The essence of La Garenne School - Our priority is that each child at La Garenne should be happy, safe, healthy, valued and cherished. With 70 years of experience, we have built a team committed to holistic education. La Garenne upholds the Swiss values of respect with emphasis on politeness, tolerance, responsibility, punctuality, honesty and the benefits of being well organised.

key facts

  • Founded in: 1947
  • Students: 90 boarders and 30 day students
  • Age range: Boys and girls from 5 to 18
  • Campus: Villars-sur-Ollon overlooks the Rhone Valley and the Swiss Riviera, allowing the students direct access to both the mountains and lakes
  • Accreditation: CIS (Council of International School), DELF/DALF, Cambridge English Language Assessment, IBO in progress.
  • Nationalities: 30 nationalities from around the world. We also uphold a balance between the languages spoken. We respect 12% maximum quota per nationality over the student body and 15% for students sharing the same mother tongue.
  • Annual Boarding & Tuition Fees: As of CHF 52’000++


  • Languages: All the students follow an English curriculum as well as the French second language programme. 
  • Diplomas:  IB
  • Ratio Staff / Students: 1:2 
  • Foreign languages: Japanese, Russian, Chinese, German, Italian, Greek and Spanish
  • Summer camps: in July and August, ages 5-16, languages, activities and excursions

Summers camps

  • Summer camps in July and August 
  • Boys and girls aged 5-16
  • Activities: languages, excursions, fun activities
  • 2 to 6 weeks 



  • Sports 
  • Activities
  • Ski Academy
  • Football Academy
  • Expeditions and trips
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