KIS NEWS

Oct
24

Teacher Tuesday: Meet Ms Laura Davies

This week we have talked to Ms Laura Davies, who teaches Science and Biology in our Secondary School. How many years have you been teaching? 13 years When did you join KIS? Last year, August 2016 Please describe the KIS community in three words: Close-knit and busy Why do you teach? During my gap year […]

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Oct
13

International Day Celebrations

On Friday 6th October Kinabalu International School hosted its most popular event of the year, International Day. Organised by the Parent Teacher Association (PTA), International Day is a whole school celebration of the multicultural community that exists at KIS. Students, parent and staff from the school’s 33 nations came to school wearing the national dress […]

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Oct
10

Prefects Announced! Read their thoughts on life at KIS

We are pleased to announce that our Head Prefects for this year are Vinay and Lois from Year 13. They will be assisted by Deputy Head Prefects Nishita and Michelangela [Miche] from Year 12. These are prestigious leadership roles within our school and all four students are keen to make a start in the role. [...]
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Oct
10

Teacher Tuesday: Mr Andrew Green

This week we talked to Mr Green, who teaches one of our Year 2 classes. How many years have you been teaching? I have been teaching for 10 years. When did you join KIS? I joined KIS in August 2016. How would you describe the learning environment at KIS? Children need to feel safe and secure […]

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Oct
03

Teacher Tuesday: Mr Steven Morgan

With over 30 nationalities at Kinabalu International School, our English as a Second Language (ESL) Department works with many students to support the development of their English skills, both through in-class support and smaller group sessions. Mr Steven Morgan heads up the ESL Department and joined KIS in August 2017: How many years have you been […]

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Sep
26

Teacher Tuesday: Meet Mrs Karen Wallace

This week we learn more about Mrs Karen Wallace, one of our Year 5 Class Teachers and the Head of Primary Mathematics. How many years have you been teaching? 18 years Why do you teach? I enjoy working with children. I love being able to teach new concepts and inspire children to be the best […]

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Sep
19

Teacher Tuesday: Meet Mr Davies

This week we meet one of the longest serving teachers at KIS – Mr Kevin Davies, Teacher of Chemistry and Form Tutor for Year 11K. How many years have you been teaching? Can I just say more than 30? When did you join KIS? I started in January 2001 That’s a long time! You must […]

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Sep
15

Standardised Testing at KIS

Mr Connah, KIS School Principal, reports on the use of standardised tests within the school: From time to time parents approach the school to ask how KIS students compare to other students in the UK and around the world, who are studying the English National Curriculum. In the past we have been able to provide […]

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