International School of Tallinn
International School of Tallinn (IST) is committed to providing a high-quality international education. The language of instruction is English across all subjects.
IST’s long-term goal is to provide K-12 education by opening classes at every grade level for students aged 3 to 18. For its inaugural year, grades 1-6 were opened at IST for students aged 6-12, and an international group of children aged 2-4 years attended our associated kindergarten Kalli-Kalli.
At the beginning of school year 2018-2019, IST opened grades 7-8 to include students aged 13-14. Thereafter, grades 9-12, for students aged 15-18, will be opened.
IST was established with the purpose of providing IB (International Baccalaureate) programs at all grade levels: PYP (Primary Years Program), MYP (Middle Years Program), and DP (Diploma Program). Although we are initially based on national standards, the school was awarded IB candidacy status for PYP and working hard towards authorisation. The International Baccalaureate (IB) enables a smooth continuum of learning across the world and is globally recognised as an entry route to university.
At International School of Tallinn, we believe every child must feel valued, unique, and gifted. We nurture these beliefs through our first-rate care and activities.
We hold the idea that we are all an intrinsic part of our world, and this is expressed through the main colours of our school’s logo: navy blue—the colour of our deepest oceans, and gold—which mirrors the shining eyes of our inspired children as they are welcomed into school each day.