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News image BISS Puxi Temple Fair 2019 - biss-puxi-temple-fair-2019 News | 212 | Alumni
BISS Puxi Temple Fair 2019
The BISS Puxi Temple Fair remains one of our most popular school events and this special Year of the Pig fair was no exception! BISS Puxi parents and children enjoyed a host of activities, performances and pig-related fun. This year we saw an even wider range of activities including traditional Chinese performances from students and parents alike. The younger ones delved into making pig pictures, pig business, lanterns and faces. The older ones tried their hands at calligraphy and even a dynamic and very competitive badminton tournament.
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News image Marlon Devonish’s Elite Performance A-Z:A for Ambitious - marlon-devonishs-elite-performance-a-za-for-ambitious News | Community
Marlon Devonish’s Elite Performance A-Z:A for Ambitious
Each week Olympic Gold Medalist Marlon Devonish shares tips from his career as a professional athlete, business coach and Elite Performance Coach at BISS Puxi.
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News image Marlon Devonish Elite Performance A to Z: K for Knowledge Applied - marlon-devonish-elite-performance-a-to-z-k-for-knowledge-applied News | 212 | Alumni
Marlon Devonish Elite Performance A to Z: K for Knowledge Applied
Knowledge applied is the process of gaining both the prerequisite knowledge and the hands experience you need to excel in the shortest possible timeframe. My thirst for knowledge has driven me to travel the world seeking new ideas and different perspectives. I have never been intimidated by those who are better than me – I see them more as an opportunity to learn and push myself to the next level. However, it is my dedication to training and my appetite to take a calculated risk and try something new that has over time, given me invaluable experience, on the track, in business, and in education.
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ABRSM Exams
The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) was established in 1889. They have the authority of the four leading music conservatoires in the UK and maintain strong links with these.
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Chinese Language Literature
The Chinese language and literature course introduces the critical study and interpretation of written and spoken texts from a wide range of literary forms and non-literary text-types.
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Shanghai Racquet Club
The Shanghai Racquet Club and Apartments provide an ideal living environment for families with children.
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Marlon Devonish
Marlon was a professional sprinter for Great Britain for over twenty years. He competed in the 100m, 200m and 4 x 100m relay and is Britain’s most decorated male athlete with eighteen medals.
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Sport, Exercise and Health Science
The course incorporates the traditional disciplines of anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, psychology and nutrition, which are studied in the context of sport, exercise and health. Students will cover a range of core and optional topics and carry out practical investigations in laboratory and field settings.
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Introduction to Quality First Teaching QFT
Quality First Teaching (QFT) has been designed with teacher development firmly in mind.
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Irene Garcia Moreno
Irene studied French Philology and English Philology at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and spent a year in Paris, studying language and literature at Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
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Metacognition
The effective use of basic cognitive processes is a fundamental part of learning.
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News image Marlon Devonish’s Elite Performance A-Z: J for Journey - marlon-devonishs-elite-performance-a-z-j-for-journey News | 212 | Alumni
Marlon Devonish’s Elite Performance A-Z: J for Journey
In this week’s A-Z of Elite Performance, Olympic Gold Medalist and BISS Puxi Elite Performance Coach Marlon Devonish, takes on J for Journey. Marlon’s journey to Olympic Gold is well documented but the mindset of how he and his peers reached that level of success is less clear. Marlon shares some personal stories about his approach to elite performance and how he works at The British International School Shanghai Puxi to help others make their journey to success.
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News image Marlon Devonish’s Elite Performance A-Z:  I for Interpretation - marlon-devonishs-elite-performance-a-z-i-for-interpretation News | 212 | Alumni
Marlon Devonish’s Elite Performance A-Z: I for Interpretation
The rules are there for a reason. They keep the sport clean, they create a level playing field and they provide a basis by which athletes and spectators can trust the sport. However, in elite performance the laws can so often be open to interpretation. In this weeks blog, Olympic Gold Medalist and BISS Puxi Elite Performance Coach Marlon Devonish gives an honest assessment how the rules can be bent, micro-doping and shares some moments of when he crossed the line and took the consequences. He also discusses how the sports educators at BISS Puxi work to develop a moral compass that allows students to individually navigate their way through rules, competition and sports.
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News image Marlon Devonish’s Elite Performance A-Z - marlon-devonishs-elite-performance-a-z News | 212 | Alumni
Marlon Devonish’s Elite Performance A-Z
Each week Olympic Gold Medalist Marlon Devonish shares tips from his career as a professional athlete, business coach and Elite Performance Coach at BISS Puxi. In this blog, we will explore different elements of elite performance and how they can be applied.
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News image Marlon Devonish’s Elite Performance A-Z:  H for Humour - marlon-devonishs-elite-performance-a-z-h-for-humour News | 212 | Alumni
Marlon Devonish’s Elite Performance A-Z: H for Humour
Humour is an essential part of elite performance. It’s a natural release from the pressures of your demanding schedule. It’s also a crucial part of surviving the twists and turns of the competitive world of athletics, business or even school. In this weeks blog, Olympic Gold Medalist and BISS Puxi Elite Performance Coach Marlon Devonish, shares some of the fun stories, he and his fellow athletes engaged in during the highs and lows of the international athletic circuit.
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News image Marlon Devonish’s Elite Performance A-Z: G for Goals - marlon-devonishs-elite-performance-a-z-g-for-goals News | 212 | Alumni
Marlon Devonish’s Elite Performance A-Z: G for Goals
In this edition of A-Z, Olympic Gold Medalist Marlon Devonish discusses goals and how to achieve them. He looks at how elite performers transform strategy to execution to achieve the desired outcome. Marlon also gives a personal insight as to who inspired him as a young teenager, striving for that Great Britain jersey, when he just started to dream of Gold.
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News image Marlon Devonish’s Elite Performance A-Z:  F for FEAR - marlon-devonishs-elite-performance-a-z-f-for-fear News | 212 | Alumni
Marlon Devonish’s Elite Performance A-Z: F for FEAR
Sometimes all of your fears come true. This is what happened to Olympic Gold medalist and Elite Performance Coach Marlon Devonish in the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. This week’s blog explores how Marlon faced his fears and how that eventually made him the person his is today.
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News image Marlon Devonish’s Elite Performance A-Z: E for Energy - marlon-devonishs-elite-performance-a-z-e-for-energy News | 212 | Alumni
Marlon Devonish’s Elite Performance A-Z: E for Energy
Health, nutrition and wellness is quite rightly the number one priority for so many parents at BISS Puxi. However, in the busy and hectic life in Shanghai we can easily start to feel tired and run down. In this week’s blog, Olympic Gold medalist Marlon Devonish explores E for Energy and shares his perspective on nutrition, diets and what Chinese treats he likes to eat when eating out in Shanghai.
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News image Marlon Devonish’s Elite Performance A-Z: D for Decision Making - marlon-devonishs-elite-performance-a-z-d-for-decision-making News | 212 | Alumni
Marlon Devonish’s Elite Performance A-Z: D for Decision Making
One of the toughest decisions for any international sportsperson is when to retire. Olympic Gold Medalist Marlon Devonish shares his experience of deciding when to call it quits and how he used his experience in elite sports to create a new life after athletics.
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News image Marlon Devonish’s Elite Performance A-Z: C for Confidence - marlon-devonishs-elite-performance-a-z-c-for-confidence News | Community
Marlon Devonish’s Elite Performance A-Z: C for Confidence
Each week Olympic Gold Medalist Marlon Devonish shares tips from his career as a professional athlete, business coach and Elite Performance Coach at BISS Puxi.
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