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Welcome to the Collège Champittet family! On this page, you’ll find lots of information to ensure your child flourishes here – from lunch, transport, and extra-curricular activities to important dates for your diary.
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Keep track of key term, holiday, and event dates at Collège Champittet with our 2023-24 calendar.


Extraordinary learning opportunities are part of every student’s day at Collège Champittet. Your child will excel beyond the classroom, as they do what they love, tackle new challenges, and develop a host of lifelong skills.
Our students love getting active, ensuring they develop healthy habits that last a lifetime. Extra-curricular clubs range from Thai boxing and yoga to football, basketball, and tennis. Our location between Lake Geneva and the Alps means we’re perfectly placed to offer lots of outdoor activities, too, including skiing, paddleboarding, and sailing.
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The arts
An array of artistic opportunities enables every student to discover their creative passion. Our private lessons will deepen and refine your child’s instrumental skills, while our exclusive collaboration with The Juilliard School ensures everyone benefits from a world-leading dance, music, and drama experience.
Trips and expeditions
Your child will discover the world at Collège Champittet, as they embark on cultural, sporting, and service trips in Switzerland and across the globe. Residentials to Tanzania, Madagascar, and Thailand offer extraordinary adventures, while day and overnight trips closer to home add a real-world dimension to classroom learning.
Science and technology
Exciting 21st century learning experiences cultivate curiosity, ignite imaginations, and challenge our students in extraordinary ways. Through our trailblazing STEAM collaboration with MIT, your child will learn to code, design games, programme software, build robots, and so much more, encouraging them to think critically, solve problems, and ‘invent the future’.
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Student leadership
Demonstrating real determination and ingenuity, our students take the lead and effect change in school and around the world. Through the Collège Champittet Foundation, they come up with fundraising ideas and implement projects that transform life for communities across three continents. Our students also make their voice heard through our exclusive collaboration with UNICEF.
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Nyon extracurricular activities 2023-2024

Nyon vademecum and extracurriculars 2023-24.pdf (9 MB)

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Pully extracurricular activities 2023-2024

Pully extracurriculars 2023-24.pdf (7 MB)

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Our families play an integral role in our community, helping to create a warm and welcoming environment. You can get involved in school life in all sorts of ways, from taking part in social events organised by the Champittet Parents Association and coming in for coffee mornings to joining the Association of Parents of Pupils of Champittet (APEC).
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Everything you need to know about life at Collège Champittet, in one place.
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Bus service
Our safe and modern fleet of private minibuses serve both our Nyon and Pully campuses.
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School uniform
Our comfortable and high-quality ‘half uniform’ creates a genuine sense of identity – and our students wear it with great pride.
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Healthy, nutritious, and freshly prepared each day: our lunches will give your child the energy they need to learn.
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Useful resources
You can find all our procedures and policies here, which cover everything from student life to safeguarding.


  • 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.  

  • Do you provide lunch?
    Yes, our catering team prepare tasty, nutritious lunches every day. We offer a variety of local and international options, and our menu changes weekly. Our focus is on providing healthy, balanced meals made from the highest quality ingredients. We also ensure our students have access to nutritious snacks.
  • Do you operate a bus service?
    We run a safe and reliable transport service using our own fleet of modern, clean minibuses. Routes serve Lausanne and the Lake Geneva area, covering a radius of approximately 25 km from our Nyon and Pully campuses.
  • Do your students wear a uniform?
    Yes, our students wear our comfortable and high-quality ‘half uniform’ with pride. As well as creating a strong sense of belonging, our uniform ensures every child feels part of a closeknit community.
  • How can I get involved in school life?
    There are lots of ways to get involved in our community. You can join our Champittet Parents Association, which organises philanthropic projects and regular social activities. You’ll be invited to monthly coffee mornings, too, where you’ll have your say on how we do things. And you’ll have the opportunity to join the thriving Association of Parents of Pupils of Champittet (APEC).
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Our talented teachers know what it takes to inspire excellence. Using their abundant experience and wealth of qualifications, they’ll ensure your child is engaged, motivated, and learns in a way that helps them thrive.