Wellspring Learning Community
|Wellspring Learning Community|
|Grades||Nursery - High School|
Wellspring Learning Community is a comprehensive school for grades Nursery - High School (US Grade-numbering system) located in Beirut, Lebanon. It was founded in 2007 with grades nursery - three. The original campus in the Mathaf neighborhood now serves grades preschool through 5, while a second campus in Hazmieh/Ain el Remaneh opened in 2013 to accommodated the middle and high school students.
Wellspring's curriculum is taught primarily in English. Social studies are taught in Arabic, and the students study the Arabic language. Elementary students study French as a third language, while grades 6-12 can choose between Spanish, Italian and French.
International Baccalaureate Programme
Wellspring is notable in Lebanon for its participation in the IB Programme. The subject areas of the Primary Years Programme are language, social studies, mathematics, science and technology, arts, and personal, social and physical education. It is the only school in Lebanon to offer the IB program at the middle school (grades 6-8) level, through the MYP (Middle Years Programme). It also offers the IB programme for high school (DP Diploma Prgramme). The school year 2015-16 was the first year in which it offered grade 12.
Computer-assisted teaching and learning, and interactive whiteboards are utilized in keeping with Wellspring's emphasis on technology in the classroom. Students in Grades 6-12 are required to bring an iPad to school and utilize it for their studies.
- The Daily Star "New school stresses role of learning in community - and vice versa." Retrieved 4 October 2009
- The Daily Star "Wellspring kicks off academic year." Retrieved 4 October 2009
- The ITG Newsroom "Wellspring Learning Community students benefit from the latest learning technology with Apple iMac desktops from Interlink." Retrieved 15 November 2015