side-area-logo

Blog

PARENT INFORMATION AND APERO EVENING

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.

Share
HEADMASTER’S BLOG POST 1 – COMMUNICATION

There is a poster in the Chalet Orny staffroom which shows a Hemingway quote: “It takes two years to learn to speak and sixty to learn to keep quiet”.

Share
GUIDE TO SUMMER ACTIVITIES IN VERBIER

Verbier is considered to be a top-notch option for the winter holidays, but did you know that it’s also a great place to spend your summers?

Share
EXCURSIONS AT VERBIER INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: YES EVEN NOW!

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.

Share
LET’S GO TO THE MOUNTAINS WITH VERBIER INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL!

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.

Share
BOARDING AT VERBIER INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (VIS): A GUIDE TO SWISS BOARDING SCHOOLS

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.

Share
2021 VIS PARENT-STUDENT SKI RACE DAY

The ski season at VIS flew by this year, and we were happy to receive positive feedback from the vast majority of our students and parents.

Share
VERBIER INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (VIS) – A BRITISH CURRICULUM SCHOOL : OUR 2021 SPRING TERM

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.

Share
CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH EXAMS AT VIS

Did you know that Verbier International School is a Cambridge English Preparation Centre? For the past 5 years, we have been preparing for and hosting Cambridge English exams here at VIS.

Share
DAVID ATTENBOROUGH REPLIES TO OUR PUPILS!

In our writing lessons, Class C have been learning about how to research for and write biographies.

Share
WHAT ARE THE CAMBRIDGE IGCSE EXAMS, AND HOW WILL THEY ENHANCE LEARNING AT VIS SECONDARY SCHOOL?

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.

Share
VERBIER INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL TO OFFER WORLD-CLASS CAMBRIDGE IGCSE CURRICULUM

The Secondary School of VIS is pleased to announce that we have been approved to become a Cambridge International School.

Share
DOCUMENTING VERBIER INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL KID’S ACTIVITIES THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY

The easy availability of mobile phones means that you can capture real-time photos and record videos with ease.

Share
AUTUMN TERM EXHIBITION SECONDARY

The Secondary School Autumn Term Art Exhibition was curated by Classes F and G. They decided to group the work of E, F, and G by themes: Portraits, Sunsets, Landscapes, Fruit, Plants, Christmas, Animals, and Abstract forms.

Share
TEACHING VIS KIDS ABOUT ASTRONOMY WITH A FOCUS ON SPACE

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.

Share
FIVE WAYS TO HELP YOUR CHILD PREPARE TO GO BACK TO SCHOOL

Author Bio: Ryan Howard runs Smart Parent Advice, a site that provides parenting advice for moms and dads.

Share
LESSONS FROM THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC THAT WILL SHAPE THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION, AND TIPS TO PREPARE FOR THE FORTHCOMING SCHOOL YEAR

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.

Share
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF FOREST SCHOOL?

VIS is a proud member of the Forest School initiative. With several trained practitioners among the staff, the opportunities for the children to get out into nature are limitless and incredibly enriching to their learning and self-belief.

Share
UNDERSTANDING THE STRATEGIES VIS IS TAKING TO FACILIIATE TRANSITION TO REGULAR SCHOOL AND PHYSICAL LEARNING

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.

Share
OUR REMOTE LEARNING TECHNOLOGY PROGRESS

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.

Share
CELEBRATING THE AWESOME WORK OF VIS STUDENTS!

As May makes its appearance, the students at VIS have continued their fantastic work this week. We have seen many incredible pieces of work from the students and would like to celebrate them here.

Share
VIS REMOTE LEARNING UPDATE

During our fifth week of remote learning, the students of VIS had the pleasure of commemorating the 50th anniversary of World Earth Day.

Share
REMOTE LEARNING UPDATE AT VIS

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.

Share
UPDATE ON CORONA VIRUS

The statistics given in this report get updated in real-time from the site Studying In Switzerland. Switzerland is among the countries in Europe where the number of cases with coronavirus is increasing rapidly.

Share
REMOTE LEARNING AT VIS

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.

Share
UPDATE ON CORONAVIRUS

Dear Parents, Thank you for your flexibility and understanding during this time as we made final arrangements for remote learning.

Share
RESPONDING TO COVID-19 AT VERBIER INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

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.

Share
UNDERSTANDING SKI RACING CHALLENGES AND COSTS

Are you a ski racing enthusiast? Have you always wanted to participate in ski racing? If you have, it’s worth noting that options can be limited.

Share
CHECKOUT SOME OF THE BENEFITS OF SPORTS IN SCCOOLS

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.

Share
EXCELLENT SCIENCE EXPERIMENT IDEAS FOR STUDENTS

A science fair is a fun and educational event typically presented by schools across the world.

Share
LEVERAGING INNOVATION CHALLENGE TO INSPIRE STUDENTS

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.

Share
TOPTOTOP.ORG INTERVIEW

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.

Share
INTERNATIONAL DAY 2019

International Day provides a chance to make learning more fun and uniting all the nationalities in LVIS. The annual International Day was commemorated on Friday 11th October at the school.

Share
OUR EXCITING ROALD DAHL DAY CELEBRATIONS AT LVIS

Last Friday children and staff dressed up as Story characters, to celebrate the life and work of one of Britain’s most famous authors, Roald Dahl.

Share
ELITE SKI RACE TRAINING SASS-FEE. 16TH/17TH SEPTEMBER 2019

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.

Share