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North Zealand International School

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CurriculumsBritish and International
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 16
Yearly fees (G7): kr29,150
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This school used to be known as NGG International School, and changed its name to North Zealand International School.

Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 23 students / class
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: kr29,150
Address: Christianshusvej 16 DK-2970 Hørsholm Denmark
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Number of students

255

Number of nationalities represented in the school

Approx. 50

Max. number of students per class

24

Average number of students per class

22-24

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes - ESL (English Second Language)

Additional language classes offered by the school

Danish, French/Spanish from Year 7

Use of technology in the classroom

IPads, laptops, smart-boards, info-boards

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Uniform required

No

Waiting list

For some classes

Entry evaluation for students

Interview and benchmark assessments.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

We conduct an assessment of the student’s skills in spoken English, student writing, an assessment of reading fluency, accuracy and comprehension and a maths assessment.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We consider applications throughout the year, based on availability

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE

School bus service available

Yes (the bus is following a scheduled route)

School start time

Primary: 09:05
Secondary 08:10/09:05

School finish time

Primary: 14:40
Secondary 14:40/15:30

Supervised care before/after school

Yes (for Primary students): 07:00 - 17:00. Children from Early Years to Year 6 can be cared for from 07:00 to 17:00 at NIS. Children can be dropped off from 07:00, school starts at 08.55. When school finishes at 14:40, the children can go to the after school clubs until they close at 17:00.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

BASE (Before and After School Enrichment Programme

School provided lunches

We do have a canteen where parents can order food (online)

Sports activities included

Physical Education

Sports facilities at the school

2 gyms, outdoor multi courts

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

North Zealand International School is a small private international school for children from the ages of 4 to 16. Our 30 teaching staff provide a unique and stimulating teaching environment for the 270 students who attend our school. All of our multinational teaching staff are highly qualified, most of them studied in the UK or America. The language of instruction is English.

NIS families currently come from more than 50 different countries, and there are over 60 languages spoken. Everyone is welcomed and accepted at North Zealand International School.
North Zealand International School is part of Denmark’s largest private school, NGG (Nordsjællands Grundskole og Gymnasium).

Teaching approach of the school

We offer the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) in the primary school which is benchmarked against the National Curriculum of England and Wales. This amazing curriculum allows us to provide very creative and engaging teaching and learning experiences for our students. The IPC is taught in international schools all over the world.

For students joining us for secondary school, our students learn through Cambridge Assessment International Education. Cambridge is rigorous programme which stretches and challenges our students to prepare them for the next stage.

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