Welcome!

Welcome to HSK English! We provide English language and literacy classes for native English-speaking children who attend Swiss school. Classes are run for children from age 4 and take place at various local schools across Basel-Stadt and Basel-Landschaft. HSK English is a non-profit registered association (i.e. a Swiss "Verein") led by parent volunteers and is licensed by the Department of Education.

We invite you to explore our website and find out more about our teaching programme, teachers, schedules, job openings and more.

September 18, 2019

Several Announcements on upcoming events:


October 24, 2019, 19:30

Basel West Library in Basel

Adult Program Westbühne: The Benefits of (Making) Music

Musical Evening featuring Nicolas David Carter, Musician and Performance Coach, and the newly formed mini-choir “Kannenfeld”. An evening lecture on the effects that music has on us and the fun it brings into our lives.

Hear some of the latest research in regards to music, health, prevention and personal development, and join us to sing and listen to some music performed by the Kannenfeld-Choir.


November 9, 2019, 10:30-12:00

Basel West Library in Basel

Family Book Event with local author Roger Bonner: Lost Treasure of the Swiss Alps

Join us for an exciting morning of reading and detective work with local author Roger Bonner. In his latest book for kids, the Swiss Alps are the scene for a girl and a boy who try to stop thieves from stealing an ancient treasure. Uncover the mystery of a 2000-year-old dagger, a missing grandfather and a hidden cave. Will Jessie and Blake with the help from their animal friends succeed in foiling the thieves? Come and enjoy the adventure!

You can buy a copy in English or German and Roger will personally sign it for you. Cash only.

Children age 5 Years and Up


November 23, 2019, 13:30-15:30

Lohnhof (Im Lohnhof, 4051 Basel)

Storytelling afternoon with author Jeanne Darling

All families and siblings are welcome to attend. Here is a link to her Monster Book of Switzerland: https://www.bergli.ch/products/the-monster-book-of-switzerland

We look forward to seeing you there!