Tuition and Fees

Application Fees

Parents who wish to apply for a place for their child are asked to complete the application form online. An application fee of CHF 250 per child is payable. This is non-refundable and non-deferrable and can only be paid online by credit card (Visa and MasterCard). Please see our General & Financial Conditions

Fees for newly enrolled students

Registration Fees

CHF 2,500. This fee covers the administrative costs of processing the registration, for all new students or students returning to school after an absence of two years or more.

Capital Development Fund Fee

CHF 4,000. The Capital Development Fee is a one-time fee used for the continual improvement and upgrading of the school environment.

The Registration and Capital Development Fund Fees are non refundable and payable to confirm places as soon as the Enrolment Contract has been signed and returned to the Admissions Office.

Annual Tuition Fees 2022 -2023 (CHF)

Classes Fees
Pre-Reception "light" *
(mornings & 2 afternoons)
CHF 20,680
Pre-Reception “regular” **
(same hours as other Primary classes)
CHF 25,000
Reception CHF 27,870
Classes 1 to 4 CHF 28,160
Classes 5 to 6 CHF 29,260
Classes 7 to 9 CHF 33,070
Classes 10 to 11 CHF 34,610
Classes 12 to 13 CHF 35,830

* An extended Pre-Reception option until 6.00 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays is offered at a tariff of CHF 29,000 p.a..
** Pre-Reception “regular” is not available at La Châtaigneraie on account of cantonal staffing regulations for Early Years.

Advance payment on tuition fees for re-enrolment of current students

The advance payment on tuition fees for re-enrolment is CHF 1,000 per child, non-refundable should the student not return. Places for re-enrolled students will be secured only after the re-enrolment contract and the advance payment are received. However, the amount paid will be deducted from the first instalment of fees. ​


General & Financial Conditions 2023-2024
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General & Financial Conditions 2022-2023
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