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Mr Lewis' Blog

30 四月 2014

Update from Secondary

Dear Parents,

Our students here at BSB never cease to amaze me. They represent us wonderfully in so many different ways, and this week I have some  great examples of that to share with you. First of all, two of our students attended a high level government meeting last week, the People to People Dialogue between China and the UK. The meeting was chaired by Vice Premier Liu Yandong and Secretary of State Jeremy Hunt, and took place at the State Guest House, Diaoyutai. This 'Dialogue' is an integral part of the UK's strategic relationship with China, focusing on people, exchange and cooperation across education, science, health, sport, youth and culture. Our young reporters joined the international pros from the BBC, CNN and CCTV, and it was a great experience for them.

On the 19th and 20th April a group of Year 10 students successfully completed a 2 day hike and 1 night camp in the Yanqing hills, north-west of Beijing. This was as part of their Bronze Award to prepare them for the main expedition that will take place in June in the hills around the Great Wall. They completed their trek while carrying 60 litre rucksacks and spent much of the first day in the rain . The students worked well together, showed great enthusiasm and were a credit to themselves and the school. A big thank you to Mrs Usher, Mr Alles and Miss Hemming who helped plan the route and run the hike and to Mr Jamie Cawley, who let us use his car and driver for the weekend.

Students from Year 9 and 10 attended an Earth Day  event organised by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. They were called upon to give an international perspective on global environmental issues, presenting their ideas to some top Chinese officials!  Many thanks to Mr Robinson and Ms Song for organising this event, and also to the students who participated for representing us.

Thanks for your patience and understanding over the last week. Our new daily email has been very well received by most parents, despite the teething problems we experienced with our mail server. Hopefully these are now resolved, and you should all be receiving a shorter and much more relevant summary of your child’s day in school. If you are not, then after checking spam and junk folders, contact Queenie on queenie.liu@britishschool.org.cn and she will be able to see if the email address we are sending to is correct.

On the sporting front I am very pleased to tell you that our under 19 ACAMIS soccer teams did very well at the weekend. The boys were undefeated and became worthy tournament champions, whilst the girls lost only once and were runners up. Well done to all who participated!

The preliminary round of the World Scholars Cup took place at ISB last weekend. We entered 6 teams, and I am very happy that of the 6 no less than 5 have made it to the next round in Singapore. This is a great achievement, and all of those who participated can be very proud of themselves. Mrs Sankar, who organises WSC, has promised a more detailed summary for me, as several of our students achieved individual honours.

So, as you can see from the above list of accomplishments, there really is a lot going on here at BSB, and a great deal to be proud of – we really do have a special community and a lot to celebrate.

Regards, 

Steve Lewis

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