The essence of Collège Champittet — Collège Champittet is a Swiss school open to the world welcoming students in a family-sized boarding house offering them the opportunity to rapidly become fluent at speaking French through our special FLE programme. Students can choose between the IB, Swiss Maturité and the French Bac.

  • Collège Champittet
  • Collège Champittet
  • Collège Champittet
  • Collège Champittet
  • Collège Champittet

Key Facts

  • Founded in: 1903    
  • Students: 800 students and 70 boarders
  • Age range: Boys and girls from 4 to 19 years Boarding school from 12 years
  • Campus: Lausanne-Pully and Nyon
  • Accreditation: ISO 9001-2000 and IBO A Nord Anglia Education school, with access to unique opportunities such as Global Campus
  • Nationalities: 35 nationalities

Academics

  • Languages:  Bilingual French and English
  • Diplomas: International Baccalaureate (IB) taught in English, French Baccalaureate and Swiss Bilingual Federal Maturité (French/English)
  • Ratio Staff / Students: 1:5
  • Foreign languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Latin and other languages upon request
  • Summer camps: Students from 12 to 16, language courses in the morning and 3 different types of activities in the afternoon, water, alpine and creative

Extra-curricular

Numerous extra-curricular activities such as music, sports, art and cultural outings
A good variety of sporting activities and special workshops about entrepreneurship and IT coding
The school participates in charitable projects and also supports specific humanitarian projects
A variety of educational trips, as well as school events, such as the traditional ski camp, are organized every year

Summer camps

  • Summer camps in July and August 
  • Students from 11 years old
  • Leadership camp with great challenges and outdoor activities

Optional : 15 hours conversational French lessons