College Du Leman

College du Leman is a mixed private boarding school in Switzerland. Over the past half century, Du Leman has helped more than 20,000 graduates gain a high-quality education and an unforgettable experience of communicating with students from around the world. The educational institution is located on the right bank of Lake Geneva between a thriving city and picturesque countryside. More than 1,900 students from 100 different nationalities are currently studying here. The campus covers an area of ​​8 hectares. Students are located near the city and from the mountains, they have opportunities for active recreation, new acquaintances and hobbies.

The campus has everything for comfortable learning and recreation, including laboratories, bright and modern classrooms, language laboratories, a library and several computer rooms. There are also recreation areas that allow children to play outdoors, a football field, basketball courts, a swimming pool and several tennis courts. There is a health center on campus where Collège du Léman students can receive medical care. Sport is also an integral part of life in this educational institution. The school has a sports center where children can try various types of activities: badminton, ballet, baseball, swimming, golf, softball, boxing, rugby, football, dancing, field hockey, volleyball, tennis, fencing. Other outdoor activities that are popular in Switzerland are also available, students can try themselves in snowboarding, rock climbing, skiing, sailing, kayaking, mountain biking.

An individualized approach to education helps students reach their full potential by identifying strengths. Thanks to this approach, it will be easier for students to decide on the choice of a future profession. A varied and modern school curriculum will prepare students for further university studies.

During studies foreign students at College du Leman acquire such important qualities as confidence, independence, responsibility and self-motivation. In addition to this, the international community is strengthening social skills, cultural awareness and respect for others. These qualities are necessary for children to confidently walk into the world and contribute to it.

Studying programs

  • The Swiss Maturity Certificate Program is a Swiss federal program for high school students.
  • American High School Diploma Program. The main high school curriculum in the USA and Canada. American High School Diploma is an American high school diploma, for which students study for 4 years, from grades 9 to 12. At the end of the last year, it is required to pass 6 exams in basic subjects and write several term papers.
  • French Baccalaureate program. This is a French high school diploma. Students study 10 compulsory subjects at an advanced level. Exams are taken in grades 11 and 12. Students are issued a high school graduation certificate, which allows them to enter a university or polytechnic college, as well as other educational institutions of higher professional education.
  • IGCSE is a globally recognized program for ninth and tenth grade students. Training in this program provides an excellent base for progressing to A-Level or IB programs. The IGCSE incomplete secondary education diploma greatly helps with university admission and employment.
  • ESL (English as a Second Language) program. Support program for international students with insufficient English proficiency.

Accommodation

The school's residences are residential villas that can accommodate up to 250 students. The room accommodates from 1 to 3 students of the same sex, the bathrooms are separate. Residents of the residence can decorate the rooms as they wish. The residence also has shared kitchens and other areas where students can socialize and relax. The school also has a garden where children can gain experience in growing vegetables and fruits. Meals are provided 3 times a day in the school cafeteria.

Entertainment activities

Extracurricular activities allow students to learn about teamwork, leadership, responsibility and discipline while developing their passions. More than 80 extracurricular activities are offered. On weekends, there are a variety of recreational activities, including trips to local museums and sightseeing tours. There is a weekend and even a separate week dedicated to skiing in the Alps. In addition, out-of-country trips are offered every year during the holidays, allowing students to experience new cultures.

Equipment

The school campus covers an area of ​​8 hectares. Here are located:

  • Learning Campus
  • Villas for living
  • Cafe
  • Library
  • Sports and cultural complex
  • Tennis court
  • Football and hockey field
  • Volleyball, basketball, rugby courts
  • Pool

In the school building:

  • Light classrooms equipped with modern technology
  • Assembly Hall
  • Dance studio
  • Music studio
  • Computer classes
  • Scientific laboratories
  • Reading room

Academic results

Every third graduate of the school enters a university that is included in the ranking of the 100 best universities in the world

12.5% ​​of students scored an exam score of 40 or higher. Such a score is required for admission to the most elite universities in the world - Oxford, Cambridge, Stanford and Harvard.

Residence

Students live in a residence, in double rooms, which are specially equipped for a comfortable stay and study. Each room has internet access.

Students often spend their leisure time in recreation rooms, where they can play games, watch films, hold meetings, and also simply socialize. Students can use the fitness room and other sports facilities located in the residence. Students eat in the main dining room of the school.

Extracurricular activities:

  • Basketball
  • Rugby
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Judo
  • Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Singing
  • Dancing
  • Painting
  • The photo
  • Golf

All educational programs offer in-depth language training in English and French, and Chinese, German, Italian and Spanish are also available for children. Classroom activities are complemented by participation in creative projects, sports, fun trips, which contributes to the development of communication skills and critical thinking.

The best school in Switzerland creates ideal conditions for music, dance (from ballet to contemporary), dramatic art. The music programs are held in partnership with the world famous Juilliard School in New York. Physical development is paid no less attention. Students play basketball, rugby, football, master the subtleties of sailing, judo and horse riding, ride on the ski slopes.

The campus of the College du Leman school in Switzerland is hidden between the mountains and Lake Geneva and occupies 8 hectares, 9 km from Geneva. Students are accommodated in villas with rooms for 2-4 people. Each child has a personal space for study and relaxation. In their free time from classes and extracurricular activities, they explore the country and Europe, walk along safe mountain trails and go on unforgettable adventure trips, for example, to Tanzania.

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