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The Headmaster's Message


The warmest of welcomes from the Bahlool British International Schools in Baghdad. It is with honour and great enthusiasm that I introduce myself to you as we embark on this ground-breaking and momentous journey together.

I have been dedicated to the field of education for more than 12 years. My educational experience includes being a teacher, head of department and Headmaster. My passion is to see every student succeed in all areas of their life, cared for by committed and highly qualified teachers, while cultivating a love for learning and critical thinking needed to grow and succeed locally and internationally in the 21st century. I belief in the partnership between parent, student, and teacher through continuous and effective communication, as this will create valuable connections to help meet the specific needs of each student.   

At Bahlool British International Schools you will find all staff, teachers and our larger educational community has your child’s best interest at heart. Each child deserves a world-class educational experience and individual attention in a loving and caring environment. Here your child will receive the opportunity to be inspired and empowered from the foundation stage, creating a strong and solid educational base for them to build on.

Our school provides the British English School Curriculum, using Hodder’s Education learning materials based on the Cambridge Curriculum. After school activity clubs will range from model building, circuit training, volleyball, public speaking and extra English classes.

We have passionate, experienced, forward-thinking, and dedicated teachers from all over the world to make sure your child’s well-being and education is in the best of hands. Combine this with state-of-the art, technologically advanced and purpose-built facilities and you will give your child a unique opportunity that will benefit them for the rest of their lives. 

At Bahlool British International Schools we belief in the principals of integrity, respect, diversity, opportunity, confidence, growth, teamwork, leadership, passion, open-mindedness, wisdom, drive, creativity, and humility. As we model these principals, students will follow our example.

Bahlool British International Schools offer educational excellence through passionate teachers, promotes critical thinking in a supporting and safe environment, boast superb resources and have worthy principals to follow.

Please visit us to experience our amazing school for yourself.

I am looking forward to meeting you and your precious child.  


Mr. Leonard W.H Nel

Headmaster of the Bahlool British International Schools - Baghdad

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