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It is our mission to educate our students to become independent global citizens and empathetic decision makers. We inspire our students to use their power of imagination to shape their future responsibly.

Our complex and increasingly dynamic world confronts us and the new generation with a multitude of issues, questions, problems and opportunities. Only if we address these creatively - individually, but also in cooperation with others - will we be able to maintain a world worth living in and shape a sustainable one.

We give our students the tools they need to achieve their goals. These include, among others:

  • Competences of the 21st century
  • Leadership skills
  • Subject-specific knowledge
  • Key thinking (in line with Project Zero) and attitudes
  • Mastery of several languages
  • Creativity
  • An understanding of the place of humans in the ecosystem and the universe
  • An understanding of sustainability and how to implement it in everyday life

Creativity and constructivism are central elements of our BAUHAUS model, which runs programmatically through our educational work at all age levels.

Our Programmes

As an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, we follow the acclaimed IB curriculum. The IB Diploma is the most widely accepted entrance certificate to universities worldwide, including Germany.
The IB curriculum offered at Strothoff International School spans the years from kindergarten to pre-university:

Kindergarten Early Years Programme (EY)

EY (age 3 to 5)

The Kindergarten aims to foster each child's curiosity, creativity, confidence and independence, in order to nurture a love of learning at school, at home and throughout their lives.

Primary Years Programme (PYP)

PYP (age 6 to 11)

The PYP focuses on the innate curiosity and rapid development of the younger student. Our flexible and challenging inquiry-based programme aims to develop the whole child, in the classroom and beyond.

Middle Years Programme (MYP)

MYP (age 12 to 15)

The MYP focuses on the fundamental concepts of holistic learning such communication and intercultural awareness. It is a challenging framework that encourages students to make practical connections between their studies and the real world.

Diploma Programme (DP)

DP (age 16 to 19)

The DP is an academically challenging and balanced programme of education that prepares students for success at university and life beyond. The programme has gained recognition and respect from the world’s leading universities.

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