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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Maximum||20 students / class|
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|Number of students||
|Number of nationalities represented in the school||
|Max. number of students per class||
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
English is the main language of teaching, learning and communication at ISB. It is therefore important that all students become proficient in the academic language of the classroom. ISB offers an ELD programme (English Language Development) to enable students to acquire the level of literacy in English
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
French, Dutch, Spanish, Japanese.
|Use of technology in the classroom||
Every child, from age 3 to 19, is provided with access to age appropriate technologies. In the Early Childhood Centre, this means digital cameras, educational games and tablet computers available for use in every classroom.
|Entry evaluation for students||
|External examinations or assessments available||
IB Diploma, SAT, TOEFL
|School bus service available||
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
ISB accepts children with a broad range of learning and developmental disabilities.
|Learning support offered||
Multidisciplinary teaming is a well-established best practice in the field. Within the team there are experienced professionals with specialized expertise in pedagogical support and mediation of learning and cognitive disabilities, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy and counseling.
|School start time||
|School finish time||
Between 15:20 and 15:40 depending on the grade level.
|Supervised care before/after school||
ISB provides an extended after school care programme for its students (ages 3-12 years) until 18:00 from Monday to Thursday.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Activities include Art, Baton, Cricket, Chinese, Cooking, Drama, Chess, Climbing, Exploring Language, Math, Martial Arts, Movie Dance, Science, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Yoga ...
|School provided lunches||
Yes, the school has 2 cafeterias.
|Sports activities included||
American football, badminton, baseball, basketball, dance, cross country, field hockey, fitness club, golf, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, volleyball
|Sports facilities at the school||
Outdoor grass field, and two full-size artificial ones as well as a track for running and field events. Furthermore, there are two indoor tennis courts. In addition to that, there are two large gymnasiums, and an Outdoor Education Centre packed with climbing walls and mountain bikes.
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
The International School of Brussels is an English language international school in Brussels.
|Teaching approach of the school||
ISB believes that everybody can learn.
ISB is committed to developing Independent Learners and International Citizens in an environment where all students are included, challenged and successful.