Welcome to
IS Westpfalz

We warmly welcome you and invite you to visit our school, a unique place for learning and personal growth!

Who we are

Our aim is to encourage individuals to focus on their own dreams, passions and potential, and to mature into personalities who actively shape the future.

Teaching and learning

International recognition meets personal development – a unique combination meeting the demands of the 21st Century.

Admissions

Our registration and admission process is simple and structured.

School life

Everything you need to know about the daily life at ISW.

Our Campus

Welcome to
IS Westpfalz

We warmly welcome you and invite you to visit our school, a unique place for learning and personal growth!

Who we are

Our aim is to encourage individuals to focus on their own dreams, passions and potential, and to mature into personalities who actively shape the future.

Teaching and learning

International recognition meets personal development – a unique combination meeting the demands of the 21st Century.

Admissions

Our registration and admission process is simple and structured.

School life

Everything you need to know about the daily life at ISW.

Our Campus

Welcome to
IS Westpfalz

We warmly welcome you and invite you to visit our school, a unique place for learning and personal growth!

Who we are

Our aim is to encourage individuals to focus on their own dreams, passions and potential, and to mature into personalities who actively shape the future.

Teaching and learning

International recognition meets personal development – a unique combination meeting the demands of the 21st Century.

Admissions

Our registration and admission process is simple and structured.

School life

Everything you need to know about the daily life at ISW.

Our Campus

Welcome to IS Westpfalz

We are delighted to welcome you to the International School Westpfalz (ISW).

Based in a beautiful historical building in Landstuhl, Germany (West Palatine Region), the International School Westpfalz (ISW) is a coeducational, full-day international school for children aged 4–18 years. At ISW we pride ourselves on combining the world-renowned, internationally recognized Cambridge Programs with elements from the esteemed Swiss education group, SBW Haus des Lernens whereby curriculum follows passion. With around 210 students from over 30 nations, ISW offers our International community a caring, family orientated atmosphere that ensures exceptional educational pathways for all Learning Partners through seamless transitions from Early Years through to A Levels.

We are a school community that believes passionately in providing a safe, inspiring and enriching environment that enables everyone to flourish. ISW is renowned for placing learning and identity at the heart of what we stand for, ensuring all members of our community embrace their potential and passion through differentiated teaching and learning pathways and programs.

Whilst this website serves as a window into one of Germany’s leading International schools, we invite you to visit our school in Landstuhl so you can personally experience our truly international, innovative and individualized approach to education that results in remarkable progress for our students. We are extremely proud of our school and extend a warm and open invitation to you to visit and witness firsthand the exciting innovation that lays at the foundation of SBW Education.

We look forward to welcoming you in person soon.

Jodi Fillingame, School Principal, ISW

Early Years

Early Years

ages 4 - 5

Cambridge Primary Years

Cambridge Primary Years

ages 5 - 12

Cambridge Lower Secondary

Cambridge Lower Secondary

ages 12 - 14

Cambridge Upper Secondary

Cambridge Upper Secondary

ages 14 - 16

Cambridge Advanced

Cambridge Advanced

ages 16 - 18

Personal Development Programme

Personal Development Programme

ages 12 - 18

Admissions

Contact School

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Making the first contact with the school via email or phone. During this stage of the process, you will receive all the required documents to be completed and submitted to progress to the first interview. We are always available by phone and email to answer any further questions you may have this point.

Initial interview

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After the first point of contact we invite you personally or virtually to get to know each other. Here, the focus is on personal exchange and all the questions you may have regarding the total development of each child and the resources that the International School Westpfalz can provide.

If you are attending in person, this interview will be followed by a tour around the school in the company of the School Principal.

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Admissions

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Early Years – Primary Years
(ages 4-12)

Admissions to our pre-school or Primary Years, is possible at any time depending on the capacity of the school. Prior to starting, all students (Learning Partners) must participate in a trial week. This trial week is aimed at familiarizing your child to the school and their surrounding environment.

Before the final stage of admission, the school must receive all documents (e.g. previous report cards and confidential report).

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Secondary Years (ages 12-18)

Depending on the availability of places and the grade (Years 10 and 12 are exceptional circumstances due to the two-year programme being implemented), starting at secondary school is possible at any time. Prior to starting, all students (Learning Partners) must participate in a trial week. This trial week is aimed at familiarizing your child to the school and their surrounding environment and ensuring a best-fit for their academic level. A final interview with both the School Principal and head of secondary finalizes this process.

Signature

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This is the final stage of the process where upon signing the contract, you will be informed of the date when your child can start. Throughout each stage of the process we will keep in touch with you and upon arrival of new students, our staff are here to make their start welcoming from day one.

Jodi Fillingame

School Principal

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Latest News

Primary Expo 2024 – Our Curriculum follows Passion!

This year students took their parents on a teaching and learning journey exploring the many great accomplishments they have made in all key learning areas of the international Cambridge Curriculum thus far this year. The ISW Expo showcased the process of learning and how children navigate , explore, AND COLLABORATE IN THE CLASSROOM. With parents participating alongside their child, both shared an in-depth and fun experience that incorporated the essential elements of their age-related curriculum...

Winter Show at ISW

The festive season was certainly alive and glowing at ISW’s annual Winter Show with a variety of performances ranging from singing, dancing, reciting and acting all on show for our parent community at our local church on Wednesday 20th December. Everyone would agree that the many talents of our superstar Learning Partners was plentiful, with much excitement, applause and appreciation shown from our audience throughout our 14 acts. It takes courage to stand up and perform in front of so many pe...