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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 17 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: CHF 23,165
to: CHF 35,495
This school has more than one campus in Geneva:
Secondary Campus: Ages 11 to 18

Address: Route de Suisse 160 1290 Versoix / Geneva Switzerland

Primary Campus: Ages 3 to 11

Address: Route de Malagny 36, 1294 Genthod, Switzerland

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

French, German, Spanish, Mandarin and Latin

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

Yes - student at secondary are issued with iPads or laptops. At primary iPads are used at appropriate times,

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes - we use google classroom and all students have access to all the google suite of features.

External examinations or assessments available

GCSE/IGCSE and A Levels

Results in these examinations

In 2022, 87% of all AS level grades awarded were at an A or B grade (the top two grades), and 60% of the total grades awarded were the top mark, which is A at AS Level. For our GCSE cohort, 43% of all exam grades were awarded a grade 9 (the highest grade at GCSE) and 76% of grades were a 7, 8 or 9. At Primary, in every year group, our students are performing significantly above UK averages – GES is very much an academic school with a heart.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level - at primary and lower secondary up to 30 mins per night. For examination year groups between an hour and two hours a night.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Entry evaluation for students

No, but all students need to be fluent in English to access the taught curriculum.

Waiting list

Depends on the year group.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We offer rolling admissions across the year (apart from GCSE and A level groups where we review cases individually)

Students can join after academic year begins


School start time


School finish time

3.30pm (12.20pm on a Wednesday at primary)

Supervised care before/after school

Yes - GES offers an After School Care facility runs until 18:00 every day.

School bus service available

Yes - at an extra cost and depending on demand.

School provided lunches

Yes - at an extra cost.

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes, there is a vegetarian option each day.

Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The school offers over 70 extracurricular activities and clubs with the large majority of them included in the regular tuition fee. Here is a small selection: Guitar, choir, dance, ballet, yoga, netball, rugby, running, football, judo, playball, hockey, basketball, artistic gymnastics, golf, climbing, Lego club, robotics, science club, art and craft, cookery, sewing, drama, French theater, photography, watercolour painting, science, debating club, coding, book club, chess and Duke of Edinburgh award.

Sports activities included

Physical education and a large number of team and individual sports disciplines.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Facilities at the school

Library, theatre, sports pitch, spots hall, extensive grounds.

Sports facilities at the school

Multipurpose hall/gymnasium, football/rugby pitch, Netball/Basketball court, athletics track, playground.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Geneva English School provides a high-quality, innovative and holistic education in a glorious and inspiring setting, overlooking Lake Geneva.
Established in 1961, Geneva English School is a small, distinctive, well respected international school that is known for its academic excellence, strong sports programme, nurturing approach and a friendly community. For boys and girls aged 3 – 18 years.

At Secondary level, Geneva English School offers an outstanding A Level programme.

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