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  • Welcome to Collège Champittet

    Collège Champittet has been providing outstanding education to both local and international students for over 110 years.

    College Champittet

  • Preshool, Primary and Secondary

    Collège Champittet Pully welcomes students from 3 to 18 years old (preschool, primary and secondary). It is located near the edge of Lake Geneva and close to the center of Lausanne.

    Pully students

  • Preshool and Primary

    Collège Champittet Nyon welcomes students from 3 to 10 years old (preschool and primary). Located between Geneva and Lausanne it gives young children a secure and supportive place.

    Nyon student

  • Home to the pioneers of tomorrow

    In our Pully campus, we welcome international boarding students from 1 to 18 years old in a warm family style atmosphere.

    Boarder

  • Camps of excellence

    At Collège Champittet Pully, we believe that learning doesn't just take place within the classroom.

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  • Admissions at Collège Champittet

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

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  • Find out what is happening at school

    Have a look at what is happening, read the newsletters check the events calandar and blog articles!

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Boarding Life

Daily life at Collège Champittet Pully’s private boarding school in Lausanne offers a perfect balance of variety and routine. Our location near Lake Geneva and our approach to learning means that our boarding students experience a rich assortment of activities outside of their daily schedule.

Find out more about what a typical day in the life of our boarding students is like, and what kinds of activities your child can look forward to in their downtime.

Typical Daytime Schedule for Boarding Students

  • 07.00 - Wake up
  • 07.30 - Breakfast
  • 08.00 - Classroom study
  • 09.55 - Break
  • 10.15 - Classroom study
  • 12.10 - Lunch in dining hall
  • 13.15 - Classroom study
  • 15.10 / 16.25 / 17.25 - School day ends (time differs by age and day of the week)

Typical Evening Schedule for Boarding Students

Middle School  High School  
16.30  17.30 Sports or other activities
17.30  18.30 Shower
18.00   N/A Study time
19.00  19.00  Dinner
19.30  19.30  Break
20.00  20.00  Study time
21.00  22.00  Break
21.30  22.30  Retire to their own floor, mobile devices collected*
21.45  22.45 In bedrooms
22.00  23.00 Lights out

* Grade 14 (HarmoS) students are allowed to keep their own mobile phone with them.

Weekend Activities

Approximately half of all boarding school students stay with us for the weekend. Every weekend, extracurricular activities are arranged for them on both days. Middle school students participate in both activities, whereas high school students may choose to participate in both or just one activity.

Weekend activities vary significantly from week to week and according to the time of year. Examples of typical activities include:

  • Watersports on Lake Geneva (sailing, paddleboarding, water-skiing)
  • Cultural visits to different parts of Switzerland, Italy or France
  • Climbing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain biking
  • Shopping trips (such as to the Christmas markets)
  • Skiing (every weekend from January, throughout the ski season)
  • Visits to local restaurants.