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Aiglon College:
Ideally located in Central Europe, Aiglon College is an English-speaking, independent, co-educational, international boarding school in south-western Switzerland. We offer a well-rounded education to students ages 9-18 in a secure and friendly international community, with over 50 nationalities represented. As a British-based boarding school in Switzerland, Aiglon College meets the demanding standards required for UK, Swiss and International schools.

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Situated in the French-speaking village of Chesieres-Villars in the Swiss Alps, Aiglon College is easily accessible by car or public transport. Geneva International Airport is only 1.5 hours away.

Quality International Education:

Photo of Private International Boarding School in SwitzerlandAll courses are taught in English, and we offer an ESL (English as a Second Language) programme for all non-English speakers.

The school follows the British National Curriculum in preparation for IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) exams in middle school. In the final two years (Sixth Form), students study the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma programme.

Further Programmes:
- Snowsports & Languages Programme at Easter (April)
- Languages & Sports Summer School (July)
- IELTS exam preparation
- U.S. American College Board Exams preparation
- High-quality ESL programme for pupils whose first language is not English
- Support for students with mild dyslexia and other learning difficulties

There is a staff to pupil ratio of 1 to 5 and an average of 8 students per class permits us to care for each student and provide learning support when necessary. Aiglon takes great care to support students in gaining entry to the best possible universities and colleges around the world.


Image of Private International Boarding School in Switzerland- As a British-based boarding school in Switzerland, Aiglon College meets the demanding standards required for UK, Swiss and International schools.

- We participate in accreditation and inspection programmes through the UK independent schools inspection system, the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

- A founding member of Round Square, we encourage our best students to participate in international conferences on global issues.

Excellent Boarding Facilities:

There are 8 boarding houses for girls and boys, each with its own houseparents and tutors providing a high degree of pastoral care.  Each pupil belongs to a house, and it is here that they live, relax, sleep, work and make friends. 

The houses are all within a few minutes walk of each other and provide common rooms and dining facilities as well as accommodation for the boys and girls, who sleep not in dormitories but in groups of no more than 4 in the privacy of study bedrooms. Boys and girls are accommodated in separate houses.

Every child has a personal tutor who keeps a watchful eye on his or her progress, offering advice and help where necessary. In charge of each house are two Houseparents, who are responsible for the welfare of all the pupils in their care. They are helped in this by a Deputy Houseparent and an assistant tutor, who are sometimes resident in the house, as well as a team of visiting tutors.

Location in the Swiss Alps:

Photos of Aiglon CollegeLocated in the alpine village of Chesières-Villars in the canton of Vaud, Aiglon College is close to the ski resorts of Villars and Villars-sur-Ollon. The cities of Montreux and Lausanne are approximately 20km and 40km away respectively.

Geneva Airport is the closest international airport and is only 1.5 hours away by car. It offers frequent international flights to many parts of Europe and the rest of the world.

Our campus combines the traditional charm of chalet-style buildings with modern classrooms, well-equipped laboratories and a campus-wide computer network.

Balanced development of MIND, BODY and SPIRIT:

The aim of Aiglon College is the balanced development of MIND, BODY and SPIRIT through: Challenge; Respect; Responsibility; Diversity; Service.

The development of the MIND focuses on the intellect and the capacity to think, learn and reflect powerfully and purposefully. The development of the BODY focuses on physical fitness and the maintaining of an active and healthy lifestyle. The development of the SPIRIT focuses on the essence of ourselves and the exploration of faith, service and purpose in life.

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Address: Chesieres-Villars, Montreux, Switzerland
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