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News image How our teachers develop and grow together - Professional Learning at BIS HCMC - How our teachers develop and grow together - Professional Learning at BIS HCMC Blog | Continued Professional Development
How our teachers develop and grow together
The academic year 2022/2023 saw BIS embark on a journey to strengthen our values-led culture based on the best available evidence for Professional Learning. At BIS we are a community of lifelong learners, where we share the responsibility for contributing to one another's learning.
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News image IB Visual Arts Exhibition Inspires Our Local Community - IB Visual Arts Exhibition Inspires Our Local Community Blog | Learning (SC)
IB visual arts exhibition inspires our local community
Relive our phenomenal IB Visual Arts Exhibition at The World ArtSpace in District 2 showcasing the art pieces of our 7 higher-level IB Arts students. Over 70 pieces were displayed in a range of formats from oil on canvas to hanging installations, sculpture, photography, textiles and even a Tracey Emin-inspired pandemic pillow installation.
 
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News image BIS Book Week 2023: Celebrating the Authors of BIS HCMC - Book Week 2023 A Celebration of Literature at BIS HCMC News
BIS book week 2023: celebrating the authors of BIS HCMC
This week has been a fantastic celebration of reading and literature at BIS HCMC. Three campuses on Tuesday were flooded with Harry Potters, Big Friendly Giants, hiding Wallys Alices from Wonderland and countless more characters from the literary world as our students went all out for Book Character Dress Up Day. Most impressive of all though throughout book week, was the fantastic literary work of our BIS HCMC students. Secondary creative writing was available for all to read through student-curated magazines and even published books in our school library. 

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News image Nicola Davies Inspiring a Generation of Readers Writers Artists Environmentalists and Changemakers - Nicola Davies Inspiring a Generation of Readers Writers Artists Environmentalists and Changemakers Blog | Whole School | Student Learning
Nicola Davies: inspiring a generation of readers, writers, artists, environmentalists and changemakers

In celebration of Book Week, we recap last term's inspirational author visit from Nicola Davies, award-winning British Author and Zoologist.

 

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News image Meet Our New Head Students - Meet Our New Head Students News | Secondary Campus | Student Leadership
Meet our new head students for 2023-2024
Meet our new head student team for 2023 - 2024: Anya, Edric, Oscar and Michelle. Head all about their favourite memories at BIS HCMC and what they hope to achieve with their new roles. 
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News image 25 Reasons to Choose BIS HCMC - 25 Reasons to Choose BIS HCMC Blog | Whole School
25 Years: 25 reasons to choose BIS HCMC
As we celebrate our 25th year of providing outstanding education, we were inspired by our Head Teacher of Junior Campus, Ms Dee Grimshaw as she counts 25 reasons to choose BIS HCMC for our 25th anniversary.
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News image Learning Independence Primary Expeditions 2023 - Learning Independence Primary Expeditions 2023 Blog | Expeditions | Junior Campus
Learning independence: primary expeditions 2023
Read all about our first primary expeditions in 4 years and learn about all of the ways our year 3-6 children learned independence from school sleepovers to jungle hiking.
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News image U13 FOBISIA Games 2023 - U13 FOBISIA Games 2023 News | Events (SC) | Sports (SC) | FOBISIA
U13 FOBISIA Games 2023
Our U13 sports squad took part in the first FOBISIA Games in 4 years, from Wednesday 15th to Sunday 19th March at the world-class Patana Sports Complex, near Pattaya in Thailand.  Our team of 28 students aged 11-13 competed against 6 other schools from the FOBISIA network, in swimming, athletics, basketball and football, in what is one of the most competitive International Sports Tournaments in Asia. Discover all of the highlights and learn more about how they got on.
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News image FOBISIA Bridging the Gap Supporting our students after the challenges of Covid - FOBISIA Bridging the Gap Supporting our students after the challenges of Covid News | Continued Professional Development | Whole School | FOBISIA
Bridging the Gap - Supporting our Students After the Challenges of Covid

After a challenging three years where the global pandemic, Covid-19, caused major disruption to the education of millions of school aged children across the world, The British International School, Ho Chi Minh City brought together staff from across the FOBISIA network to look at strategies to best support those students most affected in our International Schools. Read all about our three outstanding keynote speakers and experts in their fields Shane Leaning, Dr Angie Wigford and Dr Vy Vu MBChB, MRCPsych (UK), MSc, alongside, speech and language therapists, leaders of Learning Support and EAL departments.

 

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News image Champion Coders and Problem Solvers- FOBISIA Coding Challenges 2023 - Champion Coders and Problem Solvers- FOBISIA Coding Challenges 2023 News | Events (JC) | Events (SC) | STEAM
Champion Coders and Problem Solvers: FOBISIA Coding Challenges 2023
In March our Junior and Secondary coders took part in 2 coding challenges competing against schools across Asia. The first challenge hosted by The British School of Manila, saw our senior team succeeding with their lost and found organisation platform, whilst the Junior competition, hosted by BIS HCMC, saw our teams winning best presentation across KS2 and KS3. Read all about it and watch some of their amazing products that tackle local and global issues. 
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News image Sensational Win for BIS Barracudas at BIS Swim Meet 2023 - Sensational Win for BIS Barracudas at BIS Swim Meet 2023 News | Co-Curricular Activities | Sports | Whole School
Sensational Win for BIS Barracudas at BIS Swim Meet 2023

On the 4th and 5th of March 2023, BIS HCMC hosted the BIS Invitational Swimming Gala for the first time in four years. There were a total of 420 swimmers from the seven different schools ranging from age 6 - 18 years old. Read about how BIS broke 17 school records and came home the overall champions! 

 

 

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News image Black History Month 2023 - Black History Month 2023 Blog | Events (SC) | Learning (SC)
Black History Month 2023
During the month of February, our secondary students celebrated Black History Month through a range of cross-curricular activities. Discover how they recognised and celebrated the achievements of black figures in history through Art, Music, Literature and Politics. 
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News image Building for the Future - HMS Spey - Building for the Future - HMS Spey News | Life in Ho Chi Minh City | Learning (JC) | Trips (JC)
Building for the Future - A Special Invite to His Majesty’s Ship (HMS) Spey
Following a special invite from the British Consul General, eighteen Year 6 STEM students took a tour around HMS Spey, a royal navy patrol ship.
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News image The Founders Auditorium and 25 Years of Development at BIS HCMC - The Founders Auditorium and 25 Years of Development at BIS HCMC News | Events (SC) | Nord Anglia Education | Secondary Campus
The Founders Auditorium and 25 Years of Development at BIS HCMC
On February 11th 2023 we officially opened the newly refurbished Auditorium with an unveiling ceremony attended by guests from executive committee of Nord Anglia Education and the British Consulate. Read on to learn more about our "Founders Auditorium" and how we have developed our facilities over the last 25 years. 
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News image Sports Update - End of Season 2 Invitational Tournaments - Sports Update - End of Season 2 Invitational Tournaments News | Sports
Sports Update - End of Season 2 Invitational Tournaments
A recap of season 2 invitational tournaments across football and table tennis from our P.E. department.
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News image Race4Good: Making Real Change Across The Globe - Race4Good Our Students Making Real Change Across The Globe Blog | Community (SC) | Community Service | Educational Insights | Student Learning | FOBISIA
Race4Good: Making Real Change Across The Globe
In May this year, a team of thirty-four Year 7 and 8 BIS HCMC students participated in a competition which was like no other. A unique experiential learning and social impact experience which took them on a journey of empathy and compassion!
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News image BIS HCMC Students Win Top Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards 2022 - BIS HCMC Students Win Top Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards 2022 News | Academic Results | IGCSE | Success Stories | Student Learning
BIS HCMC Students Win Top Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards 2022
It is with great pride that we announce that 10 BIS HCMC students received Cambridge Assessment Outstanding Learner Awards for their exceptional achievements in IGCSEs in 2022.
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