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DCIS Week Beginning 20th March

Dover Court Food Drive, Family Health Parent Workshop and Family Photo Day are all part of this week's events

  • Dover Court Food Drive 2017: Day 1
  • Dover Court Food Drive 2017: Day 1
  • How We Learn What We Learn

Dear DCIS Parents and Guardians,

I would like to personally thank all DCIS families who attended the Celebration of the Arts last Friday, an evening filled with memorable performances.

This week at DCIS includes our Dover Court Food Drive running Monday through Friday plus the Family Health Parent Workshop on Wednesday. 

We would like to remind parents to apply for the upcoming positions of DCA Chair and Vice Chair for 2017-2018. The DCA is an integral part of DCIS and works alongside the School to build on the elements of community, friendship, support and fun. Please click here to apply.

Events this week:

Monday, 20th – Friday, 24th March

Dover Court Food Drive

Tuesday, 21st March

World Down Syndrome Day

Wednesday, 22nd March, 8.30 – 9.30am in DCIS Café

Parent Workshop: Family Health

Saturday, 25th March, 9am - 4.00pm

Family Photo Day

School Videos

This week we would like to share some videos from last week:

Parent Workshop: Family Health

This week's workshop will hone in on strategies that families can take on together to ensure that they are taking charge of their physical and mential health, ever so important to maintain a level of wellbeing for all family members.

Along with the Parent Workshop on Wednesday, we will be promoting a whole school 'Family Health' week with a focus on: 

  • Physical health: exercise, hygiene, healthy eating etc
  • Mental health: relaxation, mindfulness, healthy sleep etc

Pret a Portrait: Photo Week

We have the final schedule of the upcoming Photo Week, so please refer your child's year to find out the exact time slot for their form group. Click here to see full schedule.

Primary School Guided Reading Programme

Our Guided Reading books are now here and have been catalogued using our new electronic library system. The books are now in use within the classrooms and are being used to teach reading as part of a carousel approach of activities. We are now at the next phase of improving our reading resources which is the update and supplement our home readers. We are currently in the process of ordering additional stock for this and expect to receive these reading resources during Term 3. Once received, they too will be catalogued and when ready, teachers will begin to send then home. We appreciate your patience in the lengthy process of upgrading our reading resources in the primary school.

DCA Updates and DCIS Parent Representatives

While there are no DCA events this week, we would like to remind parents that there will be the Secondary School Disco on Friday 31st March. Click here to see all updates on the DCA web page or see the Meeting Minutes. And we encourage parents to apply for the upcoming positions of DCA Chair and Vice Chair for 2017-2018.

Two Ongoing DCIS Initiatives

A reminder about our two ongoing initiatives for DCIS families:

  1. Mobile School App 
    We have officially launched the DCIS mobile school app that will allow you to directly access from your mobile device (handphone, iPad, tablet) numerous informational services, from the lunch menus to ECAs, from contact numbers to social media. The app can be downloaded from the App Store and Google Play. (Click to read more)
  2. DCIS International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Scholarship
    DCIS has been approved* for the IB Diploma Programme (IBDP) and is now authorised as an IB World School. We are pleased to announce that we will be offering partial scholarships for qualified students for this prestigious programme that provides excellent preparation for university education and employment. (Click to read more

NAE News

Summer Performing Arts with Juilliard

The Juilliard School, a world leader in performing arts education, and Nord Anglia Education are pleased to announce that applications are open for Summer Performing Arts with Juilliard – our summer programme from 8 – 21 July 2017 for students aged 10 – 18 years old. In addition there is a significant 15% discount from the standard price for all DCIS students. 

Click here for more information on this exciting programme. 

Global Campus: The week ahead (w/c 20th March)

UPCOMING DATES AND DEADLINE

  • 20th – 24th March – Global Challenge DCIS Food drive
  • 31st March - DCIS deadline for the Visual Arts competition

CREATIVE WRITING COMPETITION - Judges are in the process of deciding the winners and highly commended entries of the competition. When the final decisions have been made, we will send out an announcement. Stay tuned! Best of luck to our four shortlisted entries from DCIS.

EXPEDITIONS – Training will be commencing shortly for our intrepid Swiss Alpine Adventure travelers from the Secondary school – good luck with all your training and preparations!

GLOBAL CHALLENGE - This year, our collaborator, UNICEF, has challenged our students to tackle two of the United Nation’s Global Goals for sustainable development. We have designed the Global Challenge with UNICEF and our teachers, which will see students take part in two key activities to help tackle either the Zero Hunger or Good Health and Well-being goals.

The DCIS food drive for FoodBank SG will be commencing this week – thank you in advance for all your kind contributions! Secondary students are also looking forward to their volunteering opportunity at the Willing Hearts soup kitchen on Sunday 26th March.

UN GLOBAL GOALS SUMMIT 2017 – We are delighted to confirm that after a challenging application and very difficult selection process, we can announce that the two DCIS Ambassadors who will be travelling to New York this summer to attend the UN Global Goals Summit will be Indira and Sameeksha, both from 10C – a huge congratulations to them and many thanks to the other applicants for their excellent entries.

LEGO CHALLENGE - The 'Master Builders' from the second Lego Challenge have been announced online and certificates have been issued. Check out all of the winning creations on GC Online! Congratulations to our DCIS ‘Master Builder’ - Isuka Gunaratne from class 5.4. The third Lego Challenge will launch in April.

Have a great week all. Please don't hesitate to contact us with any queries you may have, and keep in contact! We love to see and hear what you have been up to with the Global Campus.

Many thanks,
The Global Campus Team

Lunch Service

Back by popular demand, our school catering company Chartwells are extending a complimentary food credit, worth $20.00, with every $200.00 that you topped up into your MY SCHOOL ACCOUNT. Don’t miss out this opportunity to take advantage of this generous offer from Chartwells. (Click here for more information). 

Gentle reminder of the move to a biometrics food ordering process for Year 3 and above. The introductory letter and biometrics permission form can be found on our Parent Essentials website in the 'School Lunches' webpage.

Please click here to see the March menus:

Sports Fixtures This Week

Tues 21st Mar U8 Boys Football Div 2 4.30PM DCIS
Wed 22nd Mar U11 Indoor Cricket V TTS 4.30PM TTS
Thurs 23rd Mar U11 Boys Rugby Friendlies 4.30PM TURF CITY
Thurs 23rd Mar U11 Netball Friendlies Team 1 4.30PM TTS
Thurs 23rd Mar U8 Girls Football Div 2 4.30PM UWCE
Fri 24th Mar Mixed Swimming Gala vs OFS 4.30PM DCIS

We would also like to communicate the dates for March's Sports Week:

Monday 27th March – 9AM – 11AM (Nursery +Reception)           12.30- 2.30pm (Year 1)

Tuesday 28th March – 9AM – 11AM (Year 2)                                       12.30-2.30PM (Year 3)

Wednesday 29th March – 9AM – 11AM (Year 4)                                12.30 – 2.30PM (YR 5+6)

Thursday 30th March -  Secondary Sports day                                (9AM -10.40 SESSION 1)
                                                                                                                             (11.00-12.40 SESSION 2)                                                                                                                              (1.20 – 2.50 SESSION 3)

Friday 31st March -  Reserve day

We look forward to the following week which will include the School Photo Week and the Sports Week mentioned above.

Best regards,

Mr Christopher Short
Principal

https://twitter.com/dcisprincipal 



March Calendar of Events

Please note that further details on sporting events and any updates are also made on the DCIS Website Calendar with weekly events highlighted on the DCIS Website Homepage and the weekly news on our News and Insights webpage.

Monday, 27th March – Friday, 31st March

Official School Photos Week

Monday, 27th March – Friday 31st March

DCIS Sports Week/Family Health Week

Tuesday, 28th March

Term 2 ECAs Finish

Friday, 31st March in Cooper Hall

Lower Primary, 9.00am – 9.30am

*Primary School Assembly

Lower Primary (Class 1GD and 1SS)

Friday, 31st March, 7.00pm - 9.00pm in Cooper Hall

DCA Secondary School Disco

Friday, 31st March

Term 3 Extra-Curricular Activities Options Published Online

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