Ecole Chantemerle, International Boarding School, Blonay, Switzerland

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Established in 1966 by Jean and Mathilde Wegmüller, Chantemerle is a private boarding and day school for boys & girls from ages 5 to 18. Beautifully located in nature overlooking lake Geneva and the Swiss Alps, Chantemerle offers a warm and structured learning environment to over 50 students from all over the world. Over the years, the school has established a strong reputation for its strong academics and its positive approach to education.

Academic programs:

– Elementary to lower secondary school

– French National Diploma and Swiss Gymnase entry exams

Swiss Immersion and Study Abroad programs

– IB diploma and Swiss maturity (residency programs)

– Language camps (Summer & Winter)

Number of students

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7 days boarding: 

CHF 51,500 per annum

About the school

The school is situated on a vast domain of landscaped nature with a private forest and river overlooking lake Léman and the Swiss alps. The school is exceptionally well located less than 30 minutes from Lausanne and one hour from GenevaSince 1990, Chantemerle has considerably developed and extended its facilities:

  • 10 light and spacious classrooms fully equipped with multimedia facilities
  • 20 charming south facing bedrooms with lake view, each room accommodating 2 to 4 students. About half or our rooms are “en suite”with private bathroom
  • Sports facilities include a tennis and soccer field, two basketball courts, an archery range as well as football and volleyball courts. A dance room and a dojo complement our sport facilities.

Official Certifications in Learning French (DELF), English (Cambridge) and German (Goethe) languages


Students are housed in pleasant chalet-style 2 or 3 bedded rooms according to their age, gender and friendship.

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Academic life

Learn French Validate a full academic school year

Swiss Immersion, Study Abroad Program

Maturity and IB diploma


Academic school year. A comprehensive and internationally recognized program from preschool to secondary school. National French Diploma, entry exam preparation for Swiss public Swiss Immersion Gymnases.


Swiss Immersion & Study Abroad program: A fully validated academic program to acquire the level of French necessary to pursue higher studies in Switzerland. DELF exam preparation.


Maturity and IB diploma (residency program):

High school students prepare for the Swiss Maturity or the IB diploma, while maintaining residency at Chantemerle.

Sport and culture

At Chantemerle, during the school year, all students are encouraged to participate to the following sports:

  • Team sports (rugby, soccer, volleyball, basketball)
  • Martial arts (jiu -jitsu/self defense)
  • Target sports (archery, air shooting)
  • Running & swimming
  • Other sports include Tennis (Vevey), Ski and ice skating, fencing (Vevey), Nunchaku et Jiu-Jitsu (Vevey).

Performing arts

Very active since its creation a decade ago, Chantemerle’s school of Performing Arts allows students to discover and exploit their talents. Main disciplines include: Ballroom dancing (salsa, tango, chacha) and break dance, Theater and improvisation, Choir and singing, piano and guitar.

Cultural and artistic workshops are offered in the form of group lessons or individual sessions: Painting, creative design, Arts & crafts, Cooking and chocolate, Photography and multimedia.

Cultural visits excursions are planed during the year, on Wednesdays and during weekends: Walks in the mountains, Visits to neighboring cities (Lausanne, Bern, Basel), Visits to museums (Museum of the Alimentarium, Swiss Museum of the Game, Museum Giannada, Fondation Beyeler, Musée de l’art brut),Bex salt mines, Nestlé chocolate factory, Educational and scientific workshops at the University of Lausanne.
mines, Nestlé chocolate factory, Educational and scientific workshops at the 

Location Description

Chantemerle School is beautifully located at about 100 km from Geneva airport, overlooking Lake Leman and the Swiss Alps. 

Chemin de Chantemerle 7 1807 Blonay 1807 Blonay

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