Private and international schools in Solothurn
Solothurn has two international schools, the International School of Solothurn and the Swiss International School of Schönenwerd, between Olten and Aarau. The Swiss International School has a close working relationship with the private bilingual day school and care centre Fitzgerald for children of nursery and preschool age.
Expat parents living or working in Solothurn also send their children to international schools in Bern, such as the International School of Bern, the British School of Bern, and Ecole Française de Berne. These schools are about 40 minutes' drive from Solothurn.
Other private schools or learning institutions in Solothurn include Feusi Bildungszentrum, Interlink Solothurn, Lernforum Ambassador, Privater Waldkindergarten, ROJ Mittelschulen Regio Jurasüdfuss, and Rudolf Steiner Schule Solothurn. There are numerous private nursery schools for younger children. A tutoring service such as Tutors Plus can help to ease the transition to a new curriculum. Feusi Bildungszentrum offers a range of courses for children and adults.