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IB and British curriculums
Ages 12 to 18

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CurriculumsIB and British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 12 to 18
Boarding available
Yearly fees: Not public
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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 15 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2021/2022.

Address: St. Josefsweg 15, 6460 Altdorf Switzerland
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Number of students

100

Number of nationalities represented in the school

10

Ratio of local students to international students

100% international students

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

Class size depends on the popularity of the course. Some classes have as few as five students, but no class has more than 20. Classes are limited to about 15 students.

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

English, French, German, Chinese

Use of technology in the classroom

Each and every student has an own school laptop which are used during classes.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, IGCSE, SAT, TOEFL, IELTS

Results in these examinations

Most of our students enter top 30 universities worldwide. 2% Oxbridge and 25% Russell group.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

No

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Strong focus on the academics with top results

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

08.30am

School finish time

4.30pm

Supervised care before/after school

Yes we have campus staff 24/7 caring for our students. Study hall is arranged Mon-Fri in the evenings with teachers.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Science and technology, debate, cooking, poetry, business, animal shelter, golf, sailing, volleyball, tennis, basketball.

School provided lunches

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner is served Mon-Sun.

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes

Sports activities included

Golf, Sailing, Ski and Snowboarding.

Sports facilities at the school

Soccer field, swimming pool, beach volleyball court, tennis court, basketball court, workout gym.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

No

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

International School Altdorf is a private co-education day and boarding school. The school offers students between ages 13-19 to study International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). With outstanding academic results upon high school graduation most of our students enter top 30 universities around the world.

Teaching approach of the school

A reasonable amount of students per class allows teachers to pay special attention to LISA's pupils individual learning needs and interests. LISA teachers use technology and good practice to differentiate their instruction and assessments in a way that increases student engagement and improves their learning results.

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