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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...

LAMDA results – success at Le Régent

LAMDA results – success at Le Régent

COVID-19 has not deterred the confident public speaking of Régent students - surely one of the keys to success in life! This is one of the particular strengths of the school. A LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts) programme features within the curriculum...

First ski of the season in Saas-Fee

First ski of the season in Saas-Fee

An air of excitement filled the air on Sunday. Presented with a chilly and clear morning, a group of 13 students and three staff, loaded with ski/boarding gear and lots of enthusiastic anticipation, gathered in the foyer for the first ski adventure of the season. A...