British curriculum
Ages 3 to 14

Geneva English School

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 14
Yearly fees (G7): CHF 28,980
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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 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: CHF 28,980
This school has more than one campus in Geneva:
Secondary Campus: Ages 11 to 14
Primary Campus: Ages 3 to 11

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Number of students


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Native English speaking teachers


Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Spanish, German

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Uniform required


Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

School bus service available


Supervised care before/after school

GES offers an After School Care facility that the children call "The L.O.L. Club"
(Lots Of Laughter, of course). This service will be running on school days from 15:30 until 17:30, except on Wednesdays when it will run from 12:30 until 16:30.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Guitar, choir, dance, ballet, yoga, netball, rugby, running, football, judo, playball, hockey, basketball, artistic gymnastics, golf, Lego club, art and craft, cookery, sewing, drama, French theater, photography, water-color painting, science, debating club, coding, book club, chess and board games.

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Multipurpose hall/gymnasium, football pitch, athletics track, playground.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


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 nurturing approach, friendly community and academic excellence. For boys and girls aged 3 – 14 years, parents can choose from nursery, primary school and a brand new secondary school.

Teaching approach of the school

The school's commitment is to provide an education that is unsurpassed in Europe. GES takes the traditions and strengths of the British system with its emphasis on in-depth learning and a broad co-curricular programme and combines them with the best elements of modern, international programmes. GES offers a truly interconnected curriculum with interdisciplinary and extended projects, a strong emphasis on languages and communication, and the development of attributes and skills appropriate to life in the 21st Century. The school's approach is open, innovative and outward-looking.