How to optimize your child “screen time”?

By Doctor Nancy Le Nezet Director of Studies at the Swiss International School of Qatar “I think my daughter is getting too much screen time”, a friend of mine declared a few days ago, as we were settling down for a meal at the restaurant with our families. As she said this, she simultaneously proceeded…

Stepping Back in Time in Saint Malo, France

Sailing through the still water and fog as we arrived into Saint Malo, France was surreal. The city was all around us but all we could see were vague figures appearing out of the white mist. This region has some of the most steep tidal variations in the world so we had to go through…

Harrow Bangkok Jazz Orchestra Sparkle at British Embassy Celebration

On 15th June the Harrow Bangkok Jazz Orchestra were invited to perform at the British Embassy’s celebration in honour of the Queen of England’s Birthday Celebration at the Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel in Bangkok. The group worked very hard in putting together a show of something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue. Performing…

Students Put on a Grand Show

On 15th June, Shrewsbury was very pleased to accept an invitation from the British Embassy to be part of its birthday celebrations for HM Queen Elizabeth II, at the Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel. A team of six creative students from year 9 and 10 prepared a brilliant display for the event on the theme of…

St. John’s students achieve excellent IB results

Of the St. John’s Grade 12 students registered for the full IB Diploma Programme, 95,1% successfully completed the exams, while obtaining an average score of 34.8. (The average international pass rate is 79,3% and the global average score is 30.) Our top scorer obtained 44 points, which counts in the top 1% of all candidates worldwide. An impressive 78%…

The Ultimate Packing Guide for University Freshmen

For Year 13 students around the world, anxious anticipation has turned to glee as university acceptances have poured in. Once students have made the difficult choice of which university they will be attending in the fall, students are faced with yet another daunting task: packing. For students studying abroad, it can be especially challenging to…

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…

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,…