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Day Care / KG Assistants

Carla Capelli

Day Care / Hot Lunch

Carla Capelli grew-up in Italy. After finishing high school in 1986, she moved to Vancouver (Canada) where she stayed for six years. She lives in Switzerland since 1992 and is a mother of three boys. She took part in several projects in Kenya, where she worked with orphan girls and children with special needs. In 2005 she received the Certificate of Proficiency (ESOL, University of Cambridge) and she speaks fluent German. She joined Lakeside School Horgen’s Day Care team in December 2020.

Cristiana Contu

Day Care / Class Assitant Grade 1

Cristiana Contu grew-up in Horgen. She completed her Matura at the Atelier Schule Zurich in 2015, and is currently studying Art History and Photography at the University of Zurich. In 2013, she worked with special needs children at a school in Nepal and since that time has continually worked with children. Beginning in 2017, she began helping out with Holiday Care. As of the 2018/2019 school year she works part time as an Assistant in Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten and Grade 1 and is also part of the Day Care team.

Regula Eigenmann

Day Care / Hot Lunch / Kindergarten Assistant

Regula Eigenmann grew up in Wädenswil and has lived with her family in Adliswil since the beginning of 2013. She spent her apprenticeship and professional years in the interior decoration industry. She improved her English in various language stays such as Australia, Canada and Malta. After the birth of her first son in 2011, she realized that she wanted to work with children so she founded a toddler group and later took over the mother-child gymnastics in Adliswil. Ms. Eigenmann joined the Day Care team in March 2019.

Gwendolyn Fässler

Day Care

Gwendolyn Fässler grew up in Appenzell. From 2012 to 2013 she participated in a student exchange in North Carolina and in 2014 she completed her high school diploma at the St. Antonius Gymnasium. Since 2016 she lives in Zurich, where she is studying art history at the university. Over the years she has assisted her mother with her Kindergarten class in Appenzell, making it clear to Ms. Fässler early on that she would like to work with children in the future.  She has also gained experience with children during her employment as a flight attendant and helping out with Lakeside School's Holiday Care.


Caroline Gibson

Day Care / Hot Lunch / Kindergarten Assistant

Caroline Gibson was raised in England by her English father and Swiss mother. After initially training to be a nurse, she changed career paths and trained as a Montessori teacher for pre-primary children and went on to work in a bilingual school in Paris. Ms. Gibson moved to Zurich in 1996 with her English husband and three sons. Before joining Lakeside School Horgen in August 2011 she taught English privately to children and worked in a nursing home for handicapped people.

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