St. Gilgen International School is a co-educational day and boarding school for students between the ages of 9 and 18. We are located 30 minutes from Salzburg in a small alpine village. The village of St. Gilgen enjoys a beautiful lakeside setting on Lake Wolfgang, surrounded by mountains.
We offer a primary and middle school curriculum leading to the highly regarded International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma qualification in the final two years. All classes are taught in English.
St. Gilgen International School has the following characteristics:
• a focus on academic excellence
• an exceptionally strong sporting and adventure/outdoor
education programme that reflect our alpine, lakeside location
• strengths in music, art, theatre and design
• a commitment to internationalism, leadership and
• unique buildings in a beautiful location creating an outstan-
ding environment for learning
Teaching is characterized by attention to the individual. Our small classes and experienced teachers ensure that all our students can grow and develop their talents. We undertake to provide a 21st century education that ensures our students leave us well prepared for university, having experienced unparalleled learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom.
On Saturday Mr. Woodman, Ms. Willey and some of our younger students from Grades 4, 5, and 6 followed in the footsteps of the von Trapp children. They took a boat ride to St. Wolfgang and a ride on the Schafberg cog railway, getting off at the mid-station. From there they hiked to the top of the mountain, just as ...