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Junior Campus Community Service

The significance of community is integral to the educational ethos of the British International School, HCMC, with a strong emphasis being placed on developing service learning opportunities that encourage students to be conscious and active members of their community.  The Community Service Programme has over 40 projects spanning the entire student population of the school from our youngest children in the Foundation Stages to senior students in Year 13 (ages 2-18 years), integrating a range of planned community service activities throughout the curriculum.  

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During the school year, all Junior Campus students participate in a Community Service Project which is allocated by year group, most of which involve shared learning in collaboration with local government schools through lesson and school exchanges. Students and teachers from both schools are inspired through sharing knowledge, teaching and learning techniques and mutual respect and responsibility towards others in the community is developed.  In addition, the year group projects are complimented by a full and vibrant schedule of co-curricular activities, all of which continue to focus on students donating time and energy as they develop relationships, rather than on fundraising.

 

In Curriculum - Junior Campus

Year Group

Project Name

Organisation Link

Project Brief

Year 3

An Binh School Exchange

An Binh School

A curriculum, classroom and cultural exchange with An Binh School hosted by both schools. Students learn to overcome cultural and language barriers whilst making friends in the community.

Year 4

Nguyen Hien School and Huynh Van Ngoi School Lesson Exchange

Nguyen Hien & Huynh Van Ngoi Primary Government School

Children learn together, sharing and developing understanding through a variety of subject areas, hosted both at BIS and at the partner schools.

Year 5

Poussieres de Vie School Exchange 

Poussieres de Vie School

Year 5 students develop their leadership skills by creating educational activities for children from  Poussieres de Vie School. Students build confidence whilst supporting children in the community. 

Year 6

Free The Bears

Free The Bears

Developing an awareness of endangered animals nationally and globally, aiming to create student led awareness campaigns for the school and wider community. The project coincides with the Year 6 Trip to Cat Tien National Park.

 

Community Service Focused Co-Curricular Activities and Events

Club/Event Name

Community Partner

Club/Event Description

Community Chess Club

Binh An Development Centre

Students play chess with our community partner children, making friends and learning new strategies. Years 4-

Community Football Club

Binh An Development Centre

Students share the school facilities with our community children as they learn new football skills and develop new relationships. Years 4-6.

Friendship Club

Binh Tho Development Centre

An opportunity to form and build relationships with students from the Binh Tho Development Centre.  Each week the students participate in fun filled activities alongside students from the centre. Years 3-4.

Helping Hands with Thien Phuoc Foster Home

Thien Phuoc Foster Home for Children with Disabilities

Bi-weekly club with visits to Thien Phuoc Foster Home to play with the children.  This club provides a wonderful opportunity for the students to develop new friendships. Years 3-6.

BIS Community Football Tournament

BIS Community Partners

A football tournament held annually in Term 2 for our Community Partners and students from all three Campuses. Year 5 -6.