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Acton Academy Bucharest

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CurriculumAmerican
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 5 to 10
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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 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school is not available for a 12 year old child.

Address: Ferme H 8, Otopeni 075100, Romania

Important notes about this school

The school opens in September 2019.
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

1

Number of nationalities represented in the school

1

Most common nationality

Romanian

Ratio of local students to international students

We will open in September 2019

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

15

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Spanish, German, Romanian

Use of technology in the classroom

Chromebooks with personalized learning tools for core skills learning (Math, Reading, Writing, Spelling). Children under 7 do not use Chromebooks; for this age range our materials are Montessori inspired.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

No

Uniform required

NO

Waiting list

NO

Entry evaluation for students

Yes - family background and child interview.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Family Quiz and Background Info; Interview

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

On a rolling basis

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

Not applicable yet

External examinations or assessments available

Our students take the IOWA tests once a year (Standardized Assessment in the USA). They can choose to take IGCSEs, SATs, or other Internationally accredited exams on their graduation year.

Results in these examinations

Not applicable yet

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No. While we expose children to the importance of mindfulness, ethical principles, and the significance of religion in history and the development of society we are not a religious program. We value and respect each individual’s beliefs.

School bus service available

Yes, on request.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

We are not trained to serve children with serious learning disabilities but have been able to serve young heroes with dyslexia if they receive special training and believe that many minor learning disabilities are commonly misdiagnosed.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We believe each child has a gift that can change the world in a profound way.
We believe in a closely connected family of lifelong learners.
We believe in learning by knowing, learning by doing and learning by being.
We believe in economic, religious, and political freedom.

Student access to education psychologist

No

School start time

9.00 a.m.

School finish time

3.00 p.m.

Supervised care before/after school

Yes. Parents can drop off children starting at 8.30, and we will provide after school care/programs on request.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Public Speaking, Entrepreneurship, Yoga, Skating, Dance, Arts, Drama

School provided lunches

No; catering services are optional.

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

No

Sports activities included

Game-based physical activities, fitness adapted programs, athletics

Sports facilities at the school

Outside dedicated area

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Not yet

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

We believe that:
Clear thinking leads to good decisions,
Good decisions lead to the right habits,
The right habits lead to character and
Character becomes destiny.

Teaching approach of the school

We offer 21st Century Learning Environment that includes:
The latest in educational technology for self-paced mastery of reading, writing and math skills.
Deep Socratic discussions about heroes, history and self-governance to hone critical thinking skills and the ability to powerfully think, write and speak.
Hands-on project based Quests to master the tools and skills needed to solve problems in the real world.
Written promises and covenants that form a tightly bound community of individuals learning to form authentic friendships and honestly resolve interpersonal problems.

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