With the generous assistance of the PTA Kermesse Grant fund and the support of the school, La Châtaigneraie has hosted its first string residency. Read to find out how the United Strings of Europe orchestra interacted with all sections of our school community during their one week visit.
We are delighted this week to have a student write for En Bref. Year 12 student Keli Sheng shares how we are moving towards a plastic free campus, why you need to drink from the tap and her hopes for a new normal without plastic.
Anxiety disorders are the most common class of mental disorders among young people, yet most struggle to talk about it, and only about a third receive the help that they need. The screening of ‘Angst’ at La Chât was aimed at raising awareness of anxiety and of getting a discussion started. We bring you the key messages from the event.
Last week, International Women’s Day (IWD) was celebrated at La Châtaigneraie campus. IWD has been observed since the early 1900s
In the past ten years, 150 external speakers – many of them famous, all of them impressive – have taken to the podium as part of the Ecolint Speaker Programme. En Bref had a conversation with John Deighan, to gain an insight into the Programme – how it came about; the highs and the lows; plans for the future. Here’s what he told us…..
Are you looking for some half-term activity inspiration?
Why not follow in the very large footsteps of parents who participated in the recent PTA Snowshoe Outing!
On 8 March, to celebrate ‘International Women’s Day’, there will be a screening of ‘Girl Rising’, which tells the stories of nine inspiring girls. Read to find out more….
The lachatenbref.com Editorial Team wish all La Châtaigneraie families a happy and peaceful Festive Season. 🎄
Brie Mather’s wowed parents with her multi-media presentation – “Love the Skin You’re In”. She has already inspired tens of thousands of teen girls (and boys) worldwide to think differently about themselves and their bodies. Read on for a taste of what we learned.
Have you ever wondered why our teenagers behave the way they do?
During Wellbeing Week, therapist Annette Ebbinghaus, gave parents an insight into the development of the teenage brain – what’s going on in there, and how parents can help.