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British and International
Ages 2 to 13

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CityAthens
CurriculumsBritish and International
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 13
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 17 students / class
Maximum 18 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:

This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2023/2024.

This school has more than one campus in Athens:
Primary Campus: Ages 6 to 13

Address: Smirnis 13, Glyfada, Greece

Early Years Campus: Ages 2 to 6

Address: 30 Irakliou St. Glyfada, Greece

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Number of students

There are currently 270 students attending Verita School from Nursery to Year 6. We will add Year 7 & 8 classes for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Number of nationalities represented in the school

There are currently 23 different nationalities attending the school

Most common nationality

We are a diverse school with a multitude of nationalities.

Ratio of local students to international students

20% local students & 80% international students

Native English speaking teachers

All our teachers are either native English speakers or have perfect English language mastery

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, we offer in-class ELL support for our Early Year students and an intensive ELL program (both in-class and pull-outs) for Primary School students. English language proficiency is not a requirement to enroll at Verita International School.

Additional language classes offered by the school

The Greek language is required of all students, as well as a second language that is offered for Secondary students.

Max. number of students per class

16 students per classroom in the Early Years, and 18 students for the Primary Years. All classes have a second teacher or T.A.

Average number of students per class

16-18

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Every class has an assistant teacher.

Use of technology in the classroom

We use technology as a tool for creativity. It is important that our children are competent in technology to succeed in the 21st-century business world, and also understand it's safe and responsible usage.

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 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 a diverse, all-inclusive international school that accepts and encourages all nationalities, races, cultures, and beliefs.

External examinations or assessments available

Students will participate in IGCSE's, and graduate with either the A-Level exams or the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

For our Early Years and Primary School students, we have home projects vs homework, which is no more than 1 hr. a week. Older students practice the skills they learned at school as homework, which usually includes projects

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.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Verita is an inclusive, diverse school which integrates students into the classroom. We are a school that has a designated Social Emotion Learning department and Special Education Needs department, and director

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 and Individualized learning programs, Verita provides a self-directed learning experience for gifted, talented or exceptional kids.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

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

Waiting list

Yes, it depends on the Year group a student is applying to attend.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We have no deadline. Classes close once they reach capacity.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

School start time

8:30 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 3:45-4:45.

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

School bus service available

Yes.

School provided lunches

Yes. We offer three healthy, freshly made meals a day by our in-school chef, including a vegetarian choice and non-use of preservatives, artificial ingredients or sugars.

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

Yes. Vegetarian and cultural necessary foods

Uniform required

No

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.

Sports activities included

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

Facilities at the school

Library, science lab, social-emotional lab, multi-purpose spaces, art room, music room, language lab.

Sports facilities at the school

Multi-purpose sports field, multiple outdoor spaces, soccer and basketball.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

We cultivate academic mastery, social-emotional ethical wisdom, and compassionate global citizens.

Teaching approach of the school

Inquiry-based learning, social-emotional ethical learning. Individualized learning plans and innovative problem-solving.

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