By John Brett, Principal of The British School of Beijing, Sanlitun. John has been Principal at our school for four years and was previously head of three independent prep schools in the UK spanning twenty years.
Back in the summer term, Global Campus launched a Lego Challenge based around the UNICEF Global Goal number 11: Sustainable Cities. Children from Nord Anglia schools around the world were challenged to collaboratively build a sustainable city using Lego.
On Tuesday, 1st May it was time for the BSB Sanlitun FOBISIA team to depart for the annual FOBISIA Games in Phuket. The mix of excitement and anticipation on the students’ faces was evident as they arrived at school looking very smart in their fresh, new kits kindly sponsored by VW.
Children in KS2 participated in the annual BSB Shunyi Football Invitational Tournament, now in its 5th year. After a fantastic start to the year in football during PE lessons and also ASA’s, Mr Magson assembled both boys’ and girls’ teams from each year group, as BSB Sanlitun invaded our Shunyi sister school in an action packed week of football.
There is a buzz and an excitement around BSB Sanlitun with this term’s Hacking Challenge. Children are full of enthusiasm about hacking and are discussing their hacking ideas with their friends and teachers.