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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Maximum||24 students / class|
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|Number of students||
|Number of nationalities represented in the school||
|Max. number of students per class||
Junior School: up to 20 students
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
English as an Additional Language
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
German, French and Spanish
|Use of technology in the classroom||
Bring Your Own Device (BOYD):
|Entry evaluation for students||
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
ISB does not require students to take a formal entrance exam. However in certain cases, depending on information received from the application documentation or gathered during interview, further assessment may be necessary. Assessment may include but is not limited to the following areas:
- English as an Additional Language
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)||
ISB accepts applications throughout the year.
|Students can join after academic year begins||
ISB encourages all students to start at the new school year in August. However ISB accepts students throughout the school year providing there is space in the relevant year level placement.
|External examinations or assessments available||
|Results in these examinations||
IB Diploma results 2020:
|School bus service available||
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
ISB offers a continuum of support for students with mild, moderate, and intensive learning needs.
Learning Support teachers work collaboratively with content teachers to support students in accessing the curriculum and learning vital skills for success. ISB's Learning Support team includes qualified and experienced professionals with specialized expertise in learning and intellectual disabilities and evaluation and assessment. ISB's continuum of support provides a breadth of support options for students in EC 1 through graduation, with support options determined by the individual needs of each student.
|Learning support offered||
|Supervised care before/after school||
ASPIRE is a service designed and provided by ISB to support Junior School (EC 1 - Grade 5) students and their parents after the school day has ended. ASPIRE is available after school from Monday–Friday, except during school holidays and vacation periods.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Math quest, robotics, arts and crafts, choir, drawing, music and art, orchestra, school newspaper, board games, construction challenges, beads club, knitting and crochet, Lego club, sensory play, story and crafts, Young Author's club, badminton, basketball, breakdance, Hip Hop dance, intercross, jazz dance, karate, netball, soccer, yoga, Zumba, economics, band, debate club, finance club, Model United Nations, American sign language, Spanish dance, rock climbing.
|Sports facilities at the school||
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
International School Basel is the only not-for-profit, English language, three programme International Baccalaureate World School in the region providing students aged 3-18 with the education, support and inspiration they need to become global citizens.