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At La Côte International School Aubonne, our structured and deliberate approach to personalised learning means your child will be given the challenge, support and opportunities to achieve more here than at any other school.
At LCIS, we have intentionally selected our internationally recognised curricula to deliver the best of both worlds. They ensure academic rigor and outstanding future opportunities, and allow our students not only to succeed, but to truly flourish.
  • Secondary
  • IB Diploma


The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum provides children aged 3 to 5 with a balanced and varied learning programme designed to prepare them for their future educational experiences by fostering their skills, interests, self-esteem, and confidence. From Foundation 1 onwards, both beginners and native French speakers receive specialist language lessons to support their language development.
Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum outlines the first stage of your child's education. It sets the standards for the learning, development and care of our children aged 3-5 years.
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In Primary, we follow the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), along with the English National Curriculum for English and Maths. Our tailored range of French options is designed to meet the needs of beginners and native speakers alike. Through these curricula, we ensure academic rigour and challenge while providing an education that allows your child to flourish physically, intellectually, emotionally and ethically. Our French options range from a beginner's foreign language course to full bilingual provision and ensure a smooth transition into Secondary school.
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International Primary Curriculum (IPC)
Through the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), we develop children aged 5-11 into informed, globally competent, and future-ready learners.
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The IB MYP encourages our students aged 11 to 14 to make practical connections between their studies and the real world. Between 14 and 16 years of age, our students study for the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) The world's most popular international qualification, it is recognised by leading universities and employers around the world and is the ideal preparation for the academic rigor of the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at the age of 16-18. Our French tuition encourages excellent academic results and supports those students who wish to be bilingual. Students are well prepared to choose a single language or bilingual IB Diploma, and to successfully apply to top Swiss and international universities.
11 to 14 years old
Lower Secondary Curriculum
Lower Secondary students (Years 7-9) follow a curriculum programme that prepares ideally them for IGCSE and the IB Diploma Programme.
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11 to 14 years old
International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)
The IGCSE is the world’s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 year olds.
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IB diploma

The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme is an academically challenging and balanced two-year programme of education for students aged 16-18. As one of the most highly regarded pre-university diplomas in the world, the IBDP leads to an internationally recognised qualification which, depending on the level awarded, allows students access to the most prestigious undergraduate courses in Switzerland and around the world.
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International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)
The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) for students aged 16 to 18 is one of the most prestigious pre-university diplomas in the world.
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Globally recognised qualifications and highly trained teachers

We know every student is different. Our teachers nurture the individual strengths of each child, building pathways to the world’s best universities through excellent results in internationally recognised qualifications.