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Lower school children working on laptops, one girl helps another
Learning and doing
Early Childhood boy in the the classroom working on an activity
Balancing play and challenge
Lower School child looks towards the board, whilst the teacher explains
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Lower School Facilities

The Lower School is based at a purpose-built facility located in Wädenswil in the canton of Zurich.

Athletics and Outdoor Spaces

  • Dedicated play area for children in Early ZIS to Kindergarten
  • Astroturf pitch for soccer and outdoor team sports
  • Hard court area for basketball and outdoor play
  • Range of outdoor play areas with sports and play equipment, including small climbing wall
  • Large playground area with extensive play equipment
  • Quiet outdoor play area
  • Garden area
  • Modern, well-equipped gymnasium
  • Additional multi-sport hall
  • Dedicated ballet and dance studio
Kindergarten children tending to plants in the Lower School garden

Kindergarten children tending to plants in the Lower School garden. 

View of the Den, a wood style chalet situation next to the Lower School playground

The Den is a multi-purpose facility to support events and activities at the Lower School

Learning Spaces

  • Multi-purpose indoor hall for assemblies, band practice and performances
  • Bright, colorful, welcoming classrooms
  • Specialist classrooms for Art, Music and Languages
  • iPad for every student to use
  • Individual music tuition rooms
  • Additional technology resources available (iPads, Notebooks, digital cameras, video and audio equipment)
  • Well-resourced library and learning resources area
  • Specialist information technology area
  • Dedicated Creative Arts and Maker Space

Cafeteria

  • Freshly prepared hot and cold food service
  • Dedicated seating area
Lower School students practicing vaulting in the Lower School Gymnasium.

Lower School students practicing vaulting in the Lower School Gymnasium.

View of the lower school library showing a view of all the book shelves

Well-resourced, Lower School library, where specialist library lessons take place.

Lower School students working on their STEM projects in the STEM Lab

Lower School students working on their STEM projects in the STEM Lab