Mission - Curious. Committed. ​Creative.​

The mission of the International School Laren is "Educating the whole child in order to produce curious, global citizens with a love of learning and a sensitivity for others".​ The mission is clearly connected to the mission and vision of the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the Council of International Schools (CIS).

​​​The mission statement also provides the school with the opportunity to be innovative and progressive in outlook. To utilise the strength of our experience, knowledge and passion for forward thinking to create a school that begins its trajectory here and now.​ 


All students, staff and parents at the ISL are committed to ensuring that it is a school community where key values are fundamental to its identity and purpose. These values are as follows:

  • A safe, caring and respectful environment for all, with a drive for solidarity and community
  • An international school where diversity and open-mindedness is valued as a benefit to all
  • Students are challenged through a variety of means, actively seeking ways to innovate and explore creative, real-life solutions and becoming life-long learners
  • Students are critical and creative thinkers and responsible world citizens
  • Personal development is nurtured with a pedagogically sound approach, where equal importance is placed upon the individual needs of students as well as collective needs