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Strothoff International School

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CurriculumIB
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): €18,980
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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
Yearly fees: €18,980
Address: Rhein-Main Campus Dreieich Frankfurter Straße 160-166 D-63303 Dreieich Germany
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Max. number of students per class

Maximum class size of 24.

Average number of students per class

Average class size under 20.

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

English Language Acquisition Support

Additional language classes offered by the school

German, French, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

Early Years and Primary Years Programme: students participate in regular computer-based learning activities to develop their skills for the digital world. The school provides iPads for Early Years and PYP1 students to use and students in PYP2-4 use the school Chromebooks. Students in PYP5 also participate in the “Bring your own device” programme in preparation for MYP.

Middle Years Programme: Students in grades MYP 1-4 participate in the required year-long Design Technology courses; students in MYP 5 can choose the course as an elective.All secondary students participate in a “Bring Your Own Device” initiative, where students supply their own learning device based on individual learning needs and experience. In 2013 the school launched “G Suite”. This cloud-based system allows our school community to learn, collaborate and communicate more effectively.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Primary Years: student learning does not stop when children go home for the day. There is an age-appropriate amount of reading that should be done on a daily basis. This reading can be done in English and/or the student's mother tongue.

Middle Years: students are expected to do homework if a required task is not completed during the lesson at school. Students can also complete assigned work during their study hall sessions scheduled twice per week, at the homework club on Monday-Thursday from 3:15-4pm and/or in a subject tutorial at the teacher’s discretion.

Diploma Programme: students should expect to do 2-3 hours of homework per night. This will need to become a habit which is supported within the family home.

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Strothoff does tests in Mathematics and English to assess students' numeracy, English literacy and general reasoning abilities.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, Strothoff has an open enrolment policy and accepts applications throughout the school year, subject to certain academic and linguistic requirements which depend on the Grade level.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Results in these examinations

IB results for the Class of 2016:
Number of diploma candidates registered in the session: 16
Number of candidates who passed the diploma: 14
Average points obtained by candidates who passed the diploma: 31
Highest diploma points awarded to a candidate: 37
Average grade obtained at the school by candidates who passed the diploma: 4.95

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Learning Support

Learning support offered

Strothoff is committed to an inclusive learning environment. The majority of the learning needs of its students are met by class teachers through differentiation. However, at certain stages some students may need specific intervention to help them achieve their potential. The Learning Support team works collaboratively with teachers, parents and outside agencies to support students with learning needs to learn strategies and skills to help them succeed. Strothoff's level of support ranges from incorporating learning strategies into the classroom to in-class support and, where appropriate, small group intervention. Strothoff is able to support students in developing their academic, social and self-management skills.

Supervised care before/after school

Each morning the school is open from 7.45 am. Students are supervised until classes begin. After school, families have the opportunity for their children to be cared for and learn up to 5 pm each day.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Strothoff's after school activities can be divided into four groups:

SPORT Sports and play based physical activities including Football, Basketball, Gymnastics and many more.
ACADEMIC Is an extracurricular activity that is educational, for example, school related tutorials or language clubs
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY These clubs are concerned with all aspects of Science and Technology and include Science clubs, Coding and E-sports gaming.
CREATIVE These are clubs that involve developing new ideas, artworks and other forms of cultural production.

School provided lunches

At lunch Strothoff serves two dishes that change daily. One is with meat or fish and the other one is vegetarian. Salad and fruit are always included.

Sports facilities at the school

Three playgrounds,

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Strothoff International School is a private, all-day school for children from kindergarten to grade 12 (ages 3-18). The school is located in Dreieich, Frankfurt and was established in 2009. It offers an excellent education in a friendly, motivating, concept-driven and inquiry-based learning environment. English is the main language of instruction.

Teaching approach of the school

Recognizing its responsibility to prepare students for global citizenship, Strothoff's mission is to provide them with an international education which seeks to develop their full potential and to foster understanding, respect for others, freedom of thought and expression, enjoyment of learning and personal responsibility.

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