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Ecole Pre Fleuri Alpine International Boarding School

Address: Chemin de Curnaux, 1885 Chesières, Switzerland
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Description Ecole Pre Fleuri Alpine International Boarding School

  • Location: Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland;
  • Students age: 3-14 years;
  • Number of students: 60 people;
  • Type of accommodation: residence;
  • Type of studying: mixed.

Family, friendly and relaxed atmosphere - these are the distinctive qualities of the international private school Ecole Pre Fleuri. This ensures the possibility of studying even the youngest schoolchildren (from 3 years old) who for the first time independently traveled abroad. Studying is conducted in English or French, at the choice of the student.

The Ecole Pre Flory School is located near the famous resort of Montreux, in the town of Villars sur Ollon at an altitude of 4000 meters above sea level. It is surrounded by delightful natural landscapes, panoramas of alpine peaks, fresh and clean air - this is one of the most environmentally safe and favourable places in the world. Nearby there are also other well-known and prestigious educational institutions: for example, Aiglon College and College Alpin Beau Soleil. The location is extremely good: the school is sufficiently far from the major highways that children breathe the cleanest air and enjoy life in an ecologically clean place, and are close enough to large cities to be able to travel, to participate in excursions and cognitive tours.

Ecole Pre Fleuri was founded in 1948 and has been welcoming children from all over the world for more than 60 years: initially the studying was fully conducted in French, the English branch appeared only in 1996, which made the school even more popular in the eyes foreign students. Studying today is conducted in both English and French - this bilingualism positively influence the academic success and level of development of students. All key, fundamental disciplines of the school curriculum are studied, modern and innovative methods are actively used, including modern equipment and Internet funds.

The staff-to-pupil ratio is 1: 3 - this ensures that every child has constant control and care, attention to his needs and characteristics, a complete guarantee of his safety. The school is quite small, chambered - the total number of students is about 60 people. Since 1996, the director is Sylvia Dukas Loney, a graduate of this school: she treats children with kindness, warmth and care, seeks to convey their knowledge and create the most comfortable atmosphere. The school is a valid and active member of many prestigious educational organizations:

  • VPS (Villars Private Schools);
  • AVDEP (Vaud association of Private Schools);
  • FSEP (Swiss Association of Private Schools).

The main goal of Ecole Pre Fleuri is to educate independent, harmonious individuals who are completely ready for life in an adult society. International children are motivated to achieve high goals, they are helped in every possible way to reveal their talents and potential, they are always ready to come to their aid in case of difficulties and conflicts. A sense of responsibility, understanding and respect, tolerance, a willingness to help others, to respect others' uniqueness and point of view, is instilled and brought out in international students. Studying classes are formed small in order to give teachers the opportunity to pay each student a maximum of attention, more closely monitors academic progress and successes, adjusting the curriculum if necessary.

There are several teaching programs:

  • Kindergarten in English / French;
  • Secondary school (English, meets the requirements of the national British system);
  • Secondary school (French, fully compliant with the high standards of France, Belgium and Switzerland);
  • Intensive language courses - English / French;
  • Additional language, dance or music classes.

Schedule of the day:

  • 7 : 30 - 7:45 - getting up and breakfast;
  • 8:30 - 10:00 - academic studies and the first big change;
  • 10:30 - 12:00 - academic studies;
  • 12:00 - 13:30 - lunch;
  • 13:30 - 16:00 - academic studies, sports facilities;
  • 16:00 - afternoon snooze;
  • 16:30 - 18:00 - classes in clubs and sections on interests, sports and creative events;
  • 18:00 - shower, hygienic procedures;
  • 18:30 - dinner;
  • 19:15 - self-study and homework; quiet games, needlework and applied creativity, reading;
  • 20: 30-21: 00 - end of the day.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Ecole Pre Fleuri Alpine International Boarding School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
11-14
from 65 000 CHF / year

Quick overview: the educational program of middle scholl is designed for international students. The studying program fully meets the requirements of the British educational system and is conducted in English. Junior students - up to 6 years - are taught simultaneously in two languages ​​(French is added). If the language level is not high enough, there are supportive intensive courses. 

List of facultative lessons:

  • Other foreign languages;
  • Dance art;
  • Music art.
Annual
11-14
from 65 000 CHF / year

Brief information: the educational program of middle classes is designed for international students and conducted in French language. Up to 6 years old children learn two languages ​​(plus English), from 6 to 13 years of age the instruction is conducted in French - the program and curricula meet the high standards of the systems of France and Switzerland. If the language level is not high enough, the child may be offered supporting courses.

List of additional subjects:

  • Intensive French courses;
  • Classes in other foreign languages;
  • Music art;
  • Dance art.

 

Annual
3-10
from 65 000 CHF / year

Quick overivew: At prymary school educational stage, children from 3 to 10 years old are admitted. The educational program is fully consistent with the British standard and is conducted in both English and French. This not only allows international students to learn two languages ​​from an early age, but also has a positive effect on the intellectual progress of young students.

The schedule is compiled separately for each week. Students attend several seminars:

  • Fundamental sciences:
    • English and French;
    • Mathematics;
    • Music art.
  • Optional classes:
    • Modeling;
    • Drawing art;
    • Singing lessons;
    • Drama art;
    • Craft and creativity;
    • Even baking.

Children become more independent, learn to live in a team and work with other children, they realize themselves as a part of society. There are a lot of games, fun entertainment that helps students not to get bored, there is enough time for relaxation and rest.

Annual
3-10
from 65 000 CHF / year

Brief inforamtion: Children from 3 to 10 years old are admitted to primary school. The educational course corresponds to high French standards and complies with all requirements of the state program. At the same time the study of two languages, English and French, immediately begins, helping to learn the language most effectively and quickly, as well as developing thinking skills.

Every week, students are engaged in a new schedule - these are balanced, interesting seminars. Lessons are offered in fundamental subjects and various interesting electives :

  • English and French;
  • Mathematics;
  • Music art;
  • Modeling;
  • Cooking and baking;
  • Drawing art;
  • Singing;
  • Dramatic art;
  • Rhythmics;
  • Handicraft. 

Young students quickly become more concentrated, independent, get used to living in a society and working in a team, begin to feel part of a whole. There is enough time for games, fun activities, rest and relaxation, so that the kids do not have time to get bored , do not overdo it.

Accommodation and food

For the students of Ecole Pre Fleuri, cozy alpine chalets have been prepared: each is designed for 2-5 people, very spacious, cozy, fully equipped and furnished. Together with the children there live teachers and educators, including personally the director of the school Silvi Dukas Loney: they monitor the observance of cleanliness, order and discipline. If necessary, a local doctor or a nurse is called.

Meals are also shared among employees and children, helping to teach students to behave at the table, appreciate a healthy and balanced diet, accustoms to fresh, well-cooked dishes.

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: art, biology, business, chemistry, design and technology, economics, English, French, geography, german language, history, Information Technology, law, maths, music, physical Culture, physics
Events list: basketball, football, golf, hockey, orientation, rugby, skiing, Snowboarding, volleyball,  Mountain bike

Events Ecole Pre Fleuri Alpine International Boarding School

Sports education is an important part of the school curriculum. Students can visit the swimming pool, tennis courts and golf courses, volleyball, football, you can play table tennis. The foreign students can also engage in the following types of activities:

  • Athletics;
  • Gymnastics;
  • Rock climbing and mountaineering;
  • Dancing and judo;
  • The proximity of the mountains allows you to master snowboarding and skiing, skate.

Hiking and expeditions to the mountains (including overnight stays in tents), eco-tours are arranged.

Regularly (usually on Wednesdays) there are organized interesting and informative trips around the country and abroad, visits to museums, galleries, theaters, famous historical and cultural attractions and castles, visits to the cinema, to performances, exhibitions and performances, various festivals.

Equipment Ecole Pre Fleuri Alpine International Boarding School

The total campus area reaches 2 hectares. Ecole Pre Fleuri is built as a typical Swiss chalet (mountain house): it includes classrooms, cozy recreation areas and games, a large hall for joint events, general meetings and celebrations. Equipped with a modern computer class, access to Wi-Fi is provided.

Term dates and fees

Some services are not included in tuition fee and paid additionally:

  • Registration fee;
  • Visa fees and services, consular fee, transfer and certification of documents;
  • Insurance;
  • Additional lessons (playing musical instruments);
  • Express delivery of a DHL / TNT visa invitation;
  • Meetings and departures (Geneva airport);
  • Flight tickets in both directions.

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 1500 CHF
  • Deposit for a course/programme 5000 CHF
  • Transfer (one way) 550 CHF

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

Applicants are required to submit the following documents:

  • A report from their previous place of study with grades for the last 2 years;
  • A letter of recommendation from the teacher and the class teacher;
  • A personal interview with the director.

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