In consideration of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the ensuing humanitarian crisis, a group of ICS students joined forces to develop ways to lend support.
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Spring is in the air and ICS Grade 1 students spent a recent, sunny morning discovering, exploring, and ideating on local public spaces, as part of their Social Studies curriculum.
Each year, the UN International Mother Language Day is observed in February to promote both linguistic and cultural diversity along with multilingualism. And at ICS, we celebrated the occasion in our own way, during an educative experience known as, 'Drop Everything and Read'.
Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) is an essential component of the IB Diploma Programme, one that is collaborative and aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people who help create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.
Who says Badminton isn't popular? Believe it or not, it is ranked within the top ten most-played sports! During these winter months, the ICS badminton participants are pumped to play together at upcoming home and away fixtures.
ICS Primary School students are very active in their learning by setting goals for themselves and managing their time effectively. The students monitor their own progression, getting to see first-hand their accomplishments and what they are capable of.
Yoga is an age-old practice involving mental, physical and spiritual disciplines, and one that has seen a resurgence in popularity in recent decades. As part of a Dance CRAFT unit in Grade 4 focused on building strength and flexibility in body and mind, weekly workshops are attracting those especially interested in meditation and mindfulness.
The IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) highly regards the arts and promotes creative thinking and innovation. During a recent visit to the Tinguely Museum in Basel, Exploration, Experimentation and Reasoning became key areas of focus for ICS Grade 1 students.
ICS is pleased to provide a Before and After School Care Programme that offers many engaging activities and homework assistance for Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 5 students remaining on campus before or after school, Monday through Friday.
Hands-on learning of scientific concepts, interactive activities, and high-tech fun, saw student curiosity on full display during a day trip to The Swiss Science Centre Technorama in Winterthur.
Through student engagement in the classroom and a personalised tour of the Kunsthaus Zurich, ICS Kindergarten 1 children conceptualised a display of their own artworks, highlighting in the process a stellar example of Student Directive Learning.
Combining service to the community with curriculum-based learning is a core component of the International Baccalaureate (IB). It is inspiring to see a group of our Grade 11 students committed to a spirit of service in planning ICS' 5th annual Knit-a-thon.
Sustainability has become the most buzzed-about and important topic in business in recent years. A group of ICS students have collaborated in conceptualising new, forward-thinking projects in a display of ecological integrity.
Our next Open House for parents of Preschool and Kindergarten children is scheduled for Thursday 10 February at 09:30, and registration can be made now.
A warm welcome back from winter break. Did you know January is named after Janus, the ancient Roman god of doors and archways, symbolizing beginnings and transitions? He is usually depicted with two heads facing opposite directions - one head gazing at the past and the other at the future.
We were delighted with the efforts of our community this year when so many of our members participated in several of the student driven service projects. Combining service to the community with curriculum-based learning is a core component of the International Baccalaureate (IB) and an integral part of learning beyond the classroom at ICS.
It’s a record year for ICS student participation in the Swiss Group of International Schools (SGIS) reading challenge known as the Battle of the Books. Approximately 60 pupils from our Grades 6 - 8 have joined up to participate in this annual educational and convivial reading contest.
It is said that Poetry is the centrepiece of oral tradition, and that writing poetry promotes literacy, academic success, and greater social progress. In a workshop to encourage independent writing, students were able to explore and share ideas.
At the ICS Career Fair on 3 December, a myriad of area business and university professionals will share hands-on experiences with Grade 10 students in highly engaging and interactive events.
The sky is grey and the days are getting shorter, but it's not too cool for school, as we at ICS are preparing for the merriest time of year.