School Info

CALENDAR

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SCHOOL CALENDAR

School Calendar 2021 2022

CANTEEN 

Each day students can enjoy the balanced and healthy variety of the hot lunch programme, which provides freshly prepared, nut-free dishes, along with vegetables and fresh fruit.

 

UNIFORM 

The IST Uniform is mandatory for students from Pre-Kinder to MYP 3. The uniform collection is made up of mandatory and optional items, all of which can be ordered from IST’s official supplier, Unique Uniforms, directly from their Online Store.

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SCHOOL BUS 

A shuttle bus service is available on request.

ROUTE 1: Piazzale Besso - Lugano Centro - Viganello - Ruvigliana - Cassarate

ROUTE 2:  Lugano FFS - Massagno - Savosa - Porza - Cureglia - Origlio - Vezia

 

GLOBAL SCHOOLS PROGRAM
Global Schools Program.

As of 2020 the International School of Ticino Is a signatory of the ‘School Commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals’ and therefore a member of the Global Schools Program.
Mission
1. To support and promote the principles of the SDGs;
2. To contribute to the achievement of the SDGs by ensuring that our school and major programs are environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive;
3. To support and encourage our teachers and educators to deliver lessons on the SDGs;
4. To provide educational opportunities for our students to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to engage with the SDGs;
5. To join the global movement to achieve the SDGs by 2030.

SWISS GROUP OF INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS
Swiss group of International Schools

As of 2019 the International School of Ticino is a proud member of the Swiss Group of International Schools. For more information please see the following website:
https://www.sgischools.com/cms/

Technology at IST

Technology is a key component of our school and is mapped across our curriculum. All students from Early Years to Diploma use a blended approach to technological use. Up to and Including Grade 4 students use school devices, but from Grade 5 onward IST operates a Bring Your own Device policy. Please see below further information on the BYOD.