Geneva English School

Our Vision and Values

Our Vision

GES empowers young people to unlock their fullest potential to thrive academically and socially. Our students are curious, moral and courageous, building on their opportunities to lead lives of purpose and contribute positively to the world.

Our Mission – Excellence with a heart

Everyone at GES strives for excellence and achieves this in a caring and compassionate way.

Our Aims

To achieve our vision, we strive to provide:

  • A warm, welcoming and outward looking international community in which the values of GES are lived out in reality;
  • A caring and stimulating atmosphere of teamwork, fun and self-motivation in which the talents and interests of every individual are encouraged and developed; 
  • Sensitive pastoral care based upon a close understanding of each individual student; 
  • A curriculum that is engaging, relevant and challenging and in which linguistic, mathematical, scientific, technological, physical, creative, social, moral and spiritual elements are intrinsic and interlinked components; 
  • Expert, well-motivated members of staff who are committed to the continual improvement of the school, to their own professional development, and to the happiness, development and success of the students; 
  • Opportunities for students to engage in a wide variety of activities, to develop their skills and confidence, to engage with both the local and wider community, and to experience the beauty and culture of Switzerland. 

Our Values

Our core values of teamwork, community, respect, courage, opportunity and integrity truly matter to us and extend to the whole community, both adults and children. They represent fundamental beliefs and ideals that we share and to which we are committed.

  • Teamwork
  • Community
  • Respect
  • Courage
  • Opportunity
  • Integrity







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