Culture Exchange in A Coruna, Spain

The sites as we walked around our first mainland European port were pleasantly just as one would expect- narrow streets, amazing tapas restaurants and cafes, and old buildings with loads of character! From where we were moored, we could also walk out to a beautiful green space along the water where there are fields of…

Stunning Concerto Concert full of fond farewells

Harrow Bangkok’s Concerto Concert this week was one of fond farewells, as the school enjoyed the last concert in the current Music Department. The audience revelled in two delightful mini concertos accompanied by the Senior School Orchestra, one for Violin (Miki in Year 13) and the other for the Guzheng (Pao Pao in Year 11). …

Class of 2017 write a new chapter in the Shrewsbury Success Story

89 students secure over 370 university offers 170 Offers to 32 of the World’s Top 100 Universities UK offers include Cambridge, LSE, Imperial, UCL, Kings College and Edinburgh University US offers include Yale, Berkeley, UPenn, UCLA, Columbia and NYU 1st Choices destinations also include Canada, Thailand, China, Japan and Netherlands 47 different first choice universities,…

Give your child unparalleled opportunity

A dual curriculum which combines both the International Baccalaureate (IB) with Advanced Placement (AP) credits, to equip students with the tools to choose their learning pathway, to accomplish their global university ambitions. Stamford American International School is the only International Baccalaureate (IB) World School in Singapore to offer all programmes of the IBO plus, the…

Students Organize Workshops for Refugee Children

A group of 6 students, myself included, visited the Alsemberg Red Cross asylum centre, along with the CAS coordinators and Ms. Doyle. I found it to be a very effective visit. Arriving at the centre, one of the men in charge gave us a short tour of building and gave us some information on how…

Harrow Bangkok climb for charity

Harrow Bangkok climbed the equivalent height of the Matterhorn Mountain as part of a charity fundraiser on 1st April, which was a great success. The aim of the fundraiser was for the children to climb the total distance of the Matterhorn Mountain (4,478m) inside Harrow Bangkok’s bouldering wall. To do this they either traversed around…

SYPT – where a physicist’s dream comes true

Have you ever heard of Xiao? No? Well, keep your ears open. Xiao, better known as Jason to his Lyceum friends, is one of the up-and-coming physicists of our time. This gifted boy took second place at the Swiss Young Physicists’ Tournament, short SYPT (for more: www.sypt.ch), where he convinced with his class mate Daniil…

My mind is like this room: reflections on Morocco

I often catch myself thinking: ”None of this is real.” It becomes a mantra. A heuristic of sorts. I’m in my second phase of culture shock; having gotten used to much of Arabic society, I must now learn to appreciate this uncanny familiarity. I’ve been living in Morocco now for over a month, after living…

University Application Reflections: Must-read Tips for Year 12 Students

As April comes to an end, Year 13 students around the world preparing for their post-secondary academic careers are coming to decisions on where they will be spending their next four years. At the Yew Chung International School of Beijing, students have been flooded with exceptional offers from schools across the globe. For Year 12…

European Central Bank Honors St. John’s Economics Team

Our senior economics team displayed their expertise in monetary policy to win the prestigious 2017 European Central Bank (ECB) Generation Euro competition. Out of 153 international schools who participated in the first round, 20 in the second and 5 in the final, the St. John’steam (Akari, Casper, Brendan, Justin and Nicholas) was selected as the winner – an amazing achievement.…

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