ACADEMIC Excellence

Key Facts
Excellent IBDP results
Our 2022 IB Diploma cohort of 22 graduates achieved a 100% pass rate and an average score of 35 points, far exceeding the 2022 global average.
World-leading universities
Our graduates attend top universities in Switzerland and abroad, such as MIT in Boston, the University of Edinburgh, King's College London, or the University of Geneva.
Outstanding IGCSE results
In 2021, 70% of IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) grades were 7–9 (previously A/A*).

truly Personalised learning

At LCIS, we believe education should be tailored to your child. That's why we are passionate about personalised learning, and dedicated to providing the right blend of challenge, support and opportunity to motivate our students not just to succeed, but to flourish. We’ll ensure that your child has endless chances to discover new talents, interests and passions.

We’ve chosen our internationally recognised curricula to deliver a balanced learning experience. They ensure academic rigour, creating exciting opportunities and helping our students grow as confident, young people and learners.

EARLY years
  • EARLY years
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • IB DIPLOMA

OUR CURRICULA

At LCIS, we deliver accredited international curricula accepted by the world’s best universities and offer enriching learning opportunities to ensure that our students are equipped with the skills to shape the world they inherit.

In Primary, our students follow the enhanced International Primary Curriculum, with a tailored range of French options from a beginner’s foreign language course to truly bilingual provision. This provides an excellent transition into the diverse international secondary curriculum offer.

In Secondary, your child will be well equipped to achieve great academic outcome and continue to develop their capabilities in two or more languages.  They can opt to follow a single language or bilingual IB Diploma, strengthening their application for top universities in Switzerland and abroad.
2 to 5 years old
Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
Our youngest students enjoy a play-based learning environment packed with wonder and discovery, which gives them a strong foundation for entry into their primary years. 
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Our Curricula

At LCIS, we deliver accredited international curricula accepted by the world’s best universities and offer enriching learning opportunities to ensure that our students are equipped with the skills to shape the world they inherit.

In Primary, our students follow the enhanced International Primary Curriculum, with a tailored range of French options from a beginner’s foreign language course to truly bilingual provision. This provides an excellent transition into the diverse international secondary curriculum offer.

In Secondary, your child will be well equipped to achieve great academic outcome and continue to develop their capabilities in two or more languages.  They can opt to follow a single language or bilingual IB Diploma, strengthening their application for top universities in Switzerland and abroad.
5 to 11 years old
International Primary Curriculum (IPC) & UK National Curriculum
Our Primary students benefit from a broad, vibrant, and stimulating curriculum taught in a caring and personalised environment. They receive the ideal balance of knowledge, motivation, and personal skills to become confident and inspired learners. 
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OUR CURRICULA

At LCIS, we deliver accredited international curricula accepted by the world’s best universities and offer enriching learning opportunities to ensure that our students are equipped with the skills to shape the world they inherit.

In Primary, our students follow the enhanced International Primary Curriculum, with a tailored range of French options from a beginner’s foreign language course to truly bilingual provision. This provides an excellent transition into the diverse international secondary curriculum offer.

In Secondary, your child will be well equipped to achieve great academic outcome and continue to develop their capabilities in two or more languages.  They can opt to follow a single language or bilingual IB Diploma, strengthening their application for top universities in Switzerland and abroad.
11 to 14 years old
Lower Secondary Curriculum
Lower Secondary students (Years 7-9) follow a curriculum programme that ideally prepares them for IGCSE and the IB Diploma Programme.
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11 to 16 years old
International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)
The IGCSE is the world’s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 year olds.
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OUR CURRICULA

At LCIS, we deliver accredited international curricula accepted by the world’s best universities and offer enriching learning opportunities to ensure that our students are equipped with the skills to shape the world they inherit.

In Primary, our students follow the enhanced International Primary Curriculum, with a tailored range of French options from a beginner’s foreign language course to truly bilingual provision. This provides an excellent transition into the diverse international secondary curriculum offer.

In Secondary, your child will be well equipped to achieve great academic outcome and continue to develop their capabilities in two or more languages.  They can opt to follow a single language or bilingual IB Diploma, strengthening their application for top universities in Switzerland and abroad.
16 to 18 years old
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)
The IBDP is the gold standard in education. Through our broad range of subject choices, targeted support, and personalised guidance, students develop the motivation they need to achieve their very best academically.
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  • EARLY Years
  • PRIMARY
  • Secondary
  • IBdp

EARLY years

Our Early Learning programme provides a play-based learning environment full of curiosity, wonder and discovery, and creates a strong foundation for entry into Primary.
age range
2 - 5
Languages
English  French
Average class size
14
Teacher pupil ratio:
1:9

PRIMARY

Our personalised Primary programme gives our students the perfect balance of knowledge and soft skills to become confident and inspired learners, with a clear focus, open mind and determination.
Extracurricular Activities
80+
Average class size
13
Languages
3
English, French, German
Teacher pupil ratio
1:10

Secondary

Our Secondary years provide our students with both academic excellence, and an outstanding learning environment where they will develop life skills, knowledge and the expertise to succeed in the next part of their journey.
Pass Rate
96%
Overall IGCSE pass rate in 2021
Languages
4
English, French, German, Spanish
Maximum class size
20
Teacher pupil ratio
1:7

IB DIPLOMA programme

The IBDP is the gold standard in education. Well respected by the world’s best universities, the programme is designed to prepare students for success - academically, socially and emotionally - for whatever they choose to do or become next.
University Choice
100%
of 2021 IBDP graduates entered the university of their choice.
Subject Choices
∼20
Maximum class size
20
Languages
4
English, French, German, Spanish
primary
  • EARLY YEARS
  • PRIMARY
  • SECONDARY
  • IBDP

A TYPICAL DAY AT LCIS

With dynamic learning spaces, inspiring curricula, and world-class teachers, no two days are the same at LCIS, no matter your child’s age group.
A happy start
In the morning, our children are warmly welcomed by our teachers who make sure that they feel safe, happy and ready to start another fun and eventful day of learning adventures.
Arrival
Discovery and Adventure
A world of discovery awaits our young minds with activities inside and outside the classroom. From role play to arts and crafts to maths, phonics, music, French, and PE (physical education), learning is hands-on, creative, and fun.
Morning
Time to Recharge
Nap and rest time allow the children to relax after a busy morning and prepare for more learning in the afternoon.
rest time
Lunchtime
Children are served freshly prepared meals in a family atmosphere, and learning does not stop here! With every mealtime, our children learn new skills, whether it's using cutlery, trying new foods, serving food to their friends, and learning to wait their turn.
lunchtime
Taking Learning Further

Child-led learning takes centre-stage in our Early Years, as our children learn how to socialise, take measured risks, and participate in new experiences. 

afternoon
Home time

Every moment is an opportunity for learning.  Whether its's tying shoelaces, packing bags or saying goodbye - our youngest learners gain independence every step of the way.

home time

A TYPICAL DAY AT LCIS

With dynamic learning spaces, inspiring curricula, and world-class teachers, no two days are the same at LCIS, no matter your child’s age group.
Starting the Day Right

Students begin their morning with Personal, Social, Health, and Emotional (PSHE) lessons, developing their wellbeing, as well as social and emotional competencies. Yoga sessions and mindfulness ensure our students have a great mindset for the day of learning ahead. 

early Morning
Building the Fundamentals
In Primary, we foster a love of reading, and our unique approach to maths provides our students with confidence, solid numeracy and problem-solving skills. Our tailored range of French options allows both beginners and native speakers to flourish. Our Music and drama lessons inspire creativity and expression.
Morning
Healthy Eating
Students enjoy a fresh, nutritious meal prepared by our onsite catering staff, then play on the school field or in the courtyard with their friends.
Lunchtime
Inspiring a Love of Learning
Cross-curricular topic learning is at the core of our teaching philosophy, bringing to life subjects such as Geography, Science, Technology, Society, History, Art, Computing, and International Mindedness. The topic 'Chocolate,' for instance, explores the Mayan culture, the origins of beans, solids, liquids and gas, as well as the production and marketing of chocolate.
Afternoon
Something Extra 

80+ extracurricular clubs give opportunities to enjoy art, sport, music, drama, computer science, robotics, French, German, a STEAM subject, or another academically enriching activity.  There’s something for every student, guaranteed to deepen their curiosity and help them integrate with the community around them.

Extracurricular activities

A TYPICAL DAY AT LCIS

With dynamic learning spaces, inspiring curricula, and world-class teachers, no two days are the same at LCIS, no matter your child’s age group.
First things First

The day starts with a chance to focus on wellbeing through topics such as friendship, internet safety, consent and community action.  It's a chance to check in with their homeroom teacher who follows closely their academic and pastoral progress.

early morning
Teaching Fresh Minds
Classes begin at 8.40 am. In a wide variety of lessons beyond the core subjects of Maths and English, students learn advanced skills such as source analysis and critical thinking. 
Morning
Getting Active

Sports and PE are great confidence boosters and promote skills like resilience, communication, leadership, time management, and team spirit. Students love to represent LCIS in their favourite sport, too!


Late morning
Nutritional Balance
Students eat a healthy lunch with their friends, freshly prepared onsite by our catering team. After that, there's time to socialise, and play sports on our spacious field before settling into afternoon lessons.
lunchtime
Design Thinking

In Design and Technology, which is enriched by our collaboration with MIT, our students can fully experience the creativity and design thinking at the heart of our teaching philosophy.  

Afternoon
Join the Club
School finishes at 4pm, and students may choose to stay on at one of our 80+ clubs. They can nurture their interests and connect with their friends over sports, art, music, drama, computer science, robotics, STEAM, French, or German. There truly is something for everyone!
Extracurricular activities

A TYPICAL DAY AT LCIS

With dynamic learning spaces, inspiring curricula, and world-class teachers, no two days are the same at LCIS, no matter your child’s age group.
Shaping Global Citizens

Students meet their homeroom teachers and spend time focusing on their wellbeing to start the day off on the right foot. They work through a holistic programme of Physical, Social, Health and Emotional (PSHE) lessons to learn about physical and mental health, future planning, university research, finance, team building, and academic writing.

early morning
Tailored Learning
Our IBDP students can choose from a wide range of subjects, and we continually develop our range of courses in response to students’ interests and aspirations. In fact, we recently introduced Theatre Studies, Sports Science, and Computer Science for this very reason. Our university counselling team are also on hand to support students on their journey to higher education.
Morning
Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

PE and competitive sports boost our students' confidence, promoting team spirit, resilience, time management, and communication skills. Our students join the School Council, become House Ambassadors and organise events to develop their leadership skills.

Late morning
Delicious, Nutritious
Students enjoy a healthy, freshly prepared lunch and have time to read, socialise, or play sports on our spacious field before sitting down to their afternoon lessons.
lunchtime
Research and Enquiry

Through the study of Theory of Knowledge (ToK), our students sharpen their independent thinking, enquiry, communication and skills of reflection and explore the essence of knowledge itself.

afternoon
Finding Meaning
Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS), involves meaningful experiences such as charity fundraising and house events. Our students take on leadership roles strengthening skills like leadership, diplomacy, and delegation, equipping them them with the tools to make a real difference in their community.
late afternoon
Pushing Passions
After school, our IB students can take advantage of 80+ clubs.  Whether it's support in their academic study or the discovery of a new passion, there’s an extracurricular activity on offer for everyone!
Extracurricular activities

OUR STATS SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES

IBDP passrate
100%
of our 2022 IBDP cohort obtained their IB Diploma, opening doors to their university of choice.
IBDP average
35 points
Class of 2022’s average IB score, far exceeding the global average. 
70%
of IGCSE grades in 2021 were 7–9 (previously A/A*)
INSPIRING YOUR CHILD’S LEARNING

HOW WE TEACH

At LCIS, we pride ourselves on recruiting only the most caring, dedicated and highly qualified teachers, both locally trained and international. Our teachers engage in continual professional development to stay at the cutting edge of education. We ensure that at least one teacher knows your child really well, allowing us to closely monitor their learning journey to ensure they achieve their absolute best.
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TEACHING EXCELLENCE

OUR STUDENTS LEARN FROM THE BEST

Children learn best when they’re happy and engaged, learning from teachers they connect with. Our teachers achieve this through personalised learning, making sure every student is challenged, supported and motivated to be their best.

LCIS teachers are selected for their rich and relevant experience, and they stay at the forefront of teaching methods through online training and collaborations provided by Nord Anglia University. We continually evaluate our teachers against school and global benchmarks, as well as the Nord Anglia quality assurance, which is based around best practice from education providers and inspection bodies from around the world.
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OUTSTANDING LEARNING EXPERIENCES

There’s a whole world of learning out there. And no matter a student’s interests, our teachers will support, challenge and offer your child new opportunities to discover their passions and talents. 

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