"The best part of teaching is when a student finally understands a concept they've been struggling with, and their face lights up with understanding. It's a great feeling knowing you've made a difference.” OIS Teacher
Excellence in Education for Over 60 Years
Oslo International School provides a broad, stimulating and balanced education that is anchored in a diverse, dynamic and supportive school community. Founded in 1963, we help develop the unique potential of all of our students to become inspired global citizens.
- We Care
- We Respect
- We Collaborate
- We Innovate
By the Numbers
IB Diploma pass rate over last 4 years
of students earn admission to at least one of their top 3 choices of university
years old - the most established international school in Norway
students per class - personalised focus
students across 13 year groups (aged 3-18)
different nationalities from across the globe
of students graduate with bilingual diploma in 2022
"Choosing OIS for our kids was the best decision we've ever made. The school has given us an extended family and a safe and happy space for our children to grow." OIS Parent
"OIS has given me the tools to chase my dreams and the support to make them a reality.” OIS Student
Learn with Us
OIS offers an internationally recognised curriculum in a school culture that emphasises cooperation and global awareness. Our rigorous and balanced academic programme helps every child develop their unique potential. The excellent results our students achieve in national and international exams are testament to our effective teaching.
Pre-School provides a nurturing environment that is interactive and stimulating. Our young learners explore and discover through hands on experiences, leading to independence, courage and curiosity.
Years 1 to Year 6 follow a quality literacy scheme, a comprehensive maths programme and an enquiry-based, integrated thematic approach to the International Primary Curriculum.
The Lower Secondary Programme aims to develop the attributes in young people to enable them to understand and manage the complexities of the world and to help them be ethical students, competent adults, and responsible global citizens.
The Upper Secondary Programme is a cohesive, balanced and challenging 3-Year course of study (Pre-IB to IB2), with final examinations that prepare students for success at university and employment.
What’s New at OIS
Our second cross country running event was hosted by OIS as part of the recently initiated Norwegian International Schools League.
This week, we celebrated our IB2 students, as they marked their OIS graduation milestone.
Our festivities started a day early in Primary, with a long procession winding its way from the school grounds.
Year 8 had a wonderful trip to Kragerø, an archipelago nestled between Sandefjord and Kristiansand.
Today, our youngest students took part in a sunny celebration to honour a very special lady.
Our Yr6 students have fulfilled their mission at this year's two day international maths competition.
An amazing, eye-opening, inspiring and magical trip.
Talent and teamwork were on full display, as our students delivered a great performance of Percy Jackson & The Lightning Thief.
Book Week was jam-packed with exciting events and activities that brought students and staff together to celebrate the joy of reading.
Our Earth Week celebrations kicked off with a fashion frenzy.