What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)
Treehouse International School
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?
How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)
cycle, drive, walk
How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?
The school itself has limited facilities space for gym, but they cooperate with the local tennis club, surf center, high school etc to make sure the kids have AMAZING gym classes that they love. They are so close to the beach that it is a joy!
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?
They did wonders with our children, to transit, language, learning difficulties. The teachers are attentive and the director knows every kids needs even before we do.
How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?
Yes, there is a parent-teacher forum, on a voluntary basis, lots opf parties and a wonderful winter concert - and they are always there to talk if we need.
What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?
GO for it! and just make sure your child has other afternoon classes in the neighborhood. There is great options in Herzliya Pituach: Tennis, music, dance, Hip-hop, surfing.
This way you get it all. The academics, the calmness and the social responsibility of the children at that school are just remarkable features that I have not seen anywhere else.