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Secondary Library

The Dickens Library together with the Primary Library form the BSJ Libraries serving the information and reading needs of the BSJ community.

The Dickens Library supports teaching and learning in secondary school. Its collection of resources includes online databases, digital subscriptions, ebooks, audiobooks and books. These are curated and managed by an experienced library team to meet the research and information needs of the IB MYP, DP, CP and the IGCSE curriculum.

The library is also a place for study, exploring passions and developing lifelong reading habits. 

Our opening hours are 7.30 am - 4.00 pm during school days. Hours will vary during school holidays.

Parents of enrolled students are welcome and highly encouraged to join as library members to enjoy access to our collection of books and ebooks.

The library catalogue can be accessed here.

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British School Jakarta is a candidate school* for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme and pursuing authorisation as an IB World School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high quality programmes of international education that share a powerful vision.**

*Only schools authorised by the International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorisation will be granted.

For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit

**Mission Statement from the IB

The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organisation works with schools, governments and international organisations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.