Academic

EIS is authorised by the International Baccalaureate (IB) Organisation as an IB World School. Our IB programme is divided into the Primary Years Programme (Grades 1–5), the Middle Years Programme (Grades 6–10), and the Diploma Programme (Grades 11–12). The IB aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

The IB is world renowned for its high academic standards, commitment to multiculturalism and focus on developing skills that will prepare students for success in future educational endeavours and life in a global world. To learn more about the IB, visit www.ibo.org.

High School

Diploma Programme (Grades 11-12)

The IB Diploma Programme (Grades 11 and 12) is a pre-university qualification recognised by universities in more than 140 countries. An academically challenging and balanced programme of education, the DP prepares students for success at university and for life after graduation. It emphasises the intellectual, social, emotional and physical well-being of students, and prepares students for effective participation in a rapidly evolving and increasingly global society. 

The Programme promotes students’ development intellectually, emotionally and ethically. Students select subjects from six subject groups which enables the acquisition of breadth and depth of knowledge and understanding. Students are encouraged to develop the skills and a positive attitude toward learning that will prepare them for higher education. 

The IB Diploma Programme (Grades 11 and 12) at EIS

Students also make connections across traditional academic disciplines and explore the nature of knowledge through the programme’s unique Theory of Knowledge (TOK) course. An in-depth research into an area of interest through the lens of one or more academic disciplines is promoted in an Extended Essay and students’ personal, social and interpersonal development through creativity, activity, service (CAS).

Mr. John Veitch, Head of Middle and High School shared how teaching and studying at EIS look like

Find out more about The IB for Upper High School (Grades 11 - 12)

* Find out more about EIS Merit Scholarships for outstanding students entering Grades 10 and 11

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Extra Curricular Enrichment Activities

Smaller courts, nets, racquets and low compression balls gives young students the opportunity to learn tennis in a fun environment.

Planning, collection, and reuse of plastic waste for a good cause.

Students learn how to type using the computer keyboard in the right way.

Learn how to sketch and colour with water colour paints on the paper. Improve children's knowledge of colour shading and mixing in a fun way. Students will practice drawing skills.

In October 2020, Barista Training - a new Extra Curricular Activity - was launched with Grades 11 and 12. This initiative supports students preparing to go to university with employable skills for part time work in the café sector – giving them an opportunity to supplement funds while studying… and of course beyond. Led by Mr. Nat Paolone from Silvi Coffee Roasters, students will learn about the agricultural processes for coffee, coffee regions, coffee science, basic roasting techniques, various brewing methods, with a focus on barista skills. Students will be expected to make a minimum of 100 espresso-based drinks during the course to easily enter a café for employment. This weekly training programme will run across two terms and culminate in a Barista Training certificate, and a valuable skill that can be added to student resumes.

Learn and experience a little bit of Japanese culture and language through games, arts and crafts, food, and other ways! 

For Korean students who are not familiar with Korean history and culture while growing up in foreign countries and attending an international school. It will be a history class through various activities such as making historical relics and artifacts, discussing controversial issues in history and role-playing. 

Activities to help Korean students improve their writing skills (such as self-introduction letters).

Understand about nature and people in Vietnam - Compulsory for Vietnamese nationals. 

Learn the basics of how to play flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet and trombone.

Influenced by Jazz music and Broadway, the Modern Jazz dance programme will facilitate correct Modern Jazz technique and the execution of movement and performance skills. It will encourage students to develop a sense of rhythmic awareness essential to Modern Jazz dance. All students will learn with the international curriculum based on ISTD methods, taught by ISTD certified dance teachers.

Students will be engaged in preparing for a range of local and international conferences in which they learn about global issues that are faced by their generation.

Read, listen, and learn about the wonderful world of fairy tales.