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Tucked away in two mansions in the heart of the city, ELA Basel is a private non-profit co-ed school of 300 pupils, ages infant-12 years. National Curriculum for England.

  • ELA Basel - The Swiss British School of Basel
    Gartenstrasse 93
    4052 Basel
  • T +41 61 313 0580
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • Lower School Ages: 3 months-4
  • Lower School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Lower School Numbers: 120 boys and girls
  • Middle School Ages: 4-12
  • Middle School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Middle School Numbers: 180 boys and girls
  • Teaching Language: English
  • SEN: SEN considered case by case
  • Boarding: Not available
  • Uniform: No
  • School Year: Mid August-end of June Holidays: 2 weeks for Fasnacht in February 2 weeks for Easter 1 week for Christmas 6 weeks Summer holidays
  • School Hours: 7.30 am - 3,30 pm (early years); 2.00 pm Friday;8.30-3.30pm Mon- Thurs 8.30-2:00pm Fridays - After school club available for extra charge CHF 2,900 per semester or CHF 1,495 per quarter. Ad hoc after school sessions available subject to availability CHF45 per session.
  • Fee Currency: Swiss franc (CHF)
  • Fee Details: Annual Tuition Fees: Early years: 15,700 - 25,250 (number & length of days) Primary: 24,240
  • Fee Extras: After-school programme: 2,950 (5 days); 600 (1 day) Registration deposit (once, refundable): 2,000 (1st child); 1,500 (subsequent children) Association membership (annual): 75
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Memberships: COBIS, SGIS.
  • State/Independent: Independent: private non-profit


  • National Curriculum for England


  • Council of British International Schools (COBIS)
  • None (school may be licensed, or may be "inspected" by its own owner, but it is not independently accredited or inspected by recognised agency or organisation)

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