What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)
In what town or city is this school located?
How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)
What grade levels are represented at this school?
Play-group to O levels
How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)
Most children use a van service or are dropped off by parents or drivers. Some us 3 wheelers (tuk tuks).
How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?
The school is an open concept, lush green campus. There are a variety of extra-curricular activities. Soccer, tennis, computer classes, French, tennis, Tae Kwon Do, cricket and swimming.
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?
The school is very sensitive to the newcomer. As it is a small school with small class size (no more than 15 children in the class)my child was given individual attention to help his english and to bring him up to speed with the rest of the class.
How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?
There is an active PTA that is very involved and helpful for anyone who wishes to be part of it. The school is a very friendly, open community that goes above and beyond to make new parents feel welcome and supported.
What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?
Come and visit. Your child can visit the class he or she would be enrolled in to help them get used to their new environment.
All the faculty both local and foreign are willing to take the time to answer any wuestions and help you help your child through their transition.
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