Welcome to John F. Kennedy International School
Education is the most important gift we can give to our children. Here at JFK, we ensure that we combine challenging and enriching experiences with academic rigour and creative opportunities. We offer a unique, family-oriented, educational environment where all students are motivated to fully develop their talents and skills.
We want our students to explore all the opportunities that are available to them. We strive to ensure that the academic achievements of our students are the best they can be, and here in Saanen, we draw from the opportunities afforded by our beautiful location to enrich the education we provide.
Whether it is in the classroom, on the sports field, on the piste or whilst participating in an expedition, we want our students to reach goals higher than they ever thought possible. In having high expectations of our students, they learn to have high expectations of themselves.
We have completed a substantial refurbishment of the original Saanen Schoolhouse, providing wonderful new facilities. We are committed to continuing the ethos which has become synonymous with JFK, and to ensure we instill a lifelong love of learning in each and every student.
Welcome from our family of students, staff and parents who make our warm, caring and happy school a unique place to study.
New! Summer Camp info
A camp like no other
JFK Swiss Outdoor Camp is about challenges, about succeeding and exploring. It’s about learning and teaching with nature but most of all, it’s about living.”
JFK Swiss Outdoor Camp offers opportunities for children of 6 to 13 years old to enjoy first-hand experience outdoor learning in Saanenland’s Alpine environment with all the natural resources available. Such experiences inspire passion, motivating our children to become successful learners and to develop as healthy, confident, enterprising and responsible citizens.
Start exploring now!