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When the campus is temporarily closed La Garenne teachers continue to provide learning materials and activities that maintain the LGIS planned curriculum. Learning continues to emphasize interaction, inquiry and creativity. Learning in the Primary provides experiences that are aligned with the curriculum. Thank you for your help and support.

 

Students

  • Establish a daily routine to support your learning.
  • Identify a comfortable, quiet space so you can work effectively and successfully.
  • Check your email and Google Classroom frequently.
  • Take breaks, play, rest, be active. Try to complete the work outside if possible.
  • Communicate proactively with your teachers. Ask questions, but be patient when waiting for a response. If a teacher emails you, respond in a timely manner. You can use email or, if permitted by your teacher, Google Hangouts or Google Meet.
  • Communicate with your friends, classmates and tutor group regularly.
  • Be mindful of your workload and wellbeing. If you have any concerns, contact your class teacher.

 

Families

  • Ask questions, talk about learning, upcoming deadlines, and workload.
  • Help your child develop daily routines.
  • Encourage your child to take study breaks and to take part in physical exercise.
  • Be mindful of your child’s wellbeing; speak to them regularly about concerns or challenges.
  • Choose a learning location that is suitable to be seen by peers and teachers if students are using video tools.
  • Create opportunities for your child to interact with peers to maintain connections with their school community.
  • Ensure your children are dressed appropriately when using video tools.
  • If there are siblings simultaneously online, choose locations that do not cause noise interference when recording learning or video conferencing.
  • Communicate any concerns to your child’s class teacher, or head of primary via email.
  • Keep your laptop/iPad charged and with you when traveling.

 


 

A QUICK LOOK AT LA GARENNE SCHOOL

outstanding features

Our Values

Individual attention

International family atmosphere

Global citizenship

High quality learning environment

Passion for learning

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Academic Excellence

Global recognition

Qualified, passionate teachers

Educational programme in English

French lessons for all students

Small classes

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Beyond the Classroom

Bilingualism

Holistic education

Art, drama & music

Expeditions

Clubs & activities

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Pastoral Care

Day & boarding students

Ages 5 to 17*

Safe & healthy environment

Exceptional surroundings

Modern facilities

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Welcome

La Garenne International School welcomes children between the ages of 5 (Year 1 / Kindergarten) and 16 (Year 11 / Grade 10) of more than 35 nationalities from around the world. As of September 2020 our seniors will get a new home in the newly renovated building of Senior School Le Roc located in Villars. The new location will allow us to create a cutting edge education facility to nurture talents of each student, meeting their individual needs.

We pride ourselves on our English-French bilingual approach, giving students expertise in two languages. Students follow the official English national curriculum, in parallel with developing a mastery of the French language. Academic excellence, a warm international family ambience in which diversity is welcomed, and a safe location in exceptional surroundings, are our core values.

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5-10

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Primary School

11-13

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Middle School

14-18

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Senior School

Curriculum

We value academic excellence through highly committed and passionate teachers, inquiry-based learning, state-of-the-art educational technology.

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School Blog

Academic excellence, a warm international family ambience in which diversity is welcomed, and a safe location in exceptional surroundings, are our core values.

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Beyond the Classroom

Activities are extremely important in the development of a child. As well as enriching a child, these activities support his or her wellbeing, evolution...

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La Garenne Camps

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Term Dates

Important dates of the school year

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Photo Gallery

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Boarding Life

Your child receives individual attention from our professional, caring staff. Our shared goal is to raise happy, motivated, healthy and resilient...

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Virtual Tour

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