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Public Schools in Geneva

Hello,

I'm relocating to Geneva this summer with my family. I am looking into school options for my 4 year old son. I read online that public schools are offered for free but I can't find any official websites. Can anyone direct me to the correct locations to look further into this? I'm also interested in other affordable nursery schools. My son is an english speaker so any insight on putting him in local french schools at that age would be appreciated! I'm hoping to make the transition easy for him but also want him to learn the language and can't afford the high price of the international school.

Thanks a bunch!
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Re: Public Schools in Geneva

I don't know if you read French but here's the homepage of the canton of Geneva: http://www.ge.ch/enseignement_primaire/
and here are some facts in English:
http://geneva.angloinfo.com/informat...ing-education/
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Re: Public Schools in Geneva

Here is the website for the Department of public education for Geneva. It explains the schooling for the various levels, etc. All in French, but I assume you understand this.

http://www.ge.ch/dip/
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Re: Public Schools in Geneva

I am in Geneva already, but am just starting to investigate schools as we had a baby last year. I've just picked up a copy of this book, which seems well written so far (only read the first chapter so far):

http://www.bergli.ch/100/con_liste.a...StartPageNext=
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Thanks everybody for the help! I really appreciate it!
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