With over 90 years’ experience in nurturing young minds, St. George’s International School in Montreux is one of the premier educational institutions in Switzerland. Our boarding facilities are an extension of our commitment to excellence in every aspect of the care of the individual – a safe and secure environment ensuring every student can thrive. A real ‘home away from home’.
St. George's opens its doors to boarders 8 years upwards. With designated Junior houseparents, a brand new boarding wing and all the comforts and care that St. George's offers. Here boarders will have an exciting and nurturing experience.
With 92 years of heritage at St. George's, the journey continues in the new phase of this school where excellence and care pervades all areas of school life.
St. George's International School is located in the residential area of Clarens, overlooking the beautiful Lake Geneva and the Swiss Alps, and very close to Montreux and Vevey.
“Our experienced boarding staff live on campus and are available throughout the day and night to create an extended family atmosphere. This warm and nurturing approach enables each student to receive the care, empathy and understanding they need to become responsible and independent citizens living away from home."
“I have been at St. George’s for 5 years as a full boarder, and I can't choose my favourite memory from school as there are too many! Life at St. George’s has taught me to be responsible for all the actions and decisions I make as well as be more open minded person.”
Yana, former Head of School and cohort 2018
BOARDING AT ST. GEORGE'S
10 April 2019
Boarding at St. George’s, an Introduction
As an International School, we are proud to welcome students from all over the world. In fact, our students come from 60 different countries, from right here in Switzerland to China, South Africa, Canada and more.
While some of our students live with their families here in Montreux, others come to study with us while their parents remain overseas, or have parents who travel often. This is why we offer a variety of different boarding options, from weekly to full board, that are designed to meet your family’s needs.
What is it like to board ...
BOARDERS TRIP TO MAISON CAILLER
17 November 2018
As everyone knows Switzerland is famous for its chocolate and cheese. Last weekend, the boarders went to the very famous Cailler chocolate factory and the Maison Cailler.
The boarders had the opportunity to learn about the origins and the manufacturing of the Cailler chocolate and of course, sample it. During the visit, the boarders
to today's chocolate innovations. The
BASEL AUTUMN FAIR
10 November 2018
On the 10th of November, the boarders took a trip to the Basel Autumn Fair. The fair has more than 500 years of history and is the oldest amusement fair in Switzerland. It spans across seven squares in Basel and over 1 million people visit the fair every year. This year our
After a 2 hour drive, the
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