Swiss, International curriculum
Ages 4 to 18

International Bilingual School Terra Nova

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CurriculumSwiss, International
Languages of instructionEnglish and German
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): CHF 27,360
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and German
Native English and German teachers
Extra languages (other than English and German)
Class sizes Average
Maximum 18 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: CHF 27,360
This school has more than one campus in Zurich:
Primary and Secondary Campus: Ages 6 to 18
Kindergarten and Primary Campus: Ages 4 to 12

Address: Florastrasse 19 8700 Küsnacht ZH Switzerland

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Max. number of students per class


Native English and German speaking teachers


Additional language classes offered by the school


Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the grade level.

Uniform required


External examinations or assessments available

Cambridge KET, PET & First (English); DELF (French)

School bus service available


The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Special Support Program for gifted students.

School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school

After school care from 7:30 till 8:00 and from 15:15 till 18:30.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

A varied offer of leisure activities after school hours allows children and youth to pursue special interests and talents. Terra Nova arranges the courses so that as many areas can be covered as possible.

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The International Bilingual School Terra Nova is an owner-run day school in Küsnacht and Feldmeilen with
– Kindergarten: bilingual German/English
– Primary (Grades 1 – 6): bilingual German/English
– Sekundarstufe (Grades 7 – 9): level A
with connection opportunities to local and international schools.
Foreign and Swiss students prepare together for the demands of a globalized world.
The IBS Terra Nova follows the Zürich- and international curricula: local families can be enrolled without restriction (as opposed to international schools).

Teaching approach of the school

The school offers classes in German and English. The school's programme incorporates the Zurich canton curriculum and components of the American and British curricula.