12 Jun · admin · No Comments

Library Book Amnesty

Dear Parents and Children,   As the school year draws to a close and we try to get our new libraries up and running with as many age-appropriate book choices as possible, we are asking all primary children and families to search at home to find any ‘lost’ library books and bring them back to …


2 Jun · admin · No Comments

Black-out Tuesday

On this ‘Black-out Tuesday’ and beyond, our staff team would like to affirm our mission statement to promote the fundamental values of our community. These core values of respect, compassion, integrity and equality for all lie at the heart of all we do.   ELA Basel cultivates the values of respect, integrity, compassion and intellectual …


26 May · admin · No Comments

Musical ABC’s

  Our P1 children have been enjoying learning their ABC’s set to music this week. What beautiful voices!   Does this bring back some happy memories for our parents and staff?  


11 May · admin · No Comments

Welcome back to ELA Basel

A warm welcome back to school to our children, staff team and families. We have missed you and we are all ready to get the ELA Basel show back on the road! Thank you for carefully following all the guidance in our Return to School Plans. Stay safe and stay healthy!  


8 May · admin · No Comments

VE Day +75 – Time to Remember

  ELA Basel pays tribute to the generation that brought a lasting peace to our continent 75 years ago. We believe it is important not only to remember, but through our ELA Basel Citizenship Values of  being Principled, Collaborative and Resilient that we actively ‘teach peace’ within our curriculum.   Our international community is a …


8 Apr · admin · No Comments

Happy Easter and Stay Safe from Early Years!

From all the staff in Early Years at ELA Basel, we send to you our warmest regards and a heartfelt wish for a Happy Easter.   We are looking forward to seeing you all again and hope that you are safe and healthy at home.   From your Early Years community    


8 Apr · admin · No Comments

Greetings from the Primary Teachers

Dear Children and Families   Well done and thank you for doing so well with your zoom lessons and home learning over these past three weeks. We miss you all and cannot wait to get back to normal and welcome you back to school once again. Until that day, stay strong and be safe and …


20 Mar · admin · No Comments

ELA Basel takes teaching and learning digital

ELA Basel takes teaching and learning digital!   Primary School staff held a virtual staff meeting this morning in preparation for the online meetings that teachers and children will take part in from Monday.   This is new for many of us but so far, so good. It was so uplifting during these troubling times …


7 Feb · admin · No Comments

Primary One Celebrate 100 Days of Primary School

Friday 31st January marked an important milestone in the lives of our youngest primary school children as they celebrated their first 100 days of school.   The children and their teachers and assistants performed a musical assembly to a packed audience of parents, visitors and friends in the music room before heading downstairs to enjoy …


6 Feb · admin · No Comments

Expat Expo Basel Feb 9th 2020

The annual Expat Expo will take place at the Congress Center Basel Messe on Sunday, February 9th, 2020, from 11am to 5pm. Aimed at the English speaking community, this event  is admission free!   ELA Basel will participate as a Silver Sponsor. Our team will welcome your family at our booth all day, and will be …