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ISZL is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School and offers the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes as well as Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Explore each corner of ISZL.

News and Stories

ISZL’s active and innovative community always has something happening on and off campus.
Middle School Musical 'The Addams Family'
By Alexis Dahl, Middle School Drama & Arts Subject Coordinator

Just before the break, the Middle School Drama Club performed 'The Addams Family: Young @ Part'. The well-polished exterior of this musical show hid the many hours of labour put in by students, volunteer parents, teachers and staff. Please click the title to read more, including reflections from two students involved in this outstanding production.

Training with an International Rugby Star
By Mark Newman, PHE & Sports Science teacher

Chris Paterson, a former Scottish international rugby player and the team's highest ever points scorer, came to ISZL in April to deliver a special coaching session to our High School rugby players. It was a fantastic morning for the students who worked on their gameplay with Chris before taking part in an insightful Q&A session. Please click the title to read more. 

Competition Success for our Middle School Mathematicians
By Elizabeth Jewitt, Middle School Mathematics Coordinator

This has been a busy year for Middle School Mathematics. We started with a three-day 'Inspiring Mathematical Thinking' event in September, followed by the launch of a new Maths Club which has proved popular with students. And we continue to take part in competitions as part of our diverse and comprehensive programme. To find out how our mathematicians performed, please click the title.

The Grade 5 Exhibition
By Karen Lynn, Grade 5 Teacher and Team Leader

The Grade 5 Exhibition is an exciting learning experience that happens every year and is an opportunity for students to learn more about areas they are interested in and to take action. The culminating event is when the students get together to share their ideas with the school community, encouraging others to make positive changes. Please click the title to read more about this year's Exhibition.

Sports News May 2019
By Hans Engl, Athletics Director

Congratulations to our Middle School Golf team for an impressive performance at the Swiss Group of International Schools tournament in Nyon last week. Our athletes have also enjoyed success in track and field, volleyball, softball and cross country running. To read more about the latest news from all our teams, please click the title.

ISZL Summer Holiday Camps 2019
By Colin Walker, Director of Student Life

This summer we are pleased to offer a range of interesting and exciting holiday camps for ISZL students. Camps include weeks specialised in mountain activities, team sports, sailing and the arts with something for everyone. Places are limited and can fill up quickly. Please click the title to find out more and for details of how to sign up.

Visit of Musicians from the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra
By Maria LeGuen, MYP Coordinator & Music Teacher

For several years ISZL has enjoyed a liaison with the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra. Our students have the opportunity to attend concerts and listen to internationally renowned musicians from this world-class orchestra. We also invite LSO musicians to visit our school and work with our IB Diploma music students. Please click the title to read more.

The Value of Your Participation
From the Advancement Office

As the end of the school year approaches, are you feeling grateful for ISZL teachers and staff? Are you wondering how you can show them your appreciation? Please consider showing your gratitude by making a donation to the annual fund, the Fund for Excellence, today. Click the title to read more.

Learning In and Beyond the Early Years Classroom
By Sarah Osborne, Early Years Teacher and Team Leader

We are always looking for ways to provide students with authentic, engaging and challenging learning experiences both in and out of the classroom. A recent unit presented children with opportunities to explore both the Zug campus and a local landmark, followed up with collaborative work in class using traditional materials and the latest 3D printing technology. Please click the title to read more.

The Eagle Experience

As a leading international school, ISZL prides itself on its innovative and highly qualified teachers, world-class facilities, warm and welcoming community and service-oriented culture.