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International and Swedish curriculums
Bilingual
Ages 1 to 10

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CurriculumsInternational and Swedish
Languages of instructionEnglish, French, and Swedish
Age RangeAges 1 to 10
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English, French, and Swedish
Native English, French, and Swedish teachers
Extra languages (other than English, French, and Swedish)
Class sizes Average 12 students / class
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: CHF 25,310
to: CHF 29,400
Address: 9 Esplanade des Récréations CH-1217, Meyrin, Switzerland

Children join a bilingual program in Swedish and French or English and French.
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Number of students

Approximatively 120

Number of nationalities represented in the school

Over 40 nationalities

Most common nationality

German, Italian, Spanish and Swedish

Average number of students per class

12

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English, French, and Swedish speaking teachers

Teachers have excellent credentials and experience, and all possess Swiss, French, Swedish or international diplomas in educational and early childhood studies.

Language support for students not fluent in English, French, and Swedish

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, English, Swedish

Use of technology in the classroom

Up to the age of 8 years, occasionally for specific projects. From the age of 8 years, children have their own laptop on which they work regularly.

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 and we applied it with great success during the COVID-19 quarantines including in the Preschool.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Occasionally from the age of 6 years.

Approximate hours of homework given

10 minutes per day.

Uniform required

No

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

No

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

End of February

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

Epreuves Cantonales

Results in these examinations

Very good

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

No

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

We have a permanent on site Special Needs Coordinator. The Coordinator works with new families who have children with a diagnosis.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We support gifted children with a flexible curriculum and an individualized teaching approach.

Student access to education psychologist

Only in case of need.

School start time

8:00

School finish time

15:00 (12:30 Wednesdays)

Supervised care before/after school

Yes, we have an after-school program.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Circus school, Violin classes, Robotics, Arts, Dance, Lego Science, Guitar lessons, African music, multiple sports

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Sports activities included

General PE sports

Sports facilities at the school

We use the sports facilities of the local schools nearby. We have big sport facilities provided by the Commune next door: ice skating rink, swimming pool, rugby pitch, soccer field.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

No

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The Swedish International School of Geneva nurtures happy, creative and independent children, ready to build their future. We offer individualized teaching, project-based learning and forest school.

Teaching approach of the school

SISOG offers world-class nursery and primary education from ages 1-12. Children join a bilingual program in Swedish and French or English and French, following a rigorous Swedish curriculum with the highest academic standards. Learning is active and entrepreneurial, with a balanced mix of classroom and outdoor time.

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