Antwerp International School
|Ano de fundação||1967|
|Fase de inscrição / Graus||Starter Class to Grade 12|
|Embarque||Escola de dia|
|Número de estudantes||350|
|Proporção de alunos professores||1 : 7|
|Credenciamentos||NEASC, ECIS, PTC, ISTA, CIS Member, IB, IB Continuum, NECIS, The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award, WIDA|
|Taxa anual de matrícula (Min)||14730 EUR|
|Taxa anual de matrícula (Max)||31790 EUR|
AIS has been a multicultural learning environment since 1967. Renowned for our longstanding educational excellence, our programmes focus on nurturing inquisitive minds and instilling a passion for lifelong learning. We challenge, support and empower our students to excel across all academic fields.
Located on the mature parkland of the former Moretus castle in the leafy suburbs north of Antwerp, the Antwerp International School campus features a state-of-the-art gymnasium, a 350-seat theatre, brand new STEM facilities and so much more.
AIS offers the curricula of the International Baccalaureate continuum: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme. We take a personalised approach to teaching, and our 7:1 student-teacher ratio allows us to offer tailored learning experiences to all students in accordance with their needs. With an emphasis on holistic education, our students develop into self confident and self determined young adults. There are currently 40+ different nationalities at AIS, making our school a culturally rich learning environment.
Our students thrive in this engaging and inclusive learning environment; further to their academic development, we encourage them to explore their talents outside of the academic sphere. AIS students participate in sports tournaments and/or express themselves through visual and performing arts.
AIS had a 100% pass rate for its IB Diploma students in 2021. The average score was 35.38 and the highest awarded score 44.
Our MYP students had a 100% pass rate. Both results are significantly above the world average.
Graduating students go on to attend the best universities in the world, and many of our alumni are successful leaders within global companies and organisations. They credit AIS for playing a profound role in shaping their future.
Our upgraded and redesigned STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) facilities opened in August of 2021. The state-of-the-art STEMzone has increased excitement and interest in STEM subjects at AIS. It provides hands-on STEM opportunities, early exposure of STEM to our youngest students and encourages STEM participation by girls. It also emphasizes the development of creativity, innovation, analytical thinking and collaboration through STEM studies.
Technology plays an essential role in 21st-century teaching and learning. With increasing access to knowledge and cutting edge software, students at AIS are provided with an environment where they can turn their ideas into reality. Students and teachers have access to a broad range of technology across the campus which fosters an environment of communication, creativity and innovation. Starting in Grade 5 through Secondary School, students utilize a one-to-one, bring your own device policy, which allows students to have the flexibility and convenience of using a single device for school and home. The younger learners in the Primary School are given the chance to use school provided laptops during technology based learning periods.
While students have access to the most up-to-date learning environment, the use of technology is not aimed at replacing the face-to-face interaction that is key to student learning and development. At AIS, we seek a balance between online and face-to-face learning. AIS employs Google Apps for Education to enhance creativity and ManageBac as a curriculum and learning management tool. These platforms provide students with an excellent digital space to manage and enhance their learning while having the flexibility to work and collaborate on physical projects.
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Idiomas de instruçãoInglês
Idiomas estrangeirosDutch, French, German, DP Spanish ab initio
Apoio à aprendizagemSim
Griffin Arts: Music, drama and visual arts also play an important role in our students' learning, allowing them to showcase their imagination and creativity. Our theatre seats 350 people, where over the years our students have proudly performed in musicals such as The Wizard of Oz, Grease and Fiddler on the Roof. There is also a specialist area for the Arts including Drama, Art, Music and Theatre as well as our Music practice rooms.
Griffin Adventures: AIS is fortunate to have a very active PTO. The activities offered as Griffin Adventures range from Academics to Arts to Sports. The Programme offers a diverse set of artistic, academic and non-competitive athletic experiences for students from PreSchool to Grade 8. Each activity lasts for approximately 10 weeks and themes change from season to season.
Duke of Edinburgh International Award: AIS has been an active participant in The Duke of Edinburgh International Award since February 2016. It is considered the world’s leading youth achievement award, bringing together practical experiences and life skills to create committed global citizens.
Brilliant school with exceptional values.
The school adopts a holistic approach towards my children's education and all round personality development.
I love how they have supported my children and listened to my concerns. I appreciate the focus of mindfulness at a young age and challenge the children to self evaluate without the pressure to be perfect. Additionally, I love the diversity and the celebration of the differences in each of the children.
It is a small warm intercultural and open-minded community where the children take responsability in their learning and follow their passions.
It is an amazing learning community where everyone feels valued and appreciated. As soon as we joined the school we felt like we became part of the AIS family.