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Contribution

The goal of friends of siss is to support the international school community at the Schuldorf

Bergstrasse. Here is some of what we have supported along the way.

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PRESCHOOL

Letterland

Teaching resources from Letterland were supplied to the Preschool. Letterland publishes award-winning Early Years and Key Stage 1 resources for teaching foundational literacy skills, phonics, spelling and grammar.

SECONDARY

Frames for artwork

ArtsLab students contributed artwork centred on the theme “Home” for the Bensheim Hospiz. The frames were supplied by friends of siss.

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SECONDARY

Timetables

Timetables were provided to the students at the beginning of the year to help them keep an overview of their lessons. An editable version is also available on our webpage (downloads). 

PRIMARY

Student planner

All students in Primary received a Student Planner which was subsidised by friends of siss. The planner is not just to note homework but offers a link between schools, students and parents.

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SECONDARY

IB Graduate Plaques

The plaques in the secondary building show all the names of past students who have graduated with the IB Diploma at SISS. 

SECONDARY

Art supplies

Art supplies were paid for to make repairs to the Secondary Atrium steps.

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PRIMARY

Bookcases

The purchase of new bookcases for classroom reading books.

SECONDARY

IB certificate folders

At the IB graduation ceremony the Graduates were presented with their certificates in a folder which was provided by friends of siss.

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SECONDARY

Pinboard

Recent emails sent to Secondary branch families are summarised in the pinboard alongside reminders of upcoming events both at Secondary and throughout the Schuldorf. This is a parent run, volunteer initiative, now sponsored by friends of siss.

PRESCHOOL

Mud Kitchen

This outdoor play station allows for children to engage in pretend and messy play by cooking with mud, sand, and water has been purchased for the preschool playground.

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ALL BRANCHES

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The friends of siss online presence is being updated and improved all the time. This is a parent initiative and is supported by friends of siss.

PRIMARY

Craft Supplies

Art and craft supplies were given to Primary for a variety of projects.

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SECONDARY

CAS Project support

friends of siss are supporting two IB CAS projects for students in years 11 and 12 – The Alumni Association and the SISS Secondary planner.

PRIMARY

Reading wallets

friends of siss provided welcome “reading wallets” for new pupils starting at Primary.

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PRESCHOOL

CD/USB Players

friends of siss have provided the Preschool with 3 CD/USB players.

SECONDARY

Art Supplies

Secondary students created artwork to decorate the classroom doors. The art supplies were paid for by friends of siss.

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SECONDARY

Read-a-Thon

“Read to Breathe” Read-a-Thon – student initiative to raise funds for oxygen equipment for Covid patients – supported by printing flyers and coordinating donations to GiveIndia.