Lanterna Education

While teachers were working in teams on strategic projects for the school, our Grade 12 students were working with a recent IB and Oxford graduate from Lanterna Education to review study strategies and approaches for their final year of the ISS and IB Diplomas. The presenter commented on what a respectful and engaged group of … Continued

Duke Practice Expedition

Last week our Silver and Gold students completed their DUKE Practice Expedition in Dettingen Erms. It was lovely to see our students in action, watching them assemble their tents and cooking very ‘fancy’ meals on their trangia cookers! The students completed a 10-20 km hike on Saturday and arrived a little sore, but very happy, … Continued

Grade 10 Personal Project Progress Fair

Grade 10 students on our Sindelfingen Campus updated their peers on the status of their Personal Projects and the next steps they will be taking to complete them. It was interesting to see the variety of topics chosen by our students to and understand how they grapple with the Approaches to Learning, IB Learner Profile … Continued

Welcome to ISS Sindelfingen

The Sindelfingen Parent Teacher Group (PTG) bringing the community together at their Welcome to ISS event for new families last week. Our parent groups and clubs play such an important role in our community and we thank them for all that they do!  

An Adventurous Journey

ISS’ first Duke Gold group of the pandemic set out for the Pfalzwald area early last weekend. The students, following a route planned by the group in June, walked up to 20km a day along meandering paths, through woodland and up steep ascents! They made sure to pack appropriately for their adventurous journey and also … Continued

Community Building

What a fantastic start to the new year for all our Sindelfingen Campus Middle Years students and staff, out and about on our community building trips and activities! Despite the weather conditions and train strikes, they reached all the destinations; the DDR museum in Pforzheim, the Baumwipfelpfad in Bad Wildbad, climbing/raft building/high ropes course, art/mathematics … Continued

Ignite Your Mind

Not every classroom has four walls… “Ignite Your Mind” gave students in Grades 6 – 10 the opportunity to come together and explore their city and region. We learnt more about Stuttgart’s and Esslingen’s history, planned ways we can reduce our impact on the environment, built trust within the grade level, explored space and technology … Continued


We are excited to announce that our previous campus leader in Sindelfingen, Frau Sarah Kupke has just been appointed as Head of Professional Learning for a leading international school consortium called the Educational Collaborative for International Schools (ECIS). Frau Kupke will continue to consult with us here at ISS on a part-time basis and we are excited … Continued

Welcome to ISS

It was so good to meet our newest members of staff yesterday and to show them around. Please join us in welcoming them to the ISS community and we are super excited for our students to get to know them next week!

Grade 12 IBDP Results

On Tuesday, July 6th, 170,000 students around the world received their IBDP results – and when the results came in at ISS we were all extremely proud of how our students did! The graduating class of 2021 persevered through very difficult circumstances during their learning and throughout the exam period to demonstrate that they are … Continued