Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Class sizes||Average||18 students / class|
|Maximum||20 students / class|
This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2023/2024.
All the details about this school in their own words
|Number of students||
|Number of nationalities represented in the school||
|Most common nationality||
Indians, Germans, Danish
|Ratio of local students to international students||
|Native English speaking teachers||
Most teachers are native speakers of the language they teach
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
Extra classes in English and Danish
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
|Max. number of students per class||
|Average number of students per class||
|Does the school employ teaching assistants?||
In some of the classes, one teaching assistant is present in some lessons. Depends on the need for extra support.
|Use of technology in the classroom||
Students bring their own (laptop) device, whiteboard in the classrooms
|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)||
Virtual classroom teaching can take place via Teams
|Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?||
Staff or students do not practice any religion
|External examinations or assessments available||
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
|Learning support offered||
Extra English lessons, extra Danish lessons, Well-being programs
|Entry evaluation for students||
In some of the classes we have a waiting list due to the maximum of 20 students in each class
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)||
No deadline - one can apply at all times during the school year
|Students can join after academic year begins||
Students can join an academic year at all times - however, students to Year10 should start befor Christmas due to exam preparation in June the following year
|School start time||
Every morning at 8:00
|School finish time||
Depends on the class. Can be from 12:45 to 15:10 (15:10 is the maximum)
|Supervised care before/after school||
We offer After School Program for Year 1 to Year 4 and After School Club from Year 5
|School bus service available||
No school bus. The students can use the public busses.
|School provided lunches||
No lunch is provided. Students must bring lunch boxes.
|Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)||
Students must bring their own lunch.
No uniform requirements.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
After School Club from Year 5
|Sports activities included||
Two lessons of sports weekly.
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
There is no sport teams at school but the city of Sønderborg has a lot of different sport activities to offer in the spare time.
|Facilities at the school||
We have a science lab, art room, assembly room
|Sports facilities at the school||
Assembly room inside and green areas outside
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Sønderborg International School is an international school for all nationalities.
SIS offers Primary and Secondary school opportunities for students between the ages of 5 to 15 (Year 1 to Year 10).
|Teaching approach of the school||
SIS provides the highest quality education for internationally minded students in an inquiring and supportive environment. Inspiring students and providing them with the academic and social skills that will enable them to fulfil their potential as global citizens.