Welcome to The Australian International School Phnom Penh

Welcome the newest school in Phnom Penh! The Australian International School Phnom Penh AISPP first opened its doors to students in April 2017.

We have ambitious plans to become the leading 21st Century School in the Kingdom of Cambodia. Our aim is to be a world-class, innovative Early Years to Grade 12, non-denominational, international school located on a single campus.

Our focus is to provide our students with an outstanding, well-rounded education ensuring that they learn beyond the traditional academics to acquire the skills, habits and dispositions required to thrive and be successful in the 21st Century.

Located in the North West of Phnom Penh in the up-and-coming neighbourhood of Rousey Keo, the school is spread across 6 hectares (15 acres) of spacious grounds. Brand new purpose-built facilities are in the final stages of construction to create an exciting and stimulating learning environment.

It is the setting for a most impressive array of first-class 21st Century facilities including a purpose-built Early Learning Centre, Junior School and Senior School Buildings containing a variety of learning spaces and creativity centres all linked to 21st Century technology; a gymnasium, swimming pool, toddlers’ pool, smart café, organic vegetable garden, orchard, free range farm and many more amenities to foster learning and recreational pursuits.

Our highly qualified international teachers and expertly crafted units of inquiry designed using the Australian National Curriculum and the International Baccalaureate IB framework will provide an engaging and relevant focus on real world issues to successfully prepare our students for universities around the world.

Come and visit us to learn more about our amazing school?

We look forward to meeting you and your children.

Warmest regards,

Maxine Driscoll

Founding Head of School

B.Ed., M.Ed.

Philosophy

AISPP recognizes that successful schools today have an enormous responsibility to educate Generation Alpha and Generation Z students for their future. As such AISPP is committed to meet the needs of its students with passion, drive, creativity, innovation and dedication. To undertake this enormous responsibility AISPP strongly believes we must focus our efforts on the following four areas.

1. The Student.

AISPP strives to understand the nature of every child and provide growth-centered, student-focused learning. Each day spent at school provides precious time to learn and to be challenged. We are committed to moving beyond the traditional approach of teaching all children the same way and with the same curriculum. Addressing individual learning needs and ensuring individual learning styles and multiple intelligences are a part of all of our programs ensures a stimulating, targeted, personalized approach.

2. The Teacher.

AISPP believes that the quality of our teachers is paramount. We recruit outstanding internationally qualified teachers to offer the best programs possible.  Our teachers are enthusiastic Thought Leaders who are inquirers themselves and who develop, nurture and grow inquiry within their students. They are passionate about providing engaging and motivational learning activities and rich assessment tasks.

3. Values, responsibility and a Global Mindset.

AISPP believes that 21st century education recognizes the importance of social values and social responsibility. Emotional intelligence, social and emotional programs, ‘doing good’ through action and service programs, and developing international-mindedness feature in all of our day-to-day programs.

4. The Learning Environment.

AISPP strongly believes that the environment is the third teacher and as such prides itself on offering a beautiful setting, creative 21st Century learning spaces and a learning environment that focuses on local and global aspects of our shared planet and common humanity.

Leadership, Vision and Mission Statement

Leadership

The School is governed by a generationally diverse six member Board of Governors, two of whom are parents. The school is led by the Founding Head of School, Ms Maxine Driscoll, B.Ed., M.Ed., who is supported by Director of Learning ELC and Director of Learning Primary School.

Vision

AISPP awakens the enormous potential in every child to have a positive impact on their world.

Mission Statement

We are a diverse community of critical and creative thinkers inspired to create a world-class school in Cambodia that meets the needs of 21st Century Learners to thrive now and into the future.

International Baccalaureate IB Programmes

AISPP is proud to be a candidate school for the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Diploma Programme (DP). We are pursuing authorisation as an IB World School in each of these programmes over the coming years.

The IB was developed 50 years ago and is a world famous, international curriculum. More than 4,000 schools have chosen to teach International Baccalaureate® (IB) programmes, with their unique academic rigour and their emphasis on students’ personal development. Those schools employ over 70,000 educators, teaching more than one million students worldwide. Over 3,300 universities from around the world are very happy to accept students with an IB education.

The IB caters for students from 3 – 19 years of age and offers 4 programmes:

1. The Primary Years Programme PYP
2. The Middle Years Programme MYP
3. The Diploma Programme DP
4. The Career-related Programme CP

IB World Schools share a common philosophy a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education that we believe is important for our students. Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes. Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.

For further information about the IB and its programmes visit http://www.ibo.org

PARENT COMMUNITY

At AISPP we have Parent Meet Ups throughout the school terms.

Parent Meet Ups are a chance for parents/grandparents to get together with representatives of the School to develop friendships, hear of their child progress, learn some great parenting tips and give feedback. Light refreshments are offered, whilst we all have a catch-up to discuss how our amazing children and school are progressing.

Keep an eye on our school calendar for when the next Parent Meet Up is!

We look forward to seeing you there,

Paula Luke

Director of Admissions

CAMPUS & FACILITIES

AISPP has a world class, purpose-built school campus. The school is situated on 6 hectares (16 acres) in the new Rousey Keo region of Phnom Penh.

FACILITIES INCLUDE:

• More than 60 smart classrooms

• Two Learning Commons (21st Century Libraries)

• Learning hubs and collaboration spaces

• Maker spaces

• A dedicated Early Learning Childhood Centre with outdoor play areas

  for 3 & 4 year old children

• Two science laboratories

• Smart Café

• 500-seat Theatre/Auditorium

• 25 meter Swimming pool

• Toddlers’ pool

• Air-conditioned 1080 sqm gymnasium

• Full-sized football pitch surrounded by 400m athletic track

• Organic garden and orchard

• Free range farmyard learning center

• Butterfly Garden

• Bicycle track

AFTER SCHOOL CARE

Our After School Care is offered Monday – Friday, 3-4pm.

It is run by two qualified adults supervising the students.

Each afternoon, a variety of activities are offered and a snack is provided for the students.

The cost is $5/day or $20/week. This is billed each school term.

If you would like your child to attend AISPP After School Care, please contact the office on 092 111 136 or drop in and see us.

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