Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction
|English and French
|Native English and French teachers
|Extra languages (other than English and French)
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|Number of students
|Number of nationalities represented in the school
|Most common nationality
|Additional language classes offered by the school
German, Italian, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Dutch, Swedish
|External examinations or assessments available
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs
|Learning support offered
Educational Support is available for students who experience difficulties with learning, subject contents or in the area of study skills. Support personnel works closely with parents and other teachers to support the progress of each child. Forms of support will be decided on a case-by-case basis.
|Student access to education psychologist
|Entry evaluation for students
Interview and test
|Brief description of entry evaluation required
The family interview can be done via Skype. The interview is meant for getting a better understanding of the pupil’s previous education, the family’s routines and values, languages spoken at home etc.
Language tests (if needed):
Subject test: Mathematics (if required)
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)
The application period for the next school year starts every year in January. Applications can be submitted until the end of the school year in June. Applications are not processed in July, during the school’s summer break.
|School start time
|School finish time
|Supervised care before/after school
Precare and aftercare for Nursery and Primary 1 to Primary 4:
|School provided lunches
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered
Ceramics, dance and movement, football, singing and music, Spanish, sports, STEM club, Zumbinos, chess, Minecraft coding, robotics and coding, yoga, Improv studio, student enterprise, volleyball
|Facilities at the school
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school
Tallinn European School is an Accredited European School established in 2013 by the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research to provide a multilingual international education at Nursery, Primary and Secondary levels. The school follows the European Schools’ curriculum and delivers the European Baccalaureate diploma.
|Teaching approach of the school
TES is the only international school in Estonia offering two linguistic sections, English and French. Lessons are provided in 11 different European languages: English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Spanish and Romanian.