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IB and International curriculums
Ages 4 to 18

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CurriculumsIB and International
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Boarding available
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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
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: €6,420
to: €10,015
Address: Discusworp 65 6225XP Maastricht The Netherlands

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Number of students

900

Number of nationalities represented in the school

+100

Average number of students per class

15

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

English Language Support

Additional language classes offered by the school

Dutch, French, Spanish, German, Italian Arabic, and numerous self-taught languages.

Use of technology in the classroom

Technology in the classroom embodies the challenge of providing meaningful experiences in a field characterized by accelerating change. UWCM strives not only to educate students in current technologies, but train students to assess and adapt to the ever-changing influx of digital tools critical to success and advancement in the world today.

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)

UWC Maastricht offers lessons through video conferencing when needed, for instance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Uniform required

No

Waiting list

Varies every year and depending on year level

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

+85%. Students that don't proceed higher education (immediately after graduation) choose to pursue a gap year: community service, travel, further studies, volunteering or employment opportunities.

External examinations or assessments available

International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme or International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

UWC Maastricht offeres Learning Support to students with special learning needs

Learning support offered

For people with diagnosed special educational needs, UWCM has a learning support team to provide extra support.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

08.10h

School finish time

15.15h, when many after school activities start.

Supervised care before/after school

There is a very good English day care close to UWC Maastricht

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

UWC Maastricht encourage students to further develop their talents through service learning, student led initiatives, social entrepreneurship programmes, project weeks, community clubs and music lessons.

School provided lunches

UWC Maastricht provides lunch for residential students.

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

Yes

Sports activities included

All students take physical education and ha

Sports facilities at the school

Gymnasium

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Other facilities at the school

Garden, music rooms, laboratories, library, drama room, music rooms, gymnasium.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

UWC Maastricht Primary students follow the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and Secondary students the IB Middle Years Programme. All secondary students follow the rigorous two-year International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) as their terminal degree.

Teaching approach of the school

UWCM equips students with the attitudes, skills and knowledge to live a meaningful and flourishing life. The UWCM educational experience is about knowing and acting. UWCM nurtures an understanding of the world and its major challenges, and helps students discover how they can serve others and make a positive contribution to society.

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