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Mr. Derek Lineham

Mr. Derek Lineham

Mr. Lineham joined our school in April 2016. Derek works closely with teaching staff, to spearhead future development of teaching and learning throughout the school. Mr Lineham has over thirty years’ experience in international boarding education. He holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Management and is also an experienced leader of accreditation teams for the Council of International Schools (CIS). 

Originally a teacher and Houseparent, he then became Academic Director and finally Headmaster of an international boarding school in Villars (Beau Soleil College). Even as a school leader, Derek has always been an active classroom teacher, constantly reinforcing his knowledge and experience of modern teaching methodology and pedagogy. His overriding goal, in close collaboration with all the team, is to guarantee the personal and academic growth of each individual student at La Garenne.


Membership of The Council of International Schools (CIS).

We are delighted to inform you that La Garenne and been granted “Membership” of The Council of International Schools (CIS).

Membership of The Council of International Schools (CIS).

We are delighted to inform you that La Garenne and been granted “Membership” of
The Council of International Schools (CIS).

Thank you to all staff for their contributions and efforts to maintain and promote our school values.  The CIS is a global non-profit membership organisation working collaboratively to shape international education.
The CIS vision is to inspire the development of global citizens through high quality international education: connecting ideas, cultures and educators from every corner of the world.  

Written by: Mr. Derek Lineham Categories: Academic, Expeditions


Beau Site

Beau Site

Congratulations to the construction team who are two months ahead of schedule!
They will hand over the keys by the end of June.
To add to the excitement, a surprise will be revealed to all during the End of Year Ceremony.
We look forward to seeing the reactions of the children in September. 

Written by: Mr. Derek Lineham Categories: Boarding Life

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