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Moving to Rolle with kids 6 and 12.Kids speak English only.

Not sure what to expect with the schools in Rolle for 6( currently in kindergarten) and 12( 7-th grade)old kids. They speak only English and with just one year before the high school for my older one I need school with English language education. Maybe will stay in Switzerland for 3 years and I need to make sure that both kids will be on their peers education level when we return to USA. Any help is truly appreciated!
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Re: Moving to Rolle with kids 6 and 12.Kids speak English only.

You must send your kids to an international school then. Try googling "International schools near Rolle, Switzerland".
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Re: Moving to Rolle with kids 6 and 12.Kids speak English only.

6 year old could possibly go into the local school. They'd get help learning French and at that age pick it up pretty quickly. 12 year old would be better in an international school. Expect it to be expensive though - CHF20,000 to CHF30,000 average per year per child. Can you get the schooling costs covered by your employer?
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Re: Moving to Rolle with kids 6 and 12.Kids speak English only.

As mentioned by NotAllThere, you will need to look at the International School option given your timing and concerns about matching up with the American system. You will want to see what support you can get from you company as going the private route is very expensive.

A couple of names that are close to Rolle - both are 10 minutes from the Rolle exit on the highway in the direction of Lausanne (Aubonne exit):

http://www.gemsworldacademy-switzerland.com/

http://www.nordangliaeducation.com/our-schools/aubonne

This last one is in Rolle but is a boarding school. It is also the most expensive school in Switerland (CHF 135'000/year).

http://www.rosey.ch/
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Re: Moving to Rolle with kids 6 and 12.Kids speak English only.

Nah, day students at Rosey (classes 7, 8 and 9) can get away with paying only 58,200.
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Not sure what to expect with the schools in Rolle for 6( currently in kindergarten) and 12( 7-th grade)old kids. They speak only English and with just one year before the high school for my older one I need school with English language education. Maybe will stay in Switzerland for 3 years and I need to make sure that both kids will be on their peers education level when we return to USA. Any help is truly appreciated!

Why ?

They will pick up French quickly, far quicker than you or any other adult could pick it up, theyll be far above their peers upon their return to the USA

(assuming the genetic material is up their on par with your expectations)
 




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