Zurich
Swiss, International curriculum
Bilingual
Ages 4 to 16

International Bilingual School Terra Nova

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CurriculumSwiss, International
Languages of instructionEnglish, German
Age RangeAges 4 to 16
BilingualYes
International Baccalaureate No
First year fees: CHF 28,590

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Number of students

180

Number of nationalities represented in the school

20

Max. number of students per class

18

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

French

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the grade level.

Uniform required

No

External examinations or assessments available

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

School bus service available

Yes

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Special Support Program for gifted students.

School start time

8:30

School finish time

15:15

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

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

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.

Summary of prices and fees

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in CHF

Yearly fees: CHF 25,890
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: CHF 2,700
Total first year fees: CHF 28,590
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Where exactly is this school?

This school has more than one campus in Zurich:
Primary and Secondary Campus: Ages 6 to 16
Kindergarten and Primary Campus: Ages 4 to 12

Get in touch with this school

Contact email: info@terra-nova.ch
Address: General-Wille-Strasse 59 8706 Feldmeilen ZH Switzerland