What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)
Wells International School
In what town or city is this school located?
How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)
International - American curriculum
What grade levels are represented at this school?
Pre-K - 12
How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)
School bus service, BTS, personal transport
How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?
It actually has three campuses - one kindergarten, one primary, and one primary and secondary. All three campuses have extensive facilities and resources, including multiple libraries, computer labs and much more. Extra-curricular activities are fairly standard.
What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home
country into the curriculum in your new country? Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation?
Wells staff members are very helpful, and most of the administration are from the U.S. or Canada. Since the curriculum is American (based on that of California), credits are easily transferred back to the U.S. or other Western countries.
How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?
All of the campuses have parent organizations and often invite parents for scheduled activities and events.
What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?
Visit the school and speak to one of the administration. They are very helpful and willing to show you around the school and answer any questions you may have.