Grade 5 Graduation!

Well done Louis, Firdavs, Liam, Matvei and Amir!

 

You have graduated from Primary school, you are growing up very fast and are moving up to Middle-school. We hope you are very proud of yourselves for such an outstanding year, we know we are extremely proud of you! Even though some of you are moving up to the Middle-school Boarding House we hope that you will remember with a smile the time spent with us in Champs des Bois. We hope to have given you the foundation to become kind, hard-working children and hope that you will use the tools we have given you to continue to thrive in the next chapter of your lives.

We hope you will still come to visit us because we will miss you so much. Thank you so much for all the great memories!

Sunny Weekend At CDB

Here we have a few photos of the various fun activities the children have been doing this weekend.

We have had Amir joining again another wonderful Creative Writing Club with Mr. Jakob, a few ideas about a story involving a fisherman and his best friend…we can’t wait to read the whole thing soon.

A couple of our young boarders went with the Biking Club this weekend. They went through the forests that surround our lovely village and did well to keep up with the older boarding students. Well done!

Also, this is one is not to be forgotten, an amazing day with the best weather, the children were lucky enough to visit the pretty lakeside town of Montreux. There they went to do some sightseeing and had a tour around the famous Ch√Ęteau de Chillon to learn about it’s history and secrets.

Weekend In Crans-Montana

We have come to the end of what has been an awesome long weekend in the mountains. Thank you to all the children for being polite, on-time and super enthusiastic in all of their activities! We were lucky enough to be able to stay an extra day and really make the most of our time in such a magical place. Friendship have become stronger, and we are glad to hear how much fun the children have had and how grateful they are for this wonderful experience!

 

Ski Camp’s Back

The first to arrive back from our little break are our Ski Camp stars. Well done boys we have lots of good things about your behaviour and great efforts to improve your skiing skills! So nice to have you back in CDB.

Wow! What a Weekend!

We have had an awesome time together in Crans Montana with our young boarders. So many new experiences for the children, some of them skiing for the first time, or going snowtubing together with friends. We were lucky enough to be in a Chalet with our Junior Boarding Team, where we spent a lot of time playing board games together and messing around in the snow! Our Champs des Bois Superheroes were extremely well-behaved and we are incredibly proud of them! Well done little ones!

Let’s Talk about Boundaries in our Friendships

Our Wellbeing topic is about creating positive friendships and an important key for this is knowing how to respect your friend’s boundaries and have them respect yours. Liam was very enthusiastic with this topic and took the lead in hosting this session by himself. Okay, I helped him a bit to come up with some more questions but the idea was totally his! He managed to deliver these questions well and got some great answers from his housemates. Liam was even following up with them after listening to each of their answers carefully.

Here are some of the questions asked:

  • Are you a good friend? Why do you think so?
  • How do you feel when your friend has a bad temper?
  • Do you have a friend that you can tell a secret to and you won’t be worried they would tell others?
  • How would you feel if your friend always planned everything and didn’t listen to what you wanted?
  • How do your friends make you feel?
  • Do your friends respect your feelings?

Thank to all of our little ones for taking part and performing some role-play theatricals for others to have a visual example and thank you for speaking so honestly about yourselves and your friends!