KIS STORIES

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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Sep
12

Class of 2018: Off to University!

We have been following up with our Year 13 graduates [July 2018] and we are delighted that they have all secured places at universities, with the exception of one student who will be taking a gap year before proceeding onto tertiary education next year. Two of our students will be attending Queen’s University Belfast, one to study […]

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Sep
04

Teacher Tuesday: Mr Andy Withers

Recently appointed as the Assistant Head of Secondary, responsible for Pastoral Care, Mr Andy Withers is this week’s Teacher Tuesday. How many years have you been in teaching and where have you taught? This is currently my fourth year teaching, although I also worked as a Special Educational Needs worker in Secondary Schools for three […]

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Sep
03

Personal, Social, Health Education (PSHE) in Secondary

Personal, Social, Health Education (PSHE) is a school subject through which students develop the knowledge, skills and attributes they need to manage their lives, now and in the future. These skills and attributes help students to stay healthy, safe in a number of different ways, and also prepares them for life and work in the […]

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