After-school English Program and Schedule

Limited spaces available from January to June 2023

Other classes are full but there are a few opportunities for your child to register during the school year.

Tuesday PM Pommier

  • Fast track: 4 to 6 pm
  • after-school program
  • prerequisite: solid foundations
  • 129 CHF/month
  • upon request

Wednesday AM Pommier

  • Playtime: 9 am to 12 pm
  • Reception from 8.30 am
  • We bring children to l’Institut Italien for a small fee split between participating families
  • 231.50 CHF/month
  • upon request

Friday PM Pommier

  • 4P-5P: 4.15-5.15 pm
  • games, conversation, limited writing
  • 780 CHF/year or 78 CHF/month
  • upon request

Friday PM Pommier

  • 7P-8P: 5.15-6.15 pm
  • Conversation, games and consolidation
  • 780 CHF/year,
    or 78 CHF/month

Advantages of English courses in Grand-Saconnex

Our courses and schedules are designed for families.

  • Weekday after-school classes reduce travel time, especially for children attending school in Grand-Saconnex. If not, bus #3 stops in front of the school, at the terminus (Gardiol) and there are parking spaces. You come to the English classes with peace of mind.
  • A supportive environment, tea time and fun activities reinforce camaraderie and group learning.

Other advantages of the children’s English program include

  • starting age as young as 4 years old
  • courses offered at all levels, from beginner to native speaker
  • 34-36 lessons over the school year
  • after-school pickup for selected classes at Pommier, Tour and Village schools
  • Tea time in English to relax after school
  • Optional registration for Cambridge exams (Starters, Movers, Flyers)

Courses list in 2022

  • –After-school courses based on Cambridge levels and additional bespoke games & activities
  • –Wednesday morning playtime, games, speaking and vocabulary building

Other benefits

Deductible Child Care Expenses (GE):

After-school classes from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. are tax-deductible child care expenses (GE) for those who pay taxes in the canton of Geneva.

Cambridge Exams

We follow the Cambridge Young Learners program which allows you to register your child for the Cambridge exams in the spring.

Additional flexible, bespoke games and activities

Children thrive in enrichment activities that tap into their own enthusiasm and motivation to learn and push the boundaries of their knowledge.

When do we start ?

Every year, we start after Jeûne genevois. In 2022, courses started the week of September 12th.

How to get there

Pommier – Espace Pom

  • arrêt Gardiol, 3
  • arrêt Pommier 5, 22, F
  • arrêt Maison des Parlements, 3, 22, 50

The teacher collects younger children in front of the gym building between the Tour and Pommier schools at 4 o’clock and brings them to the classroom.

Ancienne-Mairie

The teacher collects children from Ecole du Village at 4 o’clock, on the ground floor (lowest level), unless otherwise specified.

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