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International German School Ho Chi Minh City (IGS)

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CurriculumGerman
Languages of instructionEnglish and German
Age RangeAges 1 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): 366,000,000 ₫
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and German
Native English and German teachers
Extra languages (other than English and German)
Class sizes Average 15 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: 366,000,000 ₫
Address: 12 Võ Trường Toản, An Phú, Quận 2, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam
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Number of students

154

Number of nationalities represented in the school

19

Most common nationality

German, Swiss, Vietnamese

Ratio of local students to international students

About 35% national students/ about 65% international students

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

15

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Partly

Native English and German speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English and German

Yes, very sophisticated programme for students without prior knowledge of German.

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Vietnamese for native speakers

Use of technology in the classroom

BYOD Policy, iPads, Laptops, Smartboards, Apple TVs, Document readers, Learning Apps etc.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depending on age, topic and class.

Uniform required

Starting from Primary School/ not in Preschool, KG, Nursery.

Waiting list

Yes, for some years

Entry evaluation for students

Depending on performance and certificates from the previous school, students from other authorised German schools with good results do not need to participate in any entry exams.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Depending on certificates the year applying for; language performance and main subjects are usually evaluated.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

There is no deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

IGS is a new German School in the Network of authorised German Schools abroad. No graduates before 2022. However, due to the "boutique character" of the students score very high.

External examinations or assessments available

Exams in 2022.

Results in these examinations

DSD Exams: outstanding

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No. The school teachers the subject Ethics.

School bus service available

Yes

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

7:55

School finish time

Primary: 15:20
Secondary: 16:15

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Pottery, cooking, choir, multi-sport, self-defense, yoga.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Playgrounds.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Deutsche Schule Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) – International German School (IGS), will open your children's minds to the wondrous world of books. They will learn why we can see the stars, how the Saigon river changes its flow daily with the tides, and why in other parts of the world one can see ice crystals hanging from windows in the Winter.

Teaching approach of the school

The school's educational approach is not based on repetitive, old-fashioned methods of rote memorization. Rather, IGS wants its students to be able to actively connect and apply concepts they learn at school. IGS wants to encourage their ability to think, act, and empathize in a stimulating environment. IGS wants your children to discover and enjoy learning.

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