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Parent's Review of International School of Bergen in Bergen, Norway

Sep 08, 2016

What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)

International School of Bergen

In what town or city is this school located?

Bergen

How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)

International, caters to locals

What grade levels are represented at this school?

Pre-k through 10

How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)

Train

How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?

The facilities are very poor. There are no extra-curricular activities.

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 did nothing to help our children. Children who repatriate find themselves grade levels behind.

How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?

There are very few social activities. The PTO is met with resistance from the administration.

What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?

If you decide to move to Bergen, any other school there would be a better choice for your child.

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