Les Dicos D’or 2021

Les Dicos D’or 2021

Some of our French-speaking students in classes 6, 7 and 8 proudly took part in the Dicos D’or contest, a French Vocabulary competition usually for French “collèges & lycées” but open this year for the first time ever to schools abroad. The competitors had to...
Spring is in the air at the Bilingual Infant School

Spring is in the air at the Bilingual Infant School

What’s happening at the BIS? The simple answer is lots. As a new season starts (although with somewhat varied mountain temperatures, it must be said!), the youngest Régent pupils are learning about spring. Le Régent is trialling a new curriculum (The...
The IB Exam Route

The IB Exam Route

IB examinations at Le Régent are now well underway. While schools in some countries are following a “non-exam route”, Swiss schools were informed in February that their students would sit a reduced series of examinations to complement coursework in...
Can a bus be smart? Driverless Buses in “Silicon Valais”

Can a bus be smart? Driverless Buses in “Silicon Valais”

“Sir, we can go on Monday and meet the Head of the Innovation Team?” Never are teachers more excited than when they hear words like this from a student in their class. Loick is studying for the IB Diploma at Le Régent, and in his ITGS class, students are studying...
A School with a View: Les Nouvelles du Régent

A School with a View: Les Nouvelles du Régent

Le Régent was created in one of the most remarkable places in Switzerland. The only international boarding school in the Valais Canton, home of the country’s highest peaks – along with the best air quality and the sunniest climate. Now in 2021, only six years...
Flashback to Winter Term at the Bilingual Infant School

Flashback to Winter Term at the Bilingual Infant School

Who would think that the skiing programme at Le Régent could extend down to four-year-olds? Some groups in the BIS actually tackled the entire mountain, including the Plaine Morte, while others, who had never put on a pair of skis before, nevertheless skied twice a...