Childcare (from 0 to 6 years)

Different possibilities exist both in France and in Switzerland according to the age of the child, the frequency of need for child care,  and  the way the care is organized.

CERN offers  certain  solutions on its own premises and has also an agreement with two creches  close to CERN.

Overview

Location

Age

0-1

1-2

2-3

3-4

4-5

5-6

6-7

CH

Nurseries/Crèches

Emergency daycare crèches

 Family crèches

Primary School* -(Ecole primaire Obligatory schooling)

 

Kindergarten

(Jardins d’enfants)

 

 

 

Daycare Centres** (Garderies)

 

Child minder

(mamans de jour)

Daycare at home

Care for sick children and other emergencies

CERN

0-1

1-2

2-3

3-4

4-5

5-6

6-7

 

Children’s Day-Care Centre (EVE) and School of the CERN Staff Association

 

 

Agreements with:

EVE de Meyrin

Jardin de Capucine à St Genis Pouilly

 

 

CWC Toddler Group

 

FR

0-1

1-2

2-3

3-4

4-5

5-6

6-7

Nurseries

(Crèches)

 

Primary Education
(Ecole élémentaire)
Obligatory schooling

 

Pre-elementary school***

(Ecole maternelle)

Daycare Centre

(Haltes garderies)

Child Minders

(Assistantes maternelles)

Care at home

*Compulsory schooling starts at the age of 4.  Any child entering obligatory schooling in Geneva must have turned 4 on or before the 31st July (1P)

**Some Day Care Centres can welcome children from 1 to 5.

*** From the age of 3 and subject to availability from 2 in the 1st day of the start of the school year

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Updated on: 12/02/2015