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Gstaad International School:
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.

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Why Choose Gstaad International School?


- Happy, Nurturing Environment:
The lively, caring and creative Gstaad International School community provides a happy environment where all students feel valued and secure. The residential setting is vital to the well-being and positive functioning of the school community. We ensure that our students feel at home.

- Experienced & Professional Teachers:
Teaching techniques are continuously reviewed and updated and learning is enriched to ensure that the students are fully engaged and stimulated throughout their learning experience. Class sizes are small, enabling intimate and personalised teaching to cater for the needs of every individual.

- Fostering Lasting International Relationships:
Students foster lasting relationships with their peers and benefit greatly from intermingling with other students to their very considerable mutual benefit. They enjoy healthy meals prepared daily by outstanding chefs and appreciate the vigorous alpine surroundings.

- Intimate Learning Environment:
Our intimate learning environment is conducive to high standards of study. The school’s dedication to hard work and highly motivating and focused work programmes creates an efficient learning environment which delivers excellent results and fosters a true appreciation of free time amongst the students.

Our Mission:

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.

Advantages of Boarding School:

- Immersion in Education
The residential campus environment of a boarding school enables students to become immersed in an educational world where learning is central to all activities.

- Unique International Environment
It provides a unique setting where learning experiences from different countries are promoted; lifelong friendships are formed; and a strong bond of trust and honesty between students and adults can develop.

- Responsible Students
The boarding school experience ensures that students develop a strong sense of responsibility which better prepares them for the academic rigor of University life as well as life beyond the classroom.

Accreditation:

Gstaad International School is a member of and accredited by: 

- Cambridge International Examinations (CAE)
- Boarding School Association (BSA)

International Boarding School Programmes for Students Ages 13-19
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.

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

Location, Activities & Facilities:

- The school has two locations in Gstaad; Chalet Ahorn and newly acquired Campus Alpine Lodge, and offers a great range of extra-curricular activities and opportunities beyond the classroom.

- The stunning and captivating Alpine surroundings at Gstaad International School enable us to provide a world class range of energetic extracurricular activities, enabling all students to develop their own personal strengths and interests.

- These include sports ranging from tennis and swimming to ice-skating and basketball. Other activities which form part of the programme include sailing, white water rafting, water skiing, clay pigeon shooting, go-karting, art, dance, singing, aerobics, skiing and snowboarding.

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Address: Wyssmülleriweg 10, Gstaad - Saanen, Montreux, Switzerland
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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).

All students must sit either the International Baccalaureate (IB) or French baccalauréat after following an academic programme with the chance to take each subject in either English or French, as well as studying one, two or even three further foreign languages. They live in an international community to which each Rosean contributes through his or her own language, culture and religion; making the campus a true “global village” to share with friends. Boarding life is a linguistic and cultural meeting point. Foreigners become friends, and using foreign languages becomes second nature. Roseans have sports and artistic activities every day, and are encouraged to develop their multiple intelligences and talents.
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St. George's School in Switzerland
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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.
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- 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
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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.

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- International Baccalaureate Diploma Program
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Our academic program includes:
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- History
- Geography
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- Physics
- Biology
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Geneva English School
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Located close to the city centre of Geneva, Switzerland, Geneva English School is a vibrant, friendly primary school for boys and girls ages 3 to 12 years in a truly international environment.

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International School of Schaffhausen (ISSH)
Courses / Programs
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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.

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Aiglon College
Courses / Programs
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Conveniently located in Switzerland, Central Europe (just 90 minutes from Geneva International Airport), Aiglon offers a well-rounded education to students in a secure and friendly international community, with over 50 nationalities represented.

In both Junior and Senior Schools, courses are taught in English, with a high-quality ESL (English as a Second Language) programme for all non-English speakers. Exam results are important, but so is the need for independent learning skills so that Aiglon pupils will flourish at university.

Aiglon College meets the demanding standards required for UK, Swiss and International schools. We participate in accreditation and inspection programmes through the UK independent schools inspection system, the Council of International Schools and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
International Boarding School Programs:

Junior School:
- All courses are taught in English

Middle School:
- Preparation for the University of Cambridge GCSE and IGCSE examination courses

Sixth Form:
- Preparation for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme

- ESL (English as a Second Language) programme for all non-English speakers.