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.Read More
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:Read More
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.Read More
Studying for A Levels is one of the most important times in a student’s educational career, determining their path to college or university. Therefore, it’s good to know what to expect with regard to attending a boarding school like Brillantmont for A Levels.
Sending a child to school abroad for the first time can be a concerning time parents, but at Brillantmont we’ve already seen why boarding school in a country like Switzerland can be a wonderful, life-enriching and indeed life-changing experience.
If you’ve had a look at the fantastic summer courses on offer at Brillantmont International School, then no doubt you’ll be considering sending your child to participate in one of our courses. Following on from our blog post on what the experts are saying about educating your child in Switzerland, let’s take a look at some fantastic facts about Swiss boarding schools.
Yesterday, Brillantmont held its first live webinar with participants joining from as far afield as Japan, Turkey and Mexico. We had the opportunity to discuss everything that makes Brillantmont a paragon of Swiss education, including our rich history and traditions, coupled with our modern thinking and standards of teaching.
Brillantmont has many talented students, and considers each one special in many different ways. Each year, upon graduating, some are honoured with awards from both Brillantmont and outside organisations. Here we bring you news of two such students – Wei (William) Lee from Taiwan and Ekaterina Dopiro from Russia.
On June 21st our Graduation and Prize-Giving ceremony took place. Congratulations to all our graduates and we wish them well on their journeys.
Brillantmont alumnus Jordi Godayol from Spain tells us about his time here, and how his A Level studies gave him excellent university options including a place at one of the world’s top academic institutions, right here in Lausanne.