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International, Austrian curriculum
Bilingual
Ages 4 to 18

Vienna Elementary School

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CurriculumInternational, Austrian
Languages of instructionEnglish and German
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): €11,282

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Language of instruction English and German
Native English and German teachers
Extra languages (other than English and German)
Class sizes Average
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: €11,282
Address: Lacknergasse 75 A-1180 Vienna Austria
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Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish will be introduced as a third language of instruction starting in Junior High 1, followed by French in the third year. German instruction follows the standard Austrian Curriculum. All of our teachers are native speakers of their respective languages of instruction, and they come from diverse, international backgrounds.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

VES will carry out a simple entrance placement test for all applicants.

School start time

8:30

School finish time

13:00

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Homework club, football, karate, ballet, fun dance, choir, Spanish, chess, computer, guitar, piano.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Gym hall with climbing wall, gymnastic equipment including mats, balance beam, rings and bars.
Large garden with a playground.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The Vienna Elementary School offers a comprehensive elementary school program in English from Kindergarten through fourth grade. English is the language of instruction. VES also offers bilingual education, including a full German language program during the 4 years of elementary school.

Vienna Elementary School not only focus on its teaching but also on the encouragement of independent and creative work in order to promote pride in one’s self performance. VES is working to create a learning environment where the children can discover their learning style without fear. The goal is to encourage and support the children so they are able to develop their individual strengths and attributes.

VES also offers education in grades 5 to 12 in Vienna European School.

Teaching approach of the school

The curriculum is based on the Austrian school system and also incorporates the best elements of other European and American systems.

The VES is not only a learning place, but a social place as well: A home for children. Children learn they are always welcome and are shown continued support in the school community. In order to develop confidence, children must share experiences together such as learning, singing, games and celebrations in a non-threatening, enriching environment. Children of different cultures, origin, religion, and education are taught the basics of understanding, tolerance and mutual acceptance.

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