Geneva English School
When we ask parents what makes GES special, they speak first of its strong community and the happy environment in which their children learn and thrive which result in a strong sense of belonging and pride in the school. You will find this in classrooms, the playground and also very prominently on any sports fields GES teams are competing.
GES was founded by parents and has always had parents at the heart of its structure. New families are made to feel welcome and are encouraged to be involved in the life of the school. Parent class representatives help to bind the community together and our Planning Team organise events such as the Christmas and Summer Fairs that are hugely popular and exemplify the spirit of GES.
Daily drop-off and pick-up are times when the playground buzzes with parent and teacher conversations. In our special, small-school environment children are known and supported as individuals.
The GES community is diverse and international – and we look for ways to celebrate this diversity. Families and children come from a range of backgrounds and bring a wonderfully rich mixture of cultures, languages and experiences to the school. We encourage our children to be very accepting of each other and of differences in culture or character. They are particularly open and genuine in their approach and in their responses.
GES has a history of retaining pupils and families for longer than many other international schools. This greatly enhances the sense of continuity in our community.
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