From the Principal

Mar
01

From the Principal 02.03.2024

This weekend many of the KIS team will be busy at the Property Hunter Expo 2024, hosted at the SICC. We very much look forward to seeing as many of you as possible stop by the booth to say hello and help spread the word about what makes KIS so special. Naturally, the question may be asked [...]
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Feb
23

From the Principal 24.02.2024

"It's just the tip of the iceberg" An expression we have all heard many, many times before. What makes icebergs so interesting, beyond their geographical and climatic locations and the unique ecosystems that they can support, is that what you see on the surface is only a glimpse of what lies beneath the water line. [...]
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Jan
26

From the Principal 27.01.2024

'Ambitious' is a word that sometimes understood in a bad light. However it is an attribute I believe is needed for all good schools to be successful and should be embraced. Being ambitious is about setting clear targets and pursuing with conviction achievable but aspirational goals. When this attribute is fused with care and compassion, [...]
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Jan
19

From the Principal 20.01.2024

"Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success." [Henry Ford] Yesterday morning I had the privilege to meet and speak with a number of our new families who have joined KIS since the start of Term 2 as part of the 'New Parents Coffee Morning'. A big thank you [...]
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Dec
08

From the Principal 09.12.2023

In the words of the short-lived but still loved band 'Wizard' "I wish it could be Christmas everyday". This week saw the Primary Christmas sing-a-longs take place, which were a roaring success with students putting on two outstanding performances. Thank you to Mrs. Bryant and the Primary team for your efforts with this. Across the [...]
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Dec
01

From the Principal 02.12.2023

Yesterday I had the opportunity to spend my first the full day as a teacher here at KIS. The role of a Principal is quite varied and a work day can entail anything and everything from budgetary and finance discussions to planning future building projects and quality assuring teaching and learning. There is not really a [...]
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Nov
24

From the Principal 25.11.2023

"Be a part of it" I shared these words and this challenge to our community in one of my very first newsletter articles back in August. I discussed the importance, power and value of being a part of our community events and supporting our school's endeavors. Since I wrote those words there has been a [...]
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Nov
17

From the Principal 18.11.2023

"Schools that embrace the trends shaping tomorrow will be relevant to the lives of their students. We must ensure that we are leading for their future, not our past" This was one of the key messages that I outlined to parents during Thursday's 'Coffee Morning', the theme of which was "Laying Foundations For The Next 50 Years". I have written and spoken at length about [...]
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