• For a traditional Catholic Boys education in France
  • Chavagnes School, private Catholic education for boys in France
  • Chavagnes an English, Catholic, public school for boys in France
  • Chavagnes an English, Catholic, public school for boys in France
  • Chavagnes an English, Catholic, public school for boys in France

Our School

Chavagnes International College is a boys’ Catholic boarding school in France, based on the British public school tradition. 

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Chavagnes is committed to a broad education, alongside a flourishing programme of sport, arts and choral music. Echoing late medieval collegiate life, boys and teachers pray, eat, work and study together.

We have a strong record of exam results and university entrance, including to Oxford, Cambridge and leading French, Spanish and American universities.

We joyfully accept the authentic vision of Catholic education as taught by the Magisterium of the Church; this is a model of education where the Faith permeates and informs our approach to every subject in the curriculum. It is the kind of education that imparts a world view, in other words, a classical education.

Here, Christ is the model for teachers and pupils alike. How could a traditional Christian education do anything else?

Chavagnes International College is located in north west France, just south of Nantes and near the town of Montaigu. It is an idyllic French collegiate institution, successively the site of a Roman villa, a thirteenth century monastery, and then a junior seminary, founded in 1802, a few short years after the terrible massacres of Catholics throughout the Vendée region.

Chavagnes is an ‘Association de la loi de 1901′, a French non-profit organisation.