Amsterdam
International curriculum
Ages 11 to 18

International School Almere

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CurriculumInternational
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 11 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate Yes
First year fees: €6,600

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Number of students

200

Number of nationalities represented in the school

40

Average number of students per class

15

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

English as an Additional Language Program

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, Latin, French, Dutch

Entry evaluation for students

Entrance interview and exam

Brief description of entry evaluation required

English and math

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

School bus service available

No

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Special Educational Needs department

Learning support offered

The school has School SEN Counselor who has the following responsibilities:
- To be the schools specialist advisor.
- To conduct testing or arrange for students to be tested to discern whether they
are entitled to SEN provision and to what extent support is required.
- To advise the Mentor Coordinator as necessary on matters regarding the
diagnosis or support of students with Special Educational Needs.
- To prepare recommendations of support.
- To meet with parents and offer specialist advice as necessary.
- To offer counsel to students.

School start time

8:30

School finish time

15:25

Sports activities included

Physical education

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The International School Almere is a dynamic and growing IB World School located in a beautiful building on the edge of Cascade park in Almere Poort, 25 km east of Amsterdam. It was built using sustainable materials. The school offers quality international education in a safe and sustainable environment.

International School of Almere inspires its students to reach their full potential and through them contribute to a better and more peaceful world by striving for academic excellence, intercultural awareness and mutual respect.
The school believes in holistic learning, focusing on developing core values such as celebrating diversity, service learning, and approaches to learning skills.

IS Almere challenges students to realise their potential, recognising that all students have the ability to learn and that they learn at different rates, have different learning styles, abilities and interests. IS Almere encourages self-discovery and self-expression that value understanding and appreciate diversity.

Teaching approach of the school

ISAlmere provides a full authorized, high quality international programme leading to the IB-diploma in preparation for higher education.
The school's objectives are:

– Instruction in English, support of the mother tongue language and foreign languages, social studies, biology, mathematics and sciences, as well as technology, drama and physical education;
– Focus on creative thinking, intercultural awareness, critical reasoning and effective communication skills;
– Curriculum development committee that systematically reviews and updates the curriculum;
– International accreditation

IS Almere seeks to provide a positive, welcoming and safe environment with clear stated expectations and guidelines:
– every individual is unique and deserves respect, regardless of faith, race, gender, beliefs or land of origin;
– clear leadership of the school;compliance with Dutch safety and work environment laws.

Summary of prices and fees

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in EUR

Yearly fees: €5,900
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: €700
Total first year fees: €6,600
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Where exactly is this school?

Get in touch with this school

School's webpage: www.hetbaken.nl/hetbaken/isa
Address: Heliumweg 61 1362 JA Almere Netherlands