Geneva
International curriculum
Bilingual
Ages 2 to 18

Collège du Léman

CurriculumInternational
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
BilingualYes
International Baccalaureate Yes
Avg. students per class -
Max. students per class -
First year fees: CHF 36,220

Fees / Price

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in CHF

Yearly fees: CHF 31,620
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: CHF 4,600
Total first year fees: CHF 36,220
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School Information

Number of students

2000

Number of nationalities represented in the school

100

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

English as a Second Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, Mandarin

Use of technology in the classroom

From an early age, students have access to tablets in class. As they get older, they receive their own devices, which they can use to take notes, research subjects, and carry out assignments.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment

Brief description of entry evaluation required

CDL may ask for students to be tested in English and Maths before accepting their application, so that it can gauge which classes suit them best. Students who may not yet be comfortable in English will be able to join English as a Second Language classes before entering the mainstream. These tests can be taken online if necessary. An English placement test is required for all Middle and High School students.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins

CDL does accept students during the year if families are re-locating from elsewhere, but places are understandably limited.

External examinations/assessments available

IB Diploma, Swiss Maturité, the American High School diploma or the French Baccalaureate.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Learning support

Learning support offered

CDL believes in helping your child to identify their strengths and weaknesses, and setting them on a path to achievement.
The school's experienced staff and teachers help each student prepare a plan for the year ahead, and work with them to make sure that they are on track. If the student needs to change their approach or requires further guidance, CDL can offer support in a classroom or a smaller group setting. CDL can also assist students with mild to moderate learning difficulties.

Students can drop in for extra assistance if they feel they need help, and are assessed regularly to make sure they are making good progress towards their aims.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

CDL offers a stimulating programme for children with exceptional academic abilities.

As well as the diverse curriculum, CDL offers a Gifted and Talented initiative for students who excel in the classroom. Those students are invited to take part in an optional programme of tuition and guest speakers, who can unlock new wonders in certain curriculum subjects.

Students with an aptitude for learning can discover fresh inspiration from studying it at a higher level.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Swimming, tennis, art and craft, magic and illusionism, nature craft and gardening, dance, dance choreography, drama, orchestra, crossfit, gymnastics, horseback riding, judo, multisport, sailing, beads club, yoga, hip hop, netball, soccer, mindfulness, dance tales, choir, floor hockey, Lego, basketball, squash, chess, archery, badminton, rugby, sculpture, fitness, volleyball, golf, music dj mix, photography, homework support.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Gymnasium

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Collège du Léman is an international university preparatory school located in Geneva, Switzerland. CDL is part of Nord Anglia Education.

CDL offers a high-quality international education, in a community of many different nationalities. But that isn't all. CDL is also committed to a truly bilingual curriculum, and offers an un-matched range of diplomas to help them prepare for top-class universities around the world.

Teaching approach of the school

From their early years, CDL helps your child discover the skills that will make them a success. CDL's personalised approach to education allows them to choose their own path, while the school's focus on critical thinking and leadership helps them to mark themselves out in the world.

CDL's curriculum provides an exceptional set of learning opportunities. Students learn through English or French or may choose to follow the Bilingual programme from Preschool upwards, as they work towards a variety of diplomas; the highly-regarded International Baccalaureate, the Swiss Maturité, the American High School diploma or the French Baccalaureate.

Location

Get in touch with the school

Contact email: admissions@cdl.ch
Address: Route de Sauverny 74, 1290 Versoix, Switzerland