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Franconian International School

CurriculumsIB and International
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
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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
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: €11,885
to: €16,950
Address: Marie-Curie-Straße 2 91052 Erlangen Germany

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Number of students

600

Number of nationalities represented in the school

40

Language support for students not fluent in English

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

German, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

Technology teachers support the full integration of ICT in Early Years and Elementary School to ensure all subjects are able to deliver lessons that focus on their content skills plus relevant ICT skills. Students use iPads in class and have access to computer labs, they share their learning on blogs, and use technology to create projects that show their understanding.

Grades 6 to 8: iPads are required for Grade 6 and Grade 7 students. Grade 8 students have the option to choose between bringing a laptop and an iPad. Students have two Design classes per week and other lessons where ICT teachers assist with technology use in the class.

Grades 9 to 12: Laptops are required for Grades 9 to 12. Students have options for pursuing their interests as they make course selections, and their technology use depends on these choices.

Uniform required

No

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Learning support

Learning support offered

Services may include remedial and compensatory instruction, skill development, re-teaching and content support. The learning support team also liaises with other outside specialists and services in order to provide the widest array of services possible for FIS families.

School start time

8:30

School finish time

15:40 (Fridays 14:00)

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

After School Activities are offered all year long to Grade 1 to 12 students by either FIS or qualified external teachers. Fall, winter and spring activities cover a wide spectrum of interests: Craft, Drama, Choir, Band, Sport, Green Club and more.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports facilities at the school

Gym, football pitch, outdoor all-weather court, athletics area, playgrounds

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Other facilities at the school

Library, science laboratories

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The Franconian International School is an IB World School with high expectations and rigorous educational standards. In a values-based environment, young people are supported in becoming active and engaged global citizens and life-long learners.

The FIS provides an inquiry-based curriculum for students from Early Years classes for three-year-olds through the Primary and Secondary Schools to graduation in Grade 12 with the International Baccalaureate (IB) as well as the FIS High School Diploma.

Teaching approach of the school

FIS' mission is to foster international-mindedness through a challenging curriculum in a caring and cooperative environment, inspiring students to become well-rounded citizens committed to the service of humanity.

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