Tarifs and Conditions

Please note the following prices and conditions for the various classes and workshops that The Chatterbox offers. You are invited to consult the appropriate class or workshop web pages for further details.

Classes during the normal school year

Language classes are available during the regular academic school year (i.e., from September to June) and observe the canton Vaud school holiday schedule. Children are welcome to join the classes during the year if space is available.

Children 2½ to 5 years of age

To create an environment where each child can fully benefit from the course, each group is limited to 10 children per class. Note that participation in classes is limited to two times per week for children from 2 ½ to 4 years old.

Reservations and Registrations

Attendance in The Chatterbox classes is normally for the entire school year, September to June.

  • Complete the online reservation form to request a place in one or two classes. 
  • After your child is confirmed for a class, the registration process is formalized by paying a non-refundable fee for the first month in advance of the class and returning a signed registration form to The Chatterbox.
  • Please note that we cannot hold a place in a class if payment has not been made in advance.
Fees
  • The fee per child includes all class materials and a snack.
  • CHF 125.00 per child per month for 1 class per week (e.g., the Tuesday morning English class from 9h00 to 11h00 would cost CHF 125.00 per month).
  • CHF 250.00 per child per month for 2 classes per week.

Oxford English for Kids 6+

In order to optimize interaction between teacher and students, classes are limited to a maximum of 6 children aged 6 years and older. Please consult the specific class web page for scheduling details.

Reservations and Registrations

The Chatterbox classes take place during the school year and include two semesters:

  1. First semester - September 15th to January 31st
  2. Second semester – February 1st to June 15th

To sign up for a class:

  • Complete the online reservation form and questionnaire to request a place in one of the classes.
  • After your child is confirmed for a class, the registration process is formalized by making a payment (see the next two items) and returning a signed registration form to The Chatterbox.
  • Registrations made before June 30th guarantee a place in a class for your child but require a non-refundable deposit of CHF 100.00 which is deducted from the first semester fee. The remaining portion must be paid in full before August 31st.
  • Registrations made after June 30th require payment of the first semester’s fee in full by August 31st or prior to entry for students beginning after the first class in September.
Fees
  • CHF 500.00 per semester per child for 1 class per week (3 to 6 children per class); note there will be a surcharge of CHF 100.00 per semester if the class size drops to 2 children
  • Please contact us for private and semi-private class fees
  • Textbooks fees and other materials are included in the price of the class.

 

Summer and Autumn Holiday Workshops

The Chatterbox offers individual creative workshops both during the summer and autumn school holiday periods. These workshops are conducted in both French and English and take place from 9h00 to 12h00. Children between the ages of 3 and 5 can participate. Please note that space is limited to 12 children per workshop and that there is a maximum of 10 workshops per child for the Summer Holiday Workshops and a maximum of 5 workshops per child for Autumn Holiday Workshops.

Please ensure that you dress your children appropriately because The Chatterbox cannot assume responsibility for stained, damaged or lost articles.

The price per workshop: CHF 50.00 and includes all materials and a snack. Payment must be made in advance upon receipt of bill using e-banking. "Bulletin de versement" available on request. Proof of payment for all workshops should be presented on the first day of your child's attendance.