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Head of Primary Message Week 30

Hari Raya celebrations concluded in school this week with two great assemblies. A special thank you to our wonderful hosts, Prince Aiman, Eva, Bailey and Rania who all did a fantastic job and presented with confidence to a large crowd. Performances included singing, dancing, acting and storytelling. Thank you also to the parents of the performers who joined us in the ISB Theatre, a great way to end the week.

We have launched our search for the next Primary House Captains ๐Ÿ”ด ๐Ÿ”ต ๐ŸŸข ๐ŸŸก. This week, we have invited students from across Year 5 to apply for this prestigious leadership role. We are looking to appoint two students to represent each house and help to lead various aspects of school life, from Book Week to sporting events, Maths competitions to Science, Eco to helping with Assemblies. If you are in Year 5 now, will you apply?

Coming soon: TT Rock Stars, the gig! We are looking for the best of the best! ๐ŸŽธ ๐Ÿฅ ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ

Will you make it on to the TT Rock Stars Top 10 leaderboard this year? Or perhaps be the overall winner! ๐Ÿ† We will be hosting a very special and very loud ROCK GIG on the Piano Steps and only the fastest TT Rock Stars will be invited to compete LIVE!

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ The date has been set for Friday 26th May. We will invite the top 30 TT Rock Stars to compete. Not long left to improve your time in Studio mode. Can anyone catch Roohan with an average of 0.35 seconds per question? That's more than 200 correct answers within 1 minute! ๐Ÿ’จ

We are delighted to share a new story on the ISB Primary Podcast. This week, Mr David reads a hilarious story, The Book With No Pictures. Join him on this audio adventure with more than a little silliness thrown in. This audio story, alongside the full collection, is available by clicking on the image below and is also shared through Spotify, Apple and Google Podcasts.

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ It's a busy time...

There are so many events coming up during the last few weeks of this term, it's going to be really busy. For a full list, please click here and be sure to add these important dates to your calendar. Still to come this term, we have the BJSL swimming event, international trips, local visits, sleepovers, a rock gig, parent workshops, concerts, the production of Shrek, celebrations of learning, the Yr6 Ceremony, swim galas and transition days.

The Primary Leadership Team met with the Student Council this week to share ideas and discuss their feedback. We were all really impressed with how confident and articulate all members of the Student Council were in the meeting as they successfully represented Primary Students. In the meeting, the Student Council raised the following issues/ideas:

  • Break time and play provision

  • Frienship groups

  • Sporting activities

  • ECA suggestions

  • More fans in the Sports Hall

  • House Points

  • Trips

  • Canteen food

  • Fundraising

  • Word Walls

  • House Challenges

  • Drawing Club

  • Tree climbing

  • Wildlife protection

  • Meditation

  • Solar energy

All the issues raised will be analysed and we will prepare a full report for the Student Council to share with the ISB Community. They also enjoyed the spring rolls and cakes too!

This week Pre Kindy have been hiding out in their Eco Box House, Kindy have been preparing Raya decorations, Reception have been writing in their books, Year 1 have been handling equipment in PE, Year 2 have been comparing equal and unequal parts, Year 3 have been creating a hypothesis, Year 4 have been multiplying using different methods, Year 5 have been writing biographies and Year 6 have been writing to persuade.

Mr Michael Everett | Head of Primary

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