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CurriculumsIB and British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Boarding available

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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 20 students / class
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: €10,050
to: €10,050
Address: Helmstedter Str. 37 38126 Braunschweig Germany

All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

Two third of our students have an international background

Native English speaking teachers

Many staff members are native speakers. As an International School, we also have many staff members with an international background who are able to communicate on a near-native speaker level.

Language support for students not fluent in English

Because the language of communication at the school is English, many students usually show significant progress in language acquisition. We offer English as a First Language lessons to the majority of our students. New students get extra support in English as an Additional/Second Language.

Additional language classes offered by the school

All students from Year 1 have lessons in German First Language or German as a Foreign Language (beginners or advanced). In Year 6, students start learning Spanish as a Foreign language. Due to the diversity of our students' community, we always encourage the students to continue studying their mother tongues.

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, we have PEs (Professional Educators) in years 1 to 6.

Use of technology in the classroom

Ipads, Smart Boards

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)


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

As an International School, we welcome students and families with different religious backgrounds. Our school is a member of a Christian network in Germany.

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

Our students learn about religion and beliefs in Global Perspectives, which is a Cambridge Curriculum-based subject. We offer a variety of events to get to know about traditions, festivities and much more.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE in Year 10, IB Diploma in Year 12.

Results in these examinations

96.5% received the full IB Diploma in 2023.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Assignments are completed in Study Times in Primary Classes. From Y6 up, students need to complete homework.

Approximate hours of homework given

Everybody learns at their own pace.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

We have social workers and professional educators who support children with special needs. We do not offer specialized programmes.

Entry evaluation for students

We do not conduct entry exams but support every new child individually. Our Coordinators meet new students for an admission interview.

Waiting list

We have a waiting list for some classes.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We admit new students throughout the school year, but we always appreciate contacting us as early as possible to arrange a first meeting.

Students can join after academic year begins


School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school

We provide supervision before the school day.

School bus service available

Students may apply for a bus ticket to use public transportation free of charge.

School provided lunches

We offer two different meals, a selection of salads and a dessert every day.

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

We offer meals for children with special dietary needs.

Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The school offers a variety of projects and activities after regular lessons..

Sports activities included

Soccer, basketball, volleyball, table tennis.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Our soccer team participates in tournaments in the region.

Facilities at the school

Boarding facilities, library, science labs, school garden, a greenhouse, two playgrounds for primary students

Sports facilities at the school

Gym and sport field

Grades/ages available for boarding

Students aged 16+ can be accepted at the Boarding House.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

International School Braunschweig - Wolfsburg offers students the unique opportunity to learn about international culture through English education.
ISBW offers prestigious academic careers which are recognised worldwide, as well as in Germany.

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