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An exciting penpalship

Our children have begun a beautiful writing project with the elderly residents of Sint Vincentius Woonzorgcentrum, here in Leuven. Today they were delighted to recieve their replies and eager to write back. This penpal friendship across generations, not only engages children in purposeful writing but also spreads joy and kindness in these challenging times.   …

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Back to school: STEAM Week!

After a well-deserved holiday break, our students were ready to experience the wonders (and challenges) of STEAM Week. The ISL teachers focused their classes on Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics, tailoring concepts such as “scientific method” for a younger audience. Enjoy the gallery below to see our little scientists experiment with slime, lava …

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Happy Holidays!

The ISL team wishes each and everyone of you all a joyful, peaceful holiday season! Here is the little cinematic masterpiece our students from grade 1 and 2 put together with a little help from their teacher Cristina. See you in 2021! https://isleuven.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/IMG_6486.mov

Our very own art gallery

With the help of our European Solidarity Corps volunteers, Silvia and Elle, the students are getting a taste of great international masters and great pieces of history through the lens of art. From Kandinsky to Magritte, from Turner to the Byzantine mosaics of Northern Italy, the school’s corridor is rapidly turning into our very own …

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Reimagining Learning at the International School of Leuven

    At the International School of Leuven, a new kind of ‘school’ has emerged through their Distance Learning Programme, using virtual Google classrooms. As countries around the world impose measures to limit the spread of Covid 19, schools are being challenged to find new ways of maintaining learning and community connections for their students, …

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Real Recycling Superheroes @ISL!

Today our children had an exciting day as they helped raise awareness of electronic recycling.  In conjunction with KU Leuven and Storyrunner, the children were involved in film making and became true recycling superheroes! As part of our mission to develop environmentally aware citizens, today our children took part in the making of a short information …

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IPC News!

A strange thing happened in school today! A rainforest grew in our Grade 2/3 classroom and a circus tent appeared in Preschool! Our new IPC units have begun. Grade 2 & 3 Saving The World! Our Grade 2&3 children will be discovering all about rainforests and their importance for our planet’s survival. Rainforests once covered …

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