Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Maximum||18 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 a Second Language
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
Spanish, German, Russian, Estonian
|Max. number of students per class||
Class sizes currently range from 6 to 18.
|External examinations or assessments available||
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
Special Education Needs
|Learning support offered||
IST provides students, teachers, and parents with a special education needs coordinator, to provide assessment, intervention, and evaluation services. The school’s aim is to provide an inclusive environment that balances school resources with Individual student needs.
|Student access to education psychologist||
|School start time||
|School finish time||
Preschool to grade 2: 14:05
|Supervised care before/after school||
Aftercare is a support service for school children whose parents or guardians cannot arrange pick up at the time pupils are dismissed. IST offers aftercare services on school days, from 14h05 to 17h.
|School bus service available||
|Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)||
Fresh and healthy meals are prepared on site every day. IST considers the specifics of pupil´s diets – every day there is a vegetarian option. Lactose free and gluten free foods can also be requested by notifying IST in advance. Milk and bread are included every day. When pork is on the menu, another protein option is available.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Dance, art and craft, filmmaking, book club, violin, piano, guitar, robotics, engineering, Mandarin
|Facilities at the school||
Library, cafeteria, labs, assembly hall
|Sports facilities at the school||
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
International School of Tallinn offers comprehensive education in English from students aged 3 to 19. its curriculum, from preschool to high school, is based on international study programs and aligned with the International Baccalaureate (IB) global standards.
|Teaching approach of the school||
IST focuses on individual potential and each student is believed to be unique. English is the language of instruction and IST offers a variety of foreign languages in its curriculum: Spanish, French, German, Russian and Estonian. IST's learning environment is diverse and inspiring. IST guarantees child-friendly, secure, and supportive learning facilities.