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School Facilities

Set in the impressive alpine village of Villars-sur-Ollon at an altitude of 1300m, our campus is designed to meet the needs of all our students. Combining tradition and modernity, our well-equipped buildings encourage high-level academic performance with space for multiple activities.



Villars-sur-Ollon overlooks the Rhone Valley and the Swiss Riviera, giving students direct access to both mountains and lakes, whilst benefiting from cultural and educational activities in Montreux, Lausanne and Geneva. The school's two distinct campuses are just a few minutes walk from the village proper. Villars has train and bus stations, shops, playgrounds, sports grounds, a swimming pool, bowling alley, ice rink and more. The ski lift is adjacent to the school's Le Roc campus, allowing students to ski almost directly to the school door.


The Campus

The campus is centred around the original La Garenne building, an authentic Swiss chalet dating from 1820. The chalet has been modernised to include a dining room, offices and boarding accommodation for our youngest students. The main teaching building for primary and middle school children is known as 'Académia' and has classrooms, a library and a science laboratory. Just next door is 'Beau Site', the junior boarding house. The facilities here include student lounges, a hall and music room, and a dedicated Art Room. Our oldest students live and work in our Senior Campus building 'Le Roc', just a couple of minutes away on foot.


Boarding Accommodation

A warm family environment has been created for all boarding students. Each boarding house has residential staff caring for the students. Buildings have wifi, safety and security systems including CCTV, while door access is controlled by wrist bracelets.  Each building has safe and easy access to well-equipped outdoor areas including a sports pitch, trampolines, table-tennis tables, table football, swings, play equipment and playhouses. The school is continually investing in improvements to our facilities without compromising the natural beauty of the neighbourhood.



Girls and boys are accommodated on separated floors. The bright comfortable bedrooms all have superb mountain views.  Two to four students share a room, each student having their own desk and cupboard for personal belongings. Rooms in Beau Site and Le Roc have en-suite bathrooms.  Bedrooms are a place for children to relax, enjoy reading or listening to music. Our experienced, friendly house staff clean and maintain the bedrooms and bathrooms daily, and encourage students to take responsibility for the tidiness and organisation of their rooms. In the changing rooms on the ground floor, each student has a locker for outdoor clothing and sports equipment.  Student lounges with age-appropriate books, toys and TV are popular for chilling quietly or socialising with friends.





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