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Principal’s Commendations in April and May

08 June 2015

Mr Foyle always enjoys giving out Principal’s Commendations and recognising the hard work and effort put in by our students.

  • Principal’s Commendations at the British International School Shanghai, Puxi
  • Principal’s Commendations at the British International School Shanghai, Puxi
  • Principal’s Commendations at the British International School Shanghai, Puxi
  • Principal’s Commendations at the British International School Shanghai, Puxi

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Below are the students who received Principal’s Commendations during the months of April and May, congratulations to them all!

Abigail Banks-Hehenbergerand Arabella McCausland, Year 9

For a very good presentation about Cambodia explaining the poor situation of children’s rights in this country.  Abigail and Arabella went to talk to students in the primary school to explain to them what the project was about. This is part of the Big Challenge competition recently undertaken as part of the Global Classroom.

Sena Kuday, Year 4

For producing an excellent piece of needle work to support the ‘Jurgen Gladbach’ Global Classroom student voice project.  She was set the task very late as it took a long time to locate anyone within school who had the skills to produce such a piece.  Within the course of just under 2 weeks she has designed and made an exception piece of art for a Year 4 child.

Angelica Ngai, Jade Chen, Lydia Hanninen, George Gawthorpe, Lara Woo, Munique Tan, Natarsha Yan, Pauline Thibaut, Sarah Hughes, Thomas Roberts

For producing excellent pieces of written work. The students worked independently to produce a piece of written English for submission to the Hong Kong Young Writer’s Competition.  The work was selected from over 100 pieces across Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.  It was chosen for its originality and accuracy.

Chloe Ngan, Verity Lord, Naya Thomsen, Year 8

For producing excellent 3D models depicting how a weather system works. They showed considerable creativity and has made a very useful learning resource for herself and her fellow students.

William Zhang, Year 8

For giving a presentation on his favourite computer game very fluently in English. Last year William spoke very little English, however his class was amazed and ‘blown away’ when William gave his presentation.

Jade Chan, Abby Banks-Hehenberger, Alastair Choo, Brian Kim, Ella Kelly, Paloma Ulloa, Juliette Bunbury, Year 9

For producing outstanding examples of a World War 1 diary. These students fully engaged with their learning, gathering text and photographs to create a very authentic historical artefact.

Frederick Tsao, Charlotte Dawson, Year 8

For taking a lead role in creating, organizing and conducting the show about ‘El Carnaval en España & Latino America’. They were proactive and creative and showed much team spirit.

Jasper De Meyer, Paula Braun Simo, Anne Zimmer, Craig Jervis, Year 11

For achieving full marks on their coursework for GCSE PE which includes 4*practical sports, a written personal exercise programme and an oral examination based on analysis of sport.

Marit Wienholts, Year 11

For her performance in theory and practical for GCSE PE. Marit was 1 mark off 100% in her coursework and she has performed and achieved excellent trackers all year.  The external moderator commented on Marit’s sporting achievement in a variety of activities. She is also working leaps and bounds above her baseline.

Hyun Jin, Year 12

For his outstanding performance in the Biology and Chemistry Olympiads this year which have earned Hyun Jin an invitation to the field studies centre in the UK to study at an even higher level.

Aditya Iyer, Year 10

For showing a huge amount of initiative and entrepreneurial spirit, when coming up with and implementing his cooking competition idea.

Robin Mabrouki, Yuka Katsumata, Soyeon Park, Yebin Moon, Jie Yi Shen

For exceptional hard work in Biology during Term 2 and Term 3. 

Erika Larrea Barquin, Myeon Kim, Sun Kyung Kim, Yun Sun Liu, Arthur Surmont, Tin Yat Yeng

For exceptional hard work in Chemistry

Stephany Kelly, Year 3

For creativity, working collaboratively and commitment to a piece of work. During '10 Pieces of Music' week Stephany was chosen as part of a group to create a ballet costume for the 'Firebird'. Stephany reveled in this opportunity. Her dedication and enjoyment of the task was demonstrated through working on the project voluntarily during her break and lunch times and even at home. The costume was on display in the primary reception and is being admired by many.

Sonia Hussain, Year 3

For a truly brilliant composition of a poem entitled ‘The Sea’.  Sonia not only wrote this poem but then translated her work from English into French.  This was all done of her own accord.  This is a wonderful example of independent learning.

Marianna Di Cristina, Year 7

For producing a fantastic display of Chinese inventions that have changed the world. Marianna’s box included detailed information about each invention and a small model or example of each one.

Luisa d'Orey, Year 7

For illustrating with ingenuity and creativity in 3D the wide range of environmental problems caused by the development that has taken place in China in the last 100 years.

Henry Haefliger, Roy Skog, Year 7

For a brilliant model of the Three Gorges Dam which included detailed information about the advantages and disadvantages of the project. Henry and Roy collaborated on this and it is an excellent example of teamwork.

Moa Lundin Skarp, Reception

For being a fantastic role model to all of the other children. Moa is always polite and makes good choices. She also shows a caring attitude and always wants to help and support her friends. She can always be relied upon to be trying her best, which has helped her to make excellent progress this year.

Maxime Lafont, Reception

For showing great determination and perseverance. Throughout this term, Maxime has really tried to practise his phonics sounds and his reading. He is always asking to read and is willing to keep trying when the words are a little difficult. He is also now using his phonics sounds when writing and is beginning to independently write short sentences.

Caydence Moran, Reception

For showing great enthusiasm for everything we do! Caydence wants to have a go at everything and tries her best during every activity. Her enthusiasm and dedication is shown through her fantastic writing. She is now independently writing sentences using her phonics sounds, tricky words and finger spaces.

Eva-Luna Himpe, Reception

Eva-Luna is a pleasure to have in the class. Her positive and creative approach to everything has enabled her to develop her vocabulary and confidence. She loves to share her ideas with the rest of the class and is always willing to help others. She can always be relied upon to make good choices and remembers to be kind and polite to everyone.