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Malvern College Switzerland

Address: Belvédère 35, 1854 Leysin, Switzerland
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Description Malvern College Switzerland

  • Established: 2021
  • Location: Leysin, Switzerland
  • Students age: 13-18 years old
  • School type: private
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Accommodation type: residence
  • Type of studying: mixed.

Malvern College Switzerland is the seventh international campus of the British educational institution Malvern College. The school is slated to open in 2021 in Leysin, in the Swiss Alps. The educational institution is distinguished by a family atmosphere and a calm atmosphere: the school is designed for 150 people, which will allow each student to receive enough attention and support both during adaptation and study.

The educational institution continues the British traditions in teaching: it offers programs that meet British standards, conducts studying in English and adopts the charter of Malvern College, whose first campus was opened in 1852.

Additionally, it is worth noting the excellent location of the school and the developed infrastructure. Children study in the countryside close to the ski resort, and the school's facilities guarantee a comfortable stay and effective study.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Malvern College Switzerland

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
13-14
from 74 995 CHF / year

Pre-iGCSE

  • Language of instruction: English
  • Duration of studying: 7 months
  • Age of students: 13

The Pre - iGCSE program introduces students to the disciplines they will study in the iGCSE course. The aim of the curriculum is to help students to adapt to the new learning environment, to gain confidence through the development of academic and personal skills. On the course, students gain a rich experience of studying in an international school.

List of compulsory subjects:

  • Maths
  • English language
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Art
  • Modern foreign languages
  • Programming
  • Physical Culture
  • Life Skills .
Annual
14-16
from 75 995 CHF / year

iGCSE

  • Duration of studying: 2 years
  • Age of students: 1 4 -16 years old
  • Language of instruction: English.

iGCSE is an international program identical to the British GCSE course. One of the main differences (and benefits) iGCSE is the alphabetic system of assessment A - G.

List of compulsory subjects:

  1. Maths
  2. English language
  3. Biology, chemistry, physics
  4. Geography
  5. History
  6. Modern foreign languages
  7. Programming.

Elective courses:

  • Art
  • Economy
  • Music
  • Physical Culture.
Annual
16-18
from 77 995 CHF / year

A-Level

  • Duration of studying: 2 years
  • Age of students: 16 years old
  • Language of instruction: English.

The British A - Level course prepares students for university admission. Typically, in the first year, high school students study four subjects at the advanced level, and in the second, three.

Students choose subjects independently:

  • Art
  • Programming
  • Biology
  • Economy
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • English language
  • French
  • Geography
  • German
  • History
  • Maths
  • Music
  • Physical Culture
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Spanish.

University Preparation

  • Duration of studying: 1 year
  • Age of students: 17 years old
  • Language of instruction: English.

The course is designed for students of 17 years old who plan to enroll in a university. On the program, students focus on the skills and knowledge that are necessary for successful study at the university, they get the opportunity to improve their knowledge in a variety of areas.

List of subjects for studying:

  • Maths
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • The science
  • Foreign languages
  • Developing critical thinking
  • Life Skills.

Accommodation, housing and food

The students of the school live in a residence, in different buildings for girls and boys. Rooms are designed for 2-3 people, each room - with its own bathroom and a view of the mountains.

Events Malvern College Switzerland

The extracurricular program will allow you to get the most out of studying in Switzerland: children visit cultural and historical sights, go on hikes in scenic areas, and participate in a variety of activities.

Popular excursions and trips:

  • Castles of Switzerland
  • Music festivals
  • Trips to Geneva, Bern, Lausanne, Montreux
  • Visiting theaters, museums
  • Traveling in Europe (Paris, Madrid, Prague, Milan, Rome).

In addition, children receive comprehensive development by taking part in hobby groups and practicing in sports sections:

  • Programming
  • Robotics
  • Chess
  • Ecological community
  • Art and design
  • Theatre
  • Music
  • Politics and leadership
  • Entrepreneurship.

The convenient location will allow schoolchildren to try themselves in both summer and winter sports:

  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Gymnastics
  • Squash
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Hockey
  • Netball
  • Fitness
  • Skating.

Elite sports, tourism, active recreation are available to schoolchildren:

  • Sailing
  • Ski tourism
  • Rowing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Rowing
  • Beach tennis and volleyball
  • Sledging
  • Indoor and outdoor rock climbing
  • Mountain bike.

Equipment Malvern College Switzerland

The school is located in the picturesque village of Leysin, right in the Swiss Alps and on the outskirts of Lake Geneva. Leysin is located in the canton of Vaud, the population of the village is about 4 thousand people, among whom 60% are foreign and students. The campus is within walking distance of mountain lifts and the largest skiing and snowboarding trails.

There are three buildings on the territory of the school - the main one, the administration and the residence for teachers. The new school stands out for its ultra-modern equipment and developed infrastructure.

  • Computer lab
  • Yoga studio
  • Music studio
  • Gym
  • Art studio
  • Scientific laboratories
  • Classrooms
  • Game zones
  • Climbing wall.

In addition, outside the campus, the educational institution has additional facilities:

  • Gym
  • Horse riding center
  • Ski slopes
  • Ice rink.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

  • Autumn trimester-1 = 7.09-23.10
  • Autumn trimester-2 = 21.10-12.12
  • Spring trimester-1 = 12.01-12.02
  • Spring trimester-2 = 20.02-2.04
  • Summer term-1 = 18.04-28.05
  • Summer term-2 = 5.06-25.06.

Additionally paid:

  • Registration fee 
  • Air travel
  • Airport transfers
  • Visa.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

  • Making an application through the school website
  • Birth certificate
  • Information about studies and achievements in sports and creativity
  • Interview
  • Language certificate.

Scholarships Malvern College Switzerland

Scholarships are awarded to students with high achievement in an academic, creative, or sports field. Grants and scholarships can cover up to 40% of tuition costs.

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Recommendations on when to apply

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- 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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