The First British-Branded Boarding School in Switzerland
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December 25, 2022 (3pm Swiss time)
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Why choose Malvern College Switzerland?
Academic excellence
Offering the globally recognised gold standard of British academic qualifications:
Personal development
Unrivalled co-curricular opportunities together with a multi-cultural environment, helping shape the pupils who study here, into citizens of the world.
Athletics and sports clubs
Tennis Academy
Ski and Snowboard Academy
Year-round sports
Outdoor education
Academic support
Pupil-centred small class sizes
English as an additional language (EAL) support
Daily supervised homework
Career counselling
Pathway to top universities
With strong academic skills and high motivation, pupils having successfully completed their A Levels at MCS, are in a great position to access any of the world's best universities.
Carefully calculated tuition fees
Private education in Switzerland is renowned as the most expensive in the world. MCS offers a premium British education in Switzerland at a price comparable to that in the UK.
Experienced academic team
An Oxbridge-level British academic team
Premium teaching facilities
Multi-lingual opportunities
Malvernian Society and networking
Establish strong relationships with Old Malvernian's across Switzerland and around the world. Networking experiences post and during their Malvern College education.
Pre-IGCSE
IGCSE
A Level
Academic excellence
Offering the globally recognised gold standard of British academic qualifications:
Personal development
Unrivalled co-curricular opportunities together with a multi-cultural environment, helping shape the pupils who study here, into citizens of the world.
Athletics and sports clubs
Tennis Academy
Ski and Snowboard Academy
Year-round sports
Outdoor education
Academic support
Pupil-centred small class sizes
English as an additional language (EAL) support
Daily supervised homework
Career counselling
Pathway to top universities
With strong academic skills and high motivation, pupils having successfully completed their A Levels at MCS, are in a great position to access any of the world's best universities.
Carefully calculated tuition fees
Private education in Switzerland is renowned as the most expensive in the world. MCS offers a premium British education in Switzerland at a price comparable to that in the UK.
Experienced academic team
An Oxbridge-level British academic team
Premium teaching facilities
Multi-lingual opportunities
Malvernian Society and networking
Establish strong relationships with Old Malvernian's across Switzerland and around the world. Networking experiences post and during their Malvern College education.
Pre-IGCSE
IGCSE
A Level
We invite pupils from the ages of 11-18 for co-ed boarding
Enrolment for the MCS Spring Term “Winter Sports Programme” (January 12, 2022 – April 2, 2022) is open until December 15, 2021
Formative Feedback
Involves both students and teachers making use of evidence. Such learning environments encourage students to become teachers, and teachers to become students.
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Pupils master: the core academic curriculum, thinking critically, learning to solve complex problems, working collaboratively, communicating effectively, self-directed and confident decision making.
Collaborative Work
Collaborative students work well in teams. They communicate and understand multiple points of view and they know how to cooperate to achieve a shared goal.
Converting knowledge into responsibility
In the 21st century workplace, success requires more than basic knowledge and skills. Pupils learn how to take responsibility, and communicate ideas, all while building confidence and becoming creative innovators.
Academic outcomes
Formative Feedback
Involves both students and teachers making use of evidence. Such learning environments encourage students to become teachers, and teachers to become students.
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Pupils master: the core academic curriculum, thinking critically, learning to solve complex problems, working collaboratively, communicating effectively, self-directed and confident decision making.
Collaborative Work
Collaborative students work well in teams. They communicate and understand multiple points of view and they know how to cooperate to achieve a shared goal.
Converting knowledge into responsibility
In the 21st century workplace, success requires more than basic knowledge and skills. Pupils learn how to take responsibility, and communicate ideas, all while building confidence and becoming creative innovators.
Academic outcomes
Malvern College Switzerland
Founded on a history of academic excellence spanning 155 years, Malvern College Switzerland is proud to be operating a stunning campus in the Swiss Alps. MCS offers the globally recognised gold standard of British academic qualifications in a unique and prestigious setting, the village of Leysin.
Our intention is to foster self-improvement without sacrificing self-identity; to reach for the stars without losing touch with our essential selves; to transcend the boundaries of current thinking, and to tap into the priceless wisdom of previous generations, thus maximising the human potential of our students through the creation of powerful educational systems.
Our Vision
Our Mission
Our mission is to provide students with an innovative education that maximises the realisation of their individual talents, enables them to be ready for careers, prepares them to become global citizens, and for success in a technology and information driven 21st century economy.
Malvern College Switzerland
Founded on a history of academic excellence spanning 155 years, Malvern College Switzerland is proud to be operating a stunning campus in the Swiss Alps. MCS offers the globally recognised gold standard of British academic qualifications in a unique and prestigious setting, the village of Leysin.
Our intention is to foster self-improvement without sacrificing self-identity; to reach for the stars without losing touch with our essential selves; to transcend the boundaries of current thinking, and to tap into the priceless wisdom of previous generations, thus maximising the human potential of our students through the creation of powerful educational systems.
Our Vision
Our Mission
Our mission is to provide students with an innovative education that maximises the realisation of their individual talents, enables them to be ready for careers, prepares them to become global citizens, and for success in a technology and information driven 21st century economy.
The Malvern Qualities:
Resilience
Self-Awareness
Open-mindedness
Kindness
Collaboration
Independence
Integrity
Risk-Taking
Curiosity
Ambition
Humility
Meet our British academic team
Headmaster Dr Tim Jefferis
Geography, Economics & Computing
Thank you for your interest in Malvern College Switzerland, a proud member of the Malvern College family of schools.

Malvern College Switzerland is a unique place for pupils to thrive, blending the time-honoured traditions of a premium British boarding education with the cosmopolitan buzz of a forward-thinking international school.
Tim Ellis
Art, Design
Tertiary qualifications:
Art Foundation (Nottingham Trent), BA Graphic Communication (Northampton), PGCE (Loughborough)
Nikki Bows
Tertiary qualifications:
Modern Languages
BA Modern Languages and Cultures (Durham), MEd Leadership in Learning (Birmingham City), PGDE (Birmingham City)
John Smallwood
Tertiary qualifications:
Physics, Biology
BSc Physics (Sheffield), PGCE (Sheffield Hallam)
Megan Cumberlidge
Tertiary qualifications:
Mathematics
BEng Architectural Engineering (Cardiff), PGCE (Nottingham)
Chris Watts
Tertiary qualifications:
Chemistry, Biology
PGCE (King's College London), MSc Health Economics (City), MA Educational Leadership (Bath)
Karen Pattison
Tertiary qualifications:
English, SEN, EAL
BA English Literature (Cardiff), PGCE (Cheltenham)
We offer personalised and individualised learning
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Success
Opportunity
Excellence
Develop and acquire highly specialised knowledge and skills
Grow from invaluable work experience opportunities and enrich your experience through clubs and societies
MCS education provides access to the world’s best universities
Learn more about MCS academics
We want our pupils to learn, not just remember
We strive for academic success but help encourage the development of life-long curiosity; the drive to explore and discover more
We want our pupils to learn, not just remember
We strive for academic success but help encourage the development of life-long curiosity; the drive to explore and discover more
Success
Opportunity
Excellence
Develop and acquire highly specialised knowledge and skills
Grow from invaluable work experience opportunities and enrich your experience through clubs and societies
MCS education provides access to the world’s best universities
Learn more about MCS academics
We strive to create an atmosphere where pupils can grow just as much outside of the classroom as they can inside
Sports & Athletics
Outdoor Education & Activities
Culture Trips & Excursions
Apply for MCS 2022-2023 Academic Year
We strive to create an atmosphere where pupils can grow just as much outside of the classroom as they can inside
Sports & Athletics
Outdoor Education & Activities
Culture Trips & Excursions
Apply for MCS 2022-2023 Academic Year
Malvernian society
MCS has a strong alumni community around the world. More than 200 alumni successfully work and live in Switzerland.
Malvern College is more than an education, it's a family for life
Jane Owen is currently Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Swiss Confederation and non-resident Ambassador to Liechtenstein. Jane was educated at Ellerslie School in Malvern, and Trinity College, Cambridge (BA Hons in Russian, French and German).
We have pupils from 18 different countries
Go beyond with confidence and join the school that will become your family – Malvern College Switzerland
Route de Belvedere, 35
CH-1854, Leysin, Switzerland
info@malverncollege.ch
+ 41 79 133 6000
+ 41 24 477 6000