IB Diploma Programme students were given the opportunity to work with a professional drawing model and worked on short gestures as well as long studies. There was absolute focus in the room with students concentrating on the form and proportion of the model and the beautiful impressionist music in the background enhanced the creative atmosphere. This life drawing session is part of the IB Diploma Programme unit on the Figure in Art that concludes with a Self Portrait painting created by the... Read More
Another highlight of the week was the Sea-Level Rise presentations from our Grade 7 Middle Years students. We can be proud of the transdisciplinary nature of these projects. The stories spoken required excellent knowledge from the areas of Science and Individuals and Societies, amongst others. Their backdrops were
created in Visual Art classes and the stories themselves which students shared were particularly impressive in their multilingual nature: narration in German, speech in English or... Read More
Earlier this month, we welcomed back some of our Alumni students with a reunion on the ISS Sindelfingen Campus. One of the returning students who is now studying at Tübingen University was enrolled in the very first class at this campus 15 years ago! Others are studying dentistry, fashion design, technical design, law, media studies, politics and philosophy. It was fascinating to hear their stories and observations regarding the ISS' STEAM projects, Grade 10 Personal Projects and internships... Read More
As part of a unique project to design a STEM-inspired ‘playground for the future’, a group of school children from across Europe visited AkzoNobel’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Ashington.
The year six pupils, who hail from Germany, Italy, Poland and Ashington’s own Bothal Primary School enjoyed a full day at the plant where they were treated to site tours, an interactive colour workshop, a virtual reality experience as well as a surprise visit from AkzoNobel’s iconic Dulux... Read More
On the International School of Stuttgart’s Sindelfingen campus, we highly value and support the languages of our students. We follow our own inter-lingual language learning philosophy and are very interested in the philosophies of other schools and institutions. The Erasmus+ Programme supported us to compare and contrast different approaches and facilitated the creation of close working relationships with our partner schools in Estonia, Spain and the Netherlands.
Our project enabled three... Read More
Buy your tickets now for this year's musical, A Chorus Line!
A Chorus Line examines one day in the lives of seventeen dancers, all vying for a spot in the “chorus line” of a Broadway musical. After the first round of cuts, Zach, the director and choreographer, asks each dancer to speak about themselves. Discomfort opens into revelation, confession leads to redemption, and within the bright, outwardly homogenous chorus, the audience begins to see each dancer’s... Read More
The International School of Stuttgart hosted its annual Future Directions College Fair which attracted 41 universities from around the world including Germany, Canada, the USA, the Netherlands, the UK, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and Japan.
Over 250 students and parents from ISS and neighbouring schools attended and feedback from exhibitors and attendees was overwhelmingly positive. Presenters were impressed with the overall organisation, the quality of the questions asked and the ... Read More
Diploma students studying arts at the International School of Stuttgart were fortunate to have the opportunity to experience the culture and history of visual art and music in Vienna.
The students developed an understanding of the first Viennese period, the classical period involving the main composers, Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven and the second Viennese period, the early 20th century composers including Arnold Schoenberg and Anton Webern. The students found interesting connections... Read More
Smiling faces: teachers, parents and students
Flowers on tables
Refreshments for parents
Personalized, beautifully presented and colorful learning displayed in classrooms
Up to date portfolios and documentation for parents on hand
The small touches that make the difference
Open, friendly, warm greetings by teachers to all parents
Dedicated teachers and learning assistants who are calm, organized, knowledgeable and experienced
Commitment to caring... Read More
Last week the Head of the Physical Education Department, Mr. Daniel Mendes Pereira and long-time school choreographer/educator Mr. Adrian Turner had the honor of presenting their Dance Unit at the IB World Conference in Vienna. It was quite an honor to be selected to offer this workshop at the conference celebrating 50 Years of International Baccalaureate education as the competition to present was very high. Mr. Pereira and Mr. Turner represented the school well, speaking to nearly 30... Read More