M.B.E. served on the Board of Governors from 1976 to 2017.
The British School Manila moves to Merville, Paranaque.
Student population grows to 107 Students.
The British School Manila hosts the first FOBISSEA (Federation of British International Schools in South East Asia) Sports and Cultural Event.
The British School Manila expands to offer Key Stage 3 of Senior School.
Princess Royal Visit
Princess Anne, the Princess Royal, visits The British School Manila.
BSM Fort Bonifacio groundbreaking ceremony
The British School Manila Fort Bonifacio groundbreaking ceremony.
Inauguration of Bonifacio Global City campus of The British School Manila
Former President Arroyo with Chairman of The Board of Governors. John Hawkins inaugurates the new Bonifacio Global City campus.
IB Programme and Opening of Cluster D (Dinagyang)
BSM is authorised to offer the IB Programme. Opening of Cluster D. Head of School Kinsey-Wightman is accompanied by Chairman of the Board of Governors Peter Lawrence.
First IB Cohort
Opening of Cluster E (El Nido)
Chairman of the Board of Governors Bewlay is accompanied by His Excellency Ambassador Beckingham and his wife during the groundbreaking ceremony.
Accredited by the Council of International School (CIS)
BSM becomes the first in the Philippines to be accredited by CIS. Student population over 768 students with over 46 nationalities. BSM celebrates its 30th anniversary at the Ambassador's residence.
Opening of Cluster F (Fiesta)
Opening of Cluster F (Fiesta). Chairman of the Board of Governors Simon Bewlay is accompanied by His Excellency Ambassador Stephen Lillie.
The British School Manila Chairman awarded the M.B.E.
The British School Manila Chairman awarded the M.B.E. in Queen’s New Year’s Honours List for his services to education in the Philippines.
Opening of the new Learning Resource Centre (LRC)
Opening of the new LRC. Chairman of the Board of Governors Simon Bewlay is accompanied by His Excellency Ambassador Asif Anwar Ahmad.
Royal Highness Visit
Students, staff, and parents were thrilled to welcome Princess Anne who unveiled a plaque commemorating new sports facilities and spent time meeting charities supported by BSM.
40th year anniversary
A year where we started with a classic ‘British Street Party’ with over 2,500 attendees and continued the year with a variety of activities relating to both our rich history and our future goals.
The British School Manila Creative Arts Centre officially opened
Designed to offer the students a wider sense of the visual and performing arts. With its glass exterior together with a large airy atrium and non-standard angles it sits as a foundation for creativity.