• Our School

    Your child will receive a premium education from an established school now located in a state-of-the-art campus.

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  • Personalised & Caring

    We are committed to the development of each child’s mind, human relationships and place within their community and the wider world.

  • Passionate

    "As many families feel upon their first visit to La Côte International School, I knew this was the school for me!" Nicole Schmidt

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  • High Expectations & High Standards

    Our student-centred approach to learning ensures that every child can become a High Performer.

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    We accept enrolments year-round and look forward to hearing from you.

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  • Excellence & Achievement

    Our unique approach and outstanding team of professional educators ensures every child can succeed.

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Chrystelle Ruinat

Head of French A

Chrystelle Ruinat joined La Côte International School in 2012 to introduce the Language A programme in the MYP.  She subsequently took on the role of Head of the French Department. 

She is a French citizen and has lived for 14 years in England. She studied at the University of Kent as well as in Grenoble, France. She obtained respectively a Masters of Arts (M.A) in French Literature and a Maîtrise de Lettres Modernes.  In recent years, she graduated at Endicott College, Massachusetts where she completed a Master of Education in International Administration (MEd).  She has over 19 years’ experience in international schools, both as a teacher and school administrator.  She enjoys dancing Argentine tango and playing classical as well as jazz music on the flute.  She loves to travel to discover new people and cultures. As well as French, she can speak English and Spanish.