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, I mentioned in my Lion’s Roar contribution last week how inspired I am by the resilience and positive attitude across our community. This was echoed in my recent class visits in Years 2 to 6 as in the Senior classes I popped into. The positive attitude and determined approach so evident in those classes was wonderful to experience and is a true testament to the resilience and adaptability of our students. However, I must add that these experiences have been mirrored in three other spaces I have regular interactions in. Firstly, in the various weekly staff and leadership meetings. Secondly, in professional learning sessions and lastly, in daily discussions held with various individuals. Our teams are fully engaged in not only their manifold tasks and duties but so evidently committed to the school and personal
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.
BSM Giving at Christmas Once again, we have been overwhelmed by the generosity of the BSM community. Thank you to everyone who dropped off supplies for Chosen Children’s Village, and school materials for One Million Lights and Kythe Foundation. We will deliver these next week, alongside 30 solar lights for OML, and can guarantee that
Form Pledges – Typhoon Relief Bags This week has seen yet more donations to support those affected by Typhoon Ulysses. This time, the support came directly from Senior School students, as part of their Form Group Pledges. Bianca Chua on behalf of 8ALA and Matthew Chua on behalf of 11SRO prepared 100 relief bags of