Academic calender

Academic Year
2017 – 2018
Academic Year
2018 – 2019
Academic Year
2019 – 2020
 Swiss Autumn I term Students arrive  26 – 27 August 2017  25 – 26 August 2018  24 – 25 August 2019
Classes  -16 weeks  28 August 2015 – 15 December 2017  27 August – 14 December 2018  26 August – 13 December 2019
3 day long weekend  29 September – 1 October 2017  28 – 30 October 2018  27 – 29 September 2019
4 day weekend  17 – 20 November 2017  16 – 19 November 2018  15 – 18 November 2019
SAA exams  12 – 15 December 2017  11 – 14 December 2018  10 – 13 December 2019
Students depart  16 – 17 December 2017  15 – 16 December 2018  14 – 15 December 2019
 Swiss Winter half term Students arrive  06 – 07 January 2018  05 – 06 January 2019  04 – 05 January 2020
Classes  – 11 weeks  08 January 2018 – 23 March 2018  07 January 2019 – 22 March 2019  06 January 2020 – 20 March 2020
Family winter week  05 – 08 February 2018  04 – 07 February 2019  03 – 06 February 2020
3 day long weekend  09 – 11 February 2018  08 – 10 February 2019  07 – 09 February 2020
SAA tests  20 – 23 March 2018  19 – 22 March 2019  17 – 20 March 2020
Students depart  24 – 25 March 2018  23 – 24 March 2019  21 – 22 March 2020
 Swiss Spring half term Students arrive  07 – 08 April 2018  06 – 07 April 2019  04 – 05 April 2020
Classes  – 6 weeks  19 April 2018 – 18 May 2018  08 April 2019 – 17 May 2019  06 April 2020 – 15 May 2020
Week of pretest tutorials  – 1 week  21 – 25 May 2018  20 – 24 May 2019  18 – 22 May 2020
SAA tests and Examinations  – 1 week  28 May – 1 June 2018  27 – 31 May 2019  25 – 29 May 2020
Students depart to US  03 June 2018  02 June 2019  31 May 2020
 USA summer term (OPTIONAL) Students arrive  03 June 2018  02 June 2019  31 May 2020
Classes  – 2 weeks  04 – 15 June 2018  03 – 14 June 2019  01 – 12 June 2020
SAA exams (SAT/CAT)  June 2018  June 2019  June 2020
Last day of school  15 June 2018  14 June 2019  12 June 2020
Graduation  16 June 2018  15 June 2019  13 June 2020
Students depart  17 June 2018  16 June 2019  14 June 2020
TOTAL CLASSES 35 / 37 weeks
 73 + 51 + 30 = 154 days of main classes, 7 hours per day  Total      1078 hours – 55 minutes per classes
 154 days of additional classes, 3 classes per day  Total      462 hours – 40 minutes per class
 10 days of classes in USA, 3 classes per day  Total      60 hours – US classes

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