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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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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. 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.

Foundation Year 
Gstaad International School welcomes students from the age of 13+, for a Foundation Year which will prepare them either for the American High School Programme or for the IGCSE and A Levels. The Foundation Year will have a strong language element, in English (the language used throughout the school), and French or German. Mathematics, all three sciences, PHSE, music and art will all form part of the curriculum, together with the sporting programme.

British IGCSE Programme
IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) is the world’s most popular international curriculum for 14-16 year olds.  IGCSE provides excellent preparation for more advanced study including AS and A Levels, as well as other progression routes. It incorporates the best in international education for learners at this level. It develops in line with changing needs, and is regularly updated and extended.

IGCSE Courses Offered:
- ICT (Information and Communication Technology)
- Combined Science
- Maths
- English
- ESL
- Business Studies
- History

British A-Levels
After IGCSE, students move into the Sixth Form to study for AS and Advanced Levels (A2), successful completion of which leads on to University or other courses and eventual careers. They normally take 2 years to complete. AS and A Levels have widespread international recognition as educational qualifications, and is accepted as an entry qualification by universities of the European Union. 

A Level Courses Offered:
- History
- Maths
- Business Studies

American High School Diploma Programme
This international study program and diploma is aimed at students who wish to enter colleges in the US and Canada, Business schools, or other institutions. However, the diploma is also internationally recognised. Students need to attend lessons and gain approximately 100 credit hours in each subject for a full credit. In addition, they must gain at least 24 credits in order to graduate. 

Core / elective subjects:
- Mathematics
- Science
- English
- Foreign Language
- Humanities (History, Geography, Business Studies, etc)
- 2 Electives (Sport, Art, Music, ICT, History, Geography, Business Studies, etc)

Pre-University Foundation Diploma
The Pre-University Foundation Diploma has been introduced to Gstaad International School as an alternative route to graduation for students who have already reached the age of 18. The Foundation Diploma can assist students who wish to gain access to a Foundation Course at a university, and is aimed at helping students better prepare for the transition from secondary to university studies.

Summer Academic Programme
Our Summer Programme is a one - three week programme. Students can study a range of different academic subjects in small classes throughout the week from 09:00 - 13:00. Courses include:

- Politics
- Business Studies
- Contemporary History
- Classical Civilisations
- French and German
- Physics, Chemistry and Biology
- Music Production and Dee Jay-ing
- English as a Second Language, IELTS Courses
- Environmental Science and Laboratory Techniques

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Address: Wyssmülleriweg 10, Gstaad - Saanen, Montreux, Switzerland
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Aiglon College
Courses / Programs
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.
English-speaking boarding school for international students ages 9-18:

- Junior School
- Middle School - British National Curriculum in preparation for IGCSE exams
- Sixth Form - International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma programme
- Snowsports & Languages Programme at Easter (April)
- Languages & Sports Summer School (July)
- IELTS exam preparation
- U.S. American College Board Exams preparation...
Updated: 2019-03-18
Updated: 2019-03-18
Zurich International School
Courses / Programs
Situated just south of Zurich in Wädenswil, northern Switzerland, Zurich International School is a leading, non-profit international day school based on American models offering a comprehensive education program taught in English for students aged 2 to 18 in the greater Zurich and Baden areas. Over 1,300 students from more than 45 countries attend one of the school’s five campuses. ZIS offers Advanced Placement courses (AP) and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB).

As an IB Organisation World School we are accredited by both the Council of International Schools and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges in the U.S. ZIS is also officially approved by the Departments of Education of the Cantons of Zurich and Aargau. A strong academic program, centered around the traditional core disciplines, prepares students for entrance into colleges, universities, or other institutions. In addition, the school provides courses and learning support services which address the needs of a student body diverse in educational background and ability. More than 90% of the graduating seniors enter universities and institutions of higher learning worldwide.
- Programs from pre-school to grade 12
- Curriculum follows Amercian College Preparatory Models with Advanced Placement Courses and English, history, foreign languages, mathematics, science, creative arts, and physical education
- International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB)
- Primary Years Program
- Middle School Program
- Upper School Program
- English is the main language of instruction with German and French taught as second languages
- ESL (English as a Second Language) Program
Surval Montreux
Courses / Programs
Set in a stunning location in Montreux, high in the Swiss Alps, Surval Montreux is a small international boarding school for girls between the ages of 13–18. We provide IGCSEs, A Levels, Foundation Year, American High School Diploma and a Liberal Arts Programme focused on combining social and practical skills, languages and a strong cultural and creative focus. We also offer comprehensive Summer and Winter Camp programmes.

We offer girls the opportunity to love learning, to develop and grow intellectually, personally, spiritually and to become leaders. Through the combination of an internationally recognised academic curriculum and a strong focus on developing creative and social skills, Surval Montreux will prepare girls for further studies at top international universities, and for the challenges they will face in high positions in the future.
International Boarding School Programs for Girls Ages 13-18:

- Foundation Year
- IGCSEs
- American High School Program
- A Levels
- Liberal Arts Programme
- Summer and Winter Camps

Classes are taught through English, with additional language courses available throughout each curriculum
AMADEUS International School Vienna, Austria
Courses / Programs
Calling Global Parents of boarding students to consider quality education in German-speaking Austria as an alternative for your child, and Vienna, a city of rich historical beauty & culture in the heart of modern Europe.

AMADEUS International School is a private day and boarding school in Vienna, Austria based in a secure, enclosed environment with a modern, purpose-built boarding facility. The first international boarding school in Vienna, our programmes are designed for primary, middle and secondary school students pursuing an academic career and an education that includes classical music classes, and for highly talented and gifted young musicians pursuing a professional music career. We warmly welcome students from around the world regardless of gender, religion, ethnicity, race, or physical ability.

Our quality academic programmes include the high honors-level IB Diploma, as well as the standard-level High School Diploma programme, both of which are taught in English.

For the school year 2013/14, we accept admissions for Elementary/Primary School Grades 1-4 (Volksschule) and Middle/High School Grades 5-10, with a boarding option available from Grade 6. By 2015, we will offer all K-12 grades.

Our boarding programmes offer a 'Home Away From Home' atmosphere and include weekly or semester boarding to international students and local students. All of our premises are completely renovated to state-of-the-art boarding standards.
Academic Programmes - boarding from Grade 6:
- Primary School and Middle School programmes
- High honors-level IB Diploma programme taught in English for secondary school students
- Standard-level High School Diploma programme taught in English for Grades 7-12
- Professional classical music education

Boarding school features:

- Day boarding and Full boarding available from Grade 6; weekly boarding possible upon request
- Purpose-built boarding facilities
- Full-time boarding staff & security
Institut Le Rosey, Rolle
Courses / Programs
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.
- Boarding Programs for boys and girls from class 9 ( US 3rd grade, UK year 4) to class 1 (US 12th grade, UK Year 12)
- Bilingual French/English System
- Academic Curriculum 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.
- Students take either International Baccalaureate (IB) or French Baccalauréat
- College and University Guidance
- Active Summer Camp
EduKick - Football / Soccer Boarding Schools & Programs
Courses / Programs
EduKick is a leading worldwide soccer / football organization that provides international football academies, academic year soccer boarding schools, monthly & summer camps in the UK / England, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Mexico and the U.S.

Our soccer boarding schools & educational programs aim to equip young student soccer players (boys & girls) for life’s challenges in a way no other experience can.

As well as being prepared for a competitive international soccer environment, our students also have the opportunity to learn a deep appreciation for a new language and culture.

EduKick believe that living, studying and training in a foreign country is an invaluable experience that a player will never forget and the benefits of such an experience will be embedded positively into that individual for the rest of his or her life.

As professionals, soccer fanatics and fathers, EduKick's founders wanted to create a program that instilled a sense of independence and pride in students for having experienced international travel, structured language study, cultural excursions, and professional soccer training.

Student Testimonial:
“I thought the EduKick camp was amazing! I got to meet lots of new people. The soccer training and both of the full day excursions were fantastic! Thanks for the great experience.”
- Lucas, age 13
EduKick UK (Manchester)
- Academic Year-long Football Studies
- Short-term Soccer Boarding Programs

EduKick Spain (Madrid)
- Academic Year-long Football Studies Program
- Soccer Academy for Girls
- Summer Soccer Camp

EduKick Italy (Perugia)
- Academic / 1-month Soccer Boarding Program

EduKick France (Cannes)
- Academic year or half-year program for boys & girls ages 13+

Edukick Germany (Bonn)
- 3 month & 1 month Football + German language study
- 11-month High School Football Academy

Edukick USA (Illinois)
- Academic-year soccer boarding school (ages 16-19)