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  • Establish a daily routine to support your learning.
  • Identify a comfortable, quiet space so you can work effectively and successfully.
  • Check your email and Managebac frequently.
  • Complete tasks/activities on which you can receive feedback (either online or during the next class meeting, as indicated in instructions).
  • Participate in online learning activities with your peers.
  • Complete assessment tasks.
  • Take breaks, play, rest, be active.
  • 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 Meet or Google Hangouts Chat.
  • Communicate with your friends, classmates and tutor group regularly.
  • Be mindful of your workload and wellbeing. If you have any concerns, contact your tutor.



  • 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 tutor, or teacher via email.
  • Keep your laptop/iPad charged and with you when traveling.




  • Post learning materials for the lessons scheduled in Manageback at least 24 hours before the lessons
  • Plan learning activities that are easily understood and implemented by students.
  • Provide learning activities that include time away from devices.
  • Provide reflection and feedback in the process of posting student learning on Google Classroom & Managebac.
  • Post summative assessments on the Managebac calendar so colleagues, students and parents can all see them and plan workload accordingly.
  • Provide 24 hours notice of any face to face sessions via Managebac.



  • Maintain regular communication with their tutor group.
  • Make connections with their group to maintain wellbeing and peer relationships.
  • Learning materials are shared via Managebac.
  • Learning activities are engaging, inquiry-based explorations.
  • Learning activities may be completed: independently online.
  • collaboratively online, video conference or other collaborative tools.




Outstanding Features

Our Values

Personal attention

International diversity

Global awareness

Healthy living

Passion for learning

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Academic Excellence

Accredited curriculum

Passionate teaching

Lessons in English

French for all

Small class sizes

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Beyond the Classroom

Outdoor learning

Art, drama & music


Snow sports

Clubs & activities

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Pastoral Care

Day & boarding

Safe environment

Wraparound care

Exceptional location

State of the art campus

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La Garenne welcomes young people aged 4 to 18 from more than 30 nations to our exceptional school in the Swiss Alps.
We pride ourselves on our bilingual approach, giving students mastery of French and English. Our students follow globally accredited programmes of study, creating informed, globally competent, and future-ready learners. La Garenne’s core values are academic excellence, a close-knit family atmosphere, security and cultural diversity.

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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

Children from around the world join our authentic Swiss summer and winter camps, with a choice of sessions...

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Term Dates

Important dates of the school year

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Photo Gallery

Click on the image for the photo gallery: see school life at La Garenne and enjoy new photos each week...

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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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