IGBIS Responsible Action Service

Responsible Action and Service in the MYP

One of the many things that sets the the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) apart from other educational systems and models is the emphasis on responsible action and service. As students progress through the MYP, they gain deeper understandings of important, transferable concepts, they consider local, national, regional and global issues and develop their own…

International Day

I don’t know about you, but I think the first IGBIS International Day was a resounding success. The food was delicious, the weather was perfect, the food was scrumptious, the activities were great, the food was so tasty, the music was wonderful and did I mention the food? As we all know, these sorts of…

IGBIS Grade 5 PYP Exhibition

Successful IB PYP Exhibition

Friday, 8th May saw our first Grade 5 PYP cohort share their IB PYP exhibition with their parents and the wider school community. The Transdisciplinary theme How We Express Ourselves and the central concept of ‘messages’ enabled the students to consider how they were going to present their ‘issue’ in an artistic way. The central…

Grade 5 IB PYP Exhibition

Grade 5 IB PYP Exhibition

It was with great excitement and anticipation that our Grade 5 students presented their IBPYP Exhibition on Friday. As the culminating PYP experience, the IBPYP Exhibition reflects the major features of the programme. During our student’s Exhibition journey they had an opportunity to: exhibit the attributes of the IB Learner Profile demonstrate an understanding of…

Earth Day Assembly

Our whole school Earth Day assembly on Wednesday was a highly enjoyable event, with Elementary students opening the assembly with two beautiful songs. The Elementary Student Council shared a video they made highlighting what students from Early Years 1 to Gr 5 think about conservation of our Earth’s resources and what they can do to…

MYP Student Led Conferences, 9th May 2015

On the morning of Saturday, 9th May we will be hosting our first ever IGBIS Student Led Conferences. All students are expected to attend school on that morning and we invite parents, guardians and other family members to join them. Student Led Conferences (SLCs), as the name suggests, are conferences that are led by the…

IGBIS Instrumental Ensemble Practice

IGBIS Instrumental Ensemble

Following the success of the IGB Instrumental Ensemble’s debut performance last week, we were thrilled to find that a number of new members have joined in the final activity session for the year. Originally at the beginning of the 2014 -15 Academic Year we started with just 6 players and we have grown to 23…

Duke of Edinburgh Award Excursion

Duke of Edinburgh Award

On Sunday 29th March, students participated in an excursion for the Duke of Edinburgh Award (D.O.E), which took place at the FRIM center. It was the group’s first outing so the emphasis was on teamwork and enjoying the outdoors. The award, which focuses on leadership for young people aged between 14 years and 25 years,…