The Burke family has lived around Europe, but one of the main reasons for returning to Switzerland in 2016 was to give their five children: Ane 15, Clara 13, Luke 11 and twins Finn and Tom 9, the chance to attend ISL.

A typical day involves a lot of logistics, a great deal of independence for the children and a walk for the family dog. Here’s what a day in the life looks like for the eight members of the Burke family…

Gradient Issue #2: The magazine of the International School of Lausanne

In this edition, we explore how our community has coped during this special year to make the best of it. We have a special section on multilingualism and how it can both benefit and challenge our students. Caroline Leenders our Head of Alumni Relations, explains how alumni and students managed to meet despite the pandemic.