Two years ago, this time of year provided my introduction to Vietnamese culture and tradition, and the Moon Festival celebrations once more impressed. The dragon dance is always a highlight, of course, but for me the thing I love most is seeing all the students, across primary and secondary, getting together to watch and perform. Seeing how full the hall was this year reminded me as well of how much we’ve grown in just those two years.
Thank you to all of you who came along to the Tutor Evening on Tuesday. It was an extremely well-attended event, and I hope you found it useful to talk with form tutors and key stage coordinators. You will have another opportunity later in the year to discuss specific progress with your child’s subject teachers as well.
Last week, three of our students also had the opportunity to meet with CEOs from some top companies to ask them about their roles, the world of business, and how to succeed. They had a fascinating time,
as you can read about here
Next week is once again a busy week in secondary. All week long we are running a US Colleges Week, providing information for students as to how to apply for courses in the US as well as what is on offer. Throughout the week various universities will be joining us at BVIS, culminating in a US Colleges Fair onThursday
from11.35 – 12.25
. Parents are welcome to come along to join with students in meeting representatives from across the USA to ask any questions they may have. A UK Universities Fair will follow in a couple of weeks’ time.
Key Stage 3 students will also be working with a visiting children’s author from the UK, with workshops taking place next Friday.
All of our events are being covered by our newly-formed Student Magazine team. Their first article,
about the Moon Festival, is here
Have a wonderful weekend!
Quach,Thanh Triet (Tommy), 9I – for writing a very creative and humorous short story, and generally excellent effort around the school.