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Sainte Victoire International School

Sainte Victoire International School

Domaine de Château l'Arc, Chemin de Maurel, 13710 Fuveau, France

+33 4 42 26 51 96



Sainte Victoire International School
School type Co-educational Day & Boarding
Founded 2011
Status Private
Head of School Frederic Fabre
Language of Instruction English, French
Co-ed Age Range 5-18 years
Day fees per annum €10,200 - €17,900 per annum
Boarding fees per annum €26,800 - €31,800 per annum
Authorised IB Programmes IBDP
Diploma Coordinator Allison Delort
Associations IB, Cambridge, ELSA

SVIS - Sainte Victoire International School is an IB World School located near Aix-en-Provence in the south of France. The school offers both the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and the Cambridge IGCSE examinations. SVIS provides education for students aged 5 years to 18 years from over 40 nationalities in our Primary, Middle, and High School. From the Primary school level, teaching is bilingual, allowing students to achieve their academic potential in English and French. SVIS also offers mother-tongue classes for several additional languages.

SVIS provides an innovative and rigorous approach to teaching and learning, incorporating cross-disciplinary subjects as well as a wide range of learning opportunities that take place off-campus. These include an extensive range of local and international trips, an abundant offering of after school activities, and an ecology park. SVIS integrates sustainability goals and service-learning into the curriculum to develop students as global citizens.

The school is situated in the heart of an international 18-hole golf course, facing the Sainte Victoire mountain and offers students a healthy and peaceful school environment. SVIS is a family-friendly environment focusing on the whole child and provides opportunities for students to explore their passions in athletics and the arts. Class sizes are limited to 15 maximum allowing for individualised education programs.

School Facilities

The school facilities include an amphitheater, a library with computers, a theatre/art room, a science laboratory, an indoor gym and outstanding outdoor facilities: an 18-hole golf course, a football/rugby grass pitch, a tennis court, a basketball court and ecology park where students can grow fruit and vegetables.

Boarding Facilities

The boarding house is located 20 meters from the entrance to the school. This facility offers an exceptional living environment, where students enjoy a healthy pace of life, conducive to academic success. There is a maximum of 2 students per duplex. Each duplex is equipped with study rooms, a kitchen, 2 bathrooms, lounges, and a private terrace with outstanding views over the grounds.

Outstanding qualities of SVIS

  • SVIS offers internationally renowned educational programs that are sought by leading universities.
  • SVIS graduates have their first choice of leading universities.
  • With more than 40 student nationalities, SVIS is a diverse and inclusive school.
  • Each student receives individual support and guidance from teachers to achieve their maximum potential.
  • The school provides students with opportunities to study a large variety of mother-tongue and foreign languages including English, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Italian, German, Dutch, and Japanese.
  • The school has an outstanding campus on an international 18-hole golf course in the south of France. The grounds are surrounded by pine forests.