For Primary pupils, we offer a flexible bus service that can be taken on either a regular or an ad hoc basis (CHF 20 for a single trip). Parents can choose the day(s), and select morning and/or afternoon.
Annual fees for a return trip vary according to your home address but are between CHF 3'400 and 4'200.
Our minibus routes vary according to demand but currently follow the following routes:
- Geneva area: Genthod, Versoix, Bellevue, Collex, Chambésy, Grand-Saconnex, Genève - Rive
- Terre Sainte & Nyon district: Mies, Founex, Tannay, Commugny, Coppet, Nyon, Prangins
We also provide a complimentary bus service between the two campuses each morning and afternoon to facilitate pick-up for families with children at both Primary and Secondary.
Our school lunch service is provided by Novae Restauration and is available five days a week at both the Primary and Secondary. Please note that lunch can be provided for primary pupils attending extra-curricular activities or after school care on Wednesday afternoons.
Yearly fees are as follows:
- 1 day per week: CHF 530
- 2 days per week: CHF 1'060
- 3 days per week: CHF 1'590
- 4 days per week: CHF 2'100
- 5 days per week: CHF 2'500
Meals are nutritious, varied and nut-free, prepared with a minimal amount of additional salt and with a preference for seasonal products.
Families interested in having hot lunch provided for shorter periods have the flexibility to sign up for any given period.
Pupils may also bring a healthy packed lunch from home.
All pupils eat in the Dining Room (Primary) or the Grand Café (Secondary) where a pleasant environment and good table manners are promoted by staff.
Our after school care facility, available for Primary only, aims to provide a secure, welcoming, personalised environment for children whose parents are unable to collect them at the end of the school day, or whose siblings are engaged in an after-school activity.
After School Care is headed by Christina Zahrobsky.
The team help the children with their homework and offer interesting and varied activities every day, including theme-based painting, drawing, board and outdoor games, songs, stories, dancing, cooking and computing.
The service runs on school days from 15:30 to 18:00, except on Wednesdays when it runs all afternoon, from 12:30 until 18:00.
Parents may either be charged CHF 18 for occasional attendance or order blocks of hours via our Parent Portal:
- 20 hours per term: CHF 220
- 50 hours per term: CHF 530
- 100 hours per term: CHF 1'050
- Full time for the year: CHF 4'400
The minimum daily attendance is one hour and will be counted after the first 15 minutes.
17:30-18:00 is charged at CHF 8. All children must be collected by 18:00. There is a charge of CHF 20 for pickup after 18:00.
We provide an extensive range of extra-curricular activities at lunchtime and after school. Most of them are run by our enthusiastic staff members at no cost, and a few paid activities such as street dance, ballet, judo, playball or golf are taught by external teachers.
Activities help equip children with a range of important skills and attributes such as commitment, confidence, creativity and craftsmanship. With a choice of over 60 activities over the two campuses each year there is plenty to inspire every child to take part and develop their interest beyond the curriculum.
In keeping with the majority of schools in Switzerland, GES does not have a formal school uniform. We encourage children to dress suitably for the activities of a busy school day with sensible shoes and comfortable seasonal clothing.
All pupils are, however, supplied with a GES PE kit which is worn for all sports and PE activities (CHF 85). It consists of:
- a PE polo shirt
- a PE top (house colours for Primary, navy blue for Secondary)
- PE shorts
For PE activities, colder weather and school trips, parents can purchase other GES branded clothing, eg.:
- Primary navy blue sweat shirt (CHF 30)
- Sports Fleece (CHF 55)
- Sports rain jacket (CHF 50)
For more GES branded items, please visit our School Shop