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Collège Alpin Beau Soleil

Collège Alpin Beau Soleil

Route du Village 1, 1884 Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland

+41 24 496 26 26



Collège Alpin Beau Soleil
School type Co-educational Boarding
Founded 1910
Status Private
Headmaster Stuart White
Language of Instruction English, French
Co-ed Age Range 11-18 years
Authorised IB Programmes IBDP
Diploma Coordinator Helen Taylor-Cevey
Associations IB, NEASC, SGIS

At Beau Soleil, we believe it’s what you do that counts: Our educational philosophy encourages students to become responsible and ambitious world citizens through the challenging and inspirational range of activities offered each day both inside and outside of the classroom setting.

Founded in 1910, we welcome students from more than 55 different nationalities, a melting pot of cultures that supports the IB philosophy of internationalism and global mindset. With educational pathways in both English and French,at IB level, our students are able to pursue their studies in either language or a combination of the two.

Outstanding academic results are ensured by our passionate teaching staff, who inspire and support students to achieve to their highest potential. With a teacher to student ratio of 1 to 4 we are able to offer a personalised approach to learning and a diverse range of educational experiences. Our dedicated college counsellor and mentoring programme supports our graduates to enter many of the world’s leading universities.

Exciting experiences both inside and outside of the classroom - from extended curriculum days, to educational trips across the world, full-school challenges and our winter ski programme - help our students to develop a greater understanding and appreciation of the world around them and to develop skills including team work, collaboration and resilience.

The spectacular school campus, located in a beautiful and safe alpine village, gives access to an enviable lifestyle. Blending tradition with modernity, the campus offers facilities of the highest quality and inspiring views across the Swiss Alps.

A full boarding school with a capacity of 280 students, our boarders experience the ideal balance of warmth, care and discipline, encouraging in them a sense of independence. Our home from home boarding philosophy promotes the creation of lifelong friendships based on a common set of values: responsibility, respect, ambition and determination.