St Andrew's International School
About St Andrew's International School
St. Andrew's School - The International School of The Bahamas, is an international, mainstream, mixed gender, all-through independent school located in the city of Nassau, in the Bahamas. St Andrew’s School was established in 1948, and has grown to become one of the leading schools in the Bahamas.
The curriculum of St. Andrew’s School is geared towards creating intelligent, sensitive, and inquisitive young minds, in accordance with the International Baccalaureate Organizations’ philosophy. To this end, the school offers the Primary Years Programme in Early learning - 5, its own Middle School Curriculum in grades 6-8, the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) in Grades 9 and 10, and the International Baccalaureate Diploma in Grades 11 and 12. St Andrew’s School also has excellent sports and extra-curricular programs.
Values and Vision
St. Andrew’s School seeks to engender a sense of personal responsibility and self-worth in its students. The students are constantly challenged in order to bring out their full potential, and the culture of the school itself expresses a love of learning and a sense of appreciation for diversity.
Teachers at St. Andrew’s School are encouraged to create a safe and comfortable learning environment in which students can feel free to ask questions. The practice of creating discussions and interactive sessions, rather than reading directly from textbooks is the preferred method at St Andrew’s School. An integrated approach that combines multiple subjects together to show their relevance and interconnectivity is preferred at St. Andrew’s School.