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, As these challenging times continue, we as a community have to confront the uncertainties that are thrust upon us. You would have read in my letter of the delay in opening for Term 3. This is incredibly disappointing. We want to go to school but the health and well-being of our community will always come first! The poem below, by Clifford Wicks, sums up our feelings very well. Thank you to our amazing teachers and staff for keeping up with the myriad of tasks needed to keep a school going, even when we are physically there or not. The volume of work is exacerbated of course by the needs demanded by working through the virus conditions. You have handled yourselves with aplomb. Thank you again! Thank you must also go to our supportive Council of
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.
Service Learning Update: 28 February 2020 Valentine’s Fundraisers Thank you to everyone who dressed up in red on Valentine’s Day to raise money for our Service Learning Partners. We raised over Php 78,000 – one of our best results ever! The week before half term also saw our senior students working hard to raise money
Taal Volcano Appeal A huge thank you to everyone in our community who stepped up to help those affected by the recent volcano eruption. From nine boxes of water bottles, to a firetruck and a van filled to the brim with food, water, clothes, soap, blankets and sleeping mats (among other things), this was the