International Secondary School Eindhoven
International, IB, US curricula.
285 students, 11-18 yrs.
International Secondary School Eindhoven VenetiŽstraat 43,
Eindhoven, 5632 RM, Netherlands Tel: (+31) 40 242 6835
Fax: (+31) 40 256 6344
The International Secondary School Eindhoven is the international
section of the Dutch Stedelijk College Eindhoven, and is supported
by the Dutch Ministry of Education. It provides a complete secondary
education in English to children from the international community
in and around Eindhoven.
The International Secondary School Eindhoven is a fully authorised
IBO world school. In Years 1-5, the school offers the Middle Years
Programme of the International Organisation. In Years 6 and 7 students
study for the International Baccalaureate Diploma. Most graduating
students go on to university or college studies in the Netherlands
An intensive English Language Learning programme is provided for
students with limited proficiency in English. A wide range of mother
tongue languages is offered at IB Diploma level. In cooperation
with the Stedelijk College Eindhoven, the ISSE also provides classes
for students following the bilingual programme in the national department.
Faculty members are well qualified in their fields and represent
a range of nationalities, with British and Dutch predominating.
Students represent some forty nationalities, the largest groups
coming from the Netherlands, the UK, the USA, Japan and Taiwan.
Lessons are held from Monday to Friday starting at 09:00 and ending
at 15:50. Each day consists of seven 50-minute lessons, with a twenty-minute
morning break, and a forty-minute lunch break.
The CAS component of the IB Diploma stimulates a wide variety of
extra-curricular activities such as cultural days, concerts, exhibitions,
musical productions, sports events and Model United Nations.
The International Secondary School Eindhoven is housed in a spacious
separate building in the north of Eindhoven with 20 specialist classrooms,
four fully-equipped science laboratories, two computer laboratories,
two art studios, design-technology workshop, darkroom, music room,
language laboratory, multimedia language centre, double gymnasium,
large media centre/library, and a large multipurpose hall and cafeteria.
Outside facilities include two hard-surfaced courts and recreation
Admission to International Secondary School Eindhoven is open to
all students from international backgrounds who are able to benefit
from the programmes, and is granted following an interview and placement
tests. Applicants for the IB Diploma must demonstrate sufficient
academic aptitude, and have a satisfactory command of English.