WHY CHOOSE SSIS?
1. INTERNATIONAL CHARACTER
Stonyhurst Southville International School has an International Accreditation from the Western Association of School and Colleges (WASC, USA).
Republic Act 9493, signed by the President of the Philippines, recognizes SSIS as possessing genuine international character.
2. ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
a. International-Based Curriculum. Generally patterned after the Common Core State Standards for English, UK Standards for Math & Science, NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Math), & Pennsylvania Standards for Preschool.
b. Comprehensive Reading Program. Scholastic Literacy (LitPro), Scholastic Pr1me English, Stanford Comprehensive Developmental Reading Program.
c. Foreign Language Offerings. Students in Foreign Language Programs foster greater cognitive development, creativity, and divergent thinking in reading, writing, and mathematics.
d. Business and Entrepreneurship Programs. SSIS offers courses on Economics, Accounting, Investment Management and Entrepreneur and Financial Literacy.
e. Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Program. All classrooms from Preschool until High School have a set of computer and LCD projector for everyday instruction and learning. Robotics is part of the curriculum from Preschool to Senior High School.
3. SPORTS AND ATHLETIC PROGRAMS
This program provides male and female students the opportunity to develop their physical skills and self-discipline. This program provides students the opportunity to develop character and self-discipline; and prepares them to be physically and mentally active and healthy, for life.
4. AVAILABILITY OF SCHOLARSHIP
Stonyhurst Southville International School – Malarayat / Lipa City Campus offers Academic and Athletic Scholarships (King’s Scholarship) to deserving and gritty students.
5. IDEAL TEACHER - STUDENT RATIO
Two Teachers to about 15-18 students for Nursery and Pre-Kindergarten. One Teacher to about 20-25 students for Junior and Senior Kindergarten. One Teacher to about 30-35 students for Grade School and High School.
6. ENGLISH SPEAKING COMMUNITY
7. SAFE AND NURTURING ENVIRONMENT
SSIS ensures to create a positive and healthy connection among its community members. Each one is respected, safe and accepted. With this, all students, teachers, staff, and parents are able to give meaning to every day’s experience in school. We build a climate of excellence with a culture of collaboration, unity, and peace.
8. ANTI-BULLYING CAMPAIGN
NBA or No Bullies Allowed is the program of SSIS Malarayat against bullying. The school implements its Child Protection and Anti-Bullying Policy, and strengthens this with a culture of good manners, kindness and respect expected from each and every student.
9. FACILITIES AND AMENITIES
The school’s facilities and amenities are an integral component of the conditions of learning, responding to the dynamic and evolving educational program of the school. We provide a physical environment that is safe, secure, comfortable and accessible to all. Our campus poses an iconic building structural and architectural design that contributes to each one’s sense of pride and ownership and safety and security. Every classroom, office and any particular place for learning and recreation is spacious, well illuminated and ventilated. We provide complete furnishings, materials, and supplies,equipment and information technology, combined with building grounds of athletic field and gym, playgrounds, areas for outdoor learning and parking.
10. LOCATION OF THE SCHOOL
Located in the heart of Lipa, SSISM’s iconic building stands tall with a full view of the magnificent Malarayat mountains.