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Posted on Sunday, July 1, 2018
Our first-ever Lower School "Let-off STEAM" day took place in Degerloch on Wednesday, and it was a wonderful success.  "Can we do this again tomorrow.......PLEEEEASE?", was the cry from many students at the end of the day as they shared all about their experiences and their adventures from the day. Teachers had worked together to design and prepare a wide range of activities connected to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. On the day itself, the children were then grouped... Read More
Posted on Sunday, July 1, 2018
Last Sunday was the last International Café for this school year around 80 to 90 guests from both Degerloch refugee homes enjoyed a classic Danger Boy performance, soccer games on the pitch, all kinds of games in the gym and amazing cakes refreshments. The finale of Danger Boy’s performance saw the refugee children counting the seconds in German as he balanced a bike on his chin, reaching over 20 seconds and thereby breaking his own record! Many of the refreshments were provided by Grade 4... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, June 27, 2018
This year the Grade 2 students were delighted to use the outdoor environment to enhance their learning in mathematics and some units of inquiry. They developed their understanding in Patterns, Problem Solving, Mass, Length and Volume during play and investigation outdoors. During the Unit of Inquiry “Different body systems help us move and stay balanced, the 2nd graders explored measurement outside on the Early Years playground. They enjoyed doing some exercises with their bodies while using... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Graduation, Commencement, Promotion; call it what you will, graduation ceremonies reflect the notion of a continuum, that this is just a step, a stage and an important chance to evaluate, appraise and consider what brought us this far and to provide us a moment to consider just where we may be going.   Graduation is also a day for celebrating successes and Mrs Martin continued the tradition of reminding our graduates that each of them has something to be remembered for.  Many of the Class of... Read More
Posted on Monday, June 4, 2018
Over the past 2 years, ISS Sindelfingen Campus has led the Erasmus+ project that has brought 4 schools across Europe together, to explore and celebrate our cultural traditions through our dual language teaching approaches. Last week we welcomed our partner schools from Spain, The Netherlands and Estonia.  They were visiting to learn about the local area's modern tradition (vehicle manufacturing) at Mercedes-Benz, and historical tradition (weaving) at the Webereimuseum, and found their visits... Read More
Posted on Monday, May 28, 2018
The ISS Sindelfingen Campus is one of a number of schools featured in the recently published book “Teaching and Learning for Intercultural Understanding” by Debra Radar. The book focuses on best practice examples from international Primary Schools but the message is whole school and is about “Engaging Young Hearts and Minds”. Amongst its many examples of best practice and lesson plans, this book references the Sindelfingen Primary School as a whole and Early Years and 5th Grade classes in... Read More
Posted on Friday, May 18, 2018
A feast for all senses, sight, sound, taste, all adding up to one of the highlights of the ISS community year – another hugely successful Multicultural Evening!  The evening started with the traditional ISS flag parade and continued with a programme of international entertainment including Chinese Kung Fu, professional Turkish dancers, Korean Hip Hop, Indian dance, the Japanese Dance “SORANBUSHI” and the ISS cheerleaders. The title of the most magnificent table was won by the Indian table... Read More
Posted on Friday, May 4, 2018
On Thursday 26th April, a group of Grade 11 students had an amazing opportunity to visit the company Trumpf in Ditzingen. This was made possible by the organisation Volunty, which provides opportunities like this to students who give service to the community, such as our DP students do in their CAS program. The students had the opportunity to meet with Dr. Leibinger, vice chairman of the managing board and CTO, and also enjoyed a tour of the facility to see the technology up close. Here are... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, May 2, 2018
MUNISS 2018 is officially over and it was a great success! There were approximately 550 participants from over 30 schools around the world involved in three days of intense committee sessions at ISS.  We had the whole conference at ISS this year and our students moved every table and chair we possess in the school to accommodate the active debates. They debated many different topics from labor rights and chemical attacks to the militarization of the seas and they had quite a few delegates... Read More
Posted on Monday, April 23, 2018
The Erasmus+ Europlay Student Exchange week was a full of learning and fun. Our Polish, Italian and UK partners were warmly greeted on Monday by the whole school in a wonderful assembly led by the German Department.  After, our ISS Erasmus Students gave them a school tour and they all spent the rest of the day getting to know each other. The next day the students were tasked with looking at data that they had collected from their schools and using it to begin designing their playground spaces.... Read More

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