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.
Literacy, numeracy and the IBPYP units of inquiry are prioritised.
The school recently introduced 'GL Assessments', which allows teachers to better understand each student and help create an unique learning plan - whether a student needs additional support in one area, or whether a student needs additional challenge.
A rich variety of extracurricular activities are offered to allow our students to engage in athletic, cultural and artistic activities in a relaxed and fun atmosphere.
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
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 email@example.com 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.