ISA School's Out Summer Camp 2023
We are super excited to announce our School’s Out Summer Camp is back for Summer 2023!
Just Be You
Our Head of School, Nick Little, shares how ISA prepares students for the complexities of life in a global society.
Book Week 2023
Last week, ISA celebrated Book Week, an annual event that is a favourite amongst the students and staff.
ISA takes on Spain!
We are delighted to have had the opportunity to take our high school Spanish class away for a school trip abroad, long awaited after the pandemic.
Is There a ‘Magic Age’ to Send Your Child to an Independent School?
At ISA, we focus on children for who they are as individuals. Our latest feature explores how enrolling your child at an independent school during key times of change in their young lives will set them up for future success.
Festivities From Around The Globe
We take a look into how different cultures around the world celebrate the winter holiday season, finding out more about Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa and Ōmisoka.
ISA Timeline - Making Memories
ISA have created a timeline to celebrate our 50th anniversary, but we need your help! We are reaching out to our extended community to find out special ISA moments throughout the years.
Branching out for the festive season
We have collaborated with The Christmas Decorators to create a unique festive tree for ISA, so everyone can celebrate the winter season together.
Parent Teacher Conferences – The Importance of the Education Triangle
Ahead of this week’s PTC’s, Morio Kajiwara our Preschool & Elementary School Principal, gives us a little insight on the Education Triangle.
Meet Heather Barker- Our HS Counsellor
Heather Barker, our High School Counsellor, answers a few of our questions about her career in counselling and her experience of working in ISA.
The Africulture Festival Debut Performance
ISA hosted the debut launch of The Africulture Festival on Friday the 28th of October.
Exciting appointments for our new Elementary School Principal, Morio Kajiwara & Assistant Principal Paul Bertolotto
2021/22 Student Council Round Up
In our latest blog we say goodbye to our session 2021/22 student council and recount some of their achievements over the year.
ISA Supports ‘NexGen Energy’ event hosted by Energy Voice for the second year running
Blog: Controlling emotions with the ‘Zones of Regulation’
Our Grade 1 students are currently exploring ‘The Zones of Regulation’, which is designed to help children develop skills in the area of self-regulation and emotions.
Blog: Morrisby Psychometric Testing
Finding future career paths with Morrisby Psychometric Testing.
ISA connects playful pathways for student-centred learning
Exploring the connection between work and play and how work sheets are not the answer to real knowledge.
The Value of Peer-to-Peer Training
At ISA, we take a proactive approach to staff development and encourage ‘peer-to-peer’ training.
Blog: ISA’s Seamless Transition Process Helps Families Feel Right at Home
In our latest blog article, Krista Lamming, ISA’s Head of Admissions, discusses the school’s support system for new students.
Blog: Why Shouldn’t We Consider Modern Languages as a Subject Matter?
In our latest blog, ISA’s Head of Languages Isabelle Wolfe discusses her opinion on modern languages being taught as a subject matter.
Counsellor’s Corner: RAFTS, a helpful way to look at transitions
Welcome to Counsellor's Corner!
Blog: A Student Partnership
In our latest blog, ISA’s Elementary Principal Don Newbury discusses the Student Partnership and the importance of student’s relationships with each other.
Blog: Our students are far more than just good test scores
In our latest blog, ISA’s Assistant Principal Sarah Cusworth talks about Standardised Testing and why it’s important to look at the bigger picture.
Blog: Why we are on a mission to create learners for life
We challenge students to reach their maximum potential becoming socially responsible life-long learners.
ISA offer a little “je ne sais quoi” when it comes to physical and emotional wellbeing
Faculty Friday - Sophie Innes
Meet Sophie Innes, one of our Early Year Practitioners.
Faculty Friday - Clare Graham
Meet Clare Graham, one of our Early Year Practitioners.
Faculty Friday - Lulu Davies
Meet Lulu Davies, one of our Grade 4 Elementary teachers.
Faculty Friday - Gloria Adebo
Meet Gloria Adebo, one of our Early Year Practitioners.
Our path to becoming paper free
In education we will always have a role for paper and pen and printed books. However, we have implemented four initiatives to reduce the use of paper across the school community.
ISA supports ‘Nexgen Energy’ virtual event hosted by Energy Voice.
Our Head pf School, Nick Little, will be a panellist.
Using Computational Thinking in a Modern Language Classroom
Our French teacher Isabelle Wolfe has written a thought-provoking article for the Educational Collaborative for International Schools (ECIS), where she discusses ‘Using Computational Thinking in a Modern Language Classroom’.
Kindergarten garden gets a makeover
Kindergarten kids inspire senior students for design tech garden project.
ISA to deliver online Wellbeing seminars with Aberdeen’s Independent Schools
ISA joins forces with Aberdeen’s independent schools to deliver a series of online wellbeing seminars in a city first initiative.
Students take part in viral dance challenge.
ISA's Preschool and Elementary students and teachers put together a dance to the viral song ‘Jerusalema’.
Introducing ISA's 'CT Pod'
Starting community conversations about Computational Thinking.
Students take part ISA Digital Citizens Week
Honing skills, understandings and behaviours to ensure students are safe in a globally connected online world.
ISA receives re-accreditation by CIS.
We are delighted to announce we have successfully been re-accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS).
We are delighted to welcome all our students, teachers and faculty back to ISA's virtual school.
Wishing all our students, faculty and their families a very Merry Christmas!
ISA cultivates leaders, the makers of change
In March, schools were given two days to prepare for a lockdown in response to a virus of which – six weeks earlier – nobody had heard of. ...