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A Busy Term for Computer Science💻 A Busy Term for Computer Science💻

In today's blog our fantastic Computer Science (CS) prefects reflect on the events and competitions they took part in during Term 1. From running their own competitions to winning international ones it was a very busy and successful Term 1 for our Computer Scientists! 

"Last term, students were presented with several opportunities to develop and enrich their knowledge of..

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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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KLASS Students on Top of the World🌏! KLASS Students on Top of the World🌏!

We were delighted to hear that three of our students have received impressive awards from Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) one of the examinations boards we use for A Level and (I)GCSE examinations. We would like to congratulate;

  • Emily Choi-Ying Chong - Top in the World for Media 🌏 (Cambridge Intl A Level)
  • Juan Sebastian Beltran - Top in the World 🌏 for..
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Secondary Weekly Highlights: A Sustainable Future at EP 🌏💚 Secondary Weekly Highlights: A Sustainable Future at EP 🌏💚

We are delighted to announce that we have recently been awarded the Eco-Schools Bronze Award, in partnership with WWF Malaysia. This is our first big step in our journey towards becoming a Green Flag School and is truly a testament to our students’ hard work, resilience and determination. In this week’s KLASS Blog, our Eco-Coordinator, Hannah Richardson, tells us more about..

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Kode For Kindness Competition Kode For Kindness Competition

Calling all coders from Years 7 to 13: test out your Python programming skills with unique challenges of various difficulties!

Andrea and Annushka (Year 13 Computer Science students) are running ‘Kode For Kindness’ - a virtual fundraising coding competition! Over to Andrea and Annushka to tell us more.

"This is a fundraising event where individuals pay a RM40 / $10 entry fee..

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Competition Winners! 👏🏆 Competition Winners! 👏🏆

We always love hearing about our students success both in and out of school. Recently several of our students have had fantastic success in competitions nationally and internationally across a diverse range of subjects from photography to engineering and from English to investment management. Read on to find out more!

Sony Malaysia Photography Competition 2021

First,..

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Applying to... University in the Netherlands 🌷 Applying to... University in the Netherlands 🌷

Each year Alice Smith Students progress to Universities and Colleges around the world. The Netherlands is a destination that is growing in popularity and several Alumni have gone to Dutch Universities including:

The University of Applied Sciences Utrecht Maastricht University Rotterdam Business SchoolUniversity of AmsterdamUniversity of GroningenWillem De Kooning Academy

They..

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EYFS student wins AIMS Science competition👏 EYFS student wins AIMS Science competition👏

We were very excited to hear that our EYFS student was one of the three winners in their age group in the AIMS Science Easter Holiday Challenge.

The challenge set was to build a Rube Goldberg machine. 

Rube Goldberg was an American cartoonist, sculptor, author engineer and inventor. He drew popular cartoons showing complicated gadgets performing simple tasks, such as a..

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KLASS Mathematicians triumph! KLASS Mathematicians triumph!

Our selected year 7 and 8 maths students competed in a virtual maths competition, KLJMC, on Saturday 22/5/21, which was hosted by St Joseph's International School. Our students performed exceptionally well and were a real credit to our school.

Overall our Year 7 teams secured 1st and 2nd and our Year 8 team secured 2nd as well.

Here are some reflections of the event from..

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Zoom Rhapsody Zoom Rhapsody

It's fantastic to be back in school this week but our memories of Zoom and online learning aren't far away and we were delighted when Alif, parent of Aynn (Year 3), shared with us this wonderful project they had worked on together during the MCO. 

"It all started when my son Aynn began making up his own song about distance learning and how he dreaded it after almost one year..

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Secondary Weekly Highlights: Year 8 Island Adventures and Easter Secondary Weekly Highlights: Year 8 Island Adventures and Easter

This week, our Head of Faculty for English and Media, Victoria Miles, shares with us the island adventures that our Year 8 students have been on in English this term. 

Every year Year 8 students take part in the 'Island Project Competition'. Even with virtual learning, this year was no exception. Students worked in teams within their English classes to create a brand new,..

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Applying to... University in Ireland ☘️ Applying to... University in Ireland ☘️

Have the St. Patrick's Day ☘️celebrations made you think about the possibility of studying in Ireland? Each year Alice Smith Students progress to Universities and Colleges around the world  including Irish Institutions like University College Cork and RCSI. They are able to do this with the support and guidance from our dedicated Higher Educated Counselling team. In this blog..

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Sunway National Poetry Slam Success Sunway National Poetry Slam Success

Congratulations to our SNaPS (Sunway National Poetry Slam) finalists, Aaliya who placed 2nd in the Junior category, and Anandita who placed 1st for Senior. Here they tell us about the competition and their experience.

"The Sunway National Poetry Slam (SNaPS) 2020 was evidence that creative expression will persevere even in the face of a pandemic. With the theme “Voices Of..

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