In high school, the college provides for compulsory passing of mathematics and English. Additionally, students must choose 5 subjects from the list of possible sciences: media, Spanish, economics, chemistry, information technology and computer, physics, biology, geography, creativity (plus art), business. For each subject, students take 4 lessons a week, and English is studied intensively - 10 lessons each. The lesson provides 50 minutes (academic hour) for work with the teacher and group exercises.
From the age of 15 gifted schoolchildren can switch to the complicated program 1 Year GCSE course. On this course a two-year program the children study for 1 year. Basic subjects: business, geography, economic theory and practice, mathematics and English.
Both programs (regular GCSE and accelerated) oblige schoolchildren to get acquainted with the basics of life safety and the Study Skills (practical methods of teaching).
After the exams, students receive a certificate of compulsory secondary education.
Location: Villar Age: 7 - 18 years Programs: Primary School, Secondary School, French Baccalaureate (S, L, ES), IB, American High School Program, Summer Courses in French, English and Leisure For schoolchildren Number of pupils: about 200 Year established: 1910 Type of study: joint Accommodation: residence Price: from 32000 CHF per term full board Ranking: leading bilingual school in the French part of Switzerland
The private school of Beau Soleil in Villar-sur-Ollon is a prestigious private boarding school in the French part of the Swiss state. The educational institution is located in the picturesque quiet place of the canton Vaud, there are created comfortable conditions for students stay and there is everything necessary for the academic, physical development of children. Not far from the school are the famous Swiss business and tourist centers: Basel, Bern, Lausanne, Geneva. In them, students can spend the weekend.
The school attracts international students with high quality of educational services, a family atmosphere. Intercultural environment of students, uniting representatives of more than 40 countries, is optimal for the development of social (including communicative) skills of schoolchildren.