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Institut Le Rosey, Rolle:
Located in Rolle, beside Lake Geneva and between Lausanne and Nyon in the Canton of Vaud in western Switzerland, Institut Le Rosey is a prestigious, international, boarding school and the oldest private boarding school in Switzerland. We cater for boys and girls from class 9 (US 3rd grade, UK year 4) to class 1 (US 12th grade, UK Year 12). Le Rosey’s 380 students are all boarders and share life on two campuses, the first in Rolle and the second in Gstaad (winter months).

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Le Rosey’s academic curriculum is designed to provide education of breadth, depth and quality for an international student body. It aims to develop inquiring and knowledgeable young people and to prepare them for rigorous school leaving exams in English and/or French, and thereafter for entry to the most competitive universities across the world.

A cornerstone of Le Rosey’s academic programme is its bilingual philosophy and policy, which produces students with a mastery of two languages –English and French– and where possible more. Roseans are thus exposed to two great cultural traditions, the English- and French-speaking, which means that they are at ease with both.

Primary School:

Le Rosey offers a bilingual primary programme from class 9 (3rd grade, UK year 4) to class 7 (5th grade, UK year 6).

Pupils follow most of their curriculum in French but with a significant English input: Science or Geography, IT/Computing, Music and Health Education. Both English and French language classes are given at different levels ranging from mother tonguePhoto of International Boarding School in Switzerland to beginner.

If required, pupils receive appropriate support in French and/or English so as to study other subjects in these languages. Thanks to a personalized approach and a high degree of flexibility, Le Rosey ensures that each student follows a programme suited to his or her language ability.

The Academic Programme is based on that of the French national curriculum for subjects studied in French, and on the UK National Curriculum for those taught in English. It is complemented by the IPC (International Primary Curriculum) so as to provide the whole with an international and cross-disciplinary dimension.

Secondary School:
Le Rosey students in classes 6 to 2 (6th–10th grade, UK Years 7–11) choose either English or French as their principal language of instruction, although they still learn the other language as part of their curriculum. As soon as they are able, they study certain academic subjects in the other language so as to improve their level as well as to give them an insight into a different educational approach.

English and French classes are obligatory; they are given at level appropriate for each student, ranging from mother tongue speakers to foreign language learners.
It is possible to choose the language of instruction for virtually every subject, and classes take place in parallel in each of the two teaching languages. Every year there are several students who study 50% of their subjects in English and 50% in French.

Wherever possible, pupils also study their mother tongue and/or a third or even a fourth language. English-speaking programmes are based on the UK National Curriculum whereas the French are those of the French national curriculum. A number of modifications ensure that content and skills are harmonized. French as a Foreign Language classes lead to the DELF and DALF tests which provide internationally recognized French qualifications.

Upon entering class 3 (9th grade) stuImage of International Boarding School in Switzerlanddents begin the two-year “Pre-Bac” programme which prepares them for either the International Baccalaureate diploma or the French baccalauréat. At this stage, students can choose many of the subjects they study as well as the language of instruction.

International Baccalaureate
The IB Diploma covers the last two years of schooling. It is highly respected by universities throughout the world, and is in close harmony with the objectives of the Le Rosey: a solid academic training, independence of mind and the ability to work alone, as well as respect for varied cultural traditions, and the development of the whole person.

Candidates must choose one subject from each of the six fields of study. In addition, they follow a compulsory course in the Theory of Knowledge (TOK), undertake an Extended Essay and participate in an extra-curricular programme based on Creativity, Action and Service to the Community (CAS).

French Baccalauréat

In France, the baccalauréat is the school-leaving qualification which opens the gates to higher education. It Is also recognized and highly respected throughout the world.

Students have written or oral examinations in nine or ten obligatory subject areas with the option of extra subjects. A common core (French literature, two foreign languages, history, geography, science and sport) guarantees an extremely broad general culture, while a system of “series” and options allows specific profiles to emerge: scientific, literary or economic.

We also offer:
- College and University Guidance
- Active Summer Camp

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Address: Rolle, Château du Rosey, Lausanne, Switzerland
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Léman International Academy (LIA) is a family-size French / English bilingual, Christian international school situated in Cologny in the Canton of Geneva in the southwest of Switzerland, approximately 5 km from Geneva City Centre. We welcome both French and English speaking students ages 3 to 11 years from all ethnic and religious backgrounds in a multi-cultural and supportive learning environment. We follow both the Swiss Plan d'Etudes Romand and the North American standards.

The mission of Léman International Academy is to inspire a passion for learning, encourage emotional and intellectual vitality, and empower students to grow with confidence and courage to contribute to the global community. Our approach is to facilitate learning in partnership with the student and his or her family. Our families love our values, our caring teachers and easily accessible location.

Our highly qualified staff guides their students in acquiring a framework of knowledge while encouraging them to develop their skills and self-confidence. Students will master grade-appropriate competencies while being nurtured in their natural curiosity to explore the world around them.
French / English bilingual programs for students ages 3-11 years:

- We use both the Swiss Plan d'Etudes Romand & the North American standards curriculum.

Subjects taught:
- In French (French, mathematics & at least 1 other) meet the objectives of the Swiss program.

- In English (English-language & at least 3 other subjects) are aligned with North American curriculum strands.

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Gstaad International School
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Situated in the stunning village of Gstaad overlooking the Swiss Alps, Gstaad International School is a co-educational boarding school for students ages 13-19 that specialises in an exclusive, high-quality boarding school education set within a unique, intimate and nurturing environment. The school offers an international curriculum consisting of British IGCSE and A Levels, American High School Diploma, Foundation Year and a tailored Pre-University Foundation Programme, in addition to a Summer Programme.

While English is the primary language of instruction, there is also a comprehensive English-as-an-Additional-Language (EAL) programme in place throughout the curriculum. Each academic programme can be tailored to the needs of our students, and we provide continuous academic guidance to our students to help choose the right path for their future goals.

At Gstaad International School our mission is to develop compassionate men and women who will go on to be leaders in their chosen professions and of good influence in the world.
International Boarding School Programmes for Students Ages 13-19:

- British IGCSE programme
- British A-Levels
- American High School Diploma programme
- Foundation Year course
- Pre-University Foundation programme
- Summer academic programme

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International School of Berne Study Abroad
Courses / Programs
The International School of Berne, Switzerland is an accredited international day-school that offers semester or year-long homestay study abroad programs for high school students ages 14 to 19 (Grades 8 - 12). Located just 3 miles east of the Swiss capital Berne, approximately 1 hour south-west of Zurich, the school provides an English-language education for children of over 40 nationalities. Our school year extends from August until June and we now offer a study abroad program incorporates the International Baccalaureate (IB), one of the premier college preparatory education programs in the world.

Our program is an exclusive, innovative and premier study abroad option in Switzerland. During your semester or year, you will become an extended member of your local host family. You can choose to live with an English speaking family, or do a French or German language homestay immersion.

Our dedication to excellence in international education has been part of the school drive to develop as an International Baccalaureate World School. The school's IB Diploma program was established in 1997 and we are one of only 130 IB schools worldwide authorised to offer all three IB programs.
Semester / Year-long Homestay Study Abroad Programs

- Grades 8 - 12 (ages 14 - 19)
- International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB MYP)
- International Baccalaureate Diploma Program
- English, French or German speaking homestay (stay with a local Swiss family)
- Visa application assistance

Our academic program includes:
- Language and Literature: English, French and German
- Language B: English, French and German
- Economics
- History
- Geography
- Chemistry
- Physics
- Biology
- Mathematics
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Aiglon College
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Ideally located in Central Europe, Aiglon College is an English-speaking, independent, co-educational, international boarding school in south-western Switzerland. We offer a well-rounded education to students ages 9-18 in a secure and friendly international community, with over 50 nationalities represented.

Situated in the French-speaking village of Chesieres-Villars in the Swiss Alps, Aiglon College is easily accessible by car or public transport. Geneva International Airport is only 1.5 hours away.

All courses are taught in English, with a high-quality ESL (English as a Second Language) programme for all non-English speakers.

The school follows the British National Curriculum in preparation for IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) exams. For the final two years, sixth-form students study the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma programme.

Our campus combines the traditional charm of chalet-style buildings with modern classrooms, well-equipped laboratories and a campus-wide computer network. There is a staff to pupil ratio of 1 to 5 and an average of 8 students per class.
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- Snowsports & Languages Programme at Easter (April)
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International School of Schaffhausen (ISSH)
Courses / Programs
The International School of Schaffhausen (ISSH) offers high quality international education in English. We are an authorized IB World School for the primary program and the middle years program and diploma program. Internationally recognised standards, small classes with highly qualified staff and a modern infrastructure is what makes ISSH unique. We are located in Schaffhausen, 51 km north of Zurich.

Our Junior College boarding programme is specifically designed for teenagers aged 16-18 from around the world. Students are invited to join our international community of learners, to share our passion for knowledge and to develop into lifelong learners.

We offer a unique residential programme and an international university entrance qualification, the IB Diploma, that will open doors to universities across Europe, America, Africa or Australasia. Due to our emphasis on fostering independence and the huge range of extra-curricular opportunities, our residential programme develops responsible young adults who are well prepared for university life abroad and have a clear vision of their talents, strengths and goals for life.
- International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (grades 11 & 12 / ages 16-18 with day and boarding options

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St. George's School in Switzerland
Courses / Programs
Situated on the shores of Lake Geneva, close to the Alpine town of Montreux in south-west Switzerland, St. George's School in Switzerland is an international day and boarding school that caters to boys and girls from around the world.

We provide a complete educational programme in English with an increasingly French bilingual approach for children aged 3 to 19.

Academically, our students are prepared for public examination with the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and International Baccalaureate (IB), as well as through our own High School Diploma (HSD).

Founded as a British school, St. George's aims to combine its well-structured, traditional ethos with academic excellence in an international environment.

We strive to develop leadership skills in our children through all that we do, especially in sport and the creative arts, with an emphasis placed on integrity, teamwork and celebrating success.
International Day & Boarding School Programmes:
- Taught in English - with a French Bilingual Approach
- Day School options (ages 3-19)
- Boarding school programmes (ages 14-19)

Junior School Academic Programmes:
- Foundation Stage
- Key Stage 1
- Key Stage 2

Senior School Academic Programmes:
- Key Stage 3
- Pre-IB Diploma Programme
- IGCSE Programme
- IB Diploma Programme
- High School Diploma Programme