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05. March 2019

Exchange Systems

Within their last Unit of Inquiry, students in Grade five and six inquired into the function of different trade- and economic systems. As part of their assessment, the class developed an innovative trading system and organized a market to trade some of their home-made goods. From cakes to health packs, the students turned up to their market day with a variety of products to sell. The parents and 

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21. February 2019

ISRH students visited Apple in Basel

The students of SY II had the exciting opportunity to try out their programming skills at Apple in Basel. After a brief introduction they were given the chance to guide the small Sphero robot through an obstacle course. It wasn't straightforward but with some self-motivation and after few attempts the students were successful. Our students returned enthused by the experience and would like to 

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11. January 2019

ISRH celebrates fifth birthday

On January 6th 2014, on Epiphany Day, ISRH opened with only 9 children at the “Three Kings” former hotel/restaurant making up one Pre-School group and a combined grade1/2 class. Five years later ISRH has 4 departments: an Early Childhood Centre, a Pre-School, Primary and Secondary School. Currently 92 students between 2-15 years old are bilingually developed to their maximal individual potential. 

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21. December 2018

ISRH Wintercelebration again a huge success

To bring in the holidays, the ISRH community gathered for a celebration of yet another successful semester in the Aula of the Bezirkschule in Rheinfelden.  The students delivered an excellent performance in all three taught languages of ISRH (German, English and French), demonstrating their outstanding language competences. Their contributions as passionate musicians and dancers were 

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28. November 2018

Visit of the Wool farm Spycher AG in Huttwil

As part of their art class SY1  and SY2 travelled to Huttwil to the well known Spycher handicrafts wool farm. With interest the children learnt a lot about the processing of wool to make a blanket for beds and the variety of usage of sheep wool, fat of the wool and milk of the sheep. The children were enthusiastic to meet lots of endangered animals like sheep from Wallis, wool pigs, Swiss 

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19. November 2018

ISRH children where are you from?

Students of our grades one and two  investigated the topic of “where are ISRH children from” for their first Unit of Inquiry, which was a great opportunity to get to know new students and teachers. Following investigation and surveys with all the children of the school, PY1 & PY2 created a visual representation of where the students of ISRH are from in the world, resulting in a beautiful 

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15. October 2018

Exciting Experiments during math lessons at ISRH Secondary School

Our SY1 student had the possibility to experiment in their maths lesson. They filled various containers, recorded the water quantity in a table and drew graphs of the water level. Maths can be fun too!

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03. October 2018

Strong growth of ISRH requires new school building for school year 2019/20

ISRH student numbers have grown again by 33%, because children and parents are happy with the family atmosphere, the excellent, very dedicated team of teachers, and the individual advancement of talents. The bilingual full-day school concept as well as the alignment of the international program with the local curriculum of Kanton Aargau in the core subjects mathematics, German and French is 

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29. May 2018

Visit to SRF Television studio in Zürich

We, the students of the SY1 class from ISRH Secondary School, were given the opportunity to visit the SRF TV studios in Zürich. Erich Michel gave us a tour and answered our questions. He showed us the various studios. We were allowed to get a close look at the studios and take photos. The highlight was the Blue Box, a room with a green screen where everything can be edited, and the teleprompter, 

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14. May 2018

Expat-Expo

Visit us at the Expat-Expo in the Congress Center, Basel. Sunday, May 27, 2018
11:00 - 17:00
Table 9
Admission is free! >> More information

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17. April 2018

Black Forest experience days

The students from PY5/6 and SY1 were out and about in the Black Forest for three days. Everybody had lots of fun, enjoying  a walk around the Titisee,  archery, a night hike,  climbing in the high ropes park and relaxing hours together.

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22. March 2018

7th grade visit to the BaZ

We, the 7th class of the ISRH, visited the Basler Zeitung on 22 March 2018. As we are currently taking media, it was a very good opportunity for us to get an insight into the business of the daily newspapers. Marcel Münch One of the many editors gave us information about the history and the profession at the Baz. He also led us through the building. Mr. Münch showed us the library, which had a 

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16. March 2018

ISRH is growing

The property company of the Basler Bildungsgruppe has bought the premises in Rheinfelden, Bahnhofstrasse 26 (former Coop-building). After the necessary alterations of the building it is the goal that ISRH will move there during summer 2019 and will occupy a big portion  of the available space. We are looking forward to achieving a further milestone during the still short but very successful 

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30. January 2018

Unit of Enquiry Navigation systems

The Grades 3 and 4 class has been studying Locations for our UOI. As part of this, we learned about different navigation systems and even created a map to guide our way to and through Basel. We had fun navigating our way through the streets and studying the different landmarks that we observed. We even got to enjoy delicious Läckerli from the shop in Klein Basel. 

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14. December 2017

Spielzeugmuseum in Riehen

On the 7th December Fish Class visited the Spielzeugmuseum in Riehen as part of their UOI on Play. At the museum, the children explored the evolution of toys throughout the past century, seeing toys that dated as far back as 1880. They also had the opportunity to play with some of these old toys, comparing and 

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06. October 2017

Wolfgang Tillmans at Fondation Beyeler

The Secondary Years class 1 visited the Wolfgang Tillmans Exhibition at Fondation Beyeler. Born in 1968 in Remscheid, Germany, this artist represents an open, free and unprejudiced view of the world. He shows us the whole spectrum of the photographic medium and reveals a lot about ourselves and the world via the images he creates. The students recorded their impressions and memories in short 

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01. September 2017

ISRH Participation Coop Andiamo Moving Event

Shortly after the return to school, all the primary school children, together with the new Secondary 1 class, had the chance to participate in the Coop Andiamo Day of Movement with 1’200 children from the local schools in Rheinfelden.  35 children completed the 2.5km running track, several of them more than once. The children who were looking for a bigger challenge took on the high ropes 

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29. August 2017

Fun Holiday Camps at ISRH in ideal location

For working parents, especially those with no family support nearby, the long school holidays can be a childcare challenge. The ISRH run holiday camps during the summer, autumn and spring holidays which are a great success and are lots of fun for the children.
In summer camp the children became nature detectives to explore the local forest, creating art from natural material. They visited 

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10. July 2017

Cantonal contribution Basel-Landschaft

The obligatory cantonal contribution of CHF 2,500 towards private school fees for children living in Basel-Landschaft is in danger: on 24.9.17 a vote will be held on the savings measures of the canton of BL. If it is decided to remove the contribution, this change will apply to all new applications for the school year 2017/18 – also retrospectively as of August 2017. However, a transitional 

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03. July 2017

Visit of Google Headquarter in Zürich

Recently our grade 5 and 6 students were invited to Google headquarters in Zurich. The children were given the great opportunity to get behind the scenes and talk to the staff. They were shown round some of the specialist interactive areas and then the work and play rooms of the “Zooglers”. The day was a huge success and the children learned so much about how we will interact on the internet and 

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