Family & Children – International schools

Learning in good company.
And in the most stunning setting.

Would you like your children to attend an international school? And not just any one but a respected one, in the best location and in good company? You are certain to find one in the Saanenland region. The boarding schools here look back on many years of tradition and have established an international reputation during this time.

Summer camp at Le Rosey boarding school in Gstaad

The Le Rosey boarding school was founded in 1880 and is considered to be the most renowned institute in Switzerland. Since 1916 Le Rosey has been leaving its main campus by Lake Geneva and spending ten weeks in Gstaad during the winter season. Winter sports are also on the curriculum alongside regular lessons. During a summer camp, students aged between 8 and 18 can attend a course that prepares them for the International Baccalaureate examinations.

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John F. Kennedy International School

“Small School. Big Heart” – that’s the slogan of the John F. Kennedy International School. It exists since 1950 and opened its doors in Saanen in 1971. The curriculum at this Cambridge University Board IGCSE school is based on a sound philosophy of international education that takes the world’s rapid changes into account. At the same time, the JFK International School is as well-known for this challenging maxim as it is for its informal atmosphere. Responsibility, friendliness, openness, integrity and respect are the five key values that students and staff are committed to. 

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Lovell International Camps in the summer and winter

In collaboration with the John F. Kennedy International School, Lovell International Camps offer summer camps for girls and boys aged between 5 and 15 in July and August. The camps in winter, from December to March, combine professional winter sports lessons with English or French language lessons. By the way, the preschool club is also available in the winter for children aged between 2½ and 5.

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TASIS Ecological Leadership Action Program

The TASIS Ecological Leadership Action Program, an action programme for environmentally conscious leadership, teaches exciting insights into the natural environment. Young research enthusiasts aged between 14 and 18 can experience the beauty of the Swiss Alps while climbing, mountain biking, kayaking or sailing. The activities with a focus on environmental studies, physiological well-being, survival training, multimedia workshops as well as an environmental project become a unique and enriching experience for young people.

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