International School Basel
Fleischbachstrasse 2 | 4153 Reinach BL | Switzerland | +41 61 715 33 33
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PRIMARY YEARS PROGRAMME

The International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) is designed for students aged 3 to 12. It focuses on the total growth of the developing child, touching hearts as well as minds and encompassing social, physical, emotional and cultural needs in addition to academic development.

It is a transdisciplinary programme of international education designed to foster the development of the whole child as an inquirer, inside and outside the classroom

The programme provides a relevant, engaging, challenging and significant educational framework for all children and prepares them towards becoming active participants in a lifelong journey of learning.


GEORGE DOLESCH
Junior School Principal
(EC 1 - Grade 5)
 

Welcome to ISB, a place where students, parents, teachers, teaching assistants, and staff work together to maximize the educational experience for all the constituents within our school community. By exhibiting a growth mindset and creating a collaborative, team based working environment where individual strengths of all are harnessed into a synergy of effort and collective responsibility that is at all times benefitting students, we aim to create an environment where students love learning and are empowered with the capacity to learn.

About ISB

Situated in a beautiful and dynamic region of Switzerland, ISB is an English-speaking international day school which provides students aged 3-18 with the education, support and inspiration they need to become global citizens.

Admissions

ISB has many years’ experience supporting students and families from all over the world. We accept students throughout the School year, dependent on availability of space and fulfillment of entry requirements. 

Academics

ISB is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. Currently studied by over one million students in 148 countries, the IB prepares students with the intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills needed to live, learn and work in a rapidly globalising world.

Campuses

ISB is situated on three campuses, all easily accessible by public transport.

Student Services

The facilities, technological and personnel support on offer at ISB make a vital contribution to the academic, social and emotional development of all students at the School.

Student Life

Sports, drama, music, art, debate, representation, recreation – at ISB, there are numerous ways for students of all ages to cooperate and compete to improve existing skills or try something new.

Parent Community

Individual parents and parent groups constitute an indispensable part of the vibrant community of ISB. 

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