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Nov
08

U15 FOBISIA Games

At the end of the holidays on Sunday 28th October, we fare welled our largest FOBISIA Games team ever to take part in the U15 Games hosted by Sports Camps Australia and held at the wonderful  facilities of Thanyapura Health and Sports Resort in Phuket. It’s always a long first day of travel to reach […]

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Nov
03

FOBISIA Online Maths Challenge Success

In the two-week period before the half-term break students from Years 5 to 9 were invited to complete an online Maths challenge hosted by the Seoul Foreign School. Challenges were set at three different levels – Bronze, Silver and Gold, and at the lower levels multiple attempts were allowed. As you would expect, the questions […]

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Oct
31

Prefect Training

In the early morning of Saturday 13th October KIS prefects woke up from their snug beds and arrived at school bright, enthusiastic and ready for their Prefect Training. In the Multi Purpose Room, a room full of eager students from Year 10 to Year 13 gathered, the room buzzing with excitement and curiosity about what the next […]

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Oct
09

Celebrating our Global Community

On Thursday 4th October students, parents and staff came together to celebrate the diverse global community of Kinabalu International School. A favourite fixture on the KIS events calendar, International Day is a whole school celebration of over thirty different nationalities that make up KK’s most established International School. The event was successfully organised by the […]

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Oct
06

Secondary: Focus on Pressure and Wellbeing

It has been a busy start to the school year in Secondary here at KIS, with our Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 groups already preparing for upcoming assessments, exams and (as you have already read) University applications.  Time is flying! As such, it is worth considering the multitude of pressures which can arise […]

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Sep
25

Teacher Tuesday: Ms Laura Marriott

Find out more about our Foundation 2 Teacher, Ms Laura Marriott, in this week’s Teacher Tuesday: How many years have you been teaching and where did you teach before coming to KIS? This is my sixth year as a Primary school teacher since qualifying in the UK and I taught for 4 years at school […]

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Sep
19

Primary House Event: Trashion Show

Last week all of our Primary students came together for our first House Event of the year:  A Roald Dahl inspired House Trashion Show. The day started with all of Primary assembly where students were given the event instructions and details of   the judging categories for the day. The students and staff were treated to […]

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Sep
18

Teacher Tuesday: Mrs Beth Walker

In this week’s Teacher Tuesday we meet Mrs Walker, who teaches Year 2 and is Head of Primary English. How many years have you been teaching? This is my 7th year of teaching since qualifying as a Primary Teacher however I have actually been in and out of the classroom since I was 15 years […]

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