Use the navigation on the left to get some useful insight into assigning grades in the Swiss context!

In general, the following is from the Zurich Board of Education.

Lower primary : listening and speaking



Upper primary



  • Message / interaction
  • Range of vocabulary
  • Fluency
  • Accuracy / pronunciation


  • Message
  • Range of Vocabulary
  • Accuracy


  • 6: all aims achieved plus some special things achieved
  • 5: all aims achieved
  • 4: the basic aims achieved
  • 3: the basic aims only party achieved
  • >3: basic aims not or very poorly achieved