Savremena's students participate in HIPPO English language competition

International School Savremena wishes to provide its students with various extracurricular activities, but also with the opportunity to express their knowledge and compete with their peers from around the world, believing that participating in various competitions can help its students in their future education, as well as in their time management skills, giving them a sense of true responsibility.

On Saturday, 24 February, the students of International School Savremena came to their school, which was one of the venues of the competition to put their knowledge of English to the test. Although it has become a tradition for Savremena’s students to participate in HIPPO English without borders competition, International School Savremena takes pride in the fact that this year, as many as 55 of its students took part in this international competition

Next stop: the semi-finals

Now, Savremena’s students are anticipating the results of the preliminary round, which are going to be to be released on Monday, 5 March. After the preliminary round, Savremena’s students can look forward to the semi-finals held in March, and ultimately the finals of the competition which will be held in Lido di Jesolo in Italy in May 2018, when they will have the opportunity to compete with their peers from other European countries, such as Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Macedonia, Montenegro, Slovenia and many more. The competition is organised by the HIPPO association within Pearson International Qualifications and it represents an excellent opportunity for all students to show their competence and knowledge.


Hippo “English Without Borders“ Competition is an international competition which promotes English language, challenges students around the globe to compete in English language knowledge, and improves the cooperation between teachers. The competition encourages the development of a shared sense of identity and integration, serves as a role model for young people living together as one community. The main goal is to create and nourish friendly relations, international understanding and a spirit of sporting competitiveness between young people interested in the English language from all around the world.

International School Savremena knows that its students’ knowledge of the English language is worth the praise, so it can’t wait to support its students in the next round of the competition in March!

Contemporary in any sense of the word, our school offers functional knowledge and quality preparation for tertiary education in Serbia and abroad. Implementing modern and creative teaching in the classroom, where the teachers’ pedagogy and students’ performance are aligned with the highest academic standards for the high-school finals, our school develops linguistic, mathematical, scientific, artistic, cultural, technical and ICT competence, which is a prerequisite for further education and professional development. Teaching is supported by the interactive whiteboards and educational software, whereas practice exercises research and critical thinking.