About Prefleuri International Alpine School
Established in 1948, Préfleuri is celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2018. For boys and girls aged from 3 to 13, this institution aims at providing a family-like atmosphere for the students. Personal guidance is offered for the students so they can reach their academic goals. English and French are the main languages of the school’s academic program with possibilities to learn other languages. Sport music and art are also part of the educational program.
Location and Campus:
Préfleuri International School is located in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1200 meters above sea level, near the well-known ski resort of Villars-sur-Ollon. It has exceptional surroundings and beautiful views.
Préfleuri offers an education that conforms to the official national school curriculum adapted to the child. Small classes for individual follow ups teachers and educators working together to encourage and reward the students involvement are all part of the daily routines. Their teaching philosophy relies on their humanistic ethic of respect and attention that help contributing to the child’s self-confidence and personality.
The school welcomes girls and boys from ages 3 to 13, as boarders or day pupils. It is a big family made of more than 20 nationalities from all over the world.
House parents take special care of the boarders. A team of educators, sports instructors, housekeepers and other members of staff support all of the kids. The students are always surrounded by members of staff giving them the care, security and affection needed.
The educators also arrange time for activities such as sports, cultural visits, theatre, cinema, trekking, etc.