Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Maximum||30 students / class|
All the details about this school in their own words
|Number of students||
|Number of nationalities represented in the school||
West Island School is a community of multilingual learners who have various nationalities and cultural backgrounds. We have more than 40 first languages/mother tongues in the school and this contributes a diversity and dynamism to our international school
|Most common nationality||
|Max. number of students per class||
It depends on the subject.
|Does the school employ teaching assistants?||
|Native English speaking teachers||
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
Yes, we offer English for Academic Purposes to support students.
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
Chinese, French and Spanish
|Use of technology in the classroom||
WIS is a 1:1 laptop school with digital literacy as part of the curriculum.
|Do teachers assign homework to their students?||
Pre 16 students (Years 7-11) are required to wear a school uniform. Post 16 students (Years 12-13) do not wear a uniform.
|Entry evaluation for students||
|Sports facilities at the school||
2 sports halls, indoor swimming pool
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
West Island School is one of 21 schools run by the English Schools Foundation (ESF). The ESF was founded by Ordinance in 1967 to provide a ‘modern liberal education’ through the medium of English.