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CitySantiago
CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
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 10 students / class
Maximum 15 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:

This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2023/2024.

Address: Pastor Fernández 16001, Lo Barnechea - Santiago, Chile
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

120

Number of nationalities represented in the school

30

Most common nationality

Korean, Indian, Japanese, American, Chilean,

Ratio of local students to international students

1:5

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish

Max. number of students per class

15

Average number of students per class

10

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Use of technology in the classroom

Online learning platforms: provide students with access to a wide range of educational resources, including videos, quizzes, and interactive simulations.
Educational apps can be used on tablets or smartphones and cover a range of subjects from math to foreign languages.

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 students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels and AS Level Cambridge Certification

Results in these examinations

Is private information

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Only in senior stage

Approximate hours of homework given

45 minutes per day

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

95%

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

Learning Specialist

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Our teachers use differentiated instruction techniques to ensure that gifted and talented students are challenged and engaged in the classroom. This includes providing more challenging assignments, allowing students to work at their own pace, and incorporating more open-ended tasks.
Our teachers use differentiated instruction techniques to ensure that gifted and talented students are challenged and engaged in the classroom. This includes providing more challenging assignments, allowing students to work at their own pace, and incorporating more open-ended tasks.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

All applicants will be assessed in English and Mathematics by the admissions department.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Family Interviews, personal interview and Math and English exams are required

Waiting list

We dont have waiting list

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Applications for admission are accepted throughout the year. Students should aim to enter in March for the start of the School year or in August for the second semester.
We dont have deadline, admissions are open all the year

Students can join after academic year begins

TIPS allows entrance at other times of the year from families coming from abroad, but all are subject to class vacancies.

School start time

9:00

School finish time

KG1 - KG2: 14:15
KG3: 15:40
G1 - G12: 16:25

Supervised care before/after school

No

School bus service available

Yes

School provided lunches

No

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

No

Uniform required

Although there is no regular school uniform, a Physical Education uniform is obligatory.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Soccer, martial arts, basketball, music, yoga, psychomotor games, art, ballet, drama, table tennis, volleyball, storytelling, origami, data science, gymnastics, charity club, mini tennis.

Sports activities included

Phisical Education

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

No

Facilities at the school

Library, Science Lab, IT Lab, etc

Sports facilities at the school

Multicancha (Basketball, Tennis, Voleyball) and Soccer field

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Our educational program is designed to promote learning and growth in all areas, including academic, artistic, and athletic pursuits.
The school offers a bilingual education program in which students learn in both English and Spanish. This helps students develop strong language skills and prepares them for a globalized world.
In addition to exceptional education, The International Preparatory School offers a multicultural and safe environment, fostering respect for diversity and inclusion. Students can also participate in a variety of extracurricular activities, such as music, art, sports, and community volunteering.
Founded in 1975, The International Preparatory School is a small, international school located on beautiful grounds in the foothills of the Andes in Santiago, Chile.
TIPS provides a distinguished education for children from 2 to 18 years old, beginning in Playgroup and continuing to Year 13 (Grade 12).

Teaching approach of the school

With its British-based curriculum, nurturing atmosphere and dedicated staff, TIPS offers the individual care and attention that allow children of all ages and abilities to thrive. The school is committed to fostering a secure happy, and stimulating environment in which students are inspired to reach their full potential by developing a lifelong love of learning.

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