Aiglon College Boarding School

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Junior Curriculum

Our Junior School is designed to inspire excitement and curiosity, and leads seamlessly into the Senior School curriculum.

Academic Programme

We strike a balance between the core subjects of English, Mathematics, Science, and a wide range of other subjects including French, Art, Music, Drama, Geography, History, Religious Studies, Physical Education (PE), and Computing.

We encourage our Junior School students to start developing their own interests and aptitudes early. A maximum staff-student ratio of 1:5 ensures they receive exceptional levels of attention and encouragement. Our aim is to give our Junior School learners a firm foundation on which to build and, most importantly, to give them a love of learning.

Discovery Programme

This new approach to unified learning leaves behind the traditional expectations of education to push students into a whole new world of discovery. The programme has been designed to provide a solid academic structure upon which to build new and exciting elements of this fresh approach to curriculum.

**Extracurricular Activities **

In the Junior School, students take part in our expeditions programme five times a term. The tasks become increasingly more challenging, ensuring they are thoroughly prepared for more advanced expeditions by the time they reach the Senior School.

Students are also given the opportunity to engage in Aiglon's Activities programme, working to develop new skills and pursue unique experiences in everything from horse riding to volunteer work.

Senior Curriculum

We believe in providing a world-class, inspirational educational experience. As with everything, we push boundaries to take our students in directions that will enrich their potential at every step.

Each family’s path toward discovering the right school is unique - but one aspect that joins all families is the quality of the curriculum the student will experience. At Aiglon, we are committed to continual progress when it comes to our students’ education, and we strive to discover more ways to make our curriculum as rich, varied, and fulfilling as possible. The world Aiglonians are stepping into is one of constant change, and we continue to craft our educational philosophy in ways that prepare them while enriching their experience.

Year 9

Upon entering our senior school, students will develop a greater emphasis on taking responsibility for their personal learning. Our subjects go into greater detail than previously, and Science is divided into three separate subjects.

Year 9 Aiglonians take French as well as either Spanish or German. Other world languages such as Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Russian and Arabic are also available as minority subjects.

Internal exams are taken at the end of Autumn and Summer terms.

Following the previous years of understanding a student’s interests and goals, they select subjects with which they wish to continue their educational journey within our 2-year International GCSE programme.

Year 10-11

In Years 10 and 11, Aiglonians work toward achieving IGCSE qualifications.

  • All students study English Language, Mathematics,** French**, Science (dual or triple award), and Physical Education.

  • Higher set English Language students also study English Literature.

Students’ personal educational path is supported by elective subjects which follow their interests and goals. A fascinating variety is on offer, and students select one arts subject, one social science, a modern foreign language, and a further subject from either of these areas.

Assessment for IGCSE qualifications combines internally-marked coursework, practical work, and end of course examinations.

Year 12-13

Students in their final two years at Aiglon (Years 12 & 13) undertake the academically challenging and holistic International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). This internationally recognised qualification is the perfect bridge to further university studies and beyond.

Widely considered to be the future of education - the International Baccalaureate programme is a challenging yet holistically fulfilling learning experience for senior school students. The qualification is recognised by top universities worldwide. Students who complete the programme develop skills highly sought by further educational establishments and employers.

To learn more and view detailed information, please visit our page dedicated to the IB Diploma Programme.

The Full Aiglon Experience

As senior Aiglonians move toward their final years with us, we find it integral to their development to place greater emphasis on how fully they engage with the school’s holistic tenets and the responsibilities that we hold in high regard.

As such, in order to achieve the Aiglon diploma, students must complete at least two or three expeditions each term - undertaking activities such as rock climbing, cross country skiing, and three-day Long Expeditions, among others. It’s important to note certain trips are compulsory, though our students take an independent approach to selecting other weekends in which they participate. In addition, senior Aiglonians are expected to engage with regular Sport, Ski, CAS & Activities programmes, alongside displaying conduct that embodies our Guiding Principles.

International Baccalaureate

Students in their final two years at Aiglon (Years 12 & 13) undertake the academically challenging and holistic International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). This internationally recognised qualification is the perfect bridge to further university studies and beyond.

Widely considered to be the future of education - the International Baccalaureate programme is a challenging yet holistically fulfilling learning experience for senior school students. The qualification is recognised by top universities worldwide. Students who complete the programme develop skills highly sought by further educational establishments and employers.

How does it work?

Each Aiglon IB student needs to choose 6 subjects to study as well as the 3 core subjects: Extended Essay, Theory of Knowledge and CAS (Creativity, Activity and Service).

Six Subjects

Students choose six subjects - three to study to Standard Level (SL) and three to greater depth at Higher Level (HL). Students must take one subject from each following group:

Group 1 - Studies in Language and Literature

Group 2 - Language Acquisition

Group 3 - Individuals and Societies

Group 4 - Sciences

Group 5 - Mathematics

Group 6 - Arts and Electives

Extended Essay

The extended essay is an in-depth study of a focused topic, usually chosen from one of the student's six IB DP subjects.

It is intended to promote academic research and writing skills, providing students with an opportunity to engage in personal research in a topic of their own choice, under the guidance of a supervisor.

This leads to a major piece of formally presented, structured writing, in which ideas and findings are communicated.

Theory of Knowledge

TOK is core and compulsory to the IB. The overall aim of TOK is to encourage students to formulate answers to the question “How do you know?” in a variety of contexts, and to see the value of that question.

This allows students to develop an enduring fascination with the richness of knowledge.


Studied throughout the two years, CAS involves students in a range of activities alongside their academic studies. It is not formally assessed. However, students reflect on their CAS experiences as part of the DP, and provide evidence of achieving the eight learning outcomes for CAS.


A total of** 73 students** from the Class of 2022 were entered for the IB

Diploma. The cohort average was** 37.1**. The overall pass rate was** 100%, and 26% of the students achieved a score of 40 or above**. Additionally,** 97% scored 30 or above**.

2022 University Destinations

Includes acceptances and offers from 2018- 2022. Class of 2022 destinations are listed in bold. Institutions are sorted by geographical region.

United States of America

American University- **Babson College- **Bard College-Barnard College

Baylor University- Bennington College **-Bentley University **Berklee College of Music-Boston College-**Boston University- **Brandeis University -Bryant University- Bryn Mawr College -Bucknell University -**Chapman University **Claremont McKenna College-Colgate University- College of Charleston Colorado College- Connecticut College- **Cornell University- **Dartmouth College- Denison University -Drexel University- Dickinson College- Duke University-Eckerd College-Elon University-Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University- Emerson College-Emory University-Fashion Institute of Technology

Fordham University- Franklin & Marshall College-George Washington University- **Georgetown University-**Georgia Institute of Technology

Grinnell College-Indiana University Bloomington-**Kenyon College **Lehigh University -Lewis & Clark College-**Loyola Marymount University-Lynn University-**Maine Maritime Academy-Marist College-Massachusetts College of Art and Design- Massachusetts Maritime Academy-Menlo College-

Middlebury College- Minerva Schools- **New York University-Northeastern University-**Oberlin College-Pace University-The New School- Parsons

Pennsylvania State University-Pepperdine University -Pomona College-

Pratt Institute-Providence College- Purdue University -Reed College-

Rhode Island School of Design-Rhodes College-Roger Williams University -**Rollins College-**Salve Regina University Santa Clara University- Sarah Lawrence College-School of the Art Institute of Chicago- Scripps College

Seton Hall University- Smith College-Southern Methodist University

St. Lawrence University- **Stanford University- **Suffolk University

Syracuse University-Texas Christian University-Trinity College (Connecticut)

Tufts University-Tulane University-Union College-University of Arizona

University of California Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz- University of Colorado Boulder-University of Connecticut- University of Denver -University of Georgia

University of Illinois- Urbana-Champaign University of Iowa-University of Massachusetts- Amherst University of Miami-University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill University of Notre Dame-University of Pennsylvania-

University of Richmond -University of Rochester- University of San Diego -University of San Francisco-**University of Southern California University of Tampa-**University of Texas, Austin-University of Vermont- University of Virginia **University of Wisconsin-Madison-**Wake Forest University- Wheaton College-**William & Mary-**Yale University

United Kingdom

Architectural Association School of Architecture-**Arts University Bournemouth-**Bath Spa University-Birkbeck, University of London Brunel, University of London Cardiff University -City, University of London-

Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design Coventry University-Durham University-**Hult International Business School -**Imperial College London

**Istituto Marangoni London-**King’s College London- University of London-

London School of Economics and Political Science-Loughborough University-

Met Film School -Middlesex University- Newcastle University- New College of the Humanities-Queen Mary University of London-Queen’s University Belfast

Regent’s University London Richmond- The American International University in London-**Royal Holloway, University of London- SOAS University of London-University College London-University of the Arts London-Central Saint Martins-University of Bath **University of Birmingham-University of Bristol- University of Cambridge-**University of Edinburgh-University of Exeter **University of Greenwich -**University of Kent- **University of Leeds- University of Manchester-University of Nottingham-**University of Roehampton-University of St. Andrews-**University of Southampton-University of Surrey- University of Sussex- University of Warwick- University of West London-University of Westminster, London- University of Winchester-University of York


American University of Paris (FR)-Berklee College of Music (ES)

Bocconi University (IT)-**University of British Columbia (CA)- Business School Lausanne (CH)-**City University of Hong Kong (HK)-Delft University of Technology (NL)-Duke Kunshan University (CN)-**EHL Hospitality Business School (CH) -**Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (CH)-Eindhoven University of Technology (NL) -Erasmus University (NL)-**Franklin University Switzerland (CH)- **Glion Institute of Higher Education (CH) -The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HK)-Hotelschool The Hague (NL)- **IE University (ES)-**Istituto Marangoni (IT)- Keio University (JP)

McGill University (CA)- McMaster University (CA)- MODUL University (AT)

New York University, Abu Dhabi (UAE)- New York University, Shanghai (CN)

Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano (IT)- Ryerson University (CA)-

Sophia University (JP)-Suffolk University, Madrid (ES)- Tilburg University (NL) **Trinity College Dublin (IE)-**University College Roosevelt (NL)- University College Utrecht (NL)-University of Alberta (CA)- University of Amsterdam (NL) University of Geneva (CH)- University of Lausanne (CH)- University of Maastricht (NL)- University of Ottawa (CA)- University of St. Gallen (CH) **University of Toronto (CA) -**University of Waterloo (CA)- University of Zurich (CH) University Targu Mures, **Medical campus Hamburg (DE)- Utrecht University (NL)-**Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (NL)-Warsaw Medical University (PL)- Waseda University (JP)- Webster University (CH)- Western University (CA) Yale-NUS College (SG)-York University (CA)

Tuition Fees Approximately

Boarding Fee (Y5-Y6):

78000 CHF

Boarding Fee (Y7-Y8):

93000 CHF

Boarding Fee (Y9-Y11):

124000 CHF

Boarding Fee (Y12-Y13):

130000 CHF

**Admission Fee **

3000 CHF

Enrolment Deposit:

10000 CHF

Scholarship & Development Fund:

4000 CHF

Alumni Programmes Fee:

2000 CHF

Starting From

CHF 130,000.00

Age Range 9-18 Years
Duration 53 Weeks



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