• Welcome to Collège Champittet

    Collège Champittet in Pully has been providing outstanding education to both local and international students for over 110 years

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  • High quality education

    We welcome students from 3 to 18 years providing preschool, primary and secondary education

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  • A home away from home

    We welcome boarding students from the age of 12, providing a safe and welcoming environment in our small family-size boarding house

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Student Life at Collège Champittet's Boarding School

Daily life at Collège Champittet Pully’s private boarding school in Lausanne offers a perfect balance of variety and routine. Our location near Lake Geneva and our approach to learning means that our boarding students experience a rich assortment of activities outside of their daily schedule.

  • Group of students with their tutor
  • boarding house room
  • soccer field
  • boys’ living room
  • Group of students
  • running track
  • student in his room
  • tennis court
  • Boys’ living room

Find out more about what a typical day in the life of our boarding students is like, and what kinds of activities your child can look forward to in their downtime.

Typical Daytime Schedule for Boarding Students

  • 07.00 - Wake up
  • 07.30 - Breakfast
  • 08.00 - Classroom study
  • 09.55 - Break
  • 10.15 - Classroom study
  • 12.10 - Lunch in dining hall
  • 13.15 - Classroom study
  • 15.10 / 16.25 / 17.25 - School day ends (time differs by age and day of the week)

Typical Evening Schedule for Boarding Students

Middle School  High School  
16.30  17.30 Sports or other activities
17.30  18.30 Shower
18.00   N/A Study time
19.00  19.00  Dinner
19.30  19.30  Break
20.00  20.00  Study time
21.00  22.00  Break
21.30  22.30  Retire to their own floor, mobile devices collected*
21.45  22.45 In bedrooms
22.00  23.00 Lights out

* Grade 14 (HarmoS) students are allowed to keep their own mobile phone with them.

Weekend Activities

Approximately half of all boarding school students stay with us for the weekend. Every weekend, extracurricular activities are arranged for them on both days. Middle school students participate in both activities, whereas high school students may choose to participate in both or just one activity.

Weekend activities vary significantly from week to week and according to the time of year. Examples of typical activities include:

  • Watersports on Lake Geneva (sailing, paddleboarding, water-skiing)
  • Cultural visits to different parts of Switzerland, Italy or France
  • Climbing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain biking
  • Shopping trips (such as to the Christmas markets)
  • Skiing (every weekend from January, throughout the ski season)
  • Visits to local restaurants.

 

 

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