Lausanne - Vaud
British, French curriculum
Ages 4 to 14

La Garenne

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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and French
Native English and French teachers
Extra languages (other than English and French)
Class sizes Average
Maximum 15 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: CHF 34,100

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality

The main body of students are from surrounding European countries although La Garenne also has Mexican, American and Japanese students to name a few.

Max. number of students per class

The class sizer are between 8 and 15 students.

Language support for students not fluent in English and French

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Language clubs are offered to the children, they can learn Mandarin, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Japanese, Russian.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Language courses, music lessons, drama and sports clubs, dance and ballet, karate, cinema club, chess, craft clubs, ice-skating.

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

La Garenne International School welcomes children between the ages of 4 and 14 of all nationalities from around the world.

La Garenne prides itself on its English-French bilingual approach, giving students expertise in two languages. Students follow the official English national curriculum, in parallel with developing a mastery of the French language.

Academic excellence, a warm international family ambience in which diversity is welcomed, and a safe location in exceptional surroundings, are the school's core values.
La Garenne's mission is to promote respect, tolerance, politeness, global citizenship and self-challenge.

Teaching approach of the school

La Gerenne educates children from around the world, in a warm, family atmosphere. It promotes the traditional Swiss values of openness, responsibility, precision, honesty, politeness and the benefits of being well organised. The ambience of La Garenne's bilingual community emphasises the importance of human contact.