Etoy, Switzerland

GEMS World Academy Switzerland

GEMS World Academy Switzerland (GWAS) was an international school in Etoy, Vaud, Switzerland, offering all three International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes for students ages 3 to 18. GWAS is unfortunately now permanently closed.

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GEMS World Academy Switzerland

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Ages Taught 3 - 18
Nr. of Children 309
School Type Co-educational
Day/Boarding Day
Curriculum International Baccalaureate, Middle Years Program, Primary Years Program


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Fees and Tuitions

Pre-K CHF 26.427
Pre-K (Part-time) CHF 13.213
KG1-KG2 CHF 26.427
Grade 1-5 CHF 28.311
Grade 6-8 CHF 32.087
Grade 9-12 CHF 34.917

Sports and Extra-Curricular Activities


Gymnastics, Athletics, Hiking Club, Badminton, Hip Hop, Basketball, Horseback Riding, Judo, Capoeira, Climbing, Sailing, Swimming, Tennis, Fitness, Track and Field, Football.

Extra-curricular activities

Art, Literature & Song Writing, Board Games, Book Club, Karate, Bricks 4 Kidz, Maths Club, Performing Arts, Choir, Pottery Club, Circus, Radio Club, Coding, Self Defence, Construction Club, Stories and Drama, Cooking Club, Study Skills, Dance, Digital Photography, World Scholar’s Cup Training, Gardening Club, Yoga, GEMS Music Academy.

GEMS World Academy Switzerland

GEMS World Academy Switzerland is one of five Premium+ World Academies in the GEMS Education global network which means your child will learn in the highest specification environment we offer. GEMS Education is the leading provider of private school education in the world, with more than 250 schools in 14 countries. GWAS was founded in 2013 and had their first graduating class in 2017. 100% of our graduates that applied to university were accepted by their first choice university. The core GEMS values are Global Citizenship, Pursuing Excellence, Growing by Learning and Leading Through Innovation.

We are an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School offering all three IB programmes, providing a consistent educational approach throughout the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Diploma Programme (DP).

GWAS has state-of-the-art facilities and emphasizes innovation and technology. We also have integrated wellbeing and parental engagement programmes. However, what our families talk about the most is the quality of the teachers and the overall educational experience.

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