Established in 2011 as a preschool, ONE (Oriental NEgros) International School was so named not only for its location, but also for its vision. ONE signifies a unity of purpose, and exemplifies how the school and its attending families feel as they work together towards ONE goal, that of maximising our child(ren)’s potential in both academic and personal fields to enable them in becoming educated, independent and flexible adults in today’s fast moving, globalised society. To achieve this goal takes a community, and the school enables this by working as ONE with its local and international friends and partners in both the academic and business fields to further enhance its contribution and curricula. Our name also embodies our school motto, ‘Every Child Matters and Every Moment Counts’ as we work hard to apply this belief to every single ONE of our pupils.
This belief can be seen in action as we have approximately 15 student nationalities represented in the school, and we provide support for every one of these students in accessing the curriculum by providing ESL (English as a Second Language) lessons for any child who does not have English as their primary mode of communication. In this way, children are accommodated and supported to access a curriculum and language that provides a high degree of transferability. Having such a diverse student population offers your child the chance to build friendships that will span the globe and encourages a view of the world as full of exciting cultures and potential friends – an unrivalled opportunity to enhance their potential global competence and awareness.