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Ages 2 to 11

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CurriculumInternational
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 11
Yearly fees: Not public
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 15 students / class
Maximum 16 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2021/2022.

Address: 30 Irakliou St. Glyfada, Greece
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Number of students

We are currently in the enrollment process, the total number is as yet undetermined.

Number of nationalities represented in the school

Currently eight different nationalities.

Most common nationality

Greek

Ratio of local students to international students

40% Greeks, 60% international students

Max. number of students per class

14 students per classroom in the Early Years, 16 students for the Primary Years

Average number of students per class

We expect our classes to be full

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Every class has an assistant teacher. Either the lead teacher or the asst. teacher will be fluent in greek to assist new students as they begin their journey.

Native English speaking teachers

Yes.

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, we offer in-class support for Early Year students and intensive ESL lessons for Primary School School. No English language proficiency is necessary to enroll at Verita under the age of 6

Additional language classes offered by the school

Several languages are offered in Primary School and dependent upon enrollment.

Use of technology in the classroom

We use technology as a tool for creativity and not for consumption. It is important that our children are competent in technology in order to be successful in the 21st-century business world.

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)

Yes, we do have the ability for virtual learning and it will be used regularly as part of our international education programs through interactions with other global students and schools.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

For our Early Years and Primary School students, we have home learning vs. homework, which is no more than 1 hr. a week. Older students practice the skills they learned at school as homework. i.e, if they learn about healthy bodies, students help make dinner by choosing ingredients that promote health.

Approximate hours of homework given

For younger students, it is no more than 1 hr. a week. As they progress to Secondary School, homework is project-based and dependent on students' choice of studies or the depth of knowledge they required to complete their projects.

Uniform required

No

Waiting list

Not currently

Entry evaluation for students

Parent Interviews for the early years. Student interviews for older students.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

Beginning in year 4 students will participate in the International School Assessments (ISA's), then in Secondary school the Edexcel IGCSE, and to graduate the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

We are an all-inclusive global school that accepts and encourages all nationalities, races, cultures, and beliefs.

School bus service available

Yes.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes.

Learning support offered

Social-emotional development. On-site child psychologist. Skills-based educators. Support teachers if necessary

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Through Inquiry-Based Learning which provides a self-directed learning experience for gifted, talented kids.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

8:00 drop off. 9:00 school starts.

School finish time

12:30 for half-day. 3:30 for full-day students. We also offer after-school enrichment programs from 4:00-5:00.

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

We offer a number of enrichment programs including languages, arts & crafts, drama, athletics, music, dance, science lab, creative play. Programs are dependent on the number of students who enroll.

School provided lunches

Yes

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes

Sports activities included

Athletic activities are offered for both Early Years and Primary School students.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Academic mastery. Social-emotional ethical excellence. Compassionate Global citizens.

Teaching approach of the school

Inquiry-based learning, social-emotional ethical learning. Creative, compassionate care in a supportive environment.

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