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FOBISIA Virtual Run 🏃and Virtual Swim🏊 FOBISIA Virtual Run 🏃and Virtual Swim🏊

Before the Easter break a number of our students were involved in some exciting FOBISIA Virtual sport events.

FOBISIA Virtual Run🏃

For 8 weeks leading up to the break, a small group of determined students from JB and EP worked hard both at home and at school to prepare their minds and bodies for the FOBISIA Virtual Run.

The Virtual Run, over a distance of 5km, challenged our..

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FOBISIA Short Story Competition: Results FOBISIA Short Story Competition: Results

In March, the school submitted our top short story entries into the annual FOBISIA Short Story Competition on the theme of ‘Memories’ and it is now our great pleasure to share the results!

The competition is a great opportunity for children to apply their writing skills for an authentic, engaging purpose and we have been bowled over with the exceptionally high standard of..

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Celebrating student success in the Bronze Medallion Lifesaving Award Celebrating student success in the Bronze Medallion Lifesaving Award

Since the start of Term 2, our Year 9 Sports Leaders have been focusing on lifesaving, working towards achieving their Bronze Medallion Lifesaving Award.  In this week’s Secondary Blog, Alice Curwood (Head of Curriculum PE) and Mark Atkinson (PE Teacher and Lead teacher of the Sports Leaders Elective) share their insights into this valuable student learning pathway.

The..

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FOBISIA Film Fest review 2022🎞️🎬 FOBISIA Film Fest review 2022🎞️🎬

Back in March we brought you details of the FOBISIA Online Student Film Festival 2022 which Alice Smith had the honour of hosting this year. There were a wonderful 82 entries from schools across Asia and we were delighted to see the students passions for storytelling, film and animations come through! Here's our Head of Media, Ms. Charlotte Moore to tell us more;

I love the..

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Sustainability at EP: What have we been up to? Sustainability at EP: What have we been up to?

The two KLASS values that resonate most with our Eco Club are kindness and respect - to ourselves and to our planet Earth. In this week’s Secondary Blog, our student Eco Club members, Meeraam, Alexa, Letty, Noshin and Risa share how KLASS and the Eco Club are working towards a more sustainable future and how you can get involved too. 

The increasing amount of non-recycled..

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Collins Big Cat Writing Competition 🦁✍️ Collins Big Cat Writing Competition 🦁✍️

Over the last week we have brought you news of the FOBISIA Short Story Competition and some of the wonderful writing that was entered! Has it inspired your child to write more? Are you looking for an activity for them over the Easter break? If so here's another writing competition our Primary Students can enter! The Collins Big Cat Writing Competition 2022 🦁✍️

What does home..

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FOBISIA Short Story Competition: Winning Stories (Primary School) FOBISIA Short Story Competition: Winning Stories (Primary School)

In last week's blog we brought you news of the FOBISIA Short Story Competition and our two Primary School Key Stage winners:

  • Miles from 6T for his story “Is it YOU?” and
  • Finn in 4S for his story “The Magnificent Machine”,

The theme for the competition was ‘Memories’ and here are their winning entries for you to enjoy!

Is it You? By Miles in 6T

Every city had its own..

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KLASS Torpedoes compete @ SEASAC virtual swim meet🏊 KLASS Torpedoes compete @ SEASAC virtual swim meet🏊

And just like that, KLASS Torpedoes has finished their first official meet in 2 years. A determined team returned to the competition circuit, putting down impressive times for our time trials in February. From there, 10 boys and 10 girls were selected to represent Alice Smith in the virtual SEASAC swim meet - the most prestigious swim meet for international schools in..

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Secondary Weekly Highlights: STEM Week ‘22: Ready, aim, FIRE!🧑‍🔬🚀 Secondary Weekly Highlights: STEM Week ‘22: Ready, aim, FIRE!🧑‍🔬🚀

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) week at Equine Park was a colourful and explosive affair this year, starting on Monday 14th March 2022. Our Head of Faculty for Science and DT, Aaron Bridges, and the STEM team can’t wait to tell you more in this week’s Secondary Blog. Enjoy! In Physics, students were dazzled by the bright lights of various cathode ray tubes,..

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AIMS Primary Science Competition 2022 AIMS Primary Science Competition 2022

This year the AIMS Primary Science competition is inspired by the work of Theo Jansen. He is a Dutch artist who builds large mechanisms out of PVC. They move on their own and are called “Strandbeests”. The kinetic sculptures use mechanisms and renewable energy to appear to walk. These structures are made from all types of recycled materials, but especially plastic (yellow..

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FOBISIA Short Story Competition: Memories FOBISIA Short Story Competition: Memories

For the past twelve years we have participated in the FOBISIA Short Story Competition. The competition is a great opportunity for children to apply their writing skills for an authentic, engaging purpose and we have been bowled over with the exceptionally high standard of writing from our children.

The theme for this year’s competition was ‘Memories’, which gave the children a..

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FOBISIA Online Student Film Festival 2022 🎞️🎥 FOBISIA Online Student Film Festival 2022 🎞️🎥

Update May 2022: There were 82 entries from schools across Asia and we were delighted to see the students passions for storytelling, film and animations come through! Congratulations to all the winners including KLASS's own Sophie Lei won the Non-fiction KS4-5 category with her short film entitled Emergensea. 

Competition details

Calling all our budding film makers from 7..

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Primary Weekly Highlights: Learning through Poetry 📖🎙 Primary Weekly Highlights: Learning through Poetry 📖🎙

Our students get numerous opportunities to participate in academic events throughout the school year. Here at JB, our teachers often see this as more than a competition or event and will look to plan a unit of learning around the event theme or topic. 

Over the last few weeks, our Year 4 and 5 students have been learning about Poetry in connection with an upcoming COBIS Poetry..

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Primary Weekly Highlights: Upcoming Academic Competitions 🥇🥈🥉 Primary Weekly Highlights: Upcoming Academic Competitions 🥇🥈🥉

Alice Smith School is a member of many prestigious regional and international learning communities. These groups offer us opportunities to celebrate learning with other schools in Malaysia and around the world. This week in school, many of our students are preparing for competitions hosted by some of our linked organisations.

In Year 4 and 5, students are excited to be..
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AIMS English holiday competition AIMS English holiday competition

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Time for the AIMS Holiday Writing Competition. 🎄☃️🎅This year AIMS have decided to change things up a little with a poetry and performance competition, where children are encouraged to submit a voice recording alongside their entry. There is an Early Years, KS1 & KS2 category, so hopefully everyone can get involved. The theme is ..

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