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

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Middle Years Programme (Grades 6-10)

The IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) encourages students aged 11 to 15 to explore the connections between academic subjects and the real world through experiential learning projects that build critical thinking skills.

The programme at EIS instils a positive attitude to learning by challenging students to solve problems, show creativity and resourcefulness and participate actively in their communities. 

Aspects of the curriculum reflect real life by providing a framework that allows students to see the connections among the taught subjects themselves, and between the subjects and real issues. 

There is an emphasis on the development of the approaches to learning (ATL) skills to encourage and improve communication, self-management, social skills, critical and creative thinking as well as research skills.

While English is the language of instruction, all MYP students study at least one other language, choosing from courses in Vietnamese and Korean Language and Literature as well as German, Spanish or French Language Acquisition. Our students are immersed in a multicultural learning environment which values multilingualism. 

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Extra Curricular Enrichment Activities

Learn the basics of archery and develop your potential through the various games, be it team games or individual challenges. You will learn the rationale behind the various actions in archery and discern the authenticity of archery's portrayal by the mass media.

This programme will encourage students to develop a sense of rhythmic awareness essential to Modern Jazz Dance.

The Street Dance Syllabus fulfils the needs of an ever increasing dance community - fusion of music and dance. ISTD curriculum offers styles such as breakdance, locking, popping and groove.

Students will be engaged in preparing for a range of local and regional conferences, learning more about the wider world and the issues that are faced by their generation.

Russian School for Russian speaking children in HCMC takes place every day. These classes assist Russian-speaking children (both EIS students and others) develop their reading and writing skills. If you are interested in joining this class, please contact Ms. Irina Kurnosov at or (+84) 93 271 6098.

Children learn German through a range of activities such as singing songs, watching videos, reading stories.... all in German (of course). Suitable for native speakers and those still learning.

Spanish skills are developed through conversation and playing games. This is for native speakers only.

This activity is available to students who have a foundation level of Chinese, and who would like to enhance their language development in a fun and interactive environment.

For students who want to play some traditional Vietnamese games and learn how these games were discovered.

An unofficial 'best-of' everything that is offered by VinSpace! Students enjoy a mix of painting, sketching, art & craft, animation and printing. The club focuses on showing the breadth and variety of art with a large span of skills, materials and activities. A great 'all rounder' that tries to inspire and introduce students to the possibilities of Art.

Open-ended 2D and 3D creative projects focusing on visual art skills.

Students learn 3D design skills to transform ideas to real products.

Mathematics knowledge and skills are enhanced by using hands-on materials and playing games!

By having to control a physical robot and seeing what goes wrong, students learn what robots can and cannot do. They also learn the need for precise instructions.