German class is not always just about learning grammar. The Grade 10 had a nice kick-off to their next unit "Food and Nutrition" while baking some traditional German Christmas cookies. What a great way to learn about German traditions!
Grade 12 is a busy time with many things to do, achieving balance, developing teamwork, project management and letting off steam in a creative way are essential to a successful final year of school. , Mr. Lino da Silva, to learn some unique physical challenges and they certainly had fun doing this! Thanks to Mr. da Silva and all the teachers involved who made this possible.
on the Cultural Iceberg as a way to make their procedural writing come alive. Students enjoyed making and tasting Baba de Camelo from Portugal, Hungarian Poppyseed Bread, German Pretzel and Weiswurst and Braziian Brigadaros. The Grade 10 students were open-minded risk-takers as they followed the instructions of their peers and embraced new foods and experiences and even learnt how to count in Norweigian, do basic Turkish Ice Cream Tricks, as well as some moves and terms in Taekwan-Do and... Read More
Last week the International School of Stuttgart e.V. hosted its annual International College and Careers Fair which attracted 43 institutions from around the world including Germany, Canada, the United States of America, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and Japan. Over 250 students and parents from ISS, Grades 10 to 12 as well as visitors from neighboring schools including the International School of Ulm and Stuttgart High School attended. Feedback from exhibitors... Read More
Our school prides itself on its innovative approach to education: with STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Maths) subjects gaining higher prominence across the world, we have consolidated and enriched our provision of STEM-based learning at ISS, gaining official recognition from the State of Baden-Württemberg for ages up to Grade 4 (the school already has recognition for Grade 5 and above).
It was a great honour to collect the award for MINT-freundlich (German for STEM-friendly)... Read More
The University of the Arts, London (UAL) currently ranked number two in the world for Art and Design visited the International School of Stuttgart e.V. UAL comprises of six art and design colleges based around London including Central St. Martins, Chelsea College of Arts and Camberwell College of Arts. Mr. David Sims, Programme Director from the London College of Communications gave a presentation on the university followed by appraisal of Grade 12 student portfolios and also gave Grade 11... Read More
Grade 12 is a busy time for students and their families as they prepare for their final assessments, many pieces of work and making their choices towards finishing school. ISS works with Laterna Education to support students and their families during this time.
Students had the opportunity to work with Liam Travers during his travels through Germany and Switzerland. He works for Laterna and come to ISS for a “Tips for Parents” workshop to over 50 ISS families. From discussing the DP,... Read More
The International School of Stuttgart e.V. organized and hosted the first DP teachers collaborative job-a-like in South-West Germany. Earlier this month, thirty-four Language Acquisition teachers from twelve area schools spent the day at ISS to delve more deeply into the new Language B IB Diploma curriculum. Participants represented all three language levels (ab initio, SL, HL) and four different languages (French, Spanish, German and English). Teachers used Google Drive to share resources... Read More
The Grade 7 students have been working hard on their robotics unit in their Design class. This year the theme is "City Shaper" so students will not only be thinking of ways to solve city problems, but also thinking about designing the city of the future! Students have been looking at some sustainable and smart cities and are investigating why Stuttgart was voted the least stressful city in the world in 2017! (https://www.zipjet.co.uk/2017-stressful-cities-ranking)
Early this month we were... Read More
“It was lovely to be back at ISS. Thank you for organizing it!!” – Class of 2016
“This reunion is a terrific idea and I thank you for taking the initiative to reach out to us alumni.” - Class of 2010
With over 40 alumni and former teachers attending Saturday’s REUNION it was our largest to date. Celebrating 10 years since they left school, there was a sizable contingent from the Class of 2009, but alumni from the classes of 2007, 2002, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 also met to share... Read More