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Virtual Open House
Lower School teacher helping a student to work out a problem
Virtual Open House

Get to know zis

Give your children new opportunities and broaden their horizons! Learn more about what Zurich International School can offer. ZIS provides the challenge and support to ensure that every student becomes their best self and reaches their potential, whatever their interest or passion.

Lower School (ages 3-11) Virtual Open House

Join us on Thursday, April 15

10:30 to 11:30
 

The event will take place online and you will be sent a link to join. Please complete the short online registration form.

Agenda
 

  • Introduction to ZIS from Director Lisa Lyle and to the Lower School from Principal Catherine Jolly
     
  • Learn about our new Bilingual Pathway for Kindergarten children, starting in August 2021
     
  • Overview of our curriculum.
     
  • Virtual tour of our campus to see our outstanding facilities and an overview of our after school activities
     
  • Small group discussions with Lower School teachers and admissions representatives who will answer your individual questions

 

Register here

Upper School (ages 14-18) Virtual Open House

Join us on Wednesday, April 14
18:00 to 19:00
 

The event will take place online and you will be sent a link to join. Please complete the short online registration form.

Agenda
 

  • Introduction to ZIS from Director Lisa Lyle and Upper School Principal David Markus
     
  • Hear from our current students about their experiences in transitioning to ZIS from schools in Switzerland and abroad. 
     
  • Learn about our comprehensive Academic Pathways - the IB Diploma pathway and the ZIS Diploma and AP courses pathway
     
  • Small group discussions with students and teachers and the opportunity to ask questions.
     
  • Our admissions representatives will also be able to answer your individual questions

 

Register here

Kindergarten Student writing on paper in the classroom

Bilingual  Program

ZIS is launching an additional bilingual program for children in Kindergarten 1 and 2 (children aged 4 to 6) in August 2021. The aim is to expand the program, which will fulfil the requirements of the Swiss Lehrplan 21 curriculum, to include students aged up to 12 in the coming years.

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Voices

Liam, Grade 12

Liam says that when you solve a math problem with logic it feels like you’ve been touched by brilliance.
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Liam, Grade 12
Voices Winter 2017
Leo

With a sci-fi novel under his belt, Leo can’t get enough of the written word.
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Leo, Grade 4
Voices Summer 2018
Valerie Monticone

Valerie, Grade 12, shares her love of languages.
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Valerie, Grade 12
Voices Summer 2019
ZIS Grade 8 student

Lucy, Grade 8, always has pen and paper to hand.
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Lucy, Grade 8
Voices Winter 2019
Emmerson

Emerson loves Kindergarten and says her favourite time is when the class gets to explore the forest.
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Emerson, Kindergarten
Voices Spring 2016