It is a pleasure to welcome you to NIS, Nord Anglia Education’s first international school in Indonesia. NIS became a part of the Nord Anglia family in May 2017 and, between us, we now have the pleasure of leading the school.
And what a wonderful school it is! Like us, you will be struck first by what a lovely environment this is: a green oasis of learning where every child is nurtured to flourish. Our welcoming atmosphere and leafy green campus provide a haven for our truly international community in the heart of one of the world’s busiest cities. We have already started to undertake some exciting improvements to the school grounds and buildings – but we will be sure to retain the open space for play and garden-like feel.
Our amazing students are the lifeblood of our school. They embody the ambitious aspirations of NIS as curious, creative and enthusiastic young people with an appetite for learning and thirst for knowledge. We know that children who are happy and secure in their learning environment are children who are more likely to thrive and so we strive to ensure that every day matters for every child.
We deliver a dynamic education to our young learners aged 18 Months -12 years old. We use a blended curriculum based on the British Curriculum and the International Primary Curriculum, which focuses on high expectations, key skills and knowledge and understanding, as well as encouraging excellent attitudes to learning and metacognition. We also provide specialist programmes for our Dutch students, leading to the Dutch National Tests.
Our international educators are highly experienced and qualified and our excellent standards in learning and teaching create a curriculum that is relevant, rich and rewarding. Through our strong extra-curricular programme, children can try new experiences or build expertise across a sport, cultural and performing arts program beyond the school day.
The well-being of our children is paramount and so we place great emphasis on building high quality personal and social skills, which have such a positive impact upon standards of achievement and attitudes to learning. We also place great value in our working partnership with parents. Integral to your child’s successful learning is the engagement between home and school in the pursuit of excellence. All our staff strive to create a climate of learning with strong, open and positive partnerships between adults, children and the wider community that ensures the well-being of all
Over the weeks and months ahead we will take those elements of the school for which it is rightly renowned – its warmth, its community, its highly-regarded curricula, its outstanding teachers – and blend them with the best that can be offered by the world’s leading international schools group: our expertise at running great schools; our unique collaborations with leading education providers like MIT and The Juilliard School; our ability to attract and retain great teachers; and the unique opportunities to engage with learners across the globe online and through a range of exchanges, expeditions, and camps.
NIS is a special place to learn and is focused on one main aim: to provide the best possible learning experience for all. We look forward to sharing that experience with you and your family.
With best wishes,
Niki Meehan (Principal from January 2018)
Karen Hanratty (Interim Principal to December 2017)