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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Maximum||25 students / class|
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|Number of students||
|Number of nationalities represented in the school||
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
English as an Additional Language
|Max. number of students per class||
In Nursery, maximum class size is 22. All other year groups (Reception to Year 6) have a maximum of 25 per class. There are three classes in each year group making 24 classes in total.
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
SCIPS has a Learning Support Programme to help children with their specific learning needs.
|Learning support offered||
The Learning Support Teachers provide assistance to children in all phases during the normal school hours. Support is provided either in the LS classroom in a small focus group, or within the mainstream classroom.
All children included in the programme have an Individual Educational Plan (IEP) which is agreed as a result of consultation with teachers and parents. The IEP contains Educational Targets which are assessed termly at a review meeting.
|Entry evaluation for students||
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
Assessments are used to determine whether a child requires additional support for learning or additional language needs. It will also indicate whether SCIPS is suitable for your child.
|School start time||
|School finish time||
|School provided lunches||
For breaktime, children are asked to bring a healthy snack that can be consumed without adult assistance (although help is provided for the younger children). For lunch, the children should bring a packed lunch to school or have their lunch delivered to school by 12.30pm.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Choir, football, swimming, karate, unicycling, Mandarin, diablo, mandala colouring, playdough fun, handwriting, musical fun, ukulele, athletics, Wushu, gymnastics, rounders, indoor games, chess, painting, origami, Taekwondo, floorball, Jiu Jitsu, tag rugby, cosmic kids yoga, code club, sketch club, water color, Zumba, recorder, Aikido, ultimate frisbee, orchestra, Lego
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
St Christopher’s International School, established in 1963, is a fully International Primary School that delivers a broad, balanced Curriculum, adapted to meet the needs of the school’s international community.
|Teaching approach of the school||
SCIPS' purpose is to promote the love of learning that prepares students for their next steps in education.