BSB Nexus


BSB Nexus, the Pre-University campus of The British School of Barcelona is located near the Olympic Canal in Castelldefels.

BSB Nexus currently operate different bus routes serving most areas where students live and travel to school on a regular basis. Please refer to our School Transport to learn more about the bus routes available.

Carrer Ginesta, 2-10

08860 Castelldefels

Barcelona, Spain

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Ages Taught16 – 18 years old
Year Groups TaughtYears 12 and 13
Curriculum Taught

Advanced Level Examinations (A Levels)

International Baccalaureate® (IB) Diploma Programme (DP)

Validation of Spanish Bachillerato

Our educational model at this stage aims to prepare students for the real world in an environment that allows them to develop 21st century skills, through learning techniques that encourage creativity and innovation, resilience and lifelong learning for continuous growth.

We offer two different pathways:

  • Advanced Level Examinations (A Levels) – British Curriculum
  • International Baccalaureate® (IB) Diploma Programme (DP)

Validation of the Spanish Bachillerato by the Spanish Ministry of Education and the Catalan department of Education.

The two programmes share:

  • A core curriculum based on experiential learning and focused on developing life skills
  • Career-oriented programme to help students refine their choices for the future
  • Specialist advisors that help them build successful University applications

Learn more about our Pre-University curriculum at BSB Nexus:

Pre-University Curriculum

Careers Guidance


BSB Nexus is a purpose-built campus for students aged 16 to 18. Located in Castelldefels, very close to our main school site, it provides a distinct educational model that not only educates students of this age academically but also helps them develop 21st century skills to help students reach their full potential as they prepare for university and their future careers.

The campus addresses this focus with study areas and social spaces for individual and group projects, and also strengthens personal skills such as initiative and leadership, social skills and the sense of belonging to a community.

The three-storey centre has:

  • Specially designed seminar and tutorial rooms
  • Large independent research/self-study centre
  • Social and external study areas
  • Cafeteria

Students also have access to specialist laboratories, art rooms, sports facilities, music rooms and the large theatre on the main school site next door.


BSB Nexus shares both educational and non-educational staff with the BSB Castelldefels campus. The BSB Nexus teaching staff includes fully-qualified teachers, specialist subject and language teachers, heads of subjects and directors of learning, as well as specialist extra curricular teachers and exam invigilators.

The campus is supported by members of non-teaching staff in the areas of administration, IT, maintenance and services.

Please refer to the About BSB page to learn more about our Senior Leadership Team.