September Newsletter: Monthly Recap

Right after the departure from Kristiansand, Norway, the maritime training started. The students split up in to groups and practiced setting and taking in sails. Up and down and up and down and up and down and up. The lookout also got some good practice in the English channel due to the traffic. She/he strikes the…

New Sports Facilities Unveiled at the The American International School · Vienna

The American International School · Vienna underwent major renovations this summer, unveiling a brand-new state-of-the-art sports field and athletic facilities poised to become one of Europe’s premier school-based recreational grounds. The 1 million Euro investment took just more than two months to complete. The result is fully-updated outdoor sports complex capable of serving the school’s…

Projects to Pave IBDP Success

CAS for Young Learners: Projects to Pave IBDP Success CAS has been an integral part of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme student experience at Yew Chung International School of Beijing for many years. As one of the requirements to obtain an IB diploma, CAS stands for “Creativity, Action and Service”, and adds a holistic element…

Message from the Principal of Shrewsbury Hong Kong

Dear Parents and Friends, It was a real honour to be invited to speak at the Kindergarten festival earlier this month. It proved a wonderful opportunity to engage with families actively searching for the best possible setting for their children. It also gave me the chance to reflect upon the enormous impact pre-primary education has…

Perfect scores for two Munich International School students 

Munich International School (MIS) is proud to announce the outstanding results of its 2017 International Baccalaureate graduating class. Two students in the graduating class, Milena Roeckl and Florentin Zander, achieved a perfect International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma score of 45 points. Only 244 students in 2017 – approximately 1 in 1,000 students – who sat the…

Shrewsbury presents prevalent concert of the year: Last Night of the Proms 2017

Shrewsbury International School hosts its annual Last Night of the Proms concert on Thursday 2nd November, promising another evening of top quality musical entertainment and hospitality. Based on a musical festival that was first staged in Britain over 120 years ago,  “The Shrewsbury Proms” is now in its 11th year and has become a hugely…

The importance of Mastering Your Mother Tongue

Ferdinand de Saussure, a Swiss linguist and semiotician, and the founder of theoretical linguistics, once said that “Language and mind are like the two sides of a piece of paper: neither can exist without the other.” Many third culture kids (TCKs) belong to a school of thought who stoutly believe that the mother tongue of…

Through The Labyrinth… And Beyond

Utahloy International School Zengcheng (UISZ) has recently affiliated to ABSA. UISZ is a K-12 international day and boarding school since 2003, offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at all levels (PYP, MYP and DP) with approximately 200 students with 100 boarders. Our boarders and staff are truly international and eclectic in flavour, with at least…

Jubilant Harrow Bangkok Celebrates Record Breaking Results

At A Level a record 61% of all grades achieved were either A* or A. One in three of our students achieved A* or A grades in all of their subjects. Grade, % A Level Results 2017 UK All Schools (source JCQ) UK Independent Schools (source JCQ) A* 31 8.3 19 A* – A 61…