Exotic school trips are one perk of enrolling in a private school, such as The British School of Paris. Photo: Instagram

Want your kid to study at the same school as Victor Hugo or Jean-Paul Sartre? What it takes to get into France's elite schools

Paris’ prestigious Lycée Louis-le-Grand schooled Jacques Chirac, Charles Baudelaire and Victor Hugo, while philosophers Jean-Paul Sartre and René Descartes both went to Lycée Henri-IV – but following in these footsteps won’t be easy

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Exotic school trips are one perk of enrolling in a private school, such as The British School of Paris. Photo: Instagram
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Students who attend the top six elite Swiss boarding schools can choose from a variety of extracurricular activities and often hobnob with royalty. Photo: Instagram

6 top Swiss boarding schools where royalty and the super-rich send their children – and pay up to US$150,000-a-year in fees

Some of the top boarding schools in Switzerland offer skydiving and Swahili as part of the curriculum, others have royal family members as students, and most are eye-wateringly expensive

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Students who attend the top six elite Swiss boarding schools can choose from a variety of extracurricular activities and often hobnob with royalty. Photo: Instagram
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