ISS continues to offer a wealth of before and after-school opportunities for success beyond the classroom, catering to theatrical, musical and artistic interests as well as political, tech and outdoor interests. All children should have opportunities and venues for learning new skills and strengthening others in a non-competitive environment with their classmates and friends. The following list is a large sampling of all the extra-curricular activities offered.

Pre-School and Primary School

  • Football/soccer
  • Cross-country running
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Track and field
  • Indoor rock wall climbing
  • Language classes
  • Baseball
  • Charity groups
  • Lego robotics
  • Cub and girl scouts
  • Musicals/plays
  • Embroidery club
  • Dance (modern, ballet, jazz)

Middle School

  • Football/soccer
  • Cross-country running
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Track and field
  • Rugby
  • Work space
  • Math club
  • Language Classes
  • Baseball
  • Charity groups
  • Lego robotics/
  • Cub and girl scouts
  • Musicals/plays
  • Embroidery club
  • Indoor rock wall climbing
  • Swimming

High School

  • Football/soccer
  • Cross-country running
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Track and field
  • Indoor rock wall climbing
  • Swimming
  • Rugby
  • Design technology lab
  • Math club
  • Language classes
  • Baseball
  • Charity groups
  • Lego robotics
  • Cub and girl scouts
  • Musicals/plays
  • Embroidery club
  • iPad help desk
  • Silver International Award
  • Music ensembles and/or art clubs

Primary, middle and/or high school students enjoy school-sponsored field trips in and outside of Norway related to course subjects, service learning, outdoor education, language immersion, sports tournaments and music and theater festivals. Student groups have gone to Athens, Brussels, Copenhagen, Florence, Frankfurt, Iceland, London, Luxembourg, Moscow, Munich, Oslo, Paris, Rome, Svalbard, Thailand and The Hague, just to name a few.

The ISS Parent Association provides a wide range of services and social activities for the school as well.