The British Schools Foundation aims to promote quality British-style education worldwide. Currently the organisation charters ten schools serving expatriate communities in China, Russia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Spain, Uzbekistan and Brazil.
All schools in the group follow the English National Curriculum. According to the British Schools Foundation website, some BSF-founded schools are now part of Nord Anglia Education.
The first school, British School of Guangzhou was established in 2005. Since then, another ten schools have been opened. The British School of Nanjing was established in 2007 and has 1 campus serving more than 150 students. The International School of Moscow was established in 2007 and has 2 campuses serving more than 400 students. The British School, Kuala Lumpur was established in 2009 serving more than 500 students as of 2012. In 2010 the British International School of Marbella, the British School of Navarra, and the British School of Tashkent were opened. In 2011 the group opened the British College of Brazil. The King's School, Manila was opened in August 2012. In 2014 the British School Yangon was opened. In 2016 the group opened the British School of Brasília. Due to the lack of financial planning of the Board of Directors, the only school located in the United States which was opened in 2014,The New York International School, is scheduled to be closed in June 2017, after only two complete school years.