Author: Sarah Burns

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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Sep
12

Teacher Tuesday: Meet Ms Rose

This is the first of a regular feature from KIS called Teacher Tuesday. Keep following our website or our Facebook page to find out more about our teaching team! Name: Sharon Rose Position: Year 2S Class Teacher How many years have you been teaching? I have been working in childcare and education for over 20 […]

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Sep
08

Examination Success for the Class of 2016-17

Kinabalu International School is very proud to announce an excellent set of results for our Year 11 and 13 classes of 2016/17. 93% of students were awarded grades A* to C in the IGCSEs, with 100% achieving passing grades. In the fourth year of our A Level programme, 76% of students were awarded grades A* […]

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Jul
20

Year 6 to Year 7 Transition Support

Before the end of term a very excited Year 6 spent 3 days in Secondary. The aim was to give the students a taste of what Secondary School is like; it is very different to their Primary School experience, not least in the way that things are organised. The school day is different, with a 3pm finish, […]

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Jul
10

Story Sack Group Celebration

On Wednesday morning, 5th July, the Story Sack Group held an open morning so that students and staff could come along and view all their wonderful creations. Over the last twelve months the group have made an amazing range of story sacks for use by students in the Primary School. The reaction from the students […]

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Jun
30

Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Adventurous Journeys

Recently 15 students from Years 10 – 13 completed their Adventurous Journeys for their Silver and Gold Awards. They persevered through some challenging weather conditions to complete their three or four day explorations near Mt Kinabalu. As well as trekking and cooking their own meals, they also looked into the effect of tourism in the area […]

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