As we review our school's mission, vision, values and learning principles, an important focus area is that of our culture and how it relates to global citizenship. Our staff and students represent more than 60 different nationalities and the school offers 25 language courses making ISZL a truly international community. To what degree, then, does the concept of global citizenship define us? Click the title to read more.
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For the last 4 years, ISZL students have spent their Personal Development Week helping with the extraordinary work of People and Gardens in the UK. This organisation assists people with learning disabilities and mental health issues, and volunteering there gives our students incredible opportunities to make a difference whilst they themselves grow and develop. Click the title to read on.
In September we ran an event in the Middle School called Inspiring Mathematical Thinking. The three-day programme focused the students’ minds on a wide variety of mathematical ideas, ranging from the mathematical methods underlying card tricks to the fascinating world of unsolved problems. Please click on the title to read more.
It is valuable to look back and learn about our roots here in the Canton of Zug, and see how our school has played an important role in the community providing an outstanding education for children of internationally-oriented families. You are part of the ISZL story and we hope you will get involved in shaping our community and contributing to its continued success, click the title to read more!
After a short but intensive month of learning the challenging music, six boys departed for the International School of Brussels in Belgium to take part in the AMIS Middle School Boys’ Honor Choir Festival in early October. The boys joined 62 others from 12 schools around Europe to form a wonderful and unique choir. Please click on the title to read more.
Nawa Asha Griha, a home and school for street children in Nepal, has a long association with ISZL as it is our all-school principal charity and the focus of many student fundraising efforts. This year a group of High Schoolers travelled to Kathmandu on Personal Development Week to experience the fantastic work of NAG at firsthand. Read more by clicking the title.
Congratulations to our Varsity Boys' Volleyball team for their first ever tournament win! Thanks also to the many volunteers supporting the Sports Booster Club barbecue, helping to make our first home tournament of the year a big success and a fun community event. To read more and find out the latest results, please click the title.
High School students in the Advanced German classes are exploring a unit giving them a more in-depth understanding of human rights and our responsibility as individuals towards each other and the wider society. Amnesty International Switzerland recently visited ISZL to work with these classes in interactive workshops. Click the title to read more.
Assessment is an ongoing process of gathering, analysing, reflecting and acting on evidence of student learning. It identifies what students know, understand and can do at different stages in the learning process. Find out more about how we assess students in the Primary School by clicking on the title here.