Alumni Reunion London

We are excited to announce that ISS plans a season of European alumni reunions between February and June 2022 with the ISS Director, Mr Tim Kelley, “on tour” in London, Amsterdam, Munich, Berlin and Stuttgart. The first reunion will take place in London on Tuesday the 15th of February at 8pm at the Hilton London Paddington hotel. All … Continued

ToK Days

Grade 12 students recently participated in an in-house workshop we call “ToK Days”. They had the opportunity to engage with a guest speaker who would have led our walking tour of Berlin, had we gone. Students also competed in a cooking competition, demonstrating their creativity, teamwork, and resourcefulness – and made some delicious dishes in … Continued

Awarded Silver for Creativity

Woo hoo! ISS received the Silver Award in Category No. 4: Enrollment/Admissions Video, Outsourced as part of the 2021 Inspired Brilliance Awards. Thanks InspirED School Marketers! If you have not a chance, make sure you check out “The Feeling: Scientifically Proven”, you will love it! SAMPLE JUDGES’ COMMENTSVERY creative video. I applaud them for investing … Continued

Ein Interview- die Wege, die wir gehen!

Grade 6 students had the task of interviewing people around the Sindelfingen Campus to find out more about their life journeys. This round of interviews served as a practice run for the students in order to get ready for their summative assessment in class next week: a short presentation featuring a person of their choice … Continued

A personal note…

We wanted to add a personal note to our Shoeboxes for the children in Romania this year, so on Monday in CAS Advisory, Grade 12 students got creative with pencils, crayons and stickers and spend part of their Advisory session making cards that have now been added to each box. This short CAS experience got … Continued

Celebrating Saint Martin

On the 11th of November, Germany celebrates Saint Martin by singing songs and carrying lanterns through the streets. We might not be able to have had our traditional Saint Martins lantern walk in the Degerloch Lower School this year, but we have been celebrating in all our grades in lots of different ways – making lanterns, … Continued

An Overview of the MYP

We were pleased to be able to invite parents and students onto our Sindelfingen Campus to give an overview of the IB Middle Year Program (our academic framework for Grades 6 – 10) in person and how we help students in Grade 8 move into our MYP high school program in Grades 9 & 10, heading … Continued

El Día de los Muertos

In Spanish, Grade 6 and Grade 7 students celebrated “El Día de los Muertos¨, a tradition celebrated in many Spanish-speaking countries. However, in Mexico it is celebrated in a festive and joyful way to remember the people who left us, families prepare altars with flowers, candles, photographs and the favourite food of the deceased person. … Continued

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