Hello everyone, I am Felix, 14 years old, and I am currently studying in theninth grade of Beau Soleilcollege. I came to this school in April 2018.Unconsciously, one year is almost over.
At first, I didn't know anything about Swisseducation. Because of getting touchin Nobel's education whichtold me about theadvantages of Swiss schools. So, I chose Switzerland then I went on a long roadto application. After preparing a series of processes such as applicationmaterials, written examinations, interviews, and went to Switzerland to visitschools, I chose Beau Soleil College and started a new journey.
In April, Switzerland has already entered the springand had properly cool. I stepped out of the baggage place and saw the receptionat the school at a glance. I dragged the luggages and slowly walked to them. “A new student?” the teacher asked."Yes." I replied, he asked my name, and after confirming, he took meon the bus. Coincidentally, there are several classmates which are Chinesesharing the same car as me. I got to know them about the school, the schedule,and so on. In this way, the two-hour drive ended in the chat.
When I got to the school bus, the main building of theschool came into view. Magnificent was the first adjective I thought of for it.It was Sunday, and the school was not so lively. I was assigned to the farthestboarding house in Beau Soleil. On the way to the boarding house, I just enjoyedthe beauty of the Swiss mountains. Although the snow has already melted, thereis still a scene in Switzerland in spring.
When I was enrolled, I was in the eighth grade. Ineeded to study all the subjects. The school arranged a buddy for me,he took mea tour around the school and helped me settle in quickly. Now, I am already inthe ninth grade and I am studying under the IGCSE system. I chose Chinese,English, Mathematics, Sports (Practice and Theory), PSHE, Computer Science,Science (Physics, Biology, Chemistry), Geography, French. For a student who iseducated in public schools in China, this is a completely new education model.I am quickly adapting because of all aspects of the school. In these classes,the French class is a class that I think is very interesting, because it is acool thing to learn a new language. Of course, computer science is also asubject I like very much, programming, learning software, hardware, are makingthis class a lot of fun. Other subjects are also very different from China(except for Chinese). English teachers will encourage us to read more Englishclassics and learn the use of words and grammar. The math teacher willencourage us to find the solution to this question instead of the answer. Thegeography teacher will let us do case study and find the definition . .
After talking about academics, let's talk about thecultural trips of the school. I have been in school for less than a year, and Iseem to have gone through many countries. I went to Slovenia to explore thewonders of the cave; I went to the Europa park to enjoy the joy of the day;went to Norway to experience the romance of Northern Europe; went to Iceland toenjoy the charm of the waterfall; went to the Denmark to representschool to attendthe basketball league.I even went to the mysterious seventh continent - theAntarctica. I still remember the trip to Antarctica. We started from Geneva, toMadrid, Buenos Aires, and then to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world.After getting on the boat, waiting for us is the Devil Strait - Drake Strait.We spent the whole two nights on the sea. Finally, on the third day, we saw theiceberg and entered the Antarctica. We spent six days exploring the wonders ofthe iceberg, feeling the liveliness of the Antarctica creatures, breathing theunique air that only the Antarctica has. Of course, there was the inciting ofthe heart which you can only be experienced in the Antarctica.
Obviously, there are sports that can only be enjoyedin winter - skiing, putting on skis and skiing on the slopes. This kind ofsport is the best interpretation of winter.
Our school can do a good job of combining academic andafter-school activities. In addition to learning, they will arrange someactivities to relax.
If you want to come to Beau Soleil or Switzerland inthe future, please be sure to ready for challenging, and make friends. Inacademics ,you must know the meaning of the problem. If you come to Beau Soleil,be sure to come over and cheer us up during our basketball game! Of course, Iam also looking forward to fighting alongside with you.
I look forward to seeing you in Switzerland.
Hope to see you soon!