Zurich
International curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

International School Zurich North

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CurriculumInternational
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
First year fees: CHF 32,000

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Number of nationalities represented in the school

40

Max. number of students per class

20

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

All class teachers are highly qualified professionals and most are native English speakers.

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

For students who are not native English speakers, special programmes in English as an Additional Language (EAL) are offered. These programmes are integrated into the normal class schedule and allow for a swift integration into the English language environment.

Additional language classes offered by the school

German, French, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

Technology is integrated into almost every aspect of modern society. As such, ISZN looks to do the same. Computers and information technology provide the students with tools that have unending potential to complement and expand learning. The school's technology programme aims to facilitate constant access and combine specific lessons to enhance and upgrade both skills and knowledge. ISZN will actively work to keep up with the changing trends and the latest
applications available to all students, in order to prepare them for the challenging world that they are entering into as learners.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the grade level.

Uniform required

No

Entry evaluation for students

Placement interview.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels, IB Diploma

School bus service available

No

Supervised care before/after school

The International School - Zurich North offers a convenient service for parents who cannot collect their children right after school. The After School Club runs Monday to Friday from 3.15 - 6 pm. Some students come on a regular basis and others for an hour as needed.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

There is a big variety of clubs, some of them are: basketball, football, orchestra, arts, choir, forest and outside fun, cricket, Indian dancing, karate, swimming, Taekwondo, violin, German.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Besides using the school's playground and Multi-Purpose Hall, ISZN has an arrangement with the Wallisellen public school for the use of the gymnasium and the indoor swimming pool.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

ISZN is located in the rapidly expanding town of Wallisellen, just three stops by train from the Centre of Zurich. The school was established in 1999 and, since then, has grown and developed into two buildings catering for students aged 3 to 17 years. ISZN is proud of our multicultural diversity and celebrate the richness of language and experiences this brings.

Teaching approach of the school

International School - Zurich North is an IB World School, which offers students an international education in the English language and the benefits of living in a local culture.

ISZN offers an international curriculum for the Middle School and then students sit Cambridge IGCSE exams at the end of Grade 10. ISZN now also offers the A Level programme for students in Grades 11 and 12.

Summary of prices and fees

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

Yearly fees: CHF 29,000
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: CHF 3,000
Total first year fees: CHF 32,000
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Where exactly is this school?

Get in touch with this school

Contact email: info@iszn.ch
School's webpage: www.iszn.ch/iszn/en
School's Fees webpage: www.iszn.ch/iszn/en/admission/fees
Address: Industriestrasse 50 CH-8304 Wallisellen Switzerland