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About International School of Berne
International School of Berne: High-Quality Academic Program and Extracurricular Activities in Switzerland
The International School of Berne (ISBerne) offers a high-quality academic program that encourages students to be reflective and involved in the learning process. Located in the heart of Switzerland, the school starts with the Early Learning Centre and continues through to Grade 12. In 2017, ISBerne moved to a beautiful, state-of-the-art campus, just 5 minutes away from its original location.
Comprehensive IB Programs and US High School Diploma
ISBerne established its IB Diploma program in 1995 and was authorized to offer the IB Primary Years Programme in January 2007 and the IB Middle Years Programme in April 2007. The school is one of only nine in Switzerland offering all three IB programs. Additionally, ISBerne offers an accredited US High School Diploma.
Preparing Students for the Future
Through its IB programs, ISBerne prepares students for the future, promoting cultural diversity, collaboration, and independent learning.
A Truly International Community
ISBerne boasts a truly international community, with over 325 students from over 40 countries and staff from 12 nations.
After School Activities (ASA) Program
ISBerne’s comprehensive ASA program provides students with access to activities not offered within the curriculum, such as band, drama, yearbook, photography, Cub Scouts, arts & crafts, Lego Robotics, and dance. The program is run in three, eight-week cycles and offers students challenging experiences to enrich their time at ISBerne.
Sports Teams and Swiss Group of International Schools (SGIS) Membership
ISBerne offers competitive teams in track and field, swimming, football (soccer), and basketball, as well as other sports based on student interest and coaching availability. The school is a member of the Swiss Group of International Schools (SGIS) sports league, enabling students aged 7 to 19 to compete in various tournaments against peers from other international schools across Switzerland.
Visit the School for More Information
For further information, please contact the school or arrange a visit. ISBerne staff will be pleased to give you a tour and answer your questions.
In summary, the International School of Berne provides a high-quality academic program, a wide range of extracurricular activities, and a truly international community. With comprehensive IB programs, an accredited US High School Diploma, and a diverse array of sports and activities, ISBerne offers students an enriching and well-rounded educational experience.
- Cross Country Running Club
- Art Club
- Lego Club
- Robotics and Programming
- STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts & Maths)
- Yearbook Committee
- Classrooms with Smart/Promethean Boards
- Indoor Sports Hall
- Integrated IT
- School Dining Room and Catering
- Science Labs
- Sports Fields
- High School Diploma
- IB Diploma Programme (IBDP)
- IB Middle Years Program
- Primary Years Program