14 Jun · admin · No Comments

British Ambassador to Switzerland Visits ELA Basel

Children, staff and parents at ELA Basel – The Swiss British School welcomed the British Ambassador to Switzerland to the school on Thursday 14th June.   Jane Owen represents Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the UK Government in Switzerland and Liechtenstein and has been based in Berne since 2017.   The distinguished visitor was …


12 Jun · admin · No Comments

Friends of ELA International Summer Party

On Sunday 10th June 2018, ELA Basel held its second International Summer Party. The event started with a welcome from our Executive Director and included two performances from our Primary School children. It was wonderful to see so many of our families and staff there to enjoy the event. Everyone brought along an international dish to share …


16 Apr · admin · No Comments

COBIS Art Competition 2018

Well done to all the ELA Basel Primary School children who created a piece of artwork for the COBIS competition. The theme for 2018 was Mother Nature and the Environment and there were so many creative submissions. Congratulations to the nine finalists across all our age groups who have had their entries submitted to COBIS. …


19 Jan · admin · No Comments

Annual Ski Trip to Davos

The Primary 6 and 7 children from ELA Basel embarked on the annual Ski Trip to Davos on Tuesday morning. They returned on Friday after an action packed four days of skiing. The children were grouped into beginner, intermediate, upper-intermediate and advanced groups for the duration of the trip. They have provided feedback stating how much they …


18 Dec · admin · No Comments

P4C Win Class of the Semester Tea Party

P4C have been nominated the most times for being the class that walks around the school in the most sensible manner. They have taken the challenge very seriously and were awarded for their efforts with their very own tea party in the Head of Primary’s Office. The children were treated to cup cakes and tea …


27 Nov · admin · No Comments

ELA Basel at the Basel Stadtlauf

On Saturday 25th November, nearly 90 ELA Basel Primary School children represented the school in the annual Basel Stadtlauf. A big thank you to the older Primary School children who helped the rest of the children warm up their muscles with some innovative exercises.   All the children completed the race and looked extremely pleased with themselves as …


25 Oct · admin · No Comments

P6 Planet Hike

Recently, the P6 children went on a ‘Planet Hike’! It was a cold start to the day where the hike began in Laufen. Far off in the distance, the children spotted the Sun, trying to shine through the fog. They travelled through space, stopping at each planet to share what they had learnt throughout the teaching block, and …


13 Sep · admin · No Comments

ELA Basel School Council – First Meeting of the Semester

ELA Basel School Council – First Meeting of the Semester   On Wednesday 13th September, the School Council (elected from Primary 3 upwards) attended the first meeting of the semester with the Head of Primary. The children introduced themselves and discussed areas for potential development. They were confident at expressing ideas from their classmates and certainly …