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|Language of instruction
|Native English teachers
|Extra languages (other than English)
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|Additional language classes offered by the school
|Use of technology in the classroom
OSIS embraces selected software, technology and electronic devices to assist in facilitating online and distance learning, as needed from time to time. The College environment utilize devices as part of their daily learning, as OSIS provides access to a variety e-learning tools and online resources (Hodder Education and Dynamic Learning). All College learners have access to a Microsoft Teams environment where they can communicate with other learners, lecturers and submit assessments as and when required. OSIS recommends that all College learners are equipped with access to a laptop or computer at home. The College has a media centre accessible to learners during school hours.
|External examinations or assessments available
|Do teachers assign homework to their students?
|Approximate hours of homework given
The Montessori Primary and Casa environments do not require for children to complete homework, unless it is a task or project which the child has elected to complete in their own time at home.
The College children will be provided with tasks or assignments aligned to the curriculum, from time to time. Sufficient notice will be provided and resources will be allocated accordingly. College students are required to attend the compulsory assisted homework period daily (Monday to Thursday) from 15h00 to 15h30. Learners are given the opportunity to attend to work not completed during school hours and have access to information and assistance from lecturers.
|School provided lunches
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered
Dancing, soccer, golf, coding
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school
O'Summit International School is an independent boutique school community, in the heart of Bryanston. It welcomes families who consider holistic child development and learning a priority in preparing the whole child for life. OSIS successfully balances tactile classroom learning with recognising the need for exposure to modern technology.
|Teaching approach of the school
OSIS campus includes 3 bespoke Montessori environments where OSIS follows a classic Montessori Curriculum, together with a College environment where OSIS offers an international curriculum. OSIS is focused on developing an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning, whilst gaining the essential skills they need for success at high school, tertiary studies, and in their future careers.