NORTHLANDS

Two sites, one School

NORTHLANDS is a co-educational, non-denominational bilingual School, which offers the children of the Argentine and international community an education based on the development of the abilities, concepts, attitudes and values necessary for each child to take his or her place in the future as an active and responsible contributing member of society.

NORTHLANDS in numbers

Students: 1924 (Olivos site: 1002 - Nordelta site: 922)
General ratio of students to teacher (equivalent to full time) is of 8.3
Staff members: More than 400 (academic and non academic staff)
Sites: 3 (Olivos, Nordelta and Tortuguitas sports field)

 

The curriculum
Age
Level
International Programme
2-3
Kindergarten
K 2
Maternal
3-4
K 3
Kindergarten
IB Primary Years Programme
4-5
K 4
5-6
K 5
6-7
Primary
Year 1
EP 1
7-8
Year 2
8-9
Year 3
9-10
Year 4
EP 2
10-11
Year 5
11-12
Year 6
12-13
Secondary
Year 7
ES
13-14
Year 8
14-15
Year 9
IGCSE
15-16
Year 10
IGCSE
16-17
Year 11
IB Diploma
17-18
Year 12
IB Diploma
         
International Programmes
IBO Primary Years Programme (PYP)*
An international education programme in which teachers and students explore in a transdisciplinary way the road to knowledge. Having a central axis based on the development of the child as a whole, this programme proposes an educational framework that is interesting, stimulating, relevant and committed to a structured inquiry that encourages students to act according to new perspectives and knowledge.

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)*
An International programme that develops essential educational skills including recall of knowledge, oral skills, problem solving, initiative, team work and investigative skills. It is recognized as the equivalent to the last two years of compulsory education in Great Britain.

IBO Diploma Programme*
A challenging and stimulating curriculum that is widely recognized by the world’s leading universities. It develops in students the ability to learn how to learn, a strong sense of their own identity and culture, and the ability to communicate with and understand people from other countries and cultures.

*Compulsory programmes for all NORTHLANDS students.

programs

 

Facilities
Olivos

This site is located in Olivos, Partido de Vicente López (Buenos Aires).

10.304 mts2 of green gardens that preserve the charm of the early 20th Century architecture combined with buildings displaying modern structures, all of which have been fitted out to offer the highest quality in technology, services and facilities for our students.

  • Science Laboratories
  • Multimedia classes equipped with interactive boards
  • IT Laboratories, equipped with latest technology
  • Music and acoustic rooms for instrument practice
  • Libraries, each containing reference material specific to each section
  • Field, with hockey, rugby and football pitches.
  • Multipurpose room with volleyball courts, basketball rings, tennis courts
  • Auditorium with capacity for 400 people
  • 25 m-long indoor climatised swimming pool
  • Audio-Visual rooms
  • Spaces for recreation
  • Wi Fi

Nordelta

The architectonical design of this site deserved the first mention of the prize for the best educational architecture in 2003. The flexible modular design of their buildings, with a capacity for one thousand students, creates small communities within the greater complex, reinforcing the focus on individual attention and the close ties between students and teachers.

  • Science Laboratory
  • Multimedia Classes equipped with interactive boards
  • IT laboratory, equipped with latest technology PCs
  • Music and acustic rooms for instrument practice
  • Libraries with reference material specific to each section
  • 4.5 has Field with pitches for rugby (the first in Nordelta) football and hockey. Jumping pitch. Athletics track
  • Multi-purpose hall/Auditorium with capacity for 400 people
  • Spaces for recreation
  • Wi fi

Tortuguitas

The grounds donated by Sir Western Greaves in 1984 offers the ideal space for carrying out various sports and recreational activities. The sports field has three and a half hectares of green grass, one rugby pitch, 4 hockey pitches, 5 volleyball courts, athletics track, changing rooms and a covered barbecue area.

 

Lunch
Catering and picnic service are provided