Welcome to the online edition of Lion's Roar,
the British School Manila's weekly newsletter.
Message from the Head of School
Dear BSM Family, There is so much going on in Manila and the Philippines around quarantine protocols at the moment and many conversations of face-to-face and hybrid learning. This of course has implications for us all and particularly around a return to school for our students. My message to you on the state of play for us at BSM is as follows: We have heard that President Duterte is open to the planned pilot testing of face-to-face classes in areas where COVID is low risk. That includes the touted 120 schools on a pilot list. At this time that does not yet include NCR where we are situated. As soon as we can open, as announced by the Taguig Education Czar Dr. George Tizon “So, what we recommend to have in-person learning are our 38 public schools and
Visual and Performing Arts
Welcome back and I hope you have all had a great first week – weather accepted. As you can imagine a number of things have gone on over the summer and one of these was receiving a letter from a BEI (BSM) Scholar. We are running this scholarship programme to support local Taguig High School
Welcome back “Foster a friendly family atmosphere that nurtures partnerships for learning and a sense of community” – BSM Vision and Mission BSM Community and Autobiographical Approach Mabuhay and a huge welcome to the BSM learning community to any new families who have just joined the British School Manila and huge welcome back to existing
Welcome to the start of the 2018-2019 academic year at BSM and the first edition of the Lion’s Roar for the new school year. It has been good to meet returning families this week and to welcome new members to our community. We also have enjoyed welcoming our Year 7 students and families as they
PE, Sport & ASA News
Service Learning is based on a collaborative and reciprocal engagement with the community in response to an authentic need. Students have the opportunity to collaborate with a range of NGOs helping to tackle important local issues.
The end of one of the most memorable years on record, and the end of my time at BSM. I have thoroughly enjoyed working with this amazing community; the parents, staff, and most notably, the students themselves. I have learned a lot about the resilience, creativity, and empathy of the wonderful young people I have
Global Awareness – Dare a Teacher The Service Learning ASAs have been extremely busy during May. At the beginning of the month, the very successful Dare a Teacher initiative was run by Heidi and Indya, the Heads of Global Awareness in conjunction with MAD Market (linked with MAD Travel) to raise funds to plant trees