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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 International...

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 determining IB...

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 after...

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...

World Book Day Celebration

World Book Day Celebration

What event brings Mary Poppins, Little Red Riding Hood and Harry Potter together? Le Régent’s World Book Day, of course. These were just three of the costumes chosen by Régent Juniors and Infants who were asked to come dressed as one of their favourite characters. The...

A Weekend (and more) with the Juniors

A Weekend (and more) with the Juniors

So what happens when Juniors are not in class? Last week saw their “Cultural Long Expedition” and the children did us proud. Some were cross country skiing and some were snowshoeing and some were ski touring - all hard work and challenging but also rewarding. On...

Heliskiing sessions at Le Régent

Heliskiing sessions at Le Régent

A different St Valentine’s Day for a group of Régent students: on Sunday 14th February some had the chance to go Heliskiing. And it was love at first sight. The trip was offered to top level skiers who had demonstrated that they had the necessary skills and motivation...