International School of Stuttgart’s Grade 10 and 11 Physics and Chemistry students attended a "Science Slam" at the Max Plank Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart-Büsnau to celebrate Max Planck Day. It is 100 years since Max Planck received the Nobel Prize in Physics for... more
Anna and her mother, Pooja, came to visit our Sindelfingen Campus after 10 years living in Singapore. She was a student at ISS from 2005 to 2008 when our campus still had classrooms in the Sommerhofen Grundschule. Anna is now studying Philosophy and is going to spend the next four months on a university exchange in Paris.... more
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... more
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! ... more
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... more
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... more
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 (... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
The cast of ANTIGONE is delighted to invite you to our Spring production.
This Greek play has never been that modern and will leave you thinking about your own vision of life in our society as well as how you make decisions and judgements.
Indeed, beyond the fast-paced story of power, greed, fear & fate, Antigone is a play about the decisions we make at a personal level as well as citizens, the differences that can be found between... more
March has been a busy and very exciting time for the ISS Cheer Team. The month started with a visit to the SV Vaihingen 1889 eV. Cheeky Jets to practice with them. This was a great opportunity for the ISS Cheer Team to see a local Cheer Team in action and to learn new elements of dancing and acrobatics.
The new moves were built into choreographies for both Cheer groups and shown in spectacular performances during the GISST Basketball... more
As a MINT-freundliche Schule we are committed to encouraging interest in MINT/STEAM subjects and careers. So, for our Sindelfingen grade 7 students the opportunity to visit the Metal and Electrical Industry InfoTruck at the Sindelfingen market place this Tuesday was one not to be missed! As part of the Sindelfingen Wissenstage initiative, the employers' association Südwestmetall and its member companies use the truck's presentation area of around 80... more
The final exhibition of the 12th Grade Diploma Visual Art program is on display from 5 March to 17 March, 2018. On display is a range of media including painting, drawing, sculpture, digital media and printmaking. The pieces represent a significant portion of the final mark for the course and requires that the students develop a specific theme or concept that is expressed in a body of work.
One interesting artwork was "The Guilding Steps"... more
Now into the second semester of their IB Diploma course, 11th grade students are starting their Extended Essay preparation and as part of this attended a workshop hosted by the Württembergische State Library on the 28th of February and 7th of March.
The workshop is aimed specifically at students studying for the Abitur and the IB Diploma. As well an introduction to the services offered the students were given useful tips on how to prepare... more
Franziska started her four-week internship in the Upper School German department at ISS two weeks ago. She already had the opportunity to take over a class in grade 7. "I had a lot of fun and I really felt supported by the teacher whose class I took over!", Franziska said.
She also enjoys the emphasis on respectful and tolerant interaction between teachers and students. "The students showed up to be very open and nice. Already half of my time... more
On February 22 and 23 our Team, comprised of 6th, 7th and 9th grade students in 3 different groups, competed in the Schüler Experimentieren / Jugend Forscht Competition in Sindelfingen. This competition is a great opportunity for students to delve deeply into a topic; to meet other students like them, who are also fascinated by Science; as well as improve their German language skills. All groups worked very diligently and their efforts paid off. They... more
On Saturday 3 March from 10:00 am to 1.30 pm the 2018 ISS Open House Day will take place. The event offers an opportunity for interested families to visit the school and to learn more about the education we offer. Amongst the planned programme items are music performances and science demonstrations. The PYP, MYP and DP coordinators will offer information sessions.