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  • Welcome to Collège Champittet

    While our campus in Nyon was founded in 2004, Collège Champittet has been providing outstanding education to both local and international students for over 100 years.

    Our school

  • High quality education

    We welcome students from 3 to 10 years providing kindergarten and primary education

    Student life

  • Admissions at Collège Champittet

    Our admissions are open throughout the year, do not hesitate to get in touch with us!


  • Find out what is happening at school

    Have a look at what is happening, read our newsletters and check out our photo gallery!

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  • Keep in Touch

    Through our Connect section you can find out the latest from our school and from other schools in the Nord Anglia Education global family.

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  • Did You Know?

    Everyday life for children at Collège Champittet is an enjoyable and rich experience from both an academic and a personal point of view.


History of our school

Our private school in Nyon was opened in 2004, and stands on over a century of outstanding private education at Collège Champittet.

  • our history

Our private school in Nyon offers a modern and stimulating learning environment for children from 3 to 10 years old. We pursue excellence in all we do and combine the latest effective teaching methods with trusted traditional approaches. While the Nyon private school is a relatively new addition to our family, the story of Collège Champittet dates back more than a century.

Collège Champittet itself was founded in 1903 by Dominican fathers, and today we cherish  strong values that are the legacy of our Catholic origins...

1903: The prestigious private school Collège Champittet is established by Dominican Fathers.

1951: Capitular fathers of the Great Saint-Bernard take on the running of the private school, a role they would maintain until 1998.

1960: Demand for places at the private school becomes so great that a new school building is opened. More than 600 students now study at Collège Champittet.

1984: Collège Champittet welcomes girls for the first time into the school.

1998: The private school is handed over to a team of professional managers who modernise it while maintaining the strong Christian values. In the same year, the school opens its junior section.

2004: The private school in Nyon is opened 20 kilometres from Geneva, offering Kindergarten and Primary school up to 12 years old. The school also opens a creche in Lausanne catering for children aged 18 to 48 months.

2006: Collège Champittet announces it is becoming a bilingual private school, offering a firm grounding in English and French.

2009: Collège Champittet joins the Nord Anglia Education family of premium international schools across the world.

2012: The school announces an initiative that will put new technology in the classroom. Primary students are given iPads to assist with studying, while Secondary school students in Pully receive MacBook Air laptops. From September 2013, all students and teachers from 4th to 14th grade receive their own iPad provided by the school.

2016:  Helping hand to Mont Olivet from Collège Champittet Pully, the two Lausanne private schools become one.

2018: The private school celebrates its 115th anniversary. We are proud of the reputation we have built as a school of reference for those who want their child to receive a top-quality education in Switzerland.