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What's Life like in an International Boarding School in Switzerland?

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Parents and potential students alike often wonder what the day-to-day life of an international boarding school student is like. Even if you or your parents attended an international school, time can change the daily routines and schedules of a school to reflect the needs of today’s students. Many boarding schools of 50 years ago, would be unrecognisable today, as they have evolved.  The best international schools are becoming more diverse every year and places like Brillantmont International Schooloffer incredible cultural and language exposure and learning opportunities. Allow us to share with you some of these international school highlights.

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Graduation News: Where our graduates are going

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This year’s graduates came from across the globe to join Brillantmont International School and are now heading off to new adventures in higher education. Congratulations to all of our graduates for a fantastic legacy at Brillantmont and a successful graduation from international school!

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Swiss Boarding School at Brillantmont an Alumni Perspective - Part III

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This week’s alumni spotlight falls on Paula Navarro of Spain. Paula attended Brillantmont International School from 2005-2008 and is currently working at Clifford Chance Lawyers in Madrid. The following is a short interview we conducted with her about what she does today and how attending boarding school helped her get where she is now.

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Swiss Boarding School at Brillantmont - an Alumni Perspective Part I

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For nearly 135 years, Brillantmont has been home to incredible students from hundreds of countries. The legacies they leave behind and the amazing things they head off into the wider world to do are an inspiration for our current students.

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Staff Spotlight: Ms Tonge, Humanities Teacher & Activities Co-Ordinator

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This year Ms Tonge has coordinated a number of incredible activities for our international students at Brillantmont as well as continuing to stimulate students in her humanities courses. In this staff spotlight, she shares with us some of her highlights of teaching at Brillantmont International School and how she got to where she is today. 

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Staff Spotlight: Mr. Pasche, Director of Brillantmont

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Mr Pasche, the Director of Brillantmont International School, is the focus of our second staff spotlight! In this series of short blog posts, we highlight one of our incredible staff and explore how they came to Brillantmont and what their role at the school is like. Find out about Mr Pasche here:

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Highlights of the Spring Term at Brillantmont International School

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The spring term at Brillantmont International School is always full of new activities, exam preparation, team sports, drama and music events, field trips and much more. This blog will provide some of the highlights from spring 2016 and give you a sense of all the fun and learning that students at our international school experience. 

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Staff Spotlight: Q&A with Mr. Mc Clean

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In this short Q&A, Mr. Mclean, the Brillantmont Assistant Academic Head, shares with us some of his story and his passion for international education. He provides insight into why he loves to work with the students at Brillantmont International School and what he associates with the Brillantmont family. 

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Study Tips for Stress: Balancing Studying and Self-Care (Part III)

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It is all well and good to keep in mind all of the study tips for stress that we have provided in our blog, as well as the words of encouragement around exam preparation from teachers, staff and parents, but if you aren’t careful you can easily burn out on studying and fall under an oppressive cycle of stress.

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Study Tips for Exams Part II: How to Ace Your Cambridge Exams

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Mid-term exams and the Cambridge IIGCSE, AS and A Level examinations are fast approaching. With so much value placed on doing well and successful exam results being the key to future success, it can feel overwhelming to start preparing for the big day.

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