International School, Zurich North (ISZN)


Location: Switzerland
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 3 - 18 years

About International School, Zurich North (ISZN)

ISZN International School is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational independent all-through school with sixth form in Switzerland, serving students from the age of 3-18. The all-through school is situated in Wallisellen, nearby to the city of Zurich.  It is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. 

ISZN International School was established in 1999. The school offers an international curriculum taught in English, with pupils going on to sit IGCSE exams and A levels. Small class sizes are offered with a 1:8 teacher, student ratio. There are over 40 nationalities represented at the school. Facilities include a library, art room, science labs and access to a swimming pool at local sports centre. 


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Values and vision 

ISZN International School encourages all students to fulfil their potential across the curriculum in a supportive and nurturing learning environment. A broad and balanced programme ensures that all individuals can recognise, challenge and nurture their talents, ambitions and skills. The school promotes the values of respect and responsibility and is proud of its diverse, international community. Pupils are actively encouraged to celebrate and learn about other cultures as future international citizens of the world. The all-through school builds a solid, close-knit family like atmosphere between staff and students to ensure that they feel supported during their time in education. A wide range of extra-curricular activities are arranged for pupils to get involved in and experience new opportunities outside the classroom. These include sports clubs, music lessons, dance class and language lessons. Parents are encouraged to play an active role in their children’s schooling and have the opportunity to attend German lessons to fully integrate into the culture and country. 

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Address: Industriestrasse 50, Wallisellen, CH-8304, Switzerland
Telephone: +41 44 830 7000