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Inspiring a love of learning
Primary
(Years 1 - 6)

What you and your child can expect from our virtual school.

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What is our Virtual School Experience?

Whether your child’s in Vietnam, a neighbouring country or a different time zone, an outstanding education and world-class teaching experience awaits them through our virtual school.

Our virtual school builds upon the early years foundations for our primary aged students, developing their curious and thirsty minds through a tailored learning experience. Each child is guided by their class teacher, teaching assistants and specialist teachers through a blended learning approach, with innovative lessons and tasks tailored to their abilities and interests both online and off-screen.

What can you expect?

A team of committed teachers and teaching assistants will deliver personalised lessons designed to keep your child engaged and motivated to learn more with their classmates, as well as foster their independence and confidence. Our online environment creates strong relationships in the classroom between teachers and students to make moving between off-screen and online activities seamless.

Our Primary (Years 1 - 6) virtual lessons include:

  • Daily check-ins and registration with class teachers
  • Daily lessons for English and Mathematics
  • Weekly Science and IPC ( International Primary Curriculum)
  • Access to a broad range of e-books, resources, audio books and videos through our Primary e-Library
  • Regular wellbeing sessions
  • Specialist lessons to nurture critical thinking and creativity, including: Music, PE, drama, ICT and MFL (Modern Foreign Languages)
  • Weekly Assemblies with the School Leadership Team
  • Individual learning and language support where needed
  • Access to counselling and support services
  • Additional Co-Curricular Activities to enhance the core curriculum, and provide opportunities for students to broaden their interests and perspectives of the world.
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Our teachers closely support our parents in order to make it easy to know what, when and how their child should be learning by providing:

  • Regular progress updates on their child’s development and achievements
  • Daily updates and feedback using Seesaw, our main virtual platform used in Primary, about their child’s timetable so it is clear what and when children are learning every day
  • Webinars to explain how to get the most out of virtual learning
  • Regular contact with the teacher
  • Virtual Parent, Teacher, Student Conferences
  • Provision reviews
  • Access to reading programmes and online platforms that can be used outside classroom time such as Reading Eggs and Timetables Rockstars
My daughter is really enjoying virtual school. The combination of being in the virtual classroom combined with independent work away from her screen is a wonderful balance, and she’s definitely learning new skills as a result of this. Socially she is benefitting from connecting with her school friends again and making new friends. Her teachers have been outstanding with their support adaptability in all of their lessons. The added benefit of the virtual [extra curricular activities] is exceptional and really demonstrates the creativity of BIS staff in running virtual sport and performing art sessions. Mother of a Year 6 student

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I was very nervous when the school announced that they will have to do virtual learning. But I have to say that I was very impressed from Day 1 with not only the way the teachers set up the program for the children to access each class but also engagement and support that the children receive throughout the virtual learning experience. This new setup drives the children to be more independent which is a huge help for working parents such as myself. Mother of Year 2 student