Grade 4 students have been inquiring into our rights and responsibilities, the importance of human rights, and how to protect them. Members of the ISS Works Council explained how they protect worker's rights here at school and we also had the opportunity to hear about UNICEF during a presentation from volunteers. We have inquired about our own rights and responsibilities at school, home, and our communities and have looked at past and present examples of how people advocate for human rights.... Read More
Matthias Krusch (Director of Admissions and Enrollment) represented the International School of Stuttgart (ISS) at the annual Enrolment Management Association conference for Admissions professionals in San Diego last week. At the pre-conference for international schools, he gave a presentation on admissions challenges specific to international education.
Mr. Krusch connected with Admissions staff from schools around the globe and with consultants from Nine who were presenting on GDPR... Read More
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 his work on the Quantum Theory.
At the Science Slam, six research scientists presented their research conducted at the Institute on subjects such as Nanotechnology and it’s uses in Medicine, Virtual Reality, Nono-... Read 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. Leonard and Elisa and Janine joined our Alumni get together and exchanged memories of those early days when we only had 27 students attending the ISS Sindelfingen Campus,... Read 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! Many of the refreshments were provided by Grade 4... Read 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 Mathematics. On the day itself, the children were then grouped... Read 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 doing some exercises with their bodies while using... Read 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 something to be remembered for. Many of the Class of... Read 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 (weaving) at the Webereimuseum, and found their visits... Read 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 and Early Years and 5th Grade classes in... Read More