Our Mission

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Our Mission

At the Swiss International Boarding School in Leukerbad, we provide an innovative and  inclusive learning environment that allows our 7th to 12th grade 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. Students will develop into inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who will create a better and more peaceful world through inter-cultural understanding and respect.

  • 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 small class sizes allow for personalized attention and high achievement
  • Our programmes are academically rigorous to national and international standards and follow the Advanced Placement (AP) programme
  • 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, German lessons are a requirement for each student and are offered at both the native and foreign language level; this is an opportunity to learn an important international language and to participate in the culture of the host country
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  • 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 our library including 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