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  • A Global Family

    The world is full of opportunities. We give your child a place to grow so they can reach out and grab them.

  • Learning for Everyone

    Whatever your child needs, our curriculum inspires them to reach their full potential.

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  • Building The Whole Child

    Our students have the confidence to achieve, but also the character and values to become valued members of society.

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  • Teachers Who Care

    Our experienced teaching staff care about the education of their students, and are always prepared to go one step further.

    Our Teachers 2017

  • Join Our Community

    Our close-knit community of parents, teachers and students is our pride and joy. We hope you can be a part of it.


  • A World of Excitement

    Our packed calendar of events and activities will make each day special.

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  • Helping Children Grow

    Your child can go anywhere. We aim to give them the confidence to get there.

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DCIS Week Beginning 14th November

This week includes a Parent Workshop on Secondary School Assessment Reports, a week of Primary School Assessments and the Global Expedition Trip to Tanzania

  • Primary School Lunch 2016
  • Secondary Assembly 2016
  • Upper Primary Assembly 2016
  • Christopher Short at Primary School Lunch 2016
  • Primary School Lunch 2016
  • Secondary School: Visit to Google SG Headquarters
  • Christopher Short at Primary School Lunch 2016

Dear DCIS Parents and Guardians,

A huge thank you to all the parents and teachers who came to our DCA Parent Quiz Night last Friday. It was a most enjoyable evening with friendly competition and a superb performance from one of our parents. Thank you, Mrs. Gfrerer! 

This week includes a Parent Workshop on Secondary School Assessment Reports and a week of Primary School Assessments.

Events this week:

Monday, 14th November – Friday, 18th November

Primary Assessment Week (Year 1 – Year 6)

Wednesday, 16th November, 8.30am – 9.30am in Cooper Hall

Parent Workshop: Secondary School – Assessments and Reports at DCIS (Year 7 – Year 12)

Friday, 18th November – Saturday, 26th November

Global Campus Tanzania Expedition (Year 9 – Year 12)

Nord Anglia News Articles

Nord Anglia has produced a series of interesting articles for NAE parents, covering subjects such as yoga, the benefits of climbing and on-line safety. Follow the links below to the NAE articles:

Last Wednesday: Primary School Maths Parent Workshop

On Wednesday 9th November, parents were invited to attend a Primary School Maths Workshop as presented by Kiara Gray, Ian Rinaldi and Kara Lebihan who all shared a range of activities, ideas and examples to help children and parents with maths. Click here to see the presentation.

Carols by Candlelight

On the 1st and 2nd December, DCIS will celebrate the festive Christmas season by bringing the DCIS community together in an evening of live music and drama for Years 3 and upwards in the DCIS 'Carols by Candlelight'. Please note that Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 will have their own separate Christmas assembly on the 14th December. Click to read more.

Global Campus: The week ahead (w/c 14th November)
We hope you all had a great weekend. Read below for the latest Global Campus news and updates.

  • w/c 14th November – Registration for the Debate League
  • 30th November – Lego Challenge Deadline - Primary
  • 19th December - Creative Writing competition deadline

CREATIVE WRITING COMPETITION – Year leaders and English teachers will be sharing plans for the Creative Writing Competition in their classes shortly – please note that to enter you must register online at the Global Campus.
DEBATE LEAGUE – Details for registration meetings will be shared this week. You must attend the relevant meeting for your age group to sign up to register your interest. Depending on numbers a selection process may follow to earn your place on the teams -  good luck!
EXPEDITIONS – Students from the Secondary school are off to Tanzania this week! We wish them the best of luck and hope they have an amazing time!
LEGO CHALLENGE – The Primary Lego challenge is live! Go to the yellow button on the Primary Area to register and take part. The theme is ‘Future’ and requires a 15 minute Lego challenge and photograph to be uploaded. Good luck, we hope to see lots of DCIS participation! Everyone who takes part will earn a certificate of participation.
PRIMARY PASSPORTS – All students in Y4-6 should have received their Global Campus Passports last week. We hope you have a great time using them and completing all the challenges throughout the year. Remember, not all challenges will be live yet, so keep checking back and reading this update weekly so you know when challenges go live. Your class teachers will tell you what day to bring them in for stamping each week.
Please don't hesitate to contact us with any queries you may have, and keep in contact! We love to see and hear what you have been up to with the Global Campus.
Many thanks,
The Global Campus Team

DCA Updates

We would like to thank all parents and teachers for attending our DCA Parent Quiz Night, an amazing evening with incredible participation. Please remember that our next event will be the DCA Christmas Fair on 10th December.

While there are no specific DCA events this week, you can click here to see all updates on the DCA web page. We have also updated the list of DCA class representatives and even have a link to the DCA Meeting Minutes.

Swimming Gala Week Calendar Change

We have announced a change to the Swimming Gala dates to 19th – 23rd June, 2017. Please mark this on all your calendars as the event will no longer take place on 21st to 25th November.

Sports Notices

In the next week, our students have sports fixtures for rugby, girls football and swimming:

Tues 15th Nov

U12 Rugby



Wed 16th Nov

U14 Girls Football



Fri 18th Nov

Dover Fins Swim Meet




Lunch Service

Parents have now been informed of the move to a biometrics food ordering process for Year 3 and above. The introductory letter and biometrics permission form can be found on our Parent Essentials website in the 'School Lunches' webpage.

See links below for the November menus.

Primary School Weekly Roundups Now Online

We have created a webpage to host the Primary School Weekly Roundups from each Year Group Leader from Nursery to Year 6. The link can be found in our News and Insights webpage and includes the latest weekly roundup as well as past editions.

British Club Membership Opportunity for DCIS Families

Free 2-Week British Club Membership

Open to British and non-British nationals, this 2 week complimentary membership will allow you to 'try before you buy'. Offer expires on 20th November. Click to see the flyer with all the membership options.

(Click this link for the complimentary 2-week British Club membership)

Best regards,

Mr Christopher Short




November Calendar of Events

Please note that further details on sporting events and any updates are also made on the DCIS Website Calendar with weekly events highlighted on the DCIS Website Homepage and the weekly news on our News and Insights webpage.

Tuesday, 22nd November, 8.30am – 9.30am in the Music Room

Parent Workshop: The Juilliard-Nord Anglia Performing Arts Programme at DCIS

Wednesday, 23rd November, 8.30am – 9.30am in Cooper Hall

Parent Workshop: Primary School – Assessments and Reports at DCIS (Nursery – Year 6)

Friday, 25th November in Cooper Hall

Lower Primary, 9.00am – 9.30am

Upper Primary, 10.00am – 10.30am

*Primary School Assembly

Lower Primary (Class 2AS and 2HM)

Upper Primary (Class 4JM and 4RB)

Friday, 25th November

Term 1 ECAs Finish

Wednesday, 30th November, 8.30am – 9.30am in Cooper Hall

Parent Workshop: Communication Strategies with Children