Choosing the best (boarding) school for your child can be one of the biggest challenges a parent has to face. Who would not want a first class education, in a stable and caring environment, in the picturesque Swiss countryside at a competitive price?
Some schools claim to be “better” than others but better is not always best. Finding the right fit for your child is on your mind – to choose a school for your child’s unique needs.
The boarding programme at the International School of Schaffhausen offers a home away from home. We provide a caring and stable environment combined with an academic programme for the students which pushes their boundaries, motivates them to grow past their comfort zones and lets them experience a completely different way of learning.
In a world with many challenges and opportunities we encourage our students to be independent and self-sufficient.
The aim of the ISSH boarding programme is to equip young adults with the knowledge and skills to develop into well-rounded personalities as well as guide them to succeed in their professional life so they can tackle the world and have a smooth transition to university life.
The International Baccalaureate High School Diploma, a challenging academic programme offered at the International school of Schaffhausen, is a modern alternative to local systems and is rapidly gaining popularity all over the world.
According to the IB website, the International Baccalaureate® (IB) programmes aim to do more than other curricula:
- encourage students of all ages to think critically and challenge assumptions
- develop independently of governmental and national systems, incorporating quality practices from research and our global community of schools
- encourage students of all ages to consider both local and global contexts
- develop multilingual students.
To teach IB programmes, schools must be authorized. Every school authorized to offer IB programmes is known as an IB World School.
For more about the International School of Schaffhausen‘s excellent IB programme please visit: www.ibo.org