COST AND APPLICATION

 

The following prices apply to the academic year 2020 - 21

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.--

 

Classes contain 5- 8 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 textbooks and workbook (for children in classes Reading and Writing 2 and above) will need to be purchased separately (approx. 40 Fr per set) as these are not covered by the lesson fees.

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 Friday/Saturday in October and April/ May and they are scheduled well in advance. Following each session, you will receive an assessment report about your child's literacy skills; their strengths and any areas for improvement. 


Securing a place in a group lesson

 

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

  • Deposit (refundable): CHF 300.--

 

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.  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. 


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 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

                                                                                                              

 
Academic Year 2020 - 21
 
Lessons with Annelise at Wädenswil

Will follow a combined ZH (Wädenswil) and SZ (Höfe) schedule Schedule. Very unusually, the spring holidays do not overlap and so we will be taking a 3-week holiday. We usually take a 3-week break for the February half-term holiday.

Private and semi-private lessons by agreement. 

 

Semester One
17.08.2020 - 29.01.2021  (19 weeks)

 

Semester Two

01.02.2021  - .07.2020  (17 weeks)

 

Holiday Calendar

Autumn Holiday         02.10.2020 - 16.10.2020  2 weeks 

Christmas Break         18.12.2020 - 11.01.2021  3 weeks 

Sports Holiday            19.02.2021 - 12.03.2021  3-weeks 

Spring Break               23.04.2021 - 14.05.2021  3 weeks

Lessons with Jacqueline at Erlenmoos

Will follow the SZ (Höfe) Holiday Schedule.

 

Semester One

10.08.2020 - 29.01.2021 (20 weeks)


Semester Two

01.02.2021  - 09.07.2021 (19 weeks)

The one to one assessment days for semester will be confirmed later. 


Holiday Calendar

Autumn Holiday          25.09.2020 - 12.10.2020 2 weeks

Christmas Break         18.12.2020 - 08.01.2021  3 weeks

Sports Holiday             26.02.2021 - 15.03.2021 2 weeks

Spring Break                30.04.2021 - 17.05.2021 2 weeks

 
TERMS AND CONDITIONS

                                                                                                              

  • Fees are payable in full by the first week of class for each semester.  If the teacher has to cancel a lesson due to their sickness a refund will be offered. Cases of force majeure are excluded. Unfortunately, classes missed by the student for any reason cannot be reimbursed. However, as the homework will be provided,  no child should fall behind. 

  • Please inform us if you would prefer your child's photograph not to appear in our gallery or any other social or printed media. Of course, children's names are never posted next to photographs. 

  • Notice for the withdrawal of a child from group lessons 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. 

  • Classes for the following academic year are organised in April and current students, and their siblings, always have priority.

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

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