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BM students' world success in maths

| 6 comments| by John Kennedy

Brillantmont teachers are always using different resources in order to fully engage and stimulate their students. In the Maths Department, some classes are signed up to the online iMaths and my iMaths platform. Through a variety of activities, games and quizzes, students can extend and reinforce their maths skills, consolidating their in-class knowledge. Their teachers can even set and mark homework through it. Students receive clearly explained feedback on their results, helping them and the teacher evaluate areas of strength and areas which need further work.

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Great Exam Preparation Tips for High School - Part 2

| 0 comments| by Sarah Frei

This, the second installment of our exam preparation series, focuses on taking your exams effectively. We sat down with Mr. McClean to get the best tips for what to expect and what to do the day of your exams. Follow these recommendations to get the best scores possible while limiting your stress levels.

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Great Exam Preparation Tips - Part 1

| 0 comments| by Sarah Frei

Here we are again, exams are coming up fast in all your classes and you start to feel overwhelmed with everything you have to do to prepare. This is totally normal. Even if you have been in school for a long time and do this every year, it can still be challenging to figure out how to prioritise your time, which subjects to tackle first and when to start studying. We are here to help you through this process as best we can. Both the teaching staff and the boarding staff know this is a stressful time of year. In order to get you started, we have put together a series of two blogs to give you some tips for exam preparation. This first blog will focus on early preparation. The following are five helpful tips:

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5 Great Tips for Exam Preparation

| 2 comments| by Sarah Frei

We are now into another term at our Swiss boarding school and this means that students are preparing for all of the examinations ahead of them. At Brillantmont International School, our students can choose to take A levels, the SATs, IGCSE, IELTS and/or European language exams. On top of this, just like every school around the world, we have mid-term exams coming up soon. Each and every one of these takes a lot of preparation, guidance, and support to successfully complete.

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Interview: learn French in Switzerland at a Swiss Summer School

| 0 comments| by Sarah Frei

Preparations for our annual summer course are once again underway. The language learning emphasis of our summer course is what draws many parents to send their children here year after year. Students can choose to focus on English or French, and particularly if they stay for a few weeks, they often see significant steps forward in their speaking and writing abilities, no matter what their level was when they first came to summer school.

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Safety at Summer Schools in Switzerland

| 0 comments| by Sarah Frei

Today on our boarding school blog we want to address a very important issue in today’s world: safety. It is one of the most natural things in the world for parents to worry about their child’s safety. It starts the moment your child is born and never really stops!  Therefore, families always come to boarding school with a similar concern for their children’s safety so far from home, especially when it might be the child's first time away from home.

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Internet Safety and Cyber Bullying at Boarding School

| 0 comments| by Sarah Frei

In our blog post of a few months ago entitled Protecting Your Child from Cyber Bullying at Boarding School, we discussed the often-serious issue of cyber bullying and how school staff and parents alike can take responsibility for prevention and care. In this article, we share with you what Brillantmont does to tackle cyber bullying.

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Protecting your Child from Cyber Bullying at Boarding School

| 0 comments| by Sarah Frei

Trusting the care and growth of your child to a boarding school staff can be hard and particularly when you hear of growing concerns around such things as cyber bullying in school. You might ask, what can my boarding school and I do to help protect my child? This article will explore what cyber bullying looks like and things you or your school might do to prevent it.

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Exam Prep at Boarding School -- Part I: In the Classroom

| 0 comments| by Sarah Frei

The spring term has begun and as our students begin immersing themselves in their classes, trying out new activities, and making new friends, it is important not to forget to start preparing for exams.

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Swiss & British Boarding Schools Contrasted

| 0 comments| by Sarah Frei

The British, just like the Swiss, have a long and rich history of boarding school education. Centuries of refinement and excellence in both countries have brought forth some of the world’s greatest leaders, scientists, authors and more.

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