AVDEP - Association Vaudoise Des Ecoles Privées

ASSOCIATION VAUDOISE DES ECOLES PRIVEES
Fr / EN Home   Schools   AVDEP   News   Job offers
> Restricted access
Schools
Presentation of the school << Back to results  
 
 
All the schools The 11 profiles Advanced search Search by keywords    Special:
Summer schools - children 2015

Summer schools - adults 2015
LA GARENNE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
La Garenne International School
Address: LA GARENNE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
Ch. des Chavasses 23
CP 65
1885 Chesières  
   
Tel: +41 24 495 24 53 
Fax: +41 24 495 21 57 
E-Mail: info@la-garenne.ch
Website: http://www.la-garenne.ch 
   
Direction: Mr. Grégory Méan- Family owned school 

Zoom map
Details
Profiles: Pre-school, Mandatory educational path, Summer school, Boarding schools
Ages: 1-5 years old, 6-15 years old
Range study: Schooling, Languages
Classes taught in: French, English, bilingual school
Structure: Boarding school, Coeducational (boys and girls), Day school
Diplomas: Certificate of study, Languages diplomas
Schedule: Full time
Presentation of the school
Founded in 1947, La Garenne is one of the leading primary international boarding schools located on the balcony of the Swiss Alps. Owned and managed since two generations by the Méan family, our school is set in the charming alpine French speaking ski resort - Villars-sur-Ollon - which provides secure environment for our students. Our Philosophy is based on traditional values, strong sense of responsibility, kindness and security, which are the key elements for a successful and balanced life.

Each academic year, we do welcome students – 85 boarders and 30 day students - aged from 4 to 14 years old, from more than 20 nationalities. La Garenne prides itself on its English-French bilingual approach for the school year programme. It gives students an expertise in two languages, following the official French or English curriculum. When attending our British curriculum, the ratio of English vs. French is 70% vs 30% and vice-versa when following the French academic programme.

In summer camp, we welcome 85 young-learners - from 6 to 13 years of age – also coming from more than 20 countries. We do propose 4 different stays between July and August of 5, 4, 3 or 2 weeks in during which campers will experience a varied programme, well balanced between learning, playing, discovering and sharing. Our combination of the English and French section makes our camp enriching and our students’ integration and adaptation being a must for us, our ratio of adults and students is 1:2. The same team of professionals works during the school year as well as the summer camp to provide a safe environment for our young learners.

Whether during the school year programmes or during our summer camps, we offer a maximum of opportunities – sports, expeditions in the region, arts, music, teaching of more than 8 languages, school and cultural trips - for the children to arouse their curiosity and to improve their enquiry skills so that they become the protagonist of their life ahead.
Formation
La Garenne upholds the official English or French school programme. Students are welcome in the English section from Reception to Year 8. The French section provides education from CE1 to 5ème. According to the section chosen, the students do also follow 4 hours of mandatory French (if in the English section) or English (if in the French section) class.

The children are taught in small classes, by experienced teachers all from Great Britain or France.
Certifications
- QSC (Qualify School Certification)
- IPC (International Primary Curriculum)
- Cambridge English Language Assessment (Exam Preparation Centre)
- DELF / DALF (Diplôme en Langue Française)
- AVDEP (Association Vaudoise des Ecoles Privées)
- FSEP (Fédération Suisse des Ecoles Privées)
- SGIS (Swiss Group of International Schools)
- Swiss Private School Association

 

 

 
 © AVDEP, 2004-2015 AVDEP - CP 1215 - 1001 Lausanne - CH   |   Contact: +41 58 796 33 00 - info@avdep.ch        Swiss Label         Label Qualité (Suisse Tourisme)