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Bonn International School (BIS), Bonn:
As our region’s most established International Baccalaureate World School, BIS offers its students an excellent education in a nurturing, multicultural community. We are an English-speaking school delivering the three comprehensive programmes of this internationally-renowned organization.

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Primary Years Programme - Early Learning (3-5 years):
The Early Learning (EL) section of the Bonn International School (BIS) offers a programme for 3 - 5 year old children. The programme is an integral part of the Primary Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IB). In EL, we value a safe and warm environment in which children are stimulated to make their own discoveries about the world around them.

Through structured play and activities we focus on:
* Language development (listening to stories, reading books together, sharing experiences from home, joining in with rhymes and songs)
* Social development (playing together, solving problems, developing self-confidence, self-management and organisation skills, understanding and following daily routines)
* Mathematical development (counting, sorting, comparing, data handling, number recognition, shape and space, pattern)
* Fine and gross motor development (music and movement, physical education)
* Artistic development (Arts, Craft, Music, Drama)

Primary Years Programme Ages 6-11
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In the Primary Years Programme (PYP), students are taught to understand that learning is a continual process of asking questions and looking for answers. Teachers work with students through a programme of inquiry, to develop the student's understanding of concepts, skills, and knowledge.

BIS promotes "international mindedness". We support students to be inquirers, thinkers, communicators, risk-takers, knowledgeable, principled, caring, open-minded, balanced and reflective. These are the attributes of the PYP Learner Profile which forms the basis of everything we do in the PYP.

The Primary Years Programme (PYP) provides an educational framework based upon what is currently known about how young children learn. It draws on the world's best practices in elementary school instruction. Mathematics, Language, Social Studies and Science are all offered in homeroom classes. German, Art, Physical Education, Music, Information Technology are all offered by specialised subject teachers

At BIS we value an understanding of concepts that are relevant and global. Throughout the school year, each class at BIS will focus on 6 Units of Inquiry. When at all possible, the different subjects are taught in the context of these units. This integrated approach makes learning meaningful and relevant. The units provide a framework for focused inquiry by the whole class but also allow the students to follow their own inquiries.

Middle Years Programme - Age 11-16:
The Middle Years Programme (MYP) provides a framework of academic challenge and life skills for students aged 11-16 years. The five-year programme offers an educational approach that embraces yet transcends traditional school subjects. It follows naturally from the Primary Years Programme and serves as excellent preparation for the Diploma Years Programme.

The MYP, like the other two programmes of the International Baccalaureate Organisation, is based on the premise that education can foster understanding among young people around the world. Intercultural awareness is central to the programme; to enable future generations to live more peacefully and productively than we do today.

Students at this stage - early puberty to mid-adolescence - are in a particularly critical phase of personal and intellectual development. This is a time of uncertainty, sensitivity, resistance and questioning. An educational programme needs to provide them with discipline, skills and challenging standards, but also with creativity and flexibility. The IBO builds its programme around these considerations but is also concerned that students develop a personal value system by which to guide their own lives, as thoughtful members of local communities and the larger world.

Diploma Years Programme - Age 16-19:
The International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) is a worldwide nongovernmental educational organisation with links to UNESCO. The organisation’s mission is humanist in orientation and stresses international understanding. According to the IBO, these aims are embodied in the structure and content of the upper secondary or Diploma Programme curriculum.

Created in 1968, the IBO's Diploma Programme is a demanding pre-university course of study that leads to examinations. It is designed for highly motivated secondary school students aged 16 to 19. The programme has earned a reputation for rigorous assessment, giving IB diploma holders access to the world's leading universities. The Diploma Programme's grading system is criterion-referenced: each student's performance is measured against well-defined levels of achievement consistent from one examination session to the next. The IBO has shown, over the course of 30 years, that students are well prepared for university work.

The programme is a comprehensive two-year international curriculum, that generally allows students to fulfill the requirements of their national or state education systems. The Diploma Programme incorporates the best elements of national systems, without being based on any one. Internationally mobile students are able to transfer from one IB school to another.

The programme was born of efforts to establish a common curriculum and university entry credential for students moving from one country to another. International educators were motivated by practical considerations but also by an idealistic vision: students should share an academic experience that would emphasis critical thinking, intercultural understanding and exposure to a variety of points of view .

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Address: 14 Martin-Luther-King-Str., Bonn, NRW, 53173, Germany
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Budapest, Hungary;   Munich;   Bharuch/Gujarat, India;   Malaysia;   Ostrava, Czech Republic;   Chennai/Tamil Nadu, India;   Almaty, Kazakhstan;   Diez, Germany;   Kyiv, Ukraine;   MD, USA;   and more.
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Zinzendorfschulen - Private boarding school in south-west Germany
Courses / Programs
Zinzendorf Schools have been around for 211 years, and offers boarding school for girls and boys of all denominations and nationalities in grades 5 to 13.

Funded by the Moravian Church, which is part of the Protestant Church, the educational approach of our schools has been characterised by Christian values and openness.

The Zinzendorf schools are among the largest state-recognized private schools with boarding school facilities.

Our boarding houses in Königsfeld in the Black Forest region (in the state of Baden-Württemberg in south-west Germany, close to Freiburg, France and Switzerland) is open to students of all denominations and nationalities, and provide around 70 boys and girls in grades 5 to 13 with a “temporary second home”.

The nearest international airports in Stuttgart (Germany), Zurich and Basle (in Switzerland) can be easily reached within one to two hours.
Educational Tracks
• Gymnasium offering general education; grades 8/9 with language, science or arts options
• Gymnasium specialising in business and economics
• Gymnasium specialising in social and health sciences – social affairs option
• Realschule (secondary school)
• Two year Berufsfachschule (technical vocational school) for home economics and nutrition/business and economics
• Berufskolleg (vocational college) for social education
• Fachschule (training/specialised school) for social education / social care.
International School Hannover Region, Hannover
Courses / Programs
The International School Hannover Region is a co-educational day school enrolling students from Kindergarten (age 3) to grade 12 situated in Hannover, northern Germany. ISHR is the only International School in Lower Saxony following all three IB (International Baccalaureate) programmes: the PYP, the MYP and the IB Diploma Programme.

The International School Hannover Region is an independent school, which serves the multi-national community of the city of Hannover and its surrounding areas. ISHR belongs to the European Council of International Schools (ECIS), and to the Association of German International Schools (AGIS). In Germany the school has the status of a state recognized “Ergänzungsschule”.
Early Years Programme; Primary Years Programme; Middle Years Programme; International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB). Programmes are taught in English.
Heidelberg International School
Courses / Programs
H.I.S. is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School that has been serving the needs of the international and local communities within the Rhine-Neckar region in the northwest of Baden-Württemberg since September 2002.

We are a not-for-profit, independent, co-educational day school for students from Early Primary 1 (age 4) to Grade 12. The curriculum is international and the language of instruction is English.

H.I.S. is conveniently located near the centre of Heidelberg and is easily accessible by car or public transportation from Mannheim, Ludwigshafen and Karlsruhe.

Our location, within the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region, allows families to take advantage of the area’s cultural and recreational attractions and opportunities.
IB Primary Years Programme
IB Middle Years Programme
IB Diploma Programme
Phorms Education, Frankfurt City
Courses / Programs
Phorms Education is an internationally-minded private school in the Holzhausen district of Frankfurt City, in the Hesse region of West-Central Germany. We currently offer whole-day bilingual education in German and English for students at primary-school level from Grades 1 - 4 and further expansion is planned. We also work closely with the Phorms Education Taunus campus which is only 20 minutes from Frankfurt city centre and offers kindergarten, primary and secondary school programs.

The curriculum taught in our private school is based on the outline curriculum of the federal state of Hessen. We also use the Cambridge International Primary Programme (CIPP) in the subjects English, mathematics and science. Our students are taught bilingually according to the immersion concept (German-English).

We place particular emphasis in differentiated learning, the fostering of individual abilities and talents. In this regard, the Hessen Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs has awarded us the “Quality mark for schools which offer particular support to highly gifted students”.
- Bilingual primary school education (German / English) for children in Grades 1 - 4
Berlin British School
Courses / Programs
Berlin British School (BBS) is an independent, international English-speaking school for children ages 3 to 18 years, centrally located on three sites in the borough of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, serving the international community of Berlin-Brandenburg. The school accepts applications for admission at any time in the academic year and any level of entry except at the start of or during Year 11 (10th Grade) and 13 (12th Grade).

The academic programme at BBS is based on the English National Curriculum and prepares students for the IGCSE and the IB Diploma. Both qualifications are recognised and respected in Germany, as well as internationally. The pass rate for IGCSE and IB is almost 100%, which reflects the high academic standards of the school.

The language of instruction is English, with German tuition provided for native and non native speakers. BBS provides individual attention in small classes. An IB world school and certified by the Cambridge International Examsboard, BBS is an accredited member of COBIS (Council Of British International Schools) and ECIS (European Council Of International Schools).
Education Programs (Based on the English National Curriculum)

- Early Years (Nursery, reception & preschool): Structured learning from the age of 3 years.

- Primary School: At the completion of Year 1, pupils join the Primary School.

- Secondary School: Public exams in IGCSE (at 16 years) and (at 18 years) in the IB (International Baccalaureate) Diploma, the equivalent of the German Abitur or British A Levels.

Also: Extracurricular programme, after school care & school holiday vacation care.
Berlin Cosmopolitan School (BCS)
Courses / Programs
Berlin Cosmopolitan School (BCS) is an international school with a focus on sciences, sports and arts in the heart of Berlin. We offer Kindergarten and Preschool as well as Primary and Secondary School (Gymnasium), state authorized Primary School Nr. 01P22 & Secondary School Nr. 01P30.

As a Candidate International Baccalaureate World School BCS follows the curriculum of the IB Programme. Students may graduate with an IB Diploma and/or a German Abitur. We encourage our students to become active and responsible citizens of the world. This includes strong academics, multilingualism and the development of social and intercultural skills.

Individual education and a good academic, emotional, and physical balance are top priorities at BCS. We aim to prepare our students for the future by providing them with a solid foundation of interdisciplinary knowledge and skills as well as different methods of learning. Students at BCS become life long learners, who gain the knowledge and skills necessary to adjust and succeed in an ever-changing world.

As an all-day school, we offer diverse and “all-inclusive” afternoon program, in which children can extend their learning experiences.
* English is the primary language of instruction, but German is mandatory.
* All-day learning from Kindergarten & Preschool, Primary and Secondary School
* Berlin State Curriculum
* International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years & IB Diploma Programme
*Secondary School currently offering Grades 7 - 8 and adding one grade level each year
* English as a Second Language Program
* German Lessons available at both native and second language level
* Afternoon Program until 6 pm
* Changing vacation program