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Bilingual Experience in a Motivating Learning Environment

About SIS Zürich

Bilingual Day School from Kindergarten through to College

SIS Zürich offers bilingual, immersive education for all education levels from kindergarten through to college in an exceptional infrastructure. A personal learning environment, an appreciative attitude and a positive approach towards performance are what have made our school unique since its establishment in 2005.

316
Enrolled Students
30 +
Nationalities

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.  

 

Learn more about the school fees

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Children are sitting in the kindergarten and the teacher can be seen in the background.

We want to actively support families by offering useful and flexible services and trying to adapt to their busy schedules.

An older boy and a girl sit next to each other in class and the girl explains something to the boy.

Whether the bilingual Swiss Matura or the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) – the qualifications our students achieve leave them free to follow whichever educational path they choose.

Three little girls sit at the table and look at a piece of paper together.

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

Children are playing on the large playground. One group plays table tennis and another group plays football.

The large outdoor area with sports field, playground and rooftop terrace are extremely popular during lesson-free time.

Primary school children sit in class and listen.

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

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

School building of the SIS Zürich

Our modern school building is easily accessible by public transport. It is located in an up-and-coming industrial zone and at the same time borders on an idyllic local recreational area.

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, and exciting activities, even during school holidays.
 

Learn more about our extracurricular activities

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Student Life

SIS is not just a place of learning, it is also a place where children can spend time together, make new friends, and pass the time in a pleasant environment.

Upcoming Events

28 March 2023

SIS Zürich: Open House. Come by and visit us!
Start: 08:30
End: 12:00

 

"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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