Mission and Vision


Our mission, vision and values are central to our learning and practice. They tell who we are, what we do and why we are here. We use them to guide and ground us as the overarching direction for our individual actions.

Mission Statement 

Sandnes International School aims to create a better world by providing students with a rigorous international education and opportunities to take meaningful action and lead change in a safe and positive learning environment in which learners’ needs are supported, differences are respected, and their unique qualities are valued and nurtured.


To be the leading, English speaking and culturally diverse IB school in Norway. We inspire growth, empower excellence and enrich lives.

We aim to develop

  • Global Leaders

Global leadership is a mindset that enables us to initiate, lead, and participate in socially responsible actions.

  • Entrepreneurs and Innovators

Entrepreneurs innovate by generating and applying new ideas designed to impact on the world in positive ways.

  • Effective Communicators

Effective communication involves both exchanging ideas in a clear and concise way to produce desired results and listening carefully to the perspectives of other individuals and groups.

Core Values:

  • Integrity
  • Service
  • Respect