International School of Hanover Region
Bruchmeisterallee 6, 30169, Hannover, Germany
Tel: (+49) 511 270 41650
Fax: (+49) 511 270 41651
UK, US, IB, curricula.
IGCSE, SAT, IB exams.
333 students, 3-19 yrs.
The International School Hannover Region was founded in 1996 to
serve the international community in the region of Lower Saxony.
Control is vested in a non-profit corporation (GmbH) which is assisted
by a School Board that includes elected parent and faculty representatives.
Currently the school offers programs from kindergarten through grade
12 based on the IB Primary and Middle Years and the IB Diploma.
The language of instruction is English with German taught as a
foreign language from grade 2 and French from grade 8. Special offerings
include English as a Second Language (ESL) and limited provision
for students with mild learning disabilities. Art, music, and computer
studies are integral parts of the schools education as is
community service. Extra-curricular activities include sports, music,
yearbook, student newspaper, and student council. Special non-credit
instruction is offered after school through parent initiative in
Japanese and Spanish.
New students are accepted throughout the school year from expatriate
families and at the beginning of each term from local applicants.
The school attempts to accept all expatriate students for which
it can offer a program. Local students wishing to enter are expected
to demonstrate a particular interest in or need for an English-language
or international education.
International School Hannover Region is recognized as an Erganzungschule
and receives support from the regional government. The buildings
consist of classrooms, administrative offices, a sports hall, dining
hall, science and computer laboratories, and library. The school
is located in the centre of the city in attractive surroundings
with easy access by car, tram and bus from all parts of the city.
The school operates Monday through Friday between 08:30 and 15:00
from late August until the end of June. There are approximately
180 school days with regular vacations scheduled in October, at
Christmas/New Year, and in the Spring. An active Parent-Teacher
Organization supports the school and many parents are involved in
the school as volunteers.