Here we feature two schools, both catering for pupils aged three to 18, which are popular with the expat community.
That friendly ethos and atmosphere makes it a brilliant place to study and work, and I also have a very dedicated, hard-working staff." Bruce Gamwell, director.
What the parents say: "Our experiences in the school have been very positive, with good interaction between the teaching and management sides of the school.
Getting your child into an international school in Saudi Arabia is often a challenge, amid a shortage of places at many institutions.
Demand for a British-style educational experience, among both expats and locals, is also being fuelled by the Kingdom's thriving economy.
Background: A not-for-profit independent school, BISJ is situated on a compact, though well-equipped, site 15km to the north of this thriving city, which is Saudi Arabia's biggest port.