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Mission statement

VIS aims to provide our students with a first-class, well-rounded education while being immersed in a beautiful and safe mountain environment. Critical thinking, creativity and open-mindedness to the cultures and beliefs of others inspire learning at our school. With a strong emphasis on sports and the arts, we believe in developing the personality of each student and helping them to become principled global citizens.

The school

VIS is located in the heart of the beautiful village of Verbier. The school is based in two different buildings: Chalet Mascotte and Chalet Orny. The school was founded in 2011 and has grown progressively without losing its family focused ethos and focus on outdoor education. The school is distinct in that it offers year-round education but also welcomes students and families exclusively for the Winter term. VIS also offers boarding throughout the year, a Winter term experience, as well as weekly and flexiboarding.

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Primary

Our primary school building, Chalet Mascotte, has a large playground and boasts excellent sports facilities within a two minute walk. Primary-aged children love the wooden chalet with pleasant classrooms and comfortable places to sit, relax and read. Excellent facilities include a IGCSE science lab where young scientists can experiment, a well-equipped music room, and a balcony garden where our pupils love to grow vegetables and flowers.

Adjacent to the building is a fantastic playground with access to a multi-use games area for ball games and an adventure playground.

Chalet Orny includes several classrooms of different sizes so teaching can occur in full classes or in smaller, breakout groups.

Secondary students

Secondary students use a separate, well-equipped building, Chalet Orny, in central Verbier.

Adjacent to the building is a fantastic playground with access to a multi-use games area for ball games and an adventure playground.

Chalet Orny includes several classrooms of different sizes so teaching can occur in full classes or in smaller, breakout groups.

How to apply

We develop partnership and trust to prepare prospective families for life in Verbier for both day students and boarders.