Gstaad International School offers an international curriculum consisting of the official Cambridge programmes IGCSE and A Levels, in addition to the American High School Diploma and Foundation Year. While English is the primary language of instruction, t
- Bern, Switzerland
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Academic Year, Summer
- Program Description:
- Situated in the stunning village of Gstaad overlooking the Swiss Alps, Gstaad International School is one of the most exclusive boarding schools in the world. Courses offered include American High School Diploma, IGCSE, A Level and Pre-University Foundation Year.
Gstaad International School offers an international curriculum consisting of the official Cambridge programmes IGCSE and A Levels, in addition to the American High School Diploma and Foundation Year. While English is the primary language of instruction, there is also a comprehensive English-as-an-Additional-Language (EAL) programme in place throughout the curriculum. Each course aims to develop an inquiring mind and instil a true love of learning. The school also offers a Summer Programme that is designed for students who are eager to learn, have fun and meet peers from all over the world. The programme provides an opportunity for students to enjoy the summer season to its fullest extent whilst developing their own personal strengths and interests within the stunning alpine setting of Gstaad.
High emphasis is placed on the holistic personal development of its students, with the stated mission of producing "young men and women who will go on to be leaders in their chosen professions and be of good influence in the world".
- Setting Description:
- Gstaad International School is located in a charming chalet overlooking the town's many exclusive hotels and restaurants. The school was acquired by British education group,Bellevue Education, in 2012, and the school has since then initiated a number of developments aimed at enhancing the overall learning experience. The school has historically maintained low student numbers and small class sizes for a personalised learning environment for its students, a philosophy which Bellevue Education and Executive Headmaster Christopher Sanderson continues to believe firmly in. In March 2013 the school acquired the luxury hotel Alpine Lodge located between the villages of Gstaad and Saanen and as such continues its commitment to providing a first class education and experience to its students. Through the acquisition the students of Gstaad International School will be able to benefit form the exclusive facilities the hotel has to offer, such as conference rooms, outdoor and indoor pools as well
- Annual Full Boarding Fee: 97,995 CHF Annual Day Student Fee: 71,440 CHF Application fees: 2,000 CHF (non-refundable) Deposit: 5,000 CHF (refundable)
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