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The International School of Vietnam

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CurriculumsIB and British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): 471,409,000 ₫
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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
Yearly fees: 471,409,000 ₫
Address: No. 6-7 Nguyen Cong Thai Street, Dai Kim Urban area, Hoang Mai district, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Vietnamese

Use of technology in the classroom

Each classroom is equipped with an LCD projector, a white board as well as ample space for displays.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Homework in the Preschool tends to focus on activities which engage children and their parents in everyday activities such as reading together, playing games, role plays, and lively discussion.
Homework in KG3 and G1 consists of daily reading homework and occasional homework, related to the PYP's Unit of Inquiry, which is to be done at home, usually with the assistance of a parent.
Homework expectations in Grades 2-9 will become increasingly complex and parents should begin to see assignments related to class projects, greater expectations in reading and writing tasks, and a variety of subject areas being covered in assignments.

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Interview and assessment.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

KG1 - KG3: A mutually agreed arrangement for prospective students to spend 45 minutes to an hour, in their age level class will be made with parents. This arrangement is called a ‘sit in’. During this time, the student will be able to become familiar with his/her future peers and begin to make friends and learn some classroom procedures.
G1 - G2: Student will be assessed during his/her time in school and a report will be given to Head of Elementary after this assessment.
G3 - G5: Students will be required to sit an English Language and Mathematics test and will be interviewed either by the Head of Elementary or the Primary Years Coordinator.
G6 - G9: Students will be required to sit an English Language and Mathematics test and will be interviewed by Head of School.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels

School bus service available

Yes

School start time

8:30

School finish time

16:00 Tuesday to Thursday
15:00 Mondays and Fridays

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Each year ISV offers over 50 different activities for its students which vary each term and are offered at lunchtimes, after school and even at weekends.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

ISV boasts two indoor swimming pools: one dedicated early years pool and one 25-metre pool allowing for 6-lane competitions.
The gymnasium floor is a vinyl sports surface, with high impact absorption, underfoot support and good playing performance.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The International School of Vietnam strives to be an educational centre that exists to offer excellence in international education throughout Vietnam by nurturing, empowering and connecting students with their local and international environment.

Teaching approach of the school

The International School of Vietnam empowers and inspires students to become active, lifelong learners by providing a challenging, globally relevant curriculum that meets the needs of individual learners.
ISV's holistic and balanced approach nurtures each student’s potential as well as their inquiring minds. ISV fosters international-mindedness by connecting students to their local and global communities and towards an awareness of sustainable action.

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