GENERAL INFORMATION

COST AND APPLICATION

 

The following prices apply to the academic year 2022 - 23

For ages, times and days of classes, please refer to the individual information pages under the menu header classes.  

 

Group lessons

 

  • All group lessons            (75 min):   CHF 45.  

  • Fun with Phonics Class  (60 min):   CHF 40.

  • Fast Phonics Class          (60 min):   CHF 40.

 

Classes contain 5- 8 children.  The cost increases for classes containing 3 or 4 children. The charges for all classes include photocopying, writing books, workbooks, reading books and many other resources plus time spent communicating with and advising parents.  

The International English textbook and workbook (for children in class 2 and above) will need to be purchased separately. 

Fees are payable a semester in advance.

One to one Session

 

  • Session (30 min): CHF 60.--


All younger children enrolled in group lessons attend two individual 30-minute one-to-one assessment sessions each academic year. These are held on a Saturday in November and March/April and they are scheduled well in advance. Following each session, you will receive an assessment report about your child's literacy skills; their strengths as well as any areas for improvement. 


Securing a place in a group lesson

 

  • Registration fee (non-refundable): CHF 100.--

  • Deposit (refundable): CHF 300.--

 

The registration fee is per family as a one-off payment. This payment includes the Links to Literacy book bag and any catch-up work that may be required. In addition, it includes pre-course tasks.  If it is not clear which class best meets a student's needs, then a free assessment will be provided. 

The refundable deposit will be retained in order to cover the cost of any resources lost/damaged or towards payment of fees should inadequate notice be given for withdrawing a child from class.  


Private/Semi-Private Lessons


The cost varies depending on the location, the number of students and the length of the lesson. A  deposit and registration fee are not required. Please enquire via the contact form or by email for the exact fees.

 
Children's Book Club 

 

  • Session (90 min): CHF 50.-- payable a semester in advance. Deposit and registration fees are not required. 

TERM DATES - 2022-2023

                                                                                                              

Group and semi-private lessons with all teachers follow a combined ZH (Wädenswil) and SZ (Höfe) schedule.

Private lessons by agreement. 

 

Semester One
22.08.2022 - 31.01.2023  

One to one days for the younger pupils:

November 12th  (Annelise)

November 19th and 26th (Rebecca)

Semester Two

01.02.2023 - 07.07.2023 

One to one days TBD

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Holiday Calendar

Autumn Holiday         10.10.2022 - 21.10.2022  2 weeks 

Christmas Break         22.12.2022 - 06.01.2023  2 weeks 

(3  weeks for Friday groups)

Sports Holiday            20.02.2023 - 03.03.2023  2 weeks 

Spring Break               01.05.2023 -  12.05.2023 2 weeks

Last lesson​                  07.07.2023

 

Bank holidays:

07.04.23 -10.04.23 (Easter) 

18.05.23 – 19.05.23 (Ascension)

29.05.23 (Whit Monday)

08.06.23 – 09.06.23 (Corpus Christi)

 

Semester 1

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday groups: 19 weeks

  • Friday groups: 18 weeks

 

Semester 2

  • Tuesday and Wednesday groups: 19 weeks

  • Monday, Thursday and Friday groups: 17 weeks

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS                                                                                             
  • Fees are payable in full by the first week of class for each semester. Paying fees in installments is possible. 

  • Where appropriate, online lessons can take placeIf the teacher has to cancel a lesson and an online lesson or a supply teacher cannot be found, a refund/credit will be offered.  Unfortunately, classes missed by the student for any reason cannot be reimbursed. 

  • For missed lessons, the work can be collected or given to another pupil.  

  • Links to Literacy GmbH reserve the right to reassign teachers during a semester. 

  • For late payments, we reserve the right to charge for (multiple) reminders and interest/fees on late payments. 

  • Social media: Children's faces do not appear on our social media pages unless we have specifically asked permission. Backs of heads or first names on written work may appear 

  • Notice for the withdrawal of a child from group lessons, including book club, is three full months before the end of a semester. Otherwise, the semester fees will be due in full. 

  • Parents are required to have health, accident, and liability insurance for their children.