One of best boarding schools in Belgium!
Approximately 300 students ranging in age from 2 to 19. Another 100 students participate in our home language courses.
A student/teacher ratio of less than 8 to 1. Fifty teachers from 13 different countries offering lessons in the Nordic languages, English and French. Students can also study Spanish.
Our students achieve excellent results as measured by our national exams. Students taking the International Baccalaureate Diploma achieve very good results.
Our school is accredited by the school authorities in Sweden, Norway and Finland. Danish students are either following the Norwegian or the IB curriculum with specific lessons in their mother tongues. SSB has been accredited by the International Baccalaureate Organization since 1985.
|Year of foundation:
||What started as a small school in 1973 has now grown to a Nordic school of nearly 400 students. There have been many developments along the way – always with a focus on student learning.
We are proud of our long history academic success.
|Campus size and facilities:
||SUF - Svensk Utlandsundervisnings Förening, GNUF – Norske Utlandsskolers Forening and CESSIB - Council of English-Speaking Schools in the Benelux.
Cost of tuition
7 days boarding: 31 500 Euro
About the school
Long description: Our youngest students (ages 2 – 5 years old) attend our Preschool. Our Compulsory and Upper Secondary are divided into national programmes – Danish, Finnish, Swedish, and Norwegian (DNSB). We also offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme for all nationalities.
All students follow their own national programmes with the added benefits of French studies. We share the same academic learning calendar, study common themes, participate in projects together, take study trips together, and more.
Inline with our mission and our aim to prepare students for success back home and abroad - SSB offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme. This programme is taught in more than 3200 schools in over 140 countries. Why choose the IB Diploma Programme?
Bilingual Diploma with high results. - 100% pass rate. - Score consistently exceed world average.
English - 6,14 / 7 (World average 5,67). - French - 6,25 / 7 (World average 5,11).
Individualised teaching in small groups. Ambitious and competent teachers who put students and their learning first.
External examiners enables the teacher to work more as a coach. International student body – Nordic, Belgian, and international students come together to support each other.
Dorm Facilities: Boarding is located at beautiful Argenteuil Castle. The story of Château Argenteuil began in 1832, when entrepreneur
Ferdinand Meuus bought about 300 hectares of land financed through his bank, Société Générale. That same year, construction began on the castle. It would last until 1847. More about history http://www.4suppdatera.se/4suploads/61072/dokument/history/Chateau_Argenteuil_history.pdf.
Students live in single or double rooms along three main corridors. Showers and toilets are available on every floor. A fully equipped kitchen, media room, and study rooms are available when the students have free time. Campus-wide wifi is available at all times. Students also have full access to our Sports Hall and outdoor facilities.
Dress code: Casual