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    How to Apply

    Requirements

    We endeavour to ensure applicants have all necessary information regarding registration conditions and procedures.

    Compliance with admission requirements in a timely fashion will help secure a place at our Academy. Those who submit their application after the deadline cannot be assured admittance. In the case of two simultaneous admission requests, preference will be given based on academic grades.

    Important Note: Application does not imply the admission of the candidates. In fact, any application may be accepted or rejected by the Academy. We urge you to take this into account so that the students are not left without the corresponding registration in their current school. Parents should avoid clothing and equipment expenses, as well as airline tickets purchase, until the official Academy acceptance is received.

    Application & Registration Steps

    1. Internet Registration

    The most relevant information about the applicant and her family are requested by the online registration. Parent must create an account to start a new application for their child.

    2. Application

    Includes all documents required to complete the student’s file.  The medical, psychological and academic profiles of the applicant are very important for an adequate evaluation. The parent’s consent form, the principal’s recommendation and other forms allow us to complete the applicant’s profile.

    3. Sending the Application

    Parents must complete all forms required in order to submit the application including the visit with the Psychologist (for academy courses). Applications must be completed, including the required documents, signatures and requested information. Parents are ultimately responsable for the information sent. Parents must authorize the Psychologist to send the reports by electronic mail or upload to the Oak Academy’s site. This information is confidential and will be viewed by authorized staff only.

    4. Official Admission Resolution

    The Admission Board will ensure all accepted candidates have a similar profile, creating an ideal formative environment.  For this reason, admission is limited to a selected group of students. Individual admission decisions are sent to the applicants by e-mail; parents are encouraged to check their e-mail account regularly.

    5. Payment of Guarantee Deposit

    The booking fee must be paid in advance to book the student’s place. The payment is exclusively for accepted students. The amount of this deposit is deducted from the first tuition payment according to the selected payment plan. The deposit guarantees the student a place in the Academy, and this payment is not refundable under any circumstances.

    Join Us, Apply Now

    The application process at Le Châtelard for Annual courses and Summer Camps consists of 3 stages:

    Stage 1.Application
    Stage 2.Offer
    Stage 3.Supporting documentation
    Download the Leaflet 2021-2022 here for more details on each stage.

    Once you have read the Leaflet you can start a new application. Here the steps:

    1. Create a Parent/Guardian account here. If you already have an account go to step #3.

    2. Activate your account

    3. Sign in here

    4. Create a new Student Application

    5. Complete Stage 1

    6. Wait for an Offer. Stage 2

    7. Complete Stage 3

    8. Wait for Acceptance

    Admissions Criteria

    Gender and Age

     

    Offered Courses Grade Gender Required age
    Annual Course JHS
    Annual Course HS
    8th – 9th
    10th – 11th
    Girls
    Young Ladies
    13-15 years
    15-17 years
    Summer Moo Camp July Girls 8-12 years
    Summer Swiss Camp July Young ladies 13-15 years
    Spring Course January Young ladies 14-16 years
    Savoir Vivre Ladies Dynamic Ladies

    Note:
    a) Age-limit reference is September 1st of current year for Annual, Autumn and Spring Courses; July 1st for Summer Courses, and January 1st for Spring Courses.
    b) Spring Courses are subject to space.

    School Credit

    Although it is important that all candidates maintain a positive attitude during their school courses, it is indispensable that all courses taken in previous school periods be accredited. Students will not be allowed to repeat passed or failed school courses.

    Le Châtelard’s reputation for academic excellence requires that all candidates maintain an average grade of 80% to be considered for admittance.

    In all cases, the Board of Admissions has the final decision upon a candidate’s acceptance and his/her temporary or definitive rejection.

    Psychology, Health and Ethics

    Programs, activities and schedules are designed to achieve harmonious development among students. For this reason candidates are required to be in good physical and mental health. Poor health may limit admission chances.

    Family Support

    Parents of children admitted are asked to support the school’s moral formation by encouraging their child to comply with the standards and regulations of each academy. They are further asked to supply and complete accurate records for each candidate. Falsification of documentation will be grounds for their registration to be rejected and cancelled.

    Acceptance

    The academy will send written acknowledgement by fax, e-mail or ordinary mail once the candidate has met the full requirements for admission. Incomplete admission applications will not be considered. Payment of the admission application fee and the full or partial advance payment for the selected courses does not guarantee a candidate´s acceptance.

    After a candidate’s full documentation has been received, parents will receive the Acceptance Terms and Conditions.  They must sign and return it to acknowledge that they have read and understood all information. Once returned, the admission application enters the review process, at which time the candidate is considered for admittance.