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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Class sizes||Average||7 students / class|
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|Number of students||
|Number of nationalities represented in the school||
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
English as an Additional Language
|Average number of students per class||
|Use of technology in the classroom||
Students and Teachers have access to a broad range of technology across the campus which fosters an environment of communication, creativity and innovation. Secondary School utilizes a one-to-one, bring your own device policy, which allows students to have the flexibility and convenience of using a single device for school and home. The younger learners in the Primary School are given the chance to use school provided laptops during technology based learning periods.
|Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)||
AIS is always prepared to switch from learning in the classroom to online learning. No matter the situation, we will continue with uninterrupted learning for our students.
|External examinations or assessments available||
|Results in these examinations||
AIS had a 100% pass rate for its IB Diploma students in 2021. The average score was 34.05.
AIS's MYP students had a 100% pass rate in 2020. Both results are significantly above the world average.
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
AIS is able to provide support to students with mild or moderate learning differences.
|Learning support offered||
Learning Specialists collaborate with teachers, students and parents to develop the most appropriate programme for students who require additional support to access the curriculum.
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)||
|Students can join after academic year begins||
AIS has a rolling admissions system and students are accepted throughout the school year.
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|School bus service available||
|School provided lunches||
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
AIS offers an extensive After School Programme designed to accommodate the varied interests of its students.
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
AIS offers 10 different sports over 3 seasons, 18 teams and 4 age categories involving over 130 athletes and 36 coaches.
|Facilities at the school||
Located in the beautiful, leafy suburbs north of Antwerp, the AIS campus features newly redesigned STEM facilities that opened in 2021, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, a 350-seat theatre and so much more. Our new, state-of-the-art STEM facilities emphasize the development of creativity, innovation, analytical thinking and collaboration through STEM studies. The new STEMzone includes science labs, fabrication labs, makerspaces, mathematics areas, IT spaces and common collaborative learning spaces.
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Founded in 1967, Antwerp International School has a long tradition of excellence and offers a world-class international education in English. AIS provides a holistic and personalised approach to teaching. AIS is proud to offer the IB Primary Years Programme (IBPYP), the IB Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) and the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IBDP).
|Teaching approach of the school||
AIS offers the globally recognised International Baccalaureate, which includes three Programmes: