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How To Promote Student Engagement | 4 Strategies by Alice Smith How To Promote Student Engagement | 4 Strategies by Alice Smith

Student engagement is paramount to the success of the child, teacher and the school as a whole. Individuals need to be enthralled in what they are learning in order to absorb the material in a way that lets them apply their knowledge in complex contexts and ask meaningful questions that foster interesting dialogue. This is the type of engagement practitioners should strive..

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Innovative British Education Foster Development of the Whole Child Innovative British Education Foster Development of the Whole Child

By Roger Schultz

A British education from Alice Smith School has a reputation for quality that is recognised and respected around the world. For over seven decades, we have provided an outstanding international education in Malaysia with its ethos encapsulated in the richness of our diverse and caring school community.

As a British international school, an Alice Smith..

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5 Great Reasons to Ride the Bus | Alice Smith School 5 Great Reasons to Ride the Bus | Alice Smith School

Location is always a consideration when choosing a school for your child. Many parents will start looking at those schools close to where they live or work but most schools have a bus service. A good school bus service lets you widen your choice to pick the school that you really want your child to attend as well as lots of other benefits.

Below we explore five reasons why..

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Paving the Way to University | Higher Education Programme Paving the Way to University | Higher Education Programme

Part of our mission at Alice Smith is to give students a successful international future. Throughout the school, we strive to nurture, inspire and enrich students so that they can make fully informed decisions about their own futures. 

Whilst students will be making decisions throughout their school lives, these decisions become even more focused when they reach the Sixth..

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International School Receives PDQM Award | Alice Smith School International School Receives PDQM Award | Alice Smith School

The Alice Smith School recently received the Professional Development Quality Mark (PDQM) at the Gold level becoming the first international school to gain this quality mark. 

It’s presented by the Institute of Education at University College London and was originally developed by experience PD leaders in partnership with specialists at the London Centre for Leadership in..

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Questioning to Make a Difference Questioning to Make a Difference

By David Potts, Vice-Principal, Learning & Teaching - Secondary Campus

Understanding the power of questioning in developing thinking skills, both through asking and being asked, is at the heart of learning. We spend a significant part of our education answering questions. We tentatively impart our knowledge, demonstrate our understanding and expound our interpretations of..

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Enriching Lives Through Service Learning | Alice Smith School Enriching Lives Through Service Learning | Alice Smith School

by Roger Schultz, Head of Alice Smith School

Some would argue that school is all about examination results and giving students the best possible opportunity to get outstanding grades for university. In many ways this is a great start to life beyond school but learning goes way beyond subjects and grades.

At Alice Smith School, our expansive approach to learning gives all..

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Learning for Life at the Alice Smith School Learning for Life at the Alice Smith School

by Roger Schultz, Head of School

It is common for schools to speak of educating the “whole child” and providing a “holistic education” for their students, acknowledging that a successful learning environment is about much more than just academic results. However, when considering the relative merits of a school and the quality of its educational provision, looking at..

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Stepping into Higher Education | Alice Smith Sixth Form Stepping into Higher Education | Alice Smith Sixth Form

Our Sixth Form academic curriculum is comprised of linear, two-year A Levels, optional two-year AS Levels and the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ). Within our Pathways programme, students can choose from three key combinations of courses to suit their strengths, needs and aspirations; two-year AS Levels serve as an optional means of providing academic breadth to augment..

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Developing 21st Century Skills Developing 21st Century Skills

by Roger Schultz, Head of School

Workplaces today and in the future need people who can collaborate and offer creative solutions to complex problems. Educators are increasingly looking for ways to equip their students with those skills within an environment that encourages active learning behaviours.

Teaching methods are evolving, with classes regularly employing group..

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Building Community Spirit by Helping Others Building Community Spirit by Helping Others

by Roger Schultz, Head of School

As the oldest British international school in Malaysia, the Alice Smith School has a long history of community service.

Responding to the needs of others is deeply embedded in the culture and ethos of the school. The voluntary work of its governing body and Parent-teacher Association, for example, illustrate this selflessness.

For over 70..

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Foundation Stage Alice Smith School: Nurturing a Love of Learning Foundation Stage Alice Smith School: Nurturing a Love of Learning

Starting school is an exciting time for parents and children as they begin their learning journey with us at Alice Smith. Our Foundation Stage, which consists of our Pre-school and Reception classes gives your child an ideal start to their school education. In these classes your child will be able to settle into school, develop social skills while making new friends and be..

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Creating Lifelong Learners in the 21st Century | Alice Smith School Creating Lifelong Learners in the 21st Century | Alice Smith School

‘Imagination is more important than knowledge’

Albert Einstein

Gone are the days when education was about a teacher imparting their knowledge on to their students. In order to be successful and ensure our students are equipped to thrive in an uncertain world, the most important thing we can teach our students are the learning habits needed to handle the unknown.

Cultivating..

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Do Flexible School Campuses Really Benefit Learning? | Alice Smith School Do Flexible School Campuses Really Benefit Learning? | Alice Smith School

Imagine yourself as a student walking into your school, smelling the fresh air even inside the building. The way in which the walls are built to prevent the feeling of constriction. There’s open space everywhere you look, with chairs dispersed throughout the building in such a way that is pleasant to the eye, but also provides the freedom to sit whenever and wherever you..

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