International curriculum
Ages 3 to 11

International School Zurich West

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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
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school is not available for a twelve year old child.

Address: Unterrohrstrasse 3 CH-8952 Schlieren Switzerland

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Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

English as Second Language Program

Additional language classes offered by the school

German, French

Entry evaluation for students

Placement interview.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins


Supervised care before/after school

The International School - Zurich West 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.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

ISZW provides a wide variety of extra curricular activities for students to participate in. Some of them are: cricket, Indian dancing, karate, swimming, Taekwondo, violin, choir, German, Arts

School provided lunches


Sports facilities at the school

Near the main building there is a modern gymnasium for physical education and furthermore a recreational area with play facilities.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

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

International School - Zurich West emphasises the study of languages. Students begin German in Pre-Kindergarten. French is offered to students from Grade 5.

Teaching approach of the school

The Primary School Programme for students aged 3 to 11 is an international programme designed to foster the development of the whole student encompassing social, physical emotional and cultural needs as well as academic welfare.

Its aim is to develop internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world.

The Primary School Programme is driven by concept acquisition and is inquiry-based. The body of knowledge studied has both local and global significance.