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Leysin American School
from 5100.00
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Leysin American School In 2018 an average IB score was 32
Leysin American School
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Ranking: 84.8
Accommodation type: boarding house
Language of studies English, French
Education type: co-educational school
from CHF 5100.00 / 2 weeks
Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
11-17
from 99 000 CHF / year
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The program lasts one year, for which students with a high school diploma are preparing to take SAT or TOEFL tests, pass language courses and adapt to the foreign higher education system. It is also possible to master the IB course with a certificate or an additional program on algebra Advanced Placement (Calculus).

The Leysin American School has received a certificate as a test preparation center for the common verbal and mathematical level of the Scholarship Aptitude Test (SAT).

Communication skills help children to develop numerous trips and excursions. During the studying, a 5-day trip to Italy and an introduction to the culture and values ​​of Europe are planned.


School description

Leysin American School is located in the picturesque town of Leysin in the mountains. It is one of the most prestigious educational institutions of its class in the French-speaking part of Switzerland. It offers studying in English and French. The school, like the entire resort town of Leysin, is known for its friendly atmosphere, an international worldview. The Leysin American School honours the traditions of Swiss education. At the same time, innovative methods and tools are constantly introduced here, making the studying process more comfortable and effective. The certificate issued at the boarding school is recognized by high-ranking universities of the EU, America, Canada.

The school is rightly proud of its academic results. Many of its graduates take exams for the highest scores. Yesterday's students easily enter prestigious Swiss, European (including Oxbridge) and American universities.

The school in Leysin is located near the historical center. In the resort city there is a lot of cultural entertainment. Here the guests are offered museums, galleries, private exhibitions. Shops, cafes are also located near the school. The resort status of Leysin determines the specificity of leisure time for Leysin American School students. Here, children are offered a wide range of sports activities. During summer students can get involved in team games, golf, athletics, hiking. In winter, students can go to workout in skiing, snowboarding.

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Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
16-18
from 99 000 CHF / year

The IB program was formed in Switzerland with the goal of bringing education systems in different countries to the same standard and enabling students to prepare for entering universities in the world. Now International Baccalaureate is recognized by higher schools as a certificate of secondary education.

IB not only prepares students from the academic side, but also develops social adaptation, analytical skills, the ability to work independently, the skills of search activity. The main direction of IB is to increase the motivation of students to study disciplines and focus on new achievements (personal and educational). The program develops ambitions, helps in building a further career.

Mathematics and methodology (system, methods and means of studying sciences) are in the list of compulsory subjects. All the subjects of schoolchildren pass on the standard or advanced levels. You can make up to 4 special courses in the IB Diploma.

The program of preparation is designed for entering universities, which includes the study of the subjects of advanced placement (Advanced Placement). The program is most often used for admission to universities in Canada or the United States. Exams and tests are indicated by credit units. To successfully complete the program, you must receive at least 24 credits. Leysin American School is the leader in Switzerland for this two-year program.

Annual
11-17
from 99 000 CHF / year

The program lasts one year, for which students with a high school diploma are preparing to take SAT or TOEFL tests, pass language courses and adapt to the foreign higher education system. It is also possible to master the IB course with a certificate or an additional program on algebra Advanced Placement (Calculus).

The Leysin American School has received a certificate as a test preparation center for the common verbal and mathematical level of the Scholarship Aptitude Test (SAT).

Communication skills help children to develop numerous trips and excursions. During the studying, a 5-day trip to Italy and an introduction to the culture and values ​​of Europe are planned.

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7-17
from 5 100 CHF / 2 weeks

Alpine Adventure (7 - 11 years)

As part of the program, students work in groups in the morning, and in the afternoons they are engaged in active activities. On weekends there are long excursions to the nearest cities, sightseeing of interesting places. The curator and teachers help children at any time of the day.

Classes include;

  • Compulsory language learning (French or English as a non-native language);
  • Computer programs;
  • Natural history.

Schoolchildren for mastering choose the language in which they will be studied in the future. At the lessons of computer literacy, familiarity with the most common programs, graphics software capabilities, ways of using technology for studying is provided. A separate complex of knowledge will be studying the geography and nature of Switzerland, searching for the most tempting places for excursions.

Have not forgotten in Leysin American School and about entertaining and sports events for children. Students from the first race can visit the jazz festival in Montreux (Switzerland). There are visits to the theater, the Olympic Museum in Lausanne and art galleries. From active types of recreation you can choose:

  • Horse riding;
  • Hiking (spending the night in the mountains, evenings by the fire);
  • Basketball;
  • Tennis;
  • Ice skating;
  • Playing football.

The spirit of competition and the desire for victory are developed by sports competitions, team games and talent shows. Schoolboys, keen on art, can try themselves in the decorative-applied forms (mosaic, miniature).

Leysin American School organizes guided tours of the Chillon Castle on Lake Geneva, the actual capital of Switzerland Bern, the water park, the chocolate factory "Nestle" in the village of Brock, the towns of Zermatt, Martigny, Montreux.

Programs Alpine Exploration (12 - 14 years) and Alpine Challenge (15 - 18 years)

Summer programs for schoolchildren are conducted in the language chosen by the children. Let's choose either the academic level of the program (+ entertainment and recreation), or an in-depth language course (limited entertainment program).

In the morning, all students go through general classes, learn English at a simple and medium level, computer programs, literature, algebra (two levels of complexity), experimental physics, web design, theater and acting skills, French or Spanish (levels of varying difficulty), 3-D art and photography, ethnology. Children additionally develop:

  • The skills of journalism;
  • Visit the writers' club;
  • Master the entrepreneurial craft and take courses of young leaders.

Initial musical education can be obtained by classes of guitar, vocals, pianofortes or by studying the theory of music and composition. It provides for the education of children in the sphere of religion, culture, modern political organizations (UN). The programs prepare students for passing SAT or TOEFL tests, for passing International Baccalaureate in mathematics (algebra) at an advanced level.

During sessions, certain subject courses are available for studying. The schoolchild's choice of a specialized program includes 4 types of directions:

  • English or French (intensive programs);
  • Rock climbing (tourism);
  • Theater.

The children pass academic program for two sessions of 3 weeks. For recreation, one week of recreational activities is provided between sessions. Summer vacations can last 2 - 7 weeks.

Over the summer it is also possible to receive up to 1.5 credits on the American educational system, having overcome 6-week schooling with homework and extracurricular activities. The study of one subject on summer courses will correspond to a semester course.

Leysin American School will offer basketball, golf, parapenting, aerobics, horse riding, football, altimat (frisbee), volleyball to improve the physical form and engage in active lifestyles, rafting, tennis, mountaineering, swimming, field hockey.

Artistic love is developed by theater lessons, talent shows, culinary competitions, decorative handicrafts, master classes of artists, meetings at the Red Frog school cafe, participation in theatrical productions.

Students from the first race can enjoy jazz music at the festival in Montreux. It is possible to visit the chocolate factory Nestle, the cities of Lucerne, Zermatt, Geneva, Martigny and the actual capital of Switzerland, Bern.

You can start the language course from June 22 to August 9. The cost of one extended program, including studying and one week of entertainment, will be 8,700 Swiss francs. The program can be extended from June 28 to July 25. The second arrival is from July 18 to August 15.

Pupils can also choose the long program "Swiss Summer" (studying plus 1 week of entertainment).  It opens on June 28, and the children will go home on August 15.

The most democratic in price is the standard program. The children can begin studying on June, 28th (1 arrival) and on July, 26th (the second arrival). The program lasts three weeks. The first race ends July 18, and the second - on August 15.

28.06.2020 -11.07.2020 12.07.2020 -25.07.2020 26.07.2020 -08.08.2020
7-17
from 5 100 CHF / 2 weeks

Alpine Adventure (7 - 11 years)

As part of the program, students work in groups in the morning, and in the afternoons they are engaged in active activities. On weekends there are long excursions to the nearest cities, sightseeing of interesting places. The curator and teachers help children at any time of the day.

Classes include compulsory language learning (French or English as a non-native language), computer programs and natural history. Schoolchildren for mastering choose the language in which they will be studied in the future. At the lessons of computer literacy, familiarity with the most common programs, graphics software capabilities, ways of using technology for studying is provided. A separate complex of knowledge will be studying the geography and nature of Switzerland, searching for the most tempting places for excursions.

Have not forgotten in Leysin American School and about entertaining and sports events for children. Students from the first race can visit the jazz festival in Montreux (Switzerland). There are visits to the theater, the Olympic Museum in Lausanne and art galleries. From active types of recreation you can choose:

  • Horse riding;
  • Hiking (spending the night in the mountains, evenings by the fire);
  • Basketball;
  • Tennis;
  • Ice skating;
  • Playing football.

The spirit of competition and the desire for victory are developed by sports competitions, team games and talent shows. Schoolboys, keen on art, can try themselves in the decorative-applied forms (mosaic, miniature).

Leysin American School organizes guided tours of the Chillon Castle on Lake Geneva, the actual capital of Switzerland Bern, the water park, the chocolate factory "Nestle" in the village of Brock, the towns of Zermatt, Martigny, Montreux.

Programs Alpine Exploration (12 - 14 years) and Alpine Challenge (15 - 18 years)

Summer programs for schoolchildren are conducted in the language chosen by the children. Let's choose either the academic level of the program (+ entertainment and recreation), or an in-depth language course (limited entertainment program).

In the morning, all students go through general classes, learn English at a simple and medium level, computer programs, literature, algebra (two levels of complexity), experimental physics, web design, theater and acting skills, French or Spanish (levels of varying difficulty), 3-D art and photography, ethnology. Children additionally develop the skills of journalism, visit the writers' club, master the entrepreneurial craft and take courses of young leaders. Initial musical education can be obtained by classes of guitar, vocals, pianofortes or to study the theory of music and composition. It provides for the education of children in the sphere of religion, culture, modern political organizations (UN). The programs prepare students for passing SAT or TOEFL tests,  International Baccalaureate in mathematics (algebra) at an advanced level.

During sessions, certain subject courses are available for studying. The schoolchild's choice of a specialized program includes 4 types of directions:

  • English or French (intensive programs);
  • Rock climbing (tourism);
  • Theater.

The children pass academic program for two sessions of 3 weeks. For recreation, one week of recreational activities is provided between sessions. Summer races can last 2 - 7 weeks.

Over the summer it is also possible to receive up to 1.5 credits on the American educational system, having overcome 6-week schooling with homework and extracurricular activities. The study of one subject on summer courses will correspond to a semester course.

Leysin American School will offer basketball, golf, parapenting (parachuting), aerobics, horse riding, football, altimat (frisbee), volleyball to improve the physical form and engage in active lifestyles, rafting, tennis, mountaineering, swimming, field hockey.

Artistic love is developed by theater lessons, talent shows, culinary competitions, decorative handicrafts, master classes of artists, meetings at the Red Frog school cafe, participation in theatrical productions.

Students from the first race can enjoy jazz music at the festival in Montreux. It is possible to visit the chocolate factory Nestle, the cities of Lucerne, Zermatt, Geneva, Martigny and the actual capital of Switzerland, Bern.

You can start the language course from June 22 to August 9. The cost of one extended program, including studying and one week of entertainment, will be 8,700 Swiss francs. The program can be extended from June 28 to July 25. The second arrival is from July 18 to August 15.

Pupils can also choose the long program "Swiss Summer" (training plus 1 week of entertainment).  It opens on June 28, and the children will go home on August 15.

The most democratic in price is the standard program.  The children can begin studying on June, 28th (1 arrival) and on July, 26th (the second arrival). The program lasts three weeks. The first race ends July 18, and the second - on August 15.

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