On Friday, December 1st, the school foyer transformed into a magical wonderland as the entire community, including students, teachers, and parents, gathered for the annual Christmas tree lighting event.
As parents, when looking for the right school for our children, we consider many factors; academic programs, accreditation, reputa- tion, exam results, extra-curricular activities program; all of which are very important factors that are offered by most international and private schools around the globe, however it is that moment when a family contacts our school or steps through our doors for the very first time that they can truly see the environment of trust, see the smiles on the children’s faces, hear the sounds, watch the interactions and feel the happiness and welcome that sets SSIS apart from everyone else.
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From November 30th to December 2nd, the SSIS high school production of "The Grand Adventures of Pip & Mimsy" took center stage, leaving the audience in awe. The exceptional talent and dedication of the cast and crew brought this extraordinary performance to life.
Following the success of the Duke of Edinburgh Silver expedition in October, group of 16 Grade 8 and Grade 9 students recently embarked on their Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Adventure Journey, a journey filled with excitement, challenges, and unforgettable experiences.
At SSIS Secondary School, a transformative journey unfolds within the accelerated language program known as English Lab. Tailored for students in the acquisition stage of English language proficiency, this program is a testament to our commitment to providing targeted support, ensuring growth and success across academic realms.
At SSIS, the German program has been implemented since 2007 to address the necessity to offer comprehensive education aligned to the German curriculum for the the German-speaking community in Suzhou.
The Primary Talent Show held on November 10th and 14th was an unforgettable event that left the audience in awe.
The Mathematics department at our school recently organized the highly anticipated annual AMC 10/12 competitions on November 9th and November 15th. An impressive total of 28 students participated in version A, while 21 tackled the challenges of version B.
Our 13 and over swimmers will compete against schools from all over the ACAMIS member network at this event.
Attending SSIS means to me an opportunity to broaden my horizons. To have the blessing and opportunity to attend an international school means to learn not only your average school topics, but how to share environments with other cultures and groups of people that you might not be familiar with.
The SSIS community is honestly the ideal mixture of acceptance, encouragement and quirk. If I were to have learned anything at SSIS, it would be to simply not be ordinary.
I am lucky to be a student at SSIS. Over the years, the school has taught me things beyond just academics. In SSIS, I am offered a variety of extracurricular activities that range from service, and creativity, to activity.
Being a student at SSIS has made me realise the importance of learning and how to be a lifelong learner. This school has made me want to be the best version of myself.
SSIS is Suzhou’s oldest and largest international school. We are a fully authorized IB World School offering a continuous IB curriculum. Our challenging core curriculum is focused on an international mindset to cultivate global citizens and life-long learners. Every day our 1100+ students (from 50 different nationalities) are challenged to actively participate in their education.