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ISZL Code of Conduct 2018-19

The ISZL Code of Conduct is a dynamic, community related document that is regularly analysed and adapted to the ever-changing school community.

Thank you for your interest in ISZL!

We are committed to making your school experience enriching and rewarding and there are just a few simple steps to complete an application which are outlined below. Please call +41 41 768 29 42 with any questions.

How to Apply

As part of the admissions process, ISZL requires specific documents to assist in the enrolment of students. Applications can be received and applicants may be admitted throughout the school year subject to grade level availability.

The application requirements vary according to the age of the applicant and the school division for which they are applying. Below are the required documents for each school division:

Early Years | Ages 3 - 6

There is no Application Fee at ISZL. A Registration Fee payment will be required in order to secure a student’s enrolment at ISZL, once an offer of a place has been made by in writing.

Primary School | Ages 6 - 12

There is no Application Fee at ISZL. A Registration Fee payment will be required in order to secure a student’s enrolment at ISZL, once an offer of a place has been made by in writing.

Middle School | Ages 12 - 14

There is no Application Fee at ISZL. A Registration Fee payment will be required in order to secure a student’s enrolment at ISZL, once an offer of a place has been made by in writing.

High School | Ages 14 -18

There is no Application Fee at ISZL. A Registration Fee payment will be required in order to secure a student’s enrolment at ISZL, once an offer of a place has been made by in writing.

Additional Requirements for Non-native English Speaking Students

All students wishing to enter Grade 8 and above, and who do not have English as a first language, may be required to take an ISZL English Assessment prior to a place being offered to them. This may also apply to an English 1st Language student who has been in a non-English educational environment prior to joining us.

For students entering mid-year, who fit the above criteria and are applying to Grade 7, may also be required to complete an ISZL English Assessment.

Learn more about our English as an Additional Language programme.


ISZL's English Language Requirements

Additional Requirements for Students with Learning Support Needs

For any applicant, regardless of age, who has a recognised mild to moderate learning support need, ISZL requires that all relevant assessments and/or learning plans be submitted with the application paperwork. These documents need to be in the English language.

Learn more about our Learning Support Programme

Submitting YOUR Application

Once all of the necessary forms and documents are ready for submission, please send them to:

Admissions Department
The International School of Zug and Luzern
Walterswil 1
6340 Baar
Switzerland

Email: admissions@iszl.ch
Phone: +41 41 768 29 42

Please keep in mind that ISZL cannot make enrolment decisions until all documents have been received.

What Happens Next?

ISZL's Review of Application

  • Once all application documents have been received, and any other relevant steps completed, the Admissions Department will aim to advise parents/guardians of the outcome of the application within 10 working days of receipt of all documentation.
  • When all elements of the application have been provided or completed, the Admissions Department and Divisional Principals will review the application.
  • Admission may be granted or declined. If granted and places are unavailable for the required start date, then the student may be placed on a waiting list.
  • In all cases, the parent(s)/guardian(s) will be notified in writing of the status of the application.

Formal Offer

If admission is granted, parent(s)/guardian(s) will receive a formal offer of a place in writing, along with the request of a non-refundable registration fee payment. Invoices will be addressed to individuals or groups as identified on the Enrolment and Fees Payment Policy.

Payment of Registration Fees

On receipt of the registration fee, the student's place will be confirmed in writing.

Access to ISZL's New family portal

  • Before the student begins at ISZL, parent(s)/guardian(s) will receive passwords to the New Family Portal.
  • Here they will find further information, e.g. school bus service, hot lunch programme, supplies list and other information relevant to specific grades.
  • Via the New Family Portal, all students entering Grade 6 and above are required to complete relevant Language assessments, German, French and/or Spanish, prior to their start, assuming they have previous knowledge of the language.
  • All Riverside campus (High School) students are additionally required to complete a Maths Placement Assessment.
  • For an August start date, all assessments must be submitted by the end of May.