A new building is under construction at Sainte Croix des Neiges. It is designed to accommodate seventy full-time boarders (Read more…) in comfortable bedrooms, a large common room, three new classrooms and a new school restaurant. Located in an outstanding setting, the school will offer modern and comfortable facilities in line with today’s social and environmental changes.  The new building, which is scheduled to open in January 2018, will meet the expectations of both French and international families.

The headmaster, M. Vincent de Roeck, answers our questions about the new buildings

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Mr. de Roeck, could you tell us what the new buildings will be used for and why construction was started?

Sainte Croix des Neiges welcomes many pupils who board during the week and at weekends, from both France and around the world. We are looking to improve the quality of our accommodation for these boarders and adapt to today’s social and environmental changes.This is also in line with our high-quality and demanding educational approach.

The new building is designed to accommodate seventy full-time boarders (collège and lycée, boys and girls) in comfortable bedrooms, a huge common room, three new classrooms and a new school restaurant.

Located in an outstanding setting, the school will offer modern and comfortable facilities that meet the expectations of both French and international families.

What stage are the works currently at? When will they be completed?

The opening is planned for January 2018. The works are running to schedule and at a steady pace as shown in the site photos.

The companies involved, most of which are local from the valley, are carrying out the work with great care and attention, demonstrating the quality of their skills while meeting the deadlines in place.

                 

Progress of works in summer, autumn and winter.

 

Do you have any other plans regarding infrastructure?

Refurbishment work is carried out every year, primarily on the boarding facilities and classrooms. We also make sure that the IT equipment and study tools used by our pupils are up-to-date.