中文|EN

Overview of St George’s International School, Switzerland

Founded in 1927, St George’s International School is located in twelve acres of Swiss countryside close to the peaceful town of Clarens on the shore of Lake Geneva. Built overlooking Lac leman and in the shadow of the Swiss Alps, St George’s was founded by Oxford University graduates Lorna Southwell and Osyth Potts. It is a traditional private Anglican school in the French-speaking region of Switzerland and is renowned as a world-class education institute.

St George’s School Winter Course

The courses provided follow an authentic international school curriculum. At St George’s International School Winter Course, Chinese students will attend the same classes as the Swiss pupils, and will experience elite Swiss education with students form 60 countries. The school offers comprehensive academic courses with rich and interesting content, as well as extra-curricular activities together with school’s current students, including skiing. This winter course has already become a top choice for Chinese parents who have a vision for their child’s international education, and many of them will choose to send their child to this outstanding and enriching program.

Why Choose St George’s International School Winter Course?

  • Experience life at one of the top schools in Switzerland

    Live and study at Switzerland’s 100-year-old Anglican private school, learn under the tutorage of outstanding teachers, and become immersed in international school life.

  • Participate in international classes

    Students can form one-on-one learning partners to immerse themselves in the daily curriculum of Swiss schools, including: language (English, French, Western, German, etc.), mathematics, computer, humanities (geography, history, economics), performing arts (music, drama, dance, speech, etc.), and sports. Learning subjects.

  • Students have a comprehensive development

    Every day the school will hold all sorts of different activities for the students, including English language practice, sports, art, and many other extra-curricular activities. This is designed so the students can explore their personal interests and have a balanced and well-rounded development.




  • The romantic town of Montreux

    Montreux is a small traditional holiday town on the shore of Lake Geneva. Situated between the lake and the mountains it is known as “Switzerland’s Riviera. Charlie Chaplin, Freddie Mercury and many other world-famous celebrities have lived here.

  • Professional ski courses

    Every week the students will go to a different mountain to have ski classes with professional coaches. The students will start from the basics and learn slowly, taking it step-by-step on the slopes then moving onto the flat snow to ski. Eventually,they will be able to ski down the tallest mountains!

Course details

Academic course

It is crucial to have small sized classes so that the students can properly experience authentic Swiss education and quickly become accustomed to the style of teaching.

  • English Classes

    The students will be split into classes according to their age and level of English, and the classes will cover all aspects of the language, including listening, reading, writing, and speaking. In this way, students can quickly improve their level of English.

  • Immersive academic classes

    Under the tutelage of outstanding teachers students will attended regular classes, including maths, IT, drama, dance etc. and will be able to learn alongside the international students enrolled at the school.


Activities

While having fun doing a variety of activities, students will get to know American culture from various aspects. They will develop their teamwork skills as well as good communication skills.

  • Ski Classes

    Ski Classes

    In the stunning mountainous scenery of the Swiss Alps the students have the chance to join ski classes, where they can improve their skiing ability and discover a new hobby. At the same, this class will strengthen the student’s resilience, self-confidence, and perseverance.

  • Trip to Switzerland’s Scenic Spots

    Trip to Switzerland’s Scenic Spots

    Visit the romantic town of Montreux, walk slowly through the Chateau De Chillon, experience the perfect harmony of tradition and modernity. Visit the famous luxury brand watch shop, Hublot, and discover how Swiss watches are made.

  • Dining in Switzerland

    Dining in Switzerland

    Visit Switzerland’s famous Cailler Chocolate Factory and try traditional Swiss cuisine, including Swiss cheese fondue.

Previous Courses

Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Morning: Arrive at Geneva International Airport, travel to the school

    Afternoon: Welcome ceremony, tour of school grounds

  • Day 2

    Morning: Self-introduction, classes

    Afternoon: Visit Chateau de Chillon and Freddie Mercury’s statue

    Evening: Enjoy a traditional Swiss cheese fondue

  • Day 3

    Morning: Visit the Cailler Chocolate Factory and Chateau de Gruyeres

    Afternoon: Ping-Pong tournament

  • Day 4

    Morning: Skiing

    Afternoon: Homework time (with teacher guidance)

  • Day 5

    Morning: Classes

    Afternoon: Classes, extra-curricular activities

  • Day 6

    Morning: Classes

    Afternoon: Classes, extra-curricular activities

    Evening: Magic Show

  • Day 7

    Whole Day: Visit to the UN, Geneva

    Evening: Homework time (with teacher guidance)

  • Day 8

    Morning: Classes

    Afternoon: Classes, extra-curricular activities

  • Day 9

    Morning: Classes

    Afternoon: Visit the famous luxury brand watch shop Hublot, extra-curricular activities

  • Day 10

    All Day: Visit the famous Chaplin World

    Evening: Farewell party

  • Day 11

    Depart from Geneva

* Please note that this itinerary is subject to change due to bad weather or road conditions.