At the Swiss International Boarding School in Leukerbad, we provide an innovative and inclusive learning environment that allows our students to reach their full potential in a friendly, family style environment that engenders internationalism and independence. Our focus is on academic excellence and a commitment to multiculturalism and lifelong learning to prepare students for future success.
Our small class sizes allow for personalized attention and high achievement.
Our programmes are academically rigorous to national and international standards.
Our project-based learning approach engages students, addresses real-life challenges and cultivates critical thinking, problem solving and independent learning.
Our school is located in the bilingual (French and German) Canton Valais and has a truly international campus with a strong linguistic environment, where multiple languages can be heard every day
Tuition is in English and we provide English language support to enable all students to excel.
Being the main language of our host community, all our students will learn German, either as a first or an additional language. Students will have ample opportunities to use their developing skills in German by participating in Swiss culture.
Where requested and available, we also support the development of our student’s native language(s) through our mother – tongue programme.
The academic life of our school is supported by the latest technology including access to a full range of educational databases and research tools.
Our learning environment is enhanced by the library which includes a wide range of resources that reflect the multicultural nature of our school. The library also offers research-skills courses to enable our students to succeed in their studies.
Our beautiful location allows our students to enjoy a healthy outdoor lifestyle supplemented by a comprehensive range of sports activities that will develop individual character, physical wellbeing and a strong feeling of community and friendship.
Our students thrive in an atmosphere that combines academic rigor and creative discovery with gorgeous natural surroundings, inspirational teachers, and a sense of responsibility to themselves, their community, and the world at large.