This week our children in 6H welcomed students from Hy Vong who were visiting for the morning. During their time they introduced themselves, played games and taught the children different activities. The children from BIS had met some of students from Hy Vong last year so it was lovely for all the students to see some familiar faces. The students in 6H had this to say about the experience:
"It was an awesome experience. It was great for both Hy Vong and us. We got to know LOTS of children although sometimes we didn’t understand them we still had FUN! I just want to say Their ability is stronger than their disability."
"Today we met Hy Vong, The school for disabled children. We had lots of FUN! We played different games like: football, Art & Crafts and playing with the Climbing Frame. The thing that I enjoyed the most was playing with the kids and letting them have a good time at BIS. I want Hy Vong to come back."
"We had fun. Hy Vong students were nice. Before they come, I was just relaxing but when they come, I felt nervous. We learnt some names while I was playing with them. Such good awesome fun experiences!"
Khac Minh - 6H
Today saw the first in a series of Reading Workshops for Parents. Mr Driver talked about how we, as adults, ignite the passion for reading in children. It was lovely to welcome Year 5 parents to listen to approaches that would be useful for parents at home. We had a selection of books from the library for parents to look at and the feedback from parents was incredibly positive. Don’t worry if you didn’t make it, our Year 5 teachers have added the PowerPoint and handouts to their class blogs and if you have any questions about reading please get in touch.
Please keep an eye out for the next reading workshop which is for Year 6 on Friday 13th October, after assembly in the Parent Lounge.
Our Tee Ball teams from Years 5 and 6 were competing this week against many International Schools in the city. They performed extremely well with some standout performances and came away with a clean sheet of wins.
The students were great ambassadors for the school and really showed excellent sporting attitudes. Mr. Atkinson commented on how well the children play together and have created a great team culture. Well done to everyone involved!
Monday is the start of book week, Early Years children all brought books to their assembly and shared them with each other. They showed excellent knowledge of familiar stories such as ‘The Hungry Caterpillar’, ‘Goldilocks and the three Bears’ to name a few. Over in Phase 2 and 3 5I were sharing their favourite books which gives us all some ideas when choosing our next book. The illustrator Liz Million will be in school Monday and Tuesday, running workshops with our children. If you haven’t already signed up, please come in and read with your child’s class next week and share a story, it can be in English or your home language.
Happy reading and wishing you all a lovely weekend.
Mrs Rebecca Carroll, Head of Primary
Congratulations to our fine diners this week:
- Thanh Luong 2S
- Rachel 2S
- Kim Ngan 3I
- Jae Eun 3I
- Trang Ngoc 4B
- Seo Young 4B
- Hue 4I
- Amélie 4I