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RMMThis e-newsletter is designed to keep our parent community up-to-date and informed about campus activities and the latest news and developments. We recognise the importance of good communications with the greater Aiglon family. If you would like to send any feedback about this newsletter, or ideas for communications you would value, please send your comments to


Thank you for your interest and confidence in the School and the many ways in which you support our ambitions to provide a challenging and rewarding education.


Richard McDonald

Head Master

Academic Ambitions: IB and Curriculum


A central priority over the course of this academic year is to focus on the optimisation of the IB experience and to ensure that each and every student receives grades of which they can be proud: grades that reflect their ability and commitment to their academic studies and perhaps most importantly, grades that open doors in terms of future studies and opportunities. Read more...

Junior School Update


Junior SchoolAnother year, another auspicious start! It has been a great pleasure to welcome more than 30 new students in the Junior School, each of them enriching the value of the whole community. Read more

Improvements to IT @ Aiglon


The huge upsurge in the use of private laptops, smart phones and other mobile devices by students and staff alike creates challenges in addressing the need for a reliable and high speed internet service in all the buildings across campus. We are meeting these challenges by initiating a range of projects that will keep Aiglon ahead of the curve. Find out more 

News from College and Careers Counselling


Upper Sixth Form: Application season is here! All students wishing to apply for university studies next year are completing applications between now and December to the US, UK, Switzerland and around the world. We offer personalised counselling and guidance to students and parents during this process in addition to weekly application workshops held on campus. Read more

New SAT Prep. Courses at Aiglon


For all students destined for US universities the SAT exam is a vital part of the admission process. Aiglon College and AlphaPrep have joined forces to present a 5 day intensive SAT course on Aiglon's campus. AlphaPrep, a US based tutoring company, provides premier services in SAT preparation both in the US and internationally.


Dates: 4th-8th January 2013 and 9th-13th April 2013.

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Parent Ambassador Council Launched


Kelly  AshtonThe Aiglon Parent Ambassador Council was launched last February  at Parents' Weekend. The next meeting will take place on Friday of October Parents' Weekend. The Ambassador Council has been created to capitalize on the talent, expertise, experience and goodwill of the parent body. Our goals are:

Read more from Chair Kelly Ashton...

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Pastoral Care: A New Academic Year Begins


Our induction and welcome programmes for all new students and new members of staff, featuring inclusive and challenging activities, ensured that we started the year positively and purposefully. Read more


Pastoral Care 

New Chairman and Officers of the ACA Board


Pia Atkinson-Davis
New Chairman Pia Atkinson-Davis ('70)

A meeting of the Board of Governors of the Aiglon College Association took place on Saturday, 8 September. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss measures to improve the School's examination and university placement results, to elect new officers and governors due to the expiration of the term of office and/or voluntary retirement of current members and to propose changes to the Board committee structure. Read more...

Director of Advancement Appointed


 Aiglon College is pleased to announce the appointment of Joelle Lambiotte du Lac as Director of Advancement and External Affairs. This is a new position at Aiglon and Joelle will oversee the three "R's" of institutional development at the College: Reputation, Relationships and Resources. Her responsibilities include Marketing, Communications, Press, PR, Parent and Alumni Relations and Fundraising. Read more

Issue 1: Autumn Term

October 2012

In This Issue
Academic Ambitions
Junior School Update
Improvements to IT @ Aiglon
News from College and Careers
New SAT Prep. Courses
Parent Ambassador Council Launched
Pastoral Care Update
New Chairman and Officers of the ACA Board
Director of Advancement
Aiglon Today
Summer School


Aiglon Events  


19th - 20th October

Welcome to Parents' Weekend





27th October

Friends of Aiglon College US New York Benefit

in aid of the Aiglon College John Corlette Scholarship Endowment Fund


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14th November

9th Annual Hélène De Beir Lecture for Service and Humanitarian Awareness

8.00 pm

Exeter Hall


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19th November

Aiglon Inspiration Talk

Ben Freeth MBE

6.00 pm  




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About us 


News from the ACA Board






Sports & Arts




Alumni Relations

Vacation Courses


Facility Lettings




Aiglon Today

Aiglon Today Autumn Term


Aiglon Today is the termly magazine for current parents.   

Next edition available Parents' Weekend




Aiglon Summer School 2013


Aiglon Summer School aims to provide a unique experience which is challenging, rewarding and fun. The programme is characterised by quality classroom education and exciting physical activity in a secure and friendly international community. 


6th - 27th July

29th July - 11th August

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