Relocation Guides: Education
International & private schools in Switzerland
Private schools can offer continuity, and familiar language and culture for international students in Switzerland. Understand the choices you have and learn what to look out for.
Choose the right school in Switzerland
There is an excellent variety of public and private schools in Switzerland.
SIS Swiss International School
"One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way (Frank Smith, psycholinguist)." SIS Swiss International School is a private, bilingual day school...
SIS Swiss International School Basel Is an Official Bilingual Matura School
SIS Basel embarks on a new chapter of its success story
Snow days and ski camp at SIS Swiss International Schools
Today's agenda: skiing, snowboarding, enjoying Swiss winter wonderland, competing in a snowman competition or building an igloo.
SIS Maths Day
SIS hosts international maths competition with 338 teams of SIS students.
SIS Cup 2018: International Sports Day at SIS Swiss International School
SIS schools from Switzerland, Germany and Brazil competed in a two-day tournament to win the third SIS Cup. SIS' International Sports Day was filled with a lot of fun, exercise and team spirit.
SIS Swiss International School
In today's competitive education market, finding the right school for your children can be a challenge. Even more so, if you are not familiar with the local school system. Bilingual education helps...
Becoming Digitally Literate: IT for Kindergarten and Primary School
SIS Swiss International Schools teach new IT curriculum
Holiday Clubs at SIS Swiss International School
At SIS, students can attend an exciting week-long holiday club packed with sports, fun and games. Holiday clubs offer students a valuable complement to their family life and create unforgettable...
Developing media literacy in schools
Media competency is a skill that needs practice – inside and outside the classroom.
Music and lyrics
Children should leave school with a firm grasp of both literacy and numeracy. However, the joy of creative expression needs to be equally encouraged in the future innovators of our world.
Is there a best way for your child to learn a foreign language?
Fluency in more than one language is a valuable asset in today's mobile society. But what determines successful language acquisition? Starting Age? Quality of instruction? Time?
Innovative Practices at ICS
What is a recipe for an innovative school? It could be a combination of ingredients: modern teaching practices, trailblazing activities, advanced community engagement, state-of-the-art facilities,...
The International School of Berne
The International School of Berne, situated in the heart of Switzerland, caters to a broad international community and has a student body that represents over 50 nationalities.
Fly high with bilingual and international education
With a wealth of top-quality bilingual and international schools in Switzerland, choosing the right one for your child can be confusing. Denise Nickerson, education expert and co-author of...
Enrol in Swiss schools
The enrolment process for public, private and international schools differ significantly. Enrolment requirements and deadlines should be integrated into your steps towards relocation. It is...
Considerations for local Swiss public schools
One of the biggest challenges when relocating is finding the right school for your children. While there will doubtless be challenges, a new environment can open horizons and contribute to positive...
Integration through education
Bilingual education at SIS Swiss International School prepares our students for life in a globalised world while helping them grow fresh roots and make new friends in the local community.
Finding a school
Switzerland is renowned for its high standard of education, but understanding the education system can be challenging. Important factors to take into account include how long you're planning to...