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Shiloh International School (SBEC)

Contact Address:
Shiloh International School


Kanifing Municipal area, Ksmd
PMB 694, Serrekunda, Banjul area
The Gambia, West Africa

Tel no: +220 4462754
Tel no: +220 9938487


SBEC Shiloh International School (Bijilo), which was established in 2001 by a Gambian couple, is the first English and French School in The Gambia. It is open to all children of all nationalities, races and religions and operates on a non-discriminatory policy.

Student Numbers:
Shiloh has about 400 boys and girls on the school roll with about 150 in the Junior school. Class sizes are a maximum of 25 students.

The private school offers students a bilingual integrated programme of study for pupils aged 8 months up to 16 years. The levels involved are the Daycare, Foundation, Junior and High School.

SBEC's curriculum follows the National Curriculum of the British educational system, mixed with the requirements of the French educational system. The age span in each class provides a family-like grouping where learning can take place.

Every class is run on the principle of 'freedom within limits'. Every educational programme has its own set of ground rules that differ from age group to age group, but it rigidly founded on the core values of respect for each other. They will be taught the principle of global citizenship, personal integrity, self-esteem, discipline and social responsibility to inculcate in them the skills to tackle the challenges of life.

Among the curriculum is English, French, math, swimming, gymnastics, martial arts, choreography.

Shiloh is run by an Executive Committee.


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