A welcoming environment

Offering a nurturing environment, The Early Learning School - Kindergarten at St. George’s welcomes children from 18 months to 3 years old who benefit from a unique, bilingual learning environment with a family atmosphere. Children from 18 months to 3 years are cared for in our Early Learning School, while admission to Foundation Stage is from 3 years old. All visitors comment on the calm and purposeful feeling in the Kindergarten Chalet, where children are at the heart of all we do. 



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Personalised care

The personalised attention, respect, and care of each individual, together with clear aims for progression, allows every child to receive the best possible start to their educational journey. We are proud to use our tailored Inspired Early Years Approach to maximise your child’s development and learning opportunities. This is a powerful, child-centric approach to pedagogy. 

Well-supported transition 

We work closely to guarantee a smooth transition from our crèche to the school and introduce the latest creative innovations in education. We welcome children from a broad international community and specialised educators work with children in small groups to ensure all children experience a warm introduction to St. George’s. We also offer extended childcare options. 

Why our Kindergarten in Montreux



Bilingual environment
A bilingual English/French environment
Reggio Emilia
Reggio Emilia philosophy, focused on developing your child's unique abilities
Flexible childcare
Flexible childcare solutions
Outdoor activities
Plenty of time outdoors, including dedicated play time in our adventure playgrounds
Easy transfer to Junior School
Easy transfer from Kindergarten (Crèche) to Foundation Stage and beyond at St. George's
Healthy hot meals in ELS
Healthy hot meals provided daily, cooked on the premises
Safe and secure environment
Secure on-site parking makes drop-offs or collection of children convenient and safe

Learn more about our Kindergarten (Crèche)



Le Chalet (our Kindergarten) is a unique early learning facility structure with extended opening hours.  We are open from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. 

Half day without a nap
08:00am - 12:00pm

Half day with a nap
08:00am - 2:00pm

Afternoon half day
1:45pm - 6:00 pm

Whole day
08:00am - 6:00pm

The kindergarten (crèche) accommodates a maximum of 14 children per session. 

The kindergarten (crèche) benefits from an operating license delivered by l'Office de l'accueil de jour des enfants (OAJE). 

Holidays 2023-2024



Summer Holidays   Friday 28th July 2023   
First day Start of class Monday 21st August 2023  08.00 
Jeûne Fédérale Holiday Monday 18th September 2023   
Christmas End of class Friday 22nd December 2023  17:30
  Start of class Monday 8th January 2024  08.00  
Easter End of class Thursday 28 March 2024  17:30
  Start of class Tuesday 2nd April 2024   08.00  
Ascension Holiday Thursday 9th May - Friday 10th May 2024   closed 
Whitsun Holiday Monday 20th May 2024    
Summer Vacation End of class Friday 26th July 2024  17:30
  Start of class Monday 19th August 2024  08.00  



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