Health and Safety

The health of your child is of uppermost importance to us all. Consequently, the school has adopted a life model including 4 important measuresto ensure the daily wellbeing

Health

Our staff, including the boarding house parents, is well trained to provide the stability and care that children receive at home with their own parents. We ensure that each child feels valued and receives individual attention.

The health of your child is of uppermost importance to us all. Consequently, the school has adopted a life model including 4 important measuresto ensure the daily wellbeing of your child:

  •       A balanced diet
  •       Plenty of sleep
  •       A variety of daily sports activities
  •       A healthy mind

We have our own kitchen Chef to take care of all school meals. He is committed to:

  •      Providing a varied and balanced menu
  •      Using local products of high quality
  •      Guaranteeing the highest levels of food production, hygiene, preparation and storage

The school boarding staff is responsible for the health and wellbeing of each boarding child. They are responsible for:

  •      Making appointments
  •      Accompanying children to the doctor
  •      Monitoring and administering treatment and medication
  •      Monitoring each child’s growth (height/weight)
  •      Updating allergy reports and arranging special dietary requirements
  •      Updating and archiving medical reports

Switzerland, a country renowned for its security and stability, provides a healthy environment for your child. Situated on a sunny alpine environment, JFK offers an education in spectacular surroundings

Dining room
Students cutting handcrafts

Staff members are trained every other year in First Aid. Practices and procedures on and off campus are carefully designed to minimise risk.  School emergency procedures are well displayed around the school and rehearsed.

JFK School is equipped with the latest safety and safe-play equipment.  Switzerland is renowned for its excellent medical training and hospitals utilise the latest technologies, guaranteeing quality care that is recognised throughout the world.

Given our close proximity to the local doctor, we are able to care for a child promptly as soon as the first symptoms of illness appear. The school benefits from a wide network of health specialists (orthodontists, dermatologists, ophthalmologists and psychologists), helping us provide the best possible care for your child.

Safety

Switzerland, a country renowned for its security and stability, provides a healthy environment for your child. Situated on a sunny alpine environment, JFK offers an education in spectacular surroundings. With a staff to child ratio of 1:3, the dedicated team is able to maintain a positive and light touch as the children safely go about their daily activities.

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