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Champittet College Champite College Switzerland

Address: Chemin de Champittet, 1009 Pully, Switzerland
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Description Champittet College Champite College Switzerland

Champittet's private school is located in the suburbs of Lausanne, in the cities of Puli and Nyon (two campuses), and accepts children from 4 to 18 years for training. It is worth mentioning that Lausanne is included in the list of UNESCO protected world objects - it is a beautiful green, picturesque, quiet area with clean mountain air and breathtaking panoramic views. Every year hundreds of tourists come to Lausanne to enjoy the beautiful scenery and ecological rest - pupils of the same school are always available. Private school Champite has its own quite extensive territory - it is 40,000 sq.m. A delightful forest area near the famous Lake Geneva (the route to Geneva Airport will not take more than 45 minutes).

The private school of Champittet was opened as early as 1903 by the Dominican monks: originally it was a Catholic school exclusively for boys, since 1984 the training has become mixed - and to date it is a progressive international educational institution in which about 800 pupils of all nationalities , Religions and cultures. By 1951, the school had more than 600 students who lived in the boarding house all the time, and in 1960 a new school building was being built. In 1998, the school became completely secular, and by 2004 it is expanding so much that it opens a new campus in the city of Nyon. To date, the school enjoys a well-deserved reputation as one of the best Swiss schools. The educational institution is accredited by the European Council of International Schools, the Association of New England Schools and Colleges, a full membership in the Association of Private Schools of Switzerland (l'Association vaudoise des écoles privées - AVDEP) and the local canton of Vaud (Fédération suisse des écoles privées - FSEP). A private school is very popular among foreign students from all over the world: that's why the application for schooling should be submitted approximately one year before the planned start of the training program, as the number of seats is extremely limited and the competition for a place is great.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Champittet College Champite College Switzerland

Program name
01.09.2015 -30.06.2016
from 19 530 CHF / term

Primary school (grades 1-4, 6-11), only full-time studies, boarding is possible from 11-12 years.

Junior students are taught classical, basic language skills: this letter, arithmetic , The development of communicative abilities, feelings of community and belonging to a single school brotherhood. The curriculum combines traditional, classical teaching methods and modern techniques (for example, Montessori), and electronic and interactive learning tools are also involved.

For the youngest children (4-6 years) there is a preparatory group and a kindergarten (from CHF 5'085 per term).

Tuition fees: CHF 18'450 - CHF 20'850 per year (from CHF 5'535 per term). From CHF 19530 to the trimester with accommodation.

01.09.2015 -30.06.2016
from 23 240 CHF / term

Secondary school I (grades 5-8, 12-15 years).

Teaching at this age is bilingual, and includes lessons in both French and English (the division according to the languages ​​is in accordance with the subjects taught).

Tuition fees: CHF - from 23'050 per year (from CHF 6'915 per term).

Accommodation: 5 days boarding house - 35250 CHF per year, 7 days boarding house - 46650 CHF per year.

01.09.2015 -30.06.2016
from 24 100 CHF / term

Secondary school II (grades 9-10, 16-18 years).

At this stage, students choose one of three proposed programs, each of which can serve as an excellent basis for entering any world university: a Swiss diploma (matura), a French or an international baccalaureate.

Swiss Diploma of General Education:

It is quite difficult to obtain a Swiss diploma: it takes an examination in 13 subjects, confirms a high level of general knowledge, profound knowledge in literature, languages ​​and other sciences. Students of the school can choose bilingual education (lessons in English and French): English is always taught geography, social and human sciences, history, introduction to the economy.

Tuition fee: CHF 28'500- CHF 30'550 per year (from CHF 8'550 per term).

Cost of living: boarding house 5 days - 36250 CHF, 7 days - 46650 CHF.

01.09.2015 -30.06.2016
from 24 100 CHF / term

Secondary school II (grades 9-10, 16-18 years).

At this stage, students choose one of three proposed programs, each of which can serve as an excellent basis for entering any world university: a Swiss diploma (matura), a French or an international baccalaureate.

French Baccalaureate:

This is an excellent support for entering any university in the world. The training program is divided into 3 separate sections, so the student can maximize his attention to the most necessary and interesting subjects. Examinations will require the pupil to confirm a high level of proficiency in French (in written and oral form), as well as the ability to think analytically and synthesize information. Bachelor's programs:

  • Literary (L)

This is philosophy, literature, foreign languages ​​- most often it is chosen by students who plan to study at the legal, linguistic and other humanitarian faculties.

  • Scientific (S)

The natural science unit. Most often it is chosen by students who want to improve their knowledge in mathematics and physics, become a professional in engineering or business, enter a medical school or find themselves in science.

  • Economic, social (ES)

This is a balanced program at the intersection of humanitarian and mathematical disciplines; Especially recommended to applicants of economic and law faculties.

Tuition fees: CHF 28'500- CHF 30'550 per year (from CHF 8'550 per term).

Accommodation price: boarding house 5 days - 36250 CHF, 7 days - 46650 CHF.

01.09.2015 -30.06.2016
from 24 100 CHF / term

Secondary school II (grades 9-10, 16-18 years).

At this stage, students choose one of three proposed programs, each of which can serve as an excellent basis for entering any world university: a Swiss diploma (matura), a French or an international baccalaureate.

International Baccalaureate:

The program is designed for two years, during which not only the academic knowledge is deepened, but also the capacity for critical and analytical thinking is cultivated, a steady stimulus to self-education and to research activity is created. The program of the course is as detailed as possible, deep, subjects are studied practically at a professional level, which helps with admission to any, even the most prestigious and advanced university in the world.

To study in the program, each student chooses one subject from different blocks:

    • Social: history, business, geography, management basics, economics
    • Experimental: physics, chemistry, biology
    • Math: ordinary and advanced level
    • Language: two foreign languages
    • Art criticism: visual skill, theater and dramatic art, music (if desired, an object from this block can be replaced by another of the previous directions).

In addition, the participants of the International Baccalaureate program master 3 important skills that help them in further training, expand their experience:

    • Writing a detailed essay: detailed, detailed, reasoned reasoning about the subject
    • Theory of cognition: the nature of knowledge, the consideration of various methods from a critical point of view (perception, reason, language and emotion), features of various types of cognition (historical, scientific, mathematical, creative)
    • Creativity, mutual assistance, joint activities outside the class and educational process.

Tuition fees: CHF 28'500- CHF 30'550 per year (from CHF 8'550 per term).

Accommodation price: boarding house 5 days - 36250 CHF, 7 days - 46650 CHF.

01.09.2015 -30.06.2016
from 16 680 CHF / term

The program "French as a foreign language". It is studied as a supplement to the main course.

This program is designed for a year and is intended for international students for whom the French language is not native. A total of about 80 students enter the program: each of them is completely immersed in the language and educational environment, lives on a full board system, constantly communicates with pupils of other countries in French. After the completion of this program, the student has the opportunity to enroll in any world university - for example, at universities in Switzerland and Germany, English will be free of charge (only a fee of 200 euros per month is charged).

The cost of the program:

  • The first trimester is CHF 3'580;
  • Second trimester - CHF 2'685;
  • Third trimester - CHF 2'685;
  • The annual cost is CHF 8'950.

The cost of accommodation is from CHF 16680 to the term with accommodation.

Accommodation and food

All pupils live in a beautiful mansion of a historically valuable architectural composition, the bedrooms of which are at the same time furnished with a proper level of comfort and convenience. On each floor there is a cozy living room with all the necessary furniture and appliances: students often come together to chat, watch films, play games and have a snack. There is also a dining room and a library. Facilities and bathrooms can be in a private room or on the floor - there are enough sanitary zones and toilets for comfortable use, they are all maintained in perfect cleanliness. Each room is locked, each has personal safes in which students store personal valuables and documents. Pay attention - thus it is impossible to store laptops in a personal room: they must be placed in separate safes of a rest-living room until the time of the lights-out.

Champittet private school has organized an incredibly varied, delicious food: the chefs were awarded a special prize - the Green Label, which proves the quality, usefulness and high standards of cooking.

The cost of boarding (full board):

  • CHF 36'250 per year - five-day boarding school (from CHF 10'875 per term);
  • CHF 46'650 per year - seven-day boarding school (from CHF 13'995 per term).

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: applied Science, biochemistry, biology, Biotechnology, chemistry, English, French, geography, history, IGCSE, maths, philosophy, physics
Events list: ballet, basketball, chess, Club of philosophers, Culinary arts, dancing, football, skiing, theater Workshop, yoga

Events Champittet College Champite College Switzerland

Students are provided with extensive opportunities for sports: basketball, volleyball, football, tennis and much more. Also, students of Champittet can participate in school-wide extra-curricular activities, which start every day at 15:45. Very popular excursions and walks in Lausanne - this is an interesting and developed city, in which everyone can find for themselves something interesting.


  • The private school of Champittet is very tolerant of the religious and other beliefs of its wards (there are even priests in the professorial staff of the school), is rather conservative and strict in educating its students. The main principle of schooling is faithfulness to the gospel spirit. Here students are guided on the right path, attach great importance to the education of moral norms and ideals. This does not mean that absolutely all students are obliged to profess Catholicism - but it means sufficient rigor, rigidity in the educational and upbringing process. Private school Champittet tries to provide the most comprehensive development for children, including intellectual education, sportsmanship and physical culture, a strong nervous system, self-discipline and perseverance, moral ideals and spirituality.
  • There are many well-known personalities in Switzerland and the world: architect Cindy Groh, Michael Verburg (real estate partner), Oxford teacher Hugo Sykes (specializing in engineering), and others. A saturated, comprehensive, in-depth school curriculum allows graduates to enroll in the most elite and advanced universities in Switzerland and the world: the School of Political Science in Paris, the Swiss Higher Polytechnic School of Lausanne, the University of Geneva, the University of Syracuse in New York, the University of Cambridge in the UK, Business, and many others.
  • The teaching staff is convinced that pupils should know the cultural traditions and customs of the past in order to constantly remember their historical roots and understand the characteristics of the modern cultural and economic world - in order to build a full life and career in the present tense. One of the mottos, the creed of the school - "The constant pursuit of excellence lies at the heart of everything that we do." The private school is also constantly working to ensure that each student feels part of a large family, strives for self-education and skills development, openly looked to the future and adequately assessed his abilities.
  • Champite's private school has adopted a uniform form for all students, moderately strict and conservative: this not only gives all students the same opportunities for self-expression, but also allows them to focus more closely on the learning process. Pupils are accustomed to stand out with academic achievements, intelligence, moral qualities.
  • The private school is intransigent to the violation of the regime, a categorical prohibition on the use of alcohol and any kinds of drugs is introduced. After each exit to the city, the students undergo a blood alcohol test, 2-3 times a month, a selective drug test is conducted. If a student drinks alcohol twice during the academic year, he will be expelled; In the case of drug use, he is expelled immediately, within 48 hours he will not be in the school grounds. The director acknowledges that these are rather tough methods, but they are the ones that help ensure the safety and health of students.

Equipment Champittet College Champite College Switzerland

Despite conservatism and fidelity to traditions, the school understands how important it is to keep up to date. All the classrooms are fully equipped with the necessary furniture, appliances, teaching materials, computers. In 2012, a large-scale modernization of "e-learning" was carried out, and now every classroom has an iPad and other technical equipment, modern laptops are available for self-study and information retrieval on the Internet. In addition, students are granted access to the library's rich library resources. Sports competitions are arranged on the playing fields and grounds for football, volleyball, treadmills, tennis courts. Experienced and qualified masters and trainers are engaged with the students in the sports sections. Also for the students are open circles of circus art, juggling, balancing, senior students can practice capoeira, jujitsu, play rugby or shoot archery. Among the students, the tennis club enjoys great popularity: it involves about 200 pupils of different ages and degree of preparation, they regularly participate in competitions.

Term dates and fees

The academic year is divided into terms: autumn (September 1 - December 31), winter (January 1 - March 31) and summer (April 31 - June 30). The academic year usually begins in September and ends in July. For holidays there are holidays, weekends and holidays.

Additional fees and charges:

  • The registration fee is 1500 CHF,
  • Air tickets;
  • Transfer in both directions;
  • Visa fees and services;
  • ] Supervisory support for the student;
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  • Medical insurance - 2100 CHF / year;
  • Teaching aids and materials;
  • School and sports uniform - 210 CHF / year ;;9999.24]
  • Excursions and excursions to the ski camp (mandatory) - 750-1500 CHF; 999.26]
  • Additional cultural, sports, leisure activities (optional),
  • Private lessons with the teacher (optional) - 85 CHF / 40 minutes (1 lesson).

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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