As I write, The Little Shop of Horrors rehearsals are well underway with the cast throwing themselves into their roles and musicians getting to grips with the score - the anticipation is already building for another fantastic production in April. Thanks to the Music and Drama teams for all the Friday afternoon fun!
I can’t wait until next weeks Tet celebrations get underway with the Dragon Dance on Monday morning but in the meantime more news from the Secondary Campus...
Week Without Walls
“If you think about the BIS Aide Memoire and the learning skills we value; perseverance, respect, integrity, care, to name a few. These are all things you can learn in the classroom but you will learn more by doing and interacting with people” said Lauren Binnington , Assistant Headteacher and designer of our Week Without Walls.
As Ms Binnington rightly points out, it is invaluable for our students to have access to opportunities that develop their soft skills outside of the classroom. Read here to find out more about the unforgettable experiences that built our BIS Week Without Walls.
University Guidance Information Evenings January 2019
This week, we welcomed Years 10, 11 and 12 parents and students to our University Guidance Parent Information Evenings which focussed on the university environment and application processes for the UK, USA, Canada and other global study destinations. The presentations from the information sessions can be accessed via the BIS University Guidance Google site.
Unique opportunity for BIS HCMC students this summer!
This January, we are delighted to be able to invite our students to apply for a unique learning opportunity. UNICEF have invited Nord Anglia Education students to participate in the UN and UNICEF Student Summit on sustainable development in New York in July 2019. This opportunity is exclusive to NAE students. The selected students will become ‘NAE Ambassadors’ and will demonstrate the action our schools are taking to tackle the United Nations Global Goals for sustainable development, which is the focus of our 2019 Global Challenge.
Read more to learn about the application and eligibility requirements of this Unique Opportunity for BIS HCMC Students.
BIS HCMC and SSIS Friendly Swim Meet
On Monday 21 January the BIS Barracudas hosted the SSIS Dragons for a friendly meet in preparation for the BIS Invitational.
Swimming is a sport known for personal nature of its successes, with many competitors challenging their own past achievements in an ongoing effort to improve their ‘Personal Best’.
Ms Emily, Head of Aquatics, shares how our swimmers fared in this very successful Friendly Swim meet with SSIS in the lead up to the BIS Invitational.
Our thanks go to SSIS for participating and congratulations to all of the swimmers.
SISAC U14 Girls Football City Championship - Pool C
On the 22nd of January, our BIS football team (Pool C) took a relaxing bus ride to the Renaissance International School for an upcoming competitive football competition. The experience was full of ups and downs, as described by Year 7 student Bao Van Phan in this match report- SISAC U14 Girls Football City Championship - Pool C
SISAC Sports - Season 3 begins
With the City Championships finished for SISAC Season 2, preparations are already beginning for the Season 3 competitions. Mr Phil Husband, Director of Sport, has provided a full list of the changes to sporting Clubs and Squads in this update for Sports Squads Season 3.