ISS Announces Assisted Places Programme (Tuition/Fee Assistance) for 2018-19

For the 2018-19 academic year, the International School of Stavanger will again offer an Assisted Places Programme to provide new families seeking admission to ISS (Kindergarten – Grade 12) with a potential opportunity for a partial reduction in fees. Find out more about our Assisted Places Programme, including eligibility and the application process. Additionally, ISS offers full and partial academic scholarships for High School (videregående skole) applicants. ISS is a non-profit and revenues are devoted entirely to ensuring the school fulfils its educational mission and objectives.

A Season of Beautiful Music Concerts

The International School of Stavanger recently presented the Fall Instrumental Concert featuring our Middle and High School band and strings ensembles; the Winter Vocal Music Concert featuring our Early Childhood and Primary School Students; and finally, our Winter Choir Concert featuring the Middle and High Schoolers. All three events were joyous occasions and a wonderful way to embrace the season.

Alumni Spotlight: Joy Xu (’16-17)

One of our former students is now on top of the world! Joy – a Norwegian with Chinese origins who moved to France after Grade 10 at ISS – was honoured with a Cambridge Top in the World award for IGCSE First Language French. (Exam taken last spring while at ISS.) This award is given to learners who achieved the highest standard mark in the world for a single subject. Amazing work. Learn more about IGCSE at ISS.

2016-17 Annual Report

As we reflect on the past while heading into the new year, we proudly share the 2016-17 annual report, which provides a broad overview of our achievements and progress during the 2016-17 academic year as well as a look at what’s ahead.

High School Boys Football/Soccer Team Finishes Strong

The High School Boys Football/Soccer team finished off the season with a positive performance at the NECIS Sports tournament in Düsseldorf last month. Coming home with a 3-3 record, Team ISS Vikings put up a fight and finished off with a three-game winning streak. There was a fantastic team effort and Noah DuBois earned a distinguished NECIS MVP award. Congrats, guys.

‘Gallery of Good Intentions’ Auction Raises Money for Northern Lights Aid

Have you wandered through the “Gallery of Good Intentions”? Many beautiful Norwegian landscape photos are on display as part of a photo auction/fundraiser for Northern Lights Aid. The bidding remains open through tonight’s MS/HS Choir Concert. Reminder: the concert will be LIVE on ISS Facebook at 18:30 for relatives, friends and alumni to watch from afar. Come with a sweet tooth – there will be a charity bake sale too

The Informer – December 2017

It’s still dark but now it has switched to icy and slushy and occasionally snowy…to the great delight of our students! In this month’s Informer, there is the Director’s editorial on pages 2 – 3 where he looks to the future and reflects upon the needs of the school in times of change, the Middle School showing off its artsy side on pages 8 – 13, our Music Department moving us to tears with their impressive performance at the Winter Concert on pages 14 – 19 and more. Read the latest issue.

Middle Schoolers Dance the Night Away

Organised by the Middle School (MS) Student Council, the MS Winter Dance was an amazing success. The students were poised and respectful, full of joy and had a ton of fun showing off their dance moves and laughing with friends. Thanks to the supportive teachers and parent-volunteers who helped make this much-anticipated event happen flawlessly.