Amman Baccalaureate School
Contact: Stuart Bryan Email
The Amman Baccalaureate School is a non-profit IB World, bilingual, coeducational day school for grades K-12. It offers an academically rigorous programme which, while remaining firmly rooted in the Arab heritage and culture, aspires to meet the highest international standards. The Amman Baccalaureate School welcomes students of all nationalities and backgrounds whose academic aptitude is suited to the education it offers.
The School is an all through International Baccalaureate (IB) World Continuum School, which offers the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) from KG1 to Grade 5, the IB Middle Years Programme from Grade 6 to Grade 10. It offers a choice of the IB Diploma Programme (DP) or the IB Career-related Programme (CP) to students in Grades 11 and 12. The School is one of less than 30 schools globally to offer all 4 IB Programmes and the first school in Jordan to do so.
The School is fully accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). It is a global member of the Round Square Conference of Schools and the School is also accredited by the World Academy of Sport (WAoS) as an Athlete Friendly Education Centre.
British International School, Phuket
Contact: Neil Richards Email
The British International School, Phuket (BISP) is a leading British day and boarding school in Thailand. Established in 1996, it caters for students aged from 18 months to 18 years. Located on a spacious 111 rai (44 acre) purpose built campus, in the centre of the island, it is only a 30 minute drive from Phuket International Airport and within easy reach of most Asian major centres.
After following the UK National Curriculum in Early Years, Primary, and Secondary Key Stage Three, students at BISP study for their UK Cambridge IGCSEs (Years 10 and 11) and International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma (Years 12 and 13). BISP graduates go on to continue their studies at prestigious universities and colleges all over the world.
As well as Academic Academies in Art and Design; Business; and Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM), there are five high performance sporting academies at the school, namely the Swimming Academy, Cruzeiro Football Academy, RPT Tennis Academy, Golf Academy and Triathlon Academy. Training is led by professional coaches who have themselves regularly competed at the highest level (including the Olympics) and offer methodologies and training programmes of the highest standard, whilst following internationally recognised programmes. Competition for sporting athletes is both regional and international, with many students regularly representing their countries. Students frequently sign to professional teams or receive university scholarships; particularly to the USA, to further their careers. Recently these have included 8 professional football club signings in Asia and Europe, and 7 scholarships to the USA in football, golf and swimming.
The school is jointly accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). It is also a member of the International Schools Association of Thailand (ISAT), the Federation of British International Schools in Asia (FOBISIA) and the Boarding Schools Association of the United Kingdom (BSA).
Contact: Vicky Pritt-Roberts Email
Founded in 1884, Ellesmere College is a vibrant and forward looking school. At Ellesmere we offer excellent opportunities to both boys and girls aged 7 to 18 years by creating the platform to achieve success in both their academic studies and in a wide ranging co-curricular activities programme which encompasses; music, sport, drama, leadership and global engagement projects. At Ellesmere, we prepare students for their GCSE and IGCSE’s, A levels, BTEC and International Baccalaureate; all in a happy, caring and supportive community. Ellesmere’s aspirations for its pupils are higher than simply passing examinations – however vital examination success is – but the value of developing the whole person is fundamental in the school’s philosophy. An Ellesmere education is a preparation for living adult life successfully, considerately and with a sense of personal fulfillment. The school places great value upon the individual.
Standing in its own stunning grounds covering more than 50 hectares, the school is conveniently located near the historic market town of Ellesmere, and is in easy access to the larger cities of Liverpool and Birmingham (1 hour), and the city of London (3 hours). Recent developments include a 4 court acrylic indoor Tennis facility and a £1.3m sports hall, which complement a gymnasium and fitness centre, two squash courts, six all-weather floodlit tennis courts, an all-weather hockey pitch, a 25-metre heated indoor swimming pool and a nine-hole golf course. We are also close to the countryside for climbing, canoeing, sailing and hill walking. Ellesmere has a national reputation for sport and has created an elite sports programme which supports the athlete to balance the demands of top level sport with academic excellence and as a result are 1 of only 9 schools in the world to be accredited by the WAOS as an athlete friendly education centre.
Ellesmere College is a school proud of its distinguished history, but as a school we certainly do not live in the past. Boarding at Ellesmere is very flexible, and is designed to provide the structure that suits each individual best. It is often through our Boarding Houses that some of the strongest, lifelong relationships are formed. Our modern and contemporary accommodation provides a high quality, comfortable and secure environment for our students, with residential staff on site. There is a very close liaison between the boarding and teaching staff to ensure continuity of care at all times. The majority of rooms are single or twin, with en-suite options. Wi-Fi is available throughout the school and all students have access to social rooms in which they can relax with peers and enjoy their time together.
Encircled by rubber tree plantations and virgin rainforest, United World College Thailand (UWCT) sits nestled in the foothills of Phuket’s green-capped mountains, far away from the hustle and bustle of the island’s city centres. Its locale is both symbolic and intentional: embodying the focus on environmental stewardship and healthy mind-body connection that make UWCT so utterly unique.
UWCT is a verdant, healthy space where students from around the world come together with the audacious goal of uniting people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future. It is a place where both students and parents alike are actively involved in the pursuit of a balanced mind, a kind heart, a healthy body, and a better world.
From planting mangroves and monitoring coral reefs to providing healthy lunches and embedding mindfulness and social-emotional learning (SEL&M) into our curriculum, the betterment of our students, our community, and our planet are at the centre of everything we do.
UWCT is an affiliate of Thanyapura, one of the largest sport and wellness facilities in South East Asia, and our students have access to its world-class sporting facilities (situated on the same campus).Student-athletes can enroll in Thanyapuras High-Performance Sports Programmes, which are coached by world champions. These programmes currently specialise in triathlon, cycling, swimming and tennis. Athletes participate in personalised training programmes which allow them to reach their highest potential in both their academic pursuits and their chosen sport.
SEK-Ciudalcampo International School
Contact: Alberto Dominguez Alvarez Email
SEK-Ciudalcampo International School is located in an exclusive residential area just 20 minutes away from Madrid.
We are an engaged Educational Community which promotes the development of various skills to reach a meaningful and relevant global and international learning. We provide the tools and support to help our members face the different challenges in today’s society.
Our vision is to promote international-mindedness as well as a passion for learning and a commitment towards academic excellence. We want our students to be happy and principled citizens in order to make the world a better place in which to live.
The School has an area of 50,000 m2, which includes various buildings: a lunchroom, a gymnasium, a swimming pool, an observatory and a main office.
SEK-Ciudalcampo has several Intelligent Classrooms, its own library, a physics, chemistry, and natural science laboratory, a Mind Lab, ICT and technology classrooms, art classrooms, music classrooms, a fine-motor skills classrooms.
These are just some of the different activities and classrooms that our school offers its community members. All are fully equipped with digital boards, laptops, e-books, iPads, etc.
SEK-EL Castillo International School
Contact: Ana Belén Frías López-Tofiño Email
The International School SEK-El Castillo was established in 1972. It is located in the North-East area of Madrid, 28 kilometres from the city centre, in the residential area Villafranca del Castillo. It is located in a privileged environment surrounded by a green and sport area, in a 40,000 m2 campus. We offer male and female residence facilities.
The school made real a vanguard educational and architectural project. From its foundation, to date, it is a world renowned model for Spanish foreign experts regarding the creation of educational spaces. It merits a special mention from UNESCO for its facilities and academic environmental design.
Right in our backyard students, families, alumni and staff alike have access to UCJC Sports Club, with 100,000 m2 of facilities, which offer a plethora of options for a broad range of athletic activities (tennis, paddle, squash, horseback riding, swimming, etc).
SEK-El Castillo is an IB World School. We are authorised to offer the programmes of the International Baccalaureate: PYP- Primary Years Program-, MYP- Middle Years Program- and DP- Diploma Program.
From 2012 we are an accredited member of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and we are a Microsoft mentor school as part of the program Partners in Learning.
Singapore Sports School
Contact: Low Ying Xiu Email
Singapore Sports School is a Specialised Independent School. It was officially opened on 2 April 2004 by Mr Goh Chok Tong, Singapore's second Prime Minister. Our School is the only school in Singapore that offers select youths an integrated academic and sports programme in a world-class environment.
Our Logo features a pair of red and orange wings. The pair of wings is a universal symbol of flight and is used to embody the soaring aspirations of our student-athletes. The symmetry of the wings denotes the striking balance between academic finesse and sporting excellence. Red signifies the passion and pride of our student-athletes and staff, while orange represents their youthfulness and vigour.
We have a commitment towards providing our student-athletes with the environment and ample opportunities to help them fulfil their sporting potential. We nurture learned champions with character through world-class youth sports development, academic rigour, character excellence and organisational excellence. Singapore Sports School will rise to the challenge to develop staff and student-athletes to live as Champions in the 21st Century instilled with the core values of: Respect, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence and Resilience.
Trinity Grammar School
Contact: William Campbell Email
Trinity aims to instil recognition of the importance of spiritual qualities in every sphere of learning and living within its students. Its commitment to academic excellence, pastoral care and participation in a breadth of sporting activities – bolstered by state of the art facilities which promotes a rich cultural ethos and develops the individual talents of each boy. A wide-ranging curriculum caters for both the intellectually gifted and those interested in vocational courses, and is arguably the most extensive of non-selective Independent Boys Schools in NSW.
The School completed its accreditation visit by the World Academy of Sport in 2014 by showcasing its impressive sport programme and state of the art facilities. From 2016 Trinity will be able to support the requirements of its future high performing student athletes even more effectively by allowing them to gain their IB Diploma over a period of up to four years instead of the normal two years. This will enable these exceptional student athletes to combine their challenging training schedules and commitments with their academic studies.
Trinity's success in delivering the IB Diploma is demonstrated by the consistently outstanding results achieved by our IB Candidates with 484 graduated obtaining an average avatar of 95.20 since 2000. Trinity's successes are the greatest of any IB Independent Boy's School in New South Wales.
English Schools Foundation (ESF)
Contact: Stewart Redden Email
The English Schools Foundation (ESF) is the largest provider of English-medium international education in Hong Kong. Our 22 schools offer a comprehensive programme of curricular and co-curricular activities bring out the best in every student through a personalised approach to learning and by inspiring curious minds.
Our strategic intent is to be the key driver of best practice in teaching and learning. Our model of education is on the cutting-edge of global innovation producing excellent outcomes for our students.
All schools are coeducational and multinational and they accept students of all abilities who are able to benefit from an English-medium education. All schools offer International Baccalaureate programmes and are accredited by the Council for International Schools. The secondary schools are also accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
There is a commitment a wide range of co-curricular activities and physical education and sport is central to this practice. All our primary schools have specialist PE teachers. Students are nurtured to find a sport they enjoy and this is then built upon when students show aptitude to learn and develop. ESF is looking to further develop talent pathways and recognise it is a partnership between schools, clubs and parents. For elite student athletes, ESF has a memorandum of understanding with the Hong Kong Sports Institute to provide educational support for elite athletes. Schools offer a flexible curriculum and out of hours tuition as appropriate. There is a strong relationship with Hong Kong Sports Federations with Hong Kong Rugby Union in particular. ESF Over 160 ESF students currently represent Hong Kong [and occasionally other countries] in their chosen sport.
ESF - King George V School
Contact: Jim Corrigall, Head of Sport Email
King George V School (KGV) is a co-educational secondary school under the English Schools Foundation (ESF) for students aged 11-18. It was founded in 1902 and transferred to its present site in Ho Man Tin in 1937. KGV has 1,800 students from a diverse range of nationalities and cultural backgrounds.
The school offers an academically rigorous curriculum. In Years 7 to 9 the students follow our own skills based curriculum, and this will transition to IB Middle Years Programme for the 2017 -18 academic year. Students in Years 10 and 11 take approximately nine GCSE or IGCSE subjects. Students in Years 12 and 13 study either for the IB Diploma or the Applied Learning Pathway. PE is a core subject for all students through Years 7 to 13. The school also offers GCSE PE, IB Diploma Sports and Health Exercise Science and BTEC Level 3 Sports.
KGV occupies an open site in Kowloon with a playing field with a range of surfaces for rugby, soccer, hockey, cricket, netball etc. There is a commitment to sporting excellence, supporting students who compete for Hong Kong.
The school has a wide co-curricular programme and a strong House system. Sports, music, drama, debating, charity work, environmental work and community service all figure strongly.
ESF - Island School
Contact: Matthew Rappel, Vice Principal Email
Island School is a co-educational secondary school under the English Schools Foundation (ESF) for students aged 11-18. There are 1,200 students from Years 7 to 13 with teaching staff of over 100. As a community Island School strives to: pursue excellence, embrace responsibility and celebrate the individual.
Island School created the Island Futures curriculum which helps students in Years 7 and 8 to develop their transdisciplinary skills, in the middle years, students can choose from over 50 courses, designed to help develop their passions alongside studying for GCSEs. In the Years 12 and 13 students study the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or follow the Applied Learning Pathway [BTEC courses].
Island School prides itself on its excellent examinations results coupled with a focus on student well-being promoted by a House system which sees staff and students supporting each other across the years. There is a strong co-curricular programme that offers students leadership opportunities and encourages them to engage in the school community. The school has a wide range of sporting, creative and intellectual activities and student involvement is very high. Many students extend their engagement into the wider Hong Kong community through representation at inter-school or representative level.
ESF - Sha Tin College
Contact: Tony Webster, Head of Physical Education Email
Sha Tin College (STC) is a co-educational secondary school under the English Schools Foundation (ESF) for students aged 11-18. Established in 1983, STC offers IGCSE courses to students aged 14 to 16, with the vast majority of students progressing to the IB Diploma Programme in the senior school.
The College is proud of its hardworking and well-rounded students who strive to achieve their best, and the highly experienced and well qualified teaching staff and support staff. The college achieves outstanding examination results, with 42% of the cohort achieving 40+ points in the IB Diploma in the May 2015 examination session.
Teachers at the College model lifelong learning. They dedicate a great deal of time to continual professional development in order to improve, reflect, adapt and adopt excellent pedagogical approaches, founded upon international research and best practice. They share what they learn with students, parents and ESF colleagues. Students have wide opportunities to continually improve and to achieve their potential.
The school's proximity and partnership with the Hong Kong Sports Institute has led to two student athletes to be doing a flexible IGCSE under the pilot programme.
ESF - Renaissance College
Contact: Harry Brown Email
Renaissance College (RCHK) is a co-educational all-through school under the English Schools Foundation (ESF) for students aged 5 to 18. RCHK is an IB World School with all four IB programmes including the International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme (IBCP). Students are educated from Years 1 to 13 on one campus, guided and encouraged by experienced international educators. RCHK has a diverse student body, with more than 40 nationalities and 20 languages represented on campus. While celebrating our cultural and linguistic diversity, English is the college’s language of instruction.
Education Outside The Classroom (EOTC) and Creativity, Action and Service (CAS) programme is integral to college life. Students participate in a myriad of artistic, musical, sporting, and service activities conducted on and off-campus. RCHK encourages young people to be curious and caring global citizens. Our aim is to prepare well-educated young people, who pursue knowledge, learn through service, and strive to build a better world through action.
The school's proximity and the ESF partnership with the Hong Kong Sports Institute has led to the first student athlete to be doing a flexible IB Diploma under the pilot programme.
ESF - South Island School
Contact: Graham Silverthorne Email
South Island School (SIS) is a secondary school under the English Schools Foundation (ESF). It is a dynamic, innovative and forward looking school located in a green setting on the south side of Hong Kong Island. It caters for 1,400 students from 38 different nations worldwide.
The school prides itself on its strong learning-based philosophy, its international outlook, its personalised curriculum and its high academic standards. There is a focus on the development of students’ personal qualities, fostering a student skill set which is creative and contemporary and developing community responsibility under the banner of ‘Making a Difference’. The school makes excellent provision for children with moderate learning difficulties through a Learning Support Class.
Sport is a valued element of the curriculum and with a range of vibrant co-curricular sports and teams. Individual students with athletic talent are supported to compete for Hong Kong and beyond, and the curriculum is adapted according to the training needs of these elite young athletes.
The school's proximity to Hong Kong Sports Institute’s sailing training facilities provides opportunities for student athletes in particular.
ESF - West Island School
Contact: Jo Caldwell, Assistant Head of Physical Education Email
West Island School (WIS) is a secondary school under the English Schools Foundation (ESF). It was established in 1991 and moved to the current location in Pokfulam in 1994, overlooking the busy shipping lanes of the harbour and the Cyberport area of HK. The school is a co-educational school of 1,200 students from 40 different nationalities, offering a range of IB Diploma, IGCSEs, Applied Learning and ASDAN qualifications.
The school is known for its commitment to its motto: ‘Strength from Diversity’ and believes in catering to all backgrounds, abilities and talents. The school has high academic standards coupled with a deep commitment to co-curricular activities based on the IB CAS philosophy. The school has strong leadership opportunities for students at every level.
The school’s sporting prowess is well established with links to specialist coaches and facilities at the University of Hong Kong. WIS students have achieved outstanding success in a wide range of both individual and team sports. West Island has won the Hong Kong Bauhinia Bowl for best all-round sporting co-educational school and been placed in the top 3 for the last 6 years. The school has students representing Hong kong in the following sports: Rugby, Netball, Cross Country, Athletics, triathlon, swimming and cricket.
ESF - Discovery College
Contact: Mark Beach, Principal Email
Discovery College (DC) is an all-through school under the English Schools Foundation (ESF). Opened in 2007 and moved to its purpose-built campus in Discovery Bay in August 2008, the college’s location is in a community that has a strong interest, participation and passion for sport. There is a wellness centre staffed by a coordinator that provides some facilities for conditioning. Notable successes have been Golf Scholarships and participation of students in representative Rugby and Netball.
Discovery College is an IB World School offering the IB PYP, MYP and Diploma programmes to students in Years 1 to 13, with a maximum roll of 1,560 students.
The college's Vision Statement of ‘Grow. Discover. Dream.’ recognises the need for students to be independent, critical and creative thinkers, equipped with the skills, attitudes and values to contribute positively in this complex world in which we live.
The college uses English as the medium for teaching and learning, with a strong emphasis on the acquisition of Chinese (Putonghua) as a second language. A wide range of subjects is offered through a robust academic curriculum, including the performing and creative arts (drama, music, visual arts and design), strongly supported by the use of information & communications technology.
Rivers International School
Contact: Mr J. Katzer Email
At Rivers, we want our students to become caring and principled world citizens. We aim to reach this goal by stimulating their curiosity and developing their personal academic and social potential.
Our balanced and rigourous IB programmes enable our students to gain the skills, the breadth and depth of knowledge, and a positive attitude towards learning that will also prepare them for success in later life.
Rivers International School Arnhem is a small and caring international community, which is able to draw on the resources of a larger partner school. We provide a stimulating learning environment and guide our students in an atmosphere of intercultural understanding and respect.
We are proud of our diversity, with close to 45 nationalities following our motto Explore your Worlds based on our core values Integrity, Creativity and Community.
Conveniently located close to a train station, our modern building finished in February 2017, can be reached easily even from a greater distance.
Personalised Learning, with differentiation of teaching and learning to the learning needs and styles of each student, is at the heart of the pedagogical framework of Rivers International School Arnhem.
Personalised Learning entails 21st century teaching and learning for all students to gain the skills, the breadth and depth of knowledge they require within an increasingly global world. We view ICT as an important enabler of personalised learning and are integrating a 1:1 iPad Personalised Learning System.
Contact: Catherine Lockhart Email
Established in 1989, Woodcroft College is a coeducational, Anglican day school for students from Reception to Year 12 (5 years to 18 years).
It is a vibrant school community with a student population of 1400 and is located at Morphett Vale, 25 kms south of the Adelaide CBD, near the wine growing area of McLaren Vale and the beaches of the Fleurieu Peninsula. The school grounds are spacious and beautifully landscaped, and the buildings are new and fully air-conditioned.
The school is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. Senior School students may also choose the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) with its Vocational Education and Training (VET) pathway.
The school aims to provide students with an excellent, all-round education in a Christian environment. The curriculum is broad and relevant, aimed at meeting the students' intellectual, physical, social and emotional needs.
Our students are our greatest ambassadors. Students are encouraged to take risks and acquire the lifelong skills of an independent learner and are fully supported to excel in their studies, both personally and academically. Our sport programs support our elite sporting students to balance the demands of their sports with academia.
The school has a strong pastoral care focus, a broad extra-curricular program (involving outdoor education, sports, clubs, and performing arts) and an international focus, with annual student exchanges.
Sagesse High School
Contact: Lady Maalouf Email
Sagesse High School is one of the leading schools in Lebanon thanks to its educational programs and its ongoing growth.
Founded and licensed to operate by the Lebanese Ministry of Education in 1992, Sagesse High School is an independent, nonprofit, Anglophone, Catholic, and academic organization which operates under the Maronite Archdiocese of Beirut. The school is located in Ain Saadeh, Lebanon, thirty minutes away from the airport, and it overlooks Beirut and its suburbs. The school is affiliated to UNESCO schools and is a member of the following:
· Catholic Schools Association in Lebanon
· Anglophone Catholic Schools Association in Lebanon
· Association for IB Schools in Lebanon
Sagesse High School is a co-educational school that educates and motivates students from diverse backgrounds to become life-long learners and responsible citizens with strong ethical values. The school provides various enriched educational opportunities and operates in an environment that instigates empathy and compassion.
Sagesse High School is the first Catholic-Anglophone school to be authorized as an International Baccalaureate World School in Lebanon since 1995.
Sagesse High School is accredited by the Middle States Association since 2009. This milestone marked Sagesse High School as the first Catholic school in Lebanon to be accredited by the MSA.
Sagesse High School is also accredited by the World Academy of Sport (WAoS) as an Athlete Friendly Education Centre.
Contact: Dianne Drew Email
Dwight, which has a long-standing scholar-athlete tradition dating back to our founding in 1872, is proud to be the first school in the U.S. to be accredited by the World Academy of Sport. For generations, students have broken records, our teams have claimed championship titles, and several graduates have competed proudly in the Olympic Games.
Dwight is a leading private international school committed to educating the next generation of innovative global leaders – one student at a time. We are dedicated to customizing a personalized journey for every student based on individual interests and passions, including athletics, which we call “igniting the spark of genius in every child.”
Expert faculty encourage Dwight students to follow their hearts and take intellectual risks through the academically vigorous International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum – the “gold standard” in pre-university preparation worldwide. Dwight is distinguished as the first school in the Americas to offer the comprehensive IB curriculum for students from preschool-grade 12.
Dwight in New York is the flagship campus of a global network of schools in London, Seoul, Shanghai, and Dubai, offering students numerous cross-campus exchange opportunities.
Our campus in the cloud, Dwight Global Online School, extends Dwight’s world-class private school experience to students in grades 7-12 everywhere, and offers athletes the flexibility they need to pursue their passion in sports at the highest level. Students can choose an online or blended learning program by attending classes at one of our global campuses, which feature outstanding athletic programs and facilities. They can train, travel, and compete without compromising their academics. They also have the option to take IB or AP classes and customize their own course of study.
At Dwight, college counseling begins early in grade 9 with expert guidance from our college counseling team. Dwight has a long track record of placing student-athletes in top college athletic programs, and all of our graduates attend the finest colleges and universities around the world.
Contact: Gitte Pilley, IB Coordinator Email
Ikast-Brande Gymnasium is a co-educational school in the heart of Denmark. We offer our students a chance to combine elite sports with the IB Diploma programme and cater each student’s timetable to fit the needs of his or her athletic programme. We pride ourselves of student success for all, with excellent pass rates and exam results, and an academic and social environment that nurtures each student’s full potential.
Our school is located an hour away from Aarhus, Denmark’s second largest city. We have two types of boarding facilities, an international student cohort and excellent school facilities, including a gym with cross-fit facilities and a fully equipped fitness room. Our students participate in a wide variety of extra-curricular activities through which they learn self-discipline and experience the value of team spirit and international exchange programmes are embedded into both the Diploma programme and our pre-IB programme.
Our athlete programme combines a full Diploma with morning practice in the student’s field of sport. The Diploma timetable is comprised specifically so as to not interfere with any athlete practice sessions. We collaborate closely with the sports clubs to meet the needs to each athlete and offer individual guidance and support for each student. Our athletes include hockey players, football players, triathletes, volleyball players, handball players and more.
• Pre-IB and IB DP programmes with excellent results.
• Outstanding school facilities with excellent sports facilities and a laptop class environment.
• Scandinavian teaching mindset that centres around student success for all and teaches students to become critical, independent learners active citizens.
Diocesan Boys School (DBS)
Contact: Charles Wu Email
It is the aim of the Diocesan Boys' School (DBS) to provide a liberal education based on Christian principles. The School offers a well-balanced education for the development of the whole person, and cultivates students with self-respect and self-esteem through relevant activities so that each student can be a man integrity, discipline, devotion, industriousness, courage and gratitude.
Apart from the renowned academic achievements of our boys in both the International Baccalaureate and the HK Diploma of Secondary Education, DBS is also known for extra-curricular activities. The School has continued to foster excellence in sports and music with students competing at the national and international levels in both fields. In addition, the School has a long history of providing numerous student-oriented activities such as drama, scouting, publication, social service, moral and civic participation and a range of aesthetic experiences.
The DBS Boarding School has been an extraordinary feature of DBS since its establishment in the 19th century as an integral part to its emphasis on the importance of independent learning and development of social skills.
Haut-Lac International Bilingual School
Contact: Anne-Marie, Harwood Email
The Haut-Lac International Bilingual School educates students from around the world, side by side with local Swiss students. Within the framework of an academically rigorous, student-centred programme, the school strives to create a stimulating bilingual environment which takes into account the diverse cultural backgrounds of the 600 children and adolescents aged 3 to 18 years in its care. Their studies culminate in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. A wide variety of extra-curricular activities complements the academic life of the school.
Over 20 years ago, we were just two families with a dream. We wanted to create a learning space where children from Switzerland and all over the world could come together to live and thrive in two languages. Today, our dream is a reality. 600 students from over 40 countries play, learn, and grow together at Haut-Lac, a Swiss bilingual school. We are humbled by the trust put in us by their parents and honored to be a part of their journey. We hope that you will enjoy discovering for yourself what makes our school so special.
At Haut-Lac, we believe that a holistic approach to education is the only way forward.
We believe that achieving academically is important beyond any doubt, and are proud of our unique primary curriculum and the International Baccalaureate Middle Years and Diploma programmes. However, a well-rounded education that includes sports, arts, and a sensitivity to different cultures is of equal importance.
We adapt our approach to the developmental stages of the children and adolescents in our care.
Not every method is appropriate for every child, so our teachers are sensitive to individual needs and focused on identifying and using approaches that will work for each student.
We encourage creativity, problem-solving, and good decision making.
We want your child to learn critical-thinking skills, reinforce hard work habits, inspire them to communicate ideas in more than one language, and help them to become a leader and team player.
We believe that a true bilingual education is not limited to offering academic instruction in two languages.
Unlike other schools, we offer true bilingual immersion in study, play, and daily activities. No matter what your child’s language level is today, they will leave our school equipped to live in English and French.
Mashrek International School
Contact: Munther Shtawi Email
Mashrek International School is a private, bilingual, co-educational IB World School recognized by the Jordanian Ministry of Education. It was established in 1992. Mashrek offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) for grades 11 and 12; the Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) for grades 5 to 10 and the Primary Years Programme (IBPYP) for PreKG to grade 4.
Mashrek is known for excellence in education through providing personalized learning that incorporates innovative instructional strategies, and actively engages the school’s community in learners’ experiences that are applied within diverse environments while priding of our own culture and preserving it.
The school culture at Mashrek maximizes each student’s potential by supporting the specific needs of every student and flourishing each student’s talents. All our students are unique and appreciated.
The students’ enrolment during the first scholastic year 1993-1994 was 172 students, with 28 teachers throughout KG to grade 7.
Now, the school has approximately 1500 students representing more than 26 nationalities and enjoys an outstanding reputation nationally and internationally, with 350 employees throughout Pre-KG to grade 12.
Mashrek School is committed to demonstrating intercultural understanding and the development of global citizenship through its curriculum, co-curricular activities, service program, sports teams, school events and the advisor-advisee program.
The school campus comprises spacious facilities and classrooms equipped with the latest technology infrastructure that are conducive to a comfortable and secure learning environment.
The School is fully accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS). The School is also accredited by the World Academy of Sport (WAoS) as an Athlete Friendly Education Centre.
"At Rivers, we pride ourselves on being a student focused school. With the help of a highly professional and knowledgeable accreditation team we could set up structures and procedures that ensure top athletes will succeed in both sports and academics"
Headmaster, Rivers International School, The Netherlands
"It would have given me more flexibility with my studies and timetable and the opportunity to take my exams while still attending competitions. I would not have felt like I was missing out"
Olympian 400m, 4x400m relay medallist
"The process of focusing on our sporting vision to ensure that it was athlete friendly across the whole range of abilities was a useful one and I have no doubt the quality mark that AFEC represents will prove useful indeed"
Headmaster, Ellesmere College
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