BVIS Public Speaking Competition 2016 23 June 2016 If Mark Twain was right when remarked that, ‘there are only two types of speakers in the world: the nervous and the liars’, our presenters at this year’s public speaking competition certainly did an excellent job of disguising their anxieties as they faced up to the formidable challenge of filling three minutes with their displays of finely crafted and polished oratory. While each adopted their own style, some more conversational, others more rousing and impassioned, all spoke from the heart and the audience hung on their every word. Speaking in English, the prizes for Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 were won by Kelly (Nguyen Nam Anh) in 9V and Stella (Nguyen Tieu Minh Khue) in 10V respectively. Claiming the prize for an outstanding speech in Vietnamese was Katty (Do Hoang Thao Vi) in 11I. Discover more How to Help Your Child Make Friends and Improve Their Social Skills 27 September 2020 As a parent, you can make small but significant contributions to help your child make friends at school and generally improve th ... The benefits of playtime for Early Years children 19 September 2020 Play is powerful and fundamental to children during their early years The Importance of Music in Education 12 September 2020 This article outlines the far-reaching benefits of music that stretch way beyond the subject itself and why music is an indispen ... The Benefits of Coding in School and How to Teach It 08 September 2020 Over the last two decades, coding and programming have emerged as some of the most desirable skills for employers.