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,…

MRCEC School Visit

Grade 6 Service as Action

Service is highly valued by the IB with the goal of developing students who are caring and who contribute positively to the local and global community. One of the key components of the MYP is that students have regular opportunities to engage in “Service as Action”. Last Friday afternoon, we were delighted to welcome students…

IB World School

Becoming an MYP School

In October 2014, we submitted our application to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Asia Pacific Regional Office in Singapore for IGBIS to become a candidate school for the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP). In order to achieve candidate status, we needed to demonstrate that IGBIS is committed to fully implementing all aspects of the MYP in…