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.
The Primary Years Programme (PYP) offers students aged six to ten the academic advantages of the IB curriculum, along with distinctive benefits unique to EIS.
At EIS, we prioritise literacy, numeracy and units of inquiry. Assessment and reporting practices aim to continually improve targeted teaching and learning. This allows us to provide a differentiated curriculum with focused attention on the unique needs of each of our students.
We have a commitment to multilingualism and while English is the language of instruction, students can also choose to study German, or French. We also offer additional language acquisition support to new students with limited English and offer introductory Vietnamese as part of our Intercultural Connections programme.
A rich variety of extracurricular activities is offered through our Extra Curricular and After School Activities programmes that allow our students to engage in athletic, cultural and artistic activities in a relax and fun atmosphere.
For more information on the International Baccalaureate visit www.ibo.org.
Ikoma Family - From Japan
Elijah attended a preschool in our previous country of posting and a kindergarten in HCMC. Although he was extremely well looked after by his 2 previous schools, trouble was he still could not read. We enrolled him into EIS and within a few months he came home, looked at the TV and said ‘Sony’. There has been no stopping him since. In my past experience in my interaction with EIS’s current leadership and team, it could be hard not to see that a fertile and international environment has been created for which children are nurtured to grow. The built environment of the campus plays a significant and pivotal role to facilitate such growth in the children. Rather than a large institutional building, the facility is scattered into an organic friendly and conducive learning village. This fosters greater interaction amongst all members in the school as well as a healthy dose of vitamin D every now and again. We feel blessed to have found EIS for Elijah and his sisters. It is truly a village of learning and a rare and exemplary educational model, not only academically but socially as well. Creating a valuable community of global citizens for the world.
Tan Family - From Singapore
My family has been part of this community for more than 3 years now and has seen so many positive changes in the school as it continues to grow and expand. What impresses me the most is the Open
Door Policy which applies throughout from the teachers all the way up to the senior management. With
effective communication being so vital I find the schools pro active approach of using additional tools
such as Social Media, Weekly Newsletters and Class Weeblies very impressive I am always up to date
with all the events and happenings. New Ideas are always welcome and we as Parents are included and
encouraged to lead many activities throughout the school year. Excellent examples of these would be
International Language Day, Reading in Class, Family Fun Day and Movie Nights of which I make a point
of attending. Being a multicultural, multination school with 39 Nationalities represented throughout the grades I find their mission statement a true foundation on which the school values are brought to life by all members of EIS faculty. This is in turn instilled into the students from Early Years all the way through to High School. The growth and maturity displayed by the students is clearly visible through their development. Having been expatriated throughout Europe, The Middle East and Asia over the last 13 years in multiple locations my family and I have been exposed to various educational systems. When I was looking for a school for my 2 daughters EIS was the perfect fit, I love the campus with its unique design and clever use of space, the individual villas, the IB curriculum and the language program which is the best in HCMC. I would happily recommend EIS as one of the top Educational Institutions in Ho Chi Minh City.
Fettke Family – From Germany
Learn about the workings of archery, emulate your archer type hero and play various games as you discern fact and fiction
Program by Be Activities:
Monday & Friday at 15:00 – 16:00
Age Group: 9– 11 years old (Grade 4 – Grade 5)
With the use of LEGO building blocks, students apply the principles Science, Technology, Mechanical Engineering and Maths (STEM) and develop their abilities for independent learning and improve their building skills.
Program by Young Engineers:
Monday & Friday at 15:00 – 16:00
Age Group: 6 – 7 years old (Grade 1 – Grade 2)
ISTD COMMERCIAL HIPHOP
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.
ISTD MODERN JAZZ
Influenced by Jazz music and Broadway, the Modern Jazz dance programme will facilitate correct Modern Jazz technique, 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 the international curriculum based on ISTD method, taught by ISTD certified dance teachers.
Program by Arts Nation:
MONDAY at 15:00 - 16:00 : COMMERCIAL HIPHOP
FRIDAY at 15:00 - 16:00 : MODERN JAZZ
- Age group: 6 - 11 years old (Grade 1 to Grade 5)
- Level: Pre-Primary
- Curriculum: ISTD (The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing)
Students at The European International School Ho Chi Minh City (EIS) learn about international diplomacy and policy development through their participation in the Model United Nations (MUN) programme. MUN has become a favorite after-school activity at EIS, particularly among older students who are highly engaged in world issues and enjoy navigating the technicalities of UN style resolution writing and speaking procedures.
Russian School for Russian speaking children in HCMC is run at The European International School Ho Chi Minh City (EIS) everyday for after school activities. These classes re aimed at Russian speaking children to develop their reading and writing skills. For more information please contact Ms. Irina Kurnosov at firstname.lastname@example.org or (+84) 93 271 6098.
Children will do different activities, learn songs, watch little videos, read stories.... in GERMAN of course.
Come along to enhance your Spanish skills by having conversation and playing games. This is for native speakers only.
This activity is available to all students with a foundation level of Chinese who would like to enhance their language development in a fun and interactive environment.
For students who wants to play some traditional Vietnamese games and learn how these games were discovered.
An unofficial 'best-of' everything we offer at 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.
Come along and improve your Maths knowledge and skills 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.