At Tu Xuong Primary, we have a group of International Parent Representatives who meet throughout the year for different purposes and events. Through these representatives we ensure that many of our nationalities have their say to add cultural diversity to our events.
Below are examples of some of the diverse and exciting events that parents are involved in at our campus.
During International Week in November each year, many parents help to teach children
about their home countries. Last year, the parents worked with our PE department to
teach dance from countries around the world. The performance at the end of the week was a wonderful example of what can be achieved when parents and teachers work together.
Parents are very welcome to attend the weekly assemblies and are also invited into school on a number of special occasions as well. Special assemblies for the Moon Festival and Tet, and the International Parade are always very well attended. Evening events such as the annual Speech Competition and Young Musician of the Year also enjoy large audiences.
Recent examples of coffee morning workshops for parents are; ‘Phonics: how you can
help your child learn to read’, ‘How we teach calculations at the BIS’, ‘How to access
Parents are also welcome to use our library from 2:30 until 3:30pm everyday. As well as
the opportunity to browse for books, this provides a meeting place for friends or getting to
We have a representative from Tu Xuong on the BIS Community Service Development Team.
We are always interested in new ideas on how parents can have an involvement in
activities and events at Tu Xuong Primary. Parents may be able to share a particular area
of expertise or help initiate school trips, in previous years for example, one parent
organised a trip to the top of the Bitexco Tower.
Please contact Ian Battersby, Head of Campus or Mary McAloon, Deputy Head of
Campus, by phone, email or by calling into the school office if you are able to help us or
have any suggestions.