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We can’t wait to welcome your family to Collège Champittet.

welcoming your child

We’re thrilled you’re considering Collège Champittet for your child’s education.

On our spectacular lakeside campuses, 120 years of Swiss tradition, culture, and heritage combine with a modern, global outlook to create a truly special atmosphere. Inspired by our family values, commitment to excellence, and uplifting community spirit, your child will flourish. You’ll feel part of something unique, too, welcomed into a vibrant international family of more than 50 nationalities.

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a school where everyone belongs

Everyone’s welcome at Collège Champittet. Our day school is open to children aged from 3 to 18, and we offer boarding for 11 to 18-year-olds. Your child can join us at any time – we accept applications all year round.

After making an enquiry and taking a tour, your child is welcome to join us for a taster day. You’ll then need to complete our online application form.

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we're here to help

We know that choosing the right school for your child is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make. That’s where our friendly admissions team come in. They’ll work around your family’s schedule and provide the expert information, advice, and answers you need.
Starting your application is easy
  • Get in touch with us today – fill in our online registration form, give us a call, or send an email.
  • Visit our Pully (Lausanne) or Nyon campuses in person – or join us for a virtual tour.
  • We’ll walk you through our step-by-step admissions process.
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Our fees reflect the unique education we offer at Collège Champittet – as well as the excellence our students achieve. Learning here, your child will become a skilled multilingual communicator, earn outstanding academic results, and enjoy extraordinary extra-curricular activities. They’ll also develop the essential values, skills, and sense of purpose they need to become a successful global citizen.

step-by-step admissions process

Ready to start your child’s application? Here’s what you need to do.
Make an enquiry
Start your admissions journey to Collège Champittet by filling in our online enquiry form. Interested in boarding? Let us know! We’ll typically get back to you within 48 hours.
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Take a personalised tour
We’d love to show you around our campuses, where you’ll hear from our brilliant students, explore our facilities, and see how we deliver excellence. If you can’t make it to Pully (Lausanne) or Nyon, we’ll happily arrange a virtual tour.
Visit us
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Join an open day
Our open days are a great opportunity to meet our wider community – including other new families – and enjoy a guided tour of our school.
Visit us
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Send us your application
We’re pleased to accept applications all year round. As well as filling in our online form, you’ll also need to send us some supporting documents.
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Offering and accepting a place
After reviewing your form and documents, we’ll offer your child a place within two weeks of receiving your application. To accept, you’ll need to sign our admissions letter and pay a deposit.
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Take a look at some of our key term and holiday dates.
First day of school
Monday 21 Aug 2023 (all day)
Autumn Half Term Break
Saturday 14 Oct to Sunday 29 Oct 2023
Last Day of school (ends at noon)
Wednesday 20 Dec 2023 (all day)
Back to school
Monday 08 Jan 2024 (all day)
February Half Term Break and pedagogical day
Saturday 10 Feb to Sunday 18 Feb 2024
Easter break
Friday 29 Mar to Sunday 14 Apr 2024
School resumes
Monday 15 Apr 2024 (all day)
Last day of school
Friday 21 Jun 2024 (all day)
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Meeting new families is a joy, and we’ll make sure you receive the best possible care and attention. We can't wait to help your child settle in and watch them grow and flourish.
Alexia Leparge
Director of Admissions and Marketing
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  • Book a private visit
  • Join us for a Virtual Discovery Meeting
  • Attend an Open Day
More Information


  • How quickly do you respond to enquiries?
    We aim to get back to you within 48 hours of receiving your admissions enquiry (working hours, Monday to Friday).
  • How long does the application process take?
    From the moment you get in touch with us to the offer of a place, our admissions process can – in some cases – only take 10 days. Timings do vary, though, as each family’s application journey is different. Please speak to our admissions team to find out more.
  • Do you offer boarding?
    Yes, we offer boarding for 11 to 18-year-olds on our Pully Campus. This includes weekly (five days) and full (seven days) options.  

    Our safe, secure, and happy boarding environment is a place where each child gets the care, support, and attention they need to thrive. It’s also a place where friendships, academic support, and exciting learning experiences are available every day.
  • Can my child start at any time?
    We accept applications all year round and your child can start at any time during the academic year. Please get in touch with our admissions team to discuss your options.
  • Do you accept all nationalities?
    At Collège Champittet, we welcome all nationalities. We’re proud of the diversity of our school community, which currently includes students from more than 50 countries.
  • Do you offer taster sessions?
    Yes, we do. Your child is very welcome to come and spend the day with us, where they’ll get a feel for what it’s like to learn here. Please get in touch with our admissions team to find out more.
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Take the first step in your child’s journey to Collège Champittet by booking a tour of our school. If you can’t make it in person, we’ll happily show you around online.