When money is no question, how do the wealthy elite choose where to send their children for the best possible education?
Like many of the world’s most exclusive schools, prestigious Le Rosey boarding school in Switzerland boasts mountain views and the best private ski slopes to match.
With annual fees of more than double that of Eton and other top British schools, Le Rosey provides a home from home to the sons and daughters of rock stars and politicians – all of whom are able to make use of an equestrian centre, seasonal campuses and a 38-foot yacht.
Here are the top 9 most expensive schools in Switzerland
9. Brillantmont school
A family-run, traditional Swiss school for 130 years, Brillantmont overlooks Lake Geneva and sits just a five-minute walk away from Lausanne. Brillantmont boasts that 100 per cent of its students continue their studies to higher education. Notable alumni: kept suspiciously on the down-low Fees: £52,010 – £59,680 pa
8. The American school in Switzerland (TASIS)
The first US boarding school to be set up in Europe, TASIS lies on the Dollina d’Oro in the Swiss mountains. Fine art is central to the school curriculum and TASIS hosts its own Spring Arts Festival which attracts a number of famous artists and musicians each year. Notable alumni: American mountain climber Francys Arsentiev, Performer Jeanie Cunningham and Italian-American film director Francesca Gregorini
Fees: £63,561 pa