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Nord Anglia
02 December, 2022

Principal's update (28/11 - 2/12)

Principal's update (28/11 - 2/12) Highlight school news and sharing from Principal (November 28 to December 2)

Dear parents,

Welcome to our school's weekly updates. I - Principal of BVIS Hanoi would like to list all highlighted information from November 28 to December 2.

1. IGCSE Certificate Presentation Evening

Last Thursday evening I had the privilege of attending the IGCSE certificate presentation evening for our ex Year 11 students. It was a wonderful night of celebration and congratulations to all involved.


2. Shrek Jr. Musical

Last night I attended the Secondary school production Shrek, a brilliantly put together show and my thanks and congratulations to all the staff and students.


3. PTCs (Parents & Teachers Conference)

PTCs have been running this week, and it is great to see so many parents in school meeting with teachers.


4. Duke of Edinburgh trip

Many of our students now take part in DoE (The Duke of Edinburgh) qualification. We have already had one group of students complete their practice for their Bronze award and this weekend we will have a second group doing similar. For more information about how the award benefits our students follow this link:


5. House Christmas Dance Challenge

Last week, we have received numerous videos of students, teachers and staff participating in this year's Christmas Dance Challenge. The final collaged video will be officially released in the Christmas Assembly. Stay tuned everyone, Santa Clause is coming to BVIS!

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1. Music performances at JW Marriott and InterContinental West Lake hotel

Our school choir will be performing on Sunday 4th December at 2 pm at JW Marriott hotel and at 4 pm at InterContinental West Lake hotel. Please come and join us to support our amazing performers!

2. Whole School's Photo Day

Don’t forget Whole school photo next week:

  • Primary & EY students on 5 - 6/12
  • Secondary students on 7 - 8/12

For more information, please go to our Facebook page: LINK

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3. Tet Appeal

In the spirit of giving for Tet, BVIS Hanoi is yet again opening a Tet appeal to make Tet a lot easier for all the recipients of your generosity. We are going to support three groups of children; those with disabilities; children who have been rescued from human trafficking and exploitation; and children who live in poverty.   


In-kind voluntary donations:  

  • Hygiene products: masks, soaps of any kind, toothpaste and toothbrush, sanitary packs, nappies; anti-bacterial hygiene products.  
  • Children essentials: school supplies, stationaries, schoolbags, books  
  • Children toys  
  • Foods: Cooking oil, soy sauce (bottle), tin foods, dried foods, Rice  
  • Winter items: blankets; socks, scarfs, gloves, hats for children and adults  


  • Please donate items that are still in good condition.  Foods will need to be sealed and have a long expiry date.  
  • We are not asking for clothes to be donated on this occasion.   

Collection points:  

  • Primary/EYFS Building: Reception area - Ms. Huyen Vu (Receptionist)  
  • Secondary Building: Secondary Reception area – Ms. Phuong Nguyen (Community Service Officer)  

Collection date: Please bring items to the collection points anytime between 1st to 16th December 2022 during school working hours 

Tet Appeal

I wish you a relaxing weekend!


Paul Holyome