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Ages 3 to 11

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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 10 students / class
Maximum 15 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: Via Azul 3787 Vitacura, Chile
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Number of students

160

Number of nationalities represented in the school

30

Most common nationality

N/A

Ratio of local students to international students

1:9

Max. number of students per class

15

Average number of students per class

10

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, English as a second language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, French

Use of technology in the classroom

We have IT classes as an integral part of Curriculum.

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)

We did provide the classes during the whole period od Pandemic. It as a combination of Zoom group classes, Virtual School in the form of online video game as the exact simulation of our school just in a virtual world, Videos, Materials sent to children and one-on-one classes with the children over Zoom.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes in the form of preparation for the next week classes

Approximate hours of homework given

Less than hour daily

Uniform required

Students get one pair of uniform yearly already included in the tuition fee. Additional uniforms can be bought at demand at extra cost. Students are not required to wear uniforms.

Waiting list

It depends on a grade and a school year. There may be waiting list for some grades given the high demand.

Entry evaluation for students

Instead of tests and other evaluations CIS follows the logic that as long as the child is happy within his/her new class that he/she integrates well and does belong there. Therefore, CIS has designed a free trial week in which the child joins the respective class and is observed and monitored closely by staff for one week period. After the free trial period, the staff will provide a Parent complete feedback with professional recommendations.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

We do evaluate whether we are the right school for the specific student before the enrollment. The process is very child-friendly and parent-friendly given that the child goes to a school for a week. If the child is happy, likes the school for us a school it means that we are the right place for the student.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Registration of new students is possible at any time provided that there are places available.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes we do as long as there are free places and the child integrates well.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

A-level tests

Results in these examinations

N/A

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

We do not practice any religion at the school.

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

Students who practice any religion, as well as, non-religious students are more than welcome in our school.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Children with special learning needs are welcome in our school as long as the school fits them and we do believe we have capacities to help the child grow and develop. All our staff is educated to also work with children with special needs. We have around 10% of inclusion per class set as a maximum for which we have capacities.

Learning support offered

Students with special learning need mostly require a special attention which we can achieve given a high degree of personalization. Moreover, additional classes are provided when necessary to facilitate the achievement of targets.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Students are encouraged in all areas of school life in order to reach their maximum potentials. There are clubs in the high school, competitions and additional classes to support gifted, able and talented students to reach their maximum.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

Our school is open from 07.30 in the morning, however the Program starts from 08:30.

School finish time

Our regular school schedule finishes at 16.00, however afterschool and clubs are offered afterwards until 18.30.

Supervised care before/after school

Yes it does.
In the morning from 07.30 to 08.30
In the afternoon from 16.00 to 18.30.
We also in the preschool sometimes have the Friday night sleepovers.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Sports and movement, ballet, dance, music, drama, arts and crafts, english classes, spanish classes, taekwondo, soccer, IT, swimming and so on.

School provided lunches

Yes upon a demand

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

Yes upon a demand

Sports activities included

Soccer, athletics, swimming, gymnastics, rugby, baby golf, table tennis, tennis, martial arts, volleyball etc.

Sports facilities at the school

Playgrounds, two multiuse sport courts (one in Preschool and one in Primary School) and a swimming pool

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Chartwell International School strives to provide a safe, caring, warm and happy international setting where your child will grow, learn and play. CIS supports cultural diversity and is privileged to have children from many nationalities around the world as part of its Chartwell International School family.

Teaching approach of the school

Teaching method is based on the essential task of a School -> to teach the child to learn, to seek independently and find the knowledge and skills that s/he needs in all of life’s situations.

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