Bilingual programme: German-English, Danish-English
Annual tuition fees: $25,730-26,950
Age: Kindergarten to Grade 5
Highlights: Four levels of German instruction from introductory to mother tongue, option to study German curriculum
GESS has a bilingual programme that offers instruction in English and either German or Danish. Both German and Danish lessons are integrated into the school day throughout the primary years, and students have the choice of studying the German curriculum or the IB’s Primary Years Programme.
GESS offers four differentiated levels of German instruction, from absolute beginner through to fluent; the Danish programme is for mother tongue speakers only. Starting in August 2018, the school will be offering a German-English bilingual track in kindergarten, where “each child will receive instruction in two languages at varying points of the day”.
The school says:” We are committed to shaping internationally-minded learners, which is reflected in our commitment to language learning. Each child receives instruction in two languages at varying points of the day.”
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