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Zurich
IB curriculum
Bilingual
Ages 1 to 18

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CurriculumIB
Languages of instructionEnglish and German
Age RangeAges 1 to 18
Boarding available
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and German
Native English and German teachers
Extra languages (other than English and German)
Class sizes Average 12 students / class
Maximum 18 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: CHF 22,610
to: CHF 30,940
Address: Mühlentalstrasse 280 8200 Schaffhausen Switzerland
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Number of students

250

Number of nationalities represented in the school

40

Most common nationality

Swiss, American, German, British

Ratio of local students to international students

70% of international students

Max. number of students per class

18

Average number of students per class

12

Native English and German speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English and German

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

German, French

Use of technology in the classroom

Classrooms, laboratories, media centres, sporting and cultural venues are equipped with the latest technology

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)

We use google.meet

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Application is possible all year around, providing places are available.

Students can join after academic year begins

We offer a flexible starting date, applications and online interviews can be taken all year round.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Results in these examinations

Our students have a 95% pass rate

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Our school is politically, ideologically and religiously independent

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Learning support

School start time

8:00

School finish time

15:30

Supervised care before/after school

The ISSH After School Child Care is open to Early Years and Primary students of all ages. It is offered every day from 15.30 – 18.00 h, on Wednesdays from 12.00 – 18.00 h.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Choir, music lessons, clubs.

Sports facilities at the school

The spacious grounds include all-weather surfaces and a well-equipped, full-size gymnasium.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The International School of Schaffhausen offers high quality international education starting from primary through to secondary and Diploma level. It is an authorized IB World School for the Primary Programme, the Middle Years Programme and the Diploma Programme.

ISSH offers a boarding programme for students aged 16-18, as part of its Junior College.

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