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The Alice Smith School recently concluded its Batik Design Competition, and the winners have been revealed. The competition, which saw the participation of talented students from both the Secondary and Primary campuses, showcased exceptional creativity and artistic prowess. The winning designs, carefully selected by a panel of esteemed judges, including Mr. Szelesi, Head of..read more
We are thrilled to share the incredible news of our students' remarkable achievements in the UKMT Senior Mathematics Competition! Their dedication, passion, and hard work have truly shone bright, bringing home a total of 14 Gold, 16 Silver, and 6 Bronze awards in this prestigious international competition.
This outstanding accomplishment not only reflects the exceptional..read more
Are you ready to jump into the world of poetry? The COBIS Poetry competition is now up and running and we would LOVE for YOU to be part of it!
What is the COBIS Poetry competition?
The COBIS (Council of British International Schools) Poetry Competition is a wonderful opportunity for primary school students to showcase creativity and imagination through the medium of poetry...read more
Calling all Alice Smith School students! Join the KLASS Supporter Batik Design Competition, where your artistic brilliance can shine bright - incredible prizes up for grabs.
Theme: Celebrating Our School
The theme is all about celebrating our school's identity. Create a Batik design that includes elements like landmarks, plants, animals, buildings, our school logo, and our..read more
Calling all young writers and creative minds! It's that time of the year again when the FOBISIA Short Story Competition is back, and we're thrilled to announce the 2023-2024 edition. This year promises to be even more exciting and inspiring as we invite students to showcase their storytelling talents. So, sharpen your pencils and fire up your imaginations because it's time to..read more
The KL Coding Cup is back again! It was held at The Alice Smith School on 23rd September. The 4-hour event was led by Eugene and Jeremy. The aim of the event was to give young talented coders from KL the chance to compete and showcase their talents. The competition saw an impressive turnout of 150 participants ranging from Years 7 to 13 coming from 5 different International..read more
This year the AIMS Primary Science competition is for students to create their own magnificent flying machine! They will need to combine their design and construction skills alongside their character strengths of curiosity, creativity and perseverance.They have until 21st April to email their entries to Mr. Goodwin.
📢Fun Fact! 120 years ago was the first flight of the..
Term 2 has seen the third year of our ‘Young Musician of the Year’ competition with an exciting new category, composing music, to inspire our students and an extension of our performing competition to Years 5 and 6.
The soloist competition now include Years 5 and 6 extending the competition to our Primary Campus with a ‘Primary Young Musician’ for the first time this year...read more
It was great to welcome Sara Hirsch to our school last week and have her launch this year's FOBISIA poetry competition with Key Stage 2 (Years 3 - 6). Has her visit 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..read more
The KL Coding Cup hosted at The Alice Smith School on 11th March 2023 was a resounding success, with about 200 participants from 7 different schools. The 4 hour event aims to provide an exciting platform for young coders to showcase their skills and help foster a spirit of healthy competition and camaraderie among participants.
Designed to cater to coders of all levels, the..read more
This week we have not one but two success stories from the Maths teams with both Primary and Secondary students demonstrating their mathematical flair!
Year 5 AIMS Maths Challenge 2023
Last week two teams of Year 5 Mathematicians headed to the AIMS competition at St. Christopher's School (SCIPS) in Penang.
Both teams performed really well throughout the competition, staying..read more
On the 5th of November 2022, Alice Smith, Sri KDU, Garden International School (GIS) and Help International School participated in the KL Coding Cup hosted at GIS and Alice Smith came first place! In today's article our CS Prefects, Eugene & Jeremy, tell us more.Out of the 3 KLASS student teams, one team won first place and another team came second, placing Alice Smith in..read more
We're really excited to hear we are going to be holding our first ever KLASS Science Fair! Over to Helen, one of our Year 11 Science Prefects to tell us more...
"On the 28th of February 2023, Alice Smith will be holding our very first science fair in which students are qualified to participate and present their own research topic which may include the following subjects:..read more
Every year, the Year 9 students of the English department tackle one of their most demanding challenges in Key Stage 3: their 'Macbeth' monologues. This task requires students to analyse various Shakespearean monologues, have an in-depth understanding of the emotional development of their chosen character, write creatively using a wide range of techniques and then deliver..read more
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..read more
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..read more
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.
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..
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..read more
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..read more
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..read more
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..read more
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,..read more
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..read more
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..read more
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.
Calling all our budding film makers from 7..read more
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..read more
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.
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 ..read more