On Wednesday evening parents met at Chalet Orny to hear news about the changes to school timetables, curriculum, the new Advisory Board members, the proposed new building plans and changes to dining provision.
This 2021-22 school year has been unlike any other. While the world again witnessed the closing of schools and a shift back to remote learning, Verbier International School has remained open this entire school year.
Exploring the mountains can be beneficial for children. Apart from appreciating the environment and enhancing their fitness, mountaineering helps build self-confidence and independence skills.
Modern Swiss boarding schools give learners a comprehensive experience. They come with flexible alternatives for parents and offer extensive study programs, multilingual education, community development, and after-school activities.
We started our Spring Term by welcoming all our new students, many of them only attending our school in the Winter but nevertheless very much part of our friendly community, since many of them attend in the Spring term year on year.
Most of the Verbier International School community has probably heard by now the great news that we have aligned ourselves with Cambridge University’s Exam Board, Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) for Years 10 and 11.
The Secondary School of VIS is pleased to announce that we have been approved to become a Cambridge International School.
The easy availability of mobile phones means that you can capture real-time photos and record videos with ease.
Astronomy is the analysis of the universe and all the things in it like stars, planets, galaxies, black holes, space, and comets. This topic involves various activities that make it interesting for learners. It is also an opportunity to help kids discover things about the planet.
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The Covid-19 pandemic has threatened the future of education across the world. Many schools are still closed to date with little hope of reopening anytime this year.
Schools in various parts of the world are slowly returning to physical learning. Regardless of where you are, this is an exciting moment for teachers, students, and their parents.
After a prolonged period or remote learning, this week, we had the pleasure of welcoming our Foundation Year students back to the school. The students and teachers were so excited to be able to be with one another again and to socialize and interact in learning activities as a group.
What a great first week to the summer term. Though our return to school was not as we had hoped it would be at the start of this isolation period, we are incredibly proud of how our community has succeeded in creating an enriching and purposeful learning opportunities for the young minds of Verbier.
For the last three weeks, VIS students have been continuing their learning remotely from the safety of their homes. Students whose families have decided to stay in our beautiful alpine village and those that have journeyed back to their home countries have tuned in to classes every day.
Following the recent outbreak of COVID-19, which is short for coronavirus disease 2019, the government of Switzerland has been vigilant in monitoring the situation.
Benefits of sports in schools include overall health and well being. For students, integrating sporting activities into the school curriculum allows them to concentrate and perform better in the academic environment.
Challenges are not only fascinating, but they can also be interesting and inspiring. Are you seeking to create an innovation culture among students, establish problem-solving ideas, or effectively reach employees? If you do, then an innovation challenge can come in handy. Inspiring students to take climate action means equipping them with the right tools.
One look into the eyes of Dario Schwoerer, you can tell he’s been to some places. Not just from the graying temples and rough hands, but his unusually calm demeanor; Like one who’s not worried about the problems the rest of us might face, running to the next event, being late on an electric bill, things like that.
This was the first ski training session for the LVIS Elite Ski race team and all of the children were excited. We arrived at the Youth Hostel at 9 am and quickly got ready for the slopes.