Welcome to the online edition of Lion's Roar, the British School Manila's weekly newsletter sent out every Friday during term time.
Message from the Head of School
It is hard to believe that we are already at half term. We have enjoyed a bustling and vibrant start to the year with so many accomplishments to celebrate. I have held many valuable and enjoyable conversations with members of our BSM family and am slowly learning more about our wonderful school and our curriculum offerings. I am confident in saying that BSM is at the forefront of the international educational stage on many curriculum ideas and concepts and we have a passionate and dedicated faculty, backed up by a superb support team. That said, there are definitely areas on which we can work. The conversations mentioned above have also posed questions that require deeper thought, consultation and resolution. As you are aware, communications for formal and informal community engagement is a key area of focus for us
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.
Habitat for Humanity Trip – Saturday 28 September By Abby Ngan, 13JST “On the 28th of September, a team of Year 11, 12 and 13 students, with our Teacher Advisor, Mrs Rachel Britton, collaborated in painting six houses for the residents of the Habitat for Humanity Navotas relocation site. Not only did we spend time
We are delighted that, at the time of writing (Thursday, 11am), 395 runners have signed up to join the 5th Annual Fun Run, and we have raised almost Php 14,000 for the UNHCR Step with Refugees Campaign. So far, 27% of our Primary students have signed up to join in, and we look forward to
Pencil in the date for a great opportunity to sell unwanted items or pick up a bargain or two. Make sure to sign up for a table or just come to do some shopping. You can also try some of the sizzling BBQ delights that the PTA team will put
Remember, remember, the 5th of November cause that is when PTA is arranging Guy Fawkes Night. A night full of food, festivities, fun and fireworks!
Ho, Ho, Ho! Christmas is getting closer and on the 3 December the doors to this year’s Christmas Shop will open. The Christmas shop is run by the PTA and gives all children the possibility to buy Christmas gifts for their loved ones without spoiling their gift ideas to the