Batu Hijau International School
Jl Sriwijaya # 258, Mataram, Lombok, NTB, 83127, Indonesia
Tel: (+62) 372 635318 ext 48432
Fax: (+62) 372 635399
Interational, IB, curricula.
50 students, 3-15 students
Batu Hijau International School opened in September 1997 in temporary
facilities in Mataram on the island of Lombok in Indonesia and serves
the dependants of expatriates who are involved in the development
of the Newmont Batu Hijau copper and gold mine on the nearby island
of Sumbawa, Indonesia. Purpose-built facilities were opened on Sumbawa
in August 1999.
The Batu Hijau International School academic program is based on
the Primary and Middle Years Programmes of the International Baccalaureate.
It is consistent with the best practice developed by Australian
and US teachers who have experience in international schools. Supporting
materials are provided by Australia's Northern Territory Department
of Education and suppliers of US educational materials. Indonesian
culture and language is included in the curriculum.
The school currently operates a forty-week, two semester school
year. Each semester is divided into two ten week terms. Mid-semester
breaks are of two weeks duration. At the end of each semester the
school has a four-week break. These longer breaks occur in December/January
and June/July and are designed to coincide with both northern hemisphere