Our Lausanne private school offers the Swiss Maturité. It is a rigorous and demanding programme, highly regarded by world-class universities. To complete the diploma students study 13 different subject areas which includes literature, languages and sciences. Success in this diploma requires mastery of all subject areas, an excellent ability to retain and recall facts and information, and an ability to communicate in writing and orally since examination consists of both oral and written assessments.
The programme can be followed in French or bilingual (mostly taught in French but with History and Geography taught in English) basis. However fluency in French is essential for all students looking to follow this programme.
In 6th grade students start studying German and in 9th grade they start to learn Italian.
Before taking the exams, students have to complete a research-type of work on a subject based on literature, experiences, questionnaires, interviews etc.
For more information on the Swiss Maturité, please click here.