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Bilingual Experience in the Middle of Zürich

About SIS Zürich-Wollishofen

A Charming School Location between City and Lake Zürich

It is not only the school’s easy access to public transport but also its exclusive location near Lake Zürich that makes SIS Zürich-Wollishofen unique. The two school buildings are combined in a charming garden complex. The bilingual kindergarten is housed in the historical building, whereas the bilingual primary school, library and cafeteria can be found in the modern school building.

219
Enrolled Students
30 +
Nationalities

Academic Offer

SIS Educational Concept

Our Students and Their Learning Needs Are at the Heart of Our Efforts

  • Bilingual Experience
  • Independent and Value-Centred Approach
  • Day School Community
  • Performance through Diversity
  • International Education – Local Insight
  • Continuity from Kindergarten to College
  • Learning Enhanced by Technology
  • Strong Network

Tuition

Education Is a Valuable Resource, Which Is Why We Value Transparency

Tuition

Education Is a Valuable Resource, Which Is Why We Value Transparency

SIS Swiss International School is a private educational institution that is financed solely from school fees and does not receive subsidies from the Swiss national or cantonal governments. We offer high-quality education as a service – and we are committed to offering this service in a transparent way.

 

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Two primary school girls sit at the desk in class and write something.
Two older primary school girls sit at their desks and write.

At our bilingual primary school, teaching is based on the cantonal curriculum. This is gradually supplemented with elements of the British curriculum as well as with curricula developed by SIS.

Kindergarten children surround the teacher and hold up their hands.

The children are supervised by one German- and one English-speaking teacher who use their native languages to communicate with their students.

Two boys are working together. One of them is writing and the other is holding a compass in his hand. You can see a tablet on the table.

The classrooms and special-purpose rooms are equipped with contemporary infrastructure and advanced teaching technology.

Children are playing in the school playground. There is a big tree in the background.

Our own garden and an adventure playground invite children to relax, climb, play games or use the slide.

A little girl sits dressed up on the floor and smiles.

Language acquisition that begins early, is carefully guided by experts and happens in a natural environment, leads to lifelong competence.

Kindergarten children run to the school bus. Some children get on the school bus.

With our school bus service, our students are always safe, protected and timely at school.

School building of the SIS Zurich-Wollishofen

Surrounded by our own garden and a large nearby park area, and with views of the Landiwiese park and Lake Zürich, our students learn at a central and green location.

Extracurricular Activities

For a Varied School Day

Extracurricular Activities

For a Varied School Day

As a school, we are committed to doing everything we can to support children as they grow up and to provide a valuable complement to their family life. This includes offers such as lunch, homework supervision, before- and after-school care, flexible drop-off and pickup times, a school bus, and exciting activities, even during school holidays.

 

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Two girls are drawing something on the floor outside.

"We have been extremely happy with the school and the education our children have received. The school is well run and the education structured and delivered in a caring, intelligent way. Our children, though different, both really enjoy school and are happy. The day structure has allowed us both to work while ensuring our children were well supported in their learning in both languages in a holistic environment."

Family Halsegger

"Uns ist das beste passiert, was Eltern passieren kann: Unsere Kinder sind gerne zur Schule gegangen! Der Grund ist sehr klar. Wir hatten jederzeit engagierte Lehrerinnen und Lehrer, die sich mit viel Herzblut für die Kinder eingesetzt haben. Das (Lern-) Umfeld stimmt."

Volker Probst, Vater

"Very warm and professional welcome from the very first day across the entire SIS team. Great learning environment with plenty of opportunities for the kids to explore and develop. Our son loves going to SIS every single day and we do not want to miss the excitement anymore."

M. and S. Leitner, parents

"What we love about our teachers is that they captivate children’s passion and curiosity. They are very child-centric, and proactively keep the parents in the loop as needed. As a working mom, I feel I am a full partner in our children’s learning and I extremely appreciate the time staff take to keep us in the loop of what is going, way before we ask for it. "

Idil Wittmann-Abubakar, mother

"We appreciate that our son loves to go to school, he learns and grows in a very caring and inclusive environment. As parents, it is important for us to have open discussions with the teachers about the progress of our son and this is exactly what we get. We also love to read the weekly summary of the teachers about everything the kids did and learnt!"

"The teachers are extremely attentive and caring to the children to help them navigate through the new environment and experiences. They learn through play and songs which makes school so much more fun for the kids. Our son has benefited from this and has developed tremendously socially and in learning in the first 1.5 years at the school. We are so happy that we have also registered our little daughter to join the school next year."

Family Weithäuser

"Calli war nach dem ersten Tag schon begeistert und wurde mit offenen Armen empfangen. Er ging immer voller Freude in die Schule und schloss sehr gut in der 6. Klasse ab. Seine kleine Schwester Tilli ist nun in der 3. Klasse, spricht sehr gut Englisch (mit einem süssen amerikanischen Akzent, den sie wohl von ihrem Lehrer abgeguckt hat) und liebt Französisch! Beide Kinder waren und sind hier sehr gut behütet. Calli kommt, obwohl er schon in der 8. Klasse ist, immer gerne zu Besuch!"

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