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John F. Kennedy International School, located in Saanen, in the canton of Bern, Switzerland, is a co-educational English-language boarding and day school for children ages 5 to 14 (grades K - 8). The school is a charter member of the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), which has developed units of study specifically designed for international schools. This curriculum is based on a clear philosophy of international education in a time of rapid global change, and also reflects recent developments in our understanding of how the brain works and how children learn. The student body is made up of 75 students from over twenty different countries. Boarding enrolment is limited to 30 students in order to maintain first-rate quality of care in our family-like environment.

The Kennedy School, in the lovely village of Saanen, Switzerland, continues to be a warm and caring place where children can grow and develop. Saanen is a municipality in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. The villages Gstaad, Abländschen, Bissen, Ebnit, Gruben, Grund, Kalberhöni, Saanen, Saanenmöser, Schönried, and Turbach are part of the municipality.


School / Office Address: Kirchgasse 2, Saanen / Gstaad
Bern
Switzerland
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