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  • 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.

  • Enrol now

    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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  • Contact Us

    We welcome questions and conversations about your child’s needs and interests. Please get in touch.

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Mel Curtis

Mel Curtis Principal

Principal

Mel joined La Côte International School in 2018, after successfully leading two Nord Anglia Education schools in recent years: The English International School Prague and the British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park. 

Mel's educational leadership focuses on creating a school culture centered around enquiry-based learning, innovation and initiative. As a passionate educator, Mel brings to La Côte International School more than 18 years in strategic educational leadership with international experience in her native England as well as France and the United Arab Emirates. Prior to joining Nord Anglia Education in 2015, she led academic integration at Ecole des Roches, one of France's most prestigious private schools, and has been the head teacher at elite primary and K-12 schools in the United Kingdom, Europe and the Middle East. Her highly successful track record includes expertise in quality assurance, increased student attainment, student-centered learning and curriculum development.

Mel Curtis has one principle aim: to provide the best possible learning experience for all where the issues of respect, integrity, and intercultural understanding underpin everything that happens at LCIS.