The Exhibition is a culminating project that all PYP students take part in during their final year of the programme. The intention is to bring together the skills and attitudes developed during the PYP in a student-led unit of inquiry.
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2018-2019 31ST ISSUE (13 MAY 2019)
While discussions persist in many educational circles about how to move schools to integrating the 4 C’s of 21st Century Learning into classrooms and lessons, our Grade 5 students having been displaying these skills in abundance this week in their PYP Exhibition.
School transitions are the conversions students go through as they change schools throughout their lives or change grades. These transitions play a major role in the development of young people's decisions and serve as a milestone which can direct them in a number of ways.
As you know, this year K4E has been committed to creating awareness of the lasting and devastating impact of single-use plastics on the environment. Taking action towards this mission, K4E has begun a revolutionary initiative of making SSIS school events free of single-use-plastic items (including cups, straws, containers, bags, cutlery and bottles).
For our current unit "How The World Works" students have been inquiring into the states of matter and how we can change them. Following on from six weeks of deep thinking, observing, hypothesizing, considering, collaborating and experimenting it was finally time for the Grade 3 scientists to show off what they have learned.
This week I have been hanging out with the creative and inspiring gang in the Arts department. This has been a wonderful experience and has reminded me of how important it is for all of us to have creative pursuits and to explore this side of ourselves even if it is not an area we are naturally drawn to.
On Wednesday morning, parents from Grade 6 attended the Science Learning Showcase. Grade 6 teachers Ms. King and Mr. Alexander-Jones taught a lesson on the solar system.
On Friday 10th of May 11 Senior Secondary and 13 Junior Secondary athletes travelled to the International school of Beijing to take part in the ACAMIS Track and Field Championships for 2019.
The first prize, valued at more than ¥15,000, includes two nights at the Hyatt Suzhou, a Dragonfly massage, Singhealth Dental vouchers, four two-week fitness passes to F45 Suzhou and a cabinet and vases from DTL Furniture.
Every woman has a story to tell. 3 presenters. 20 slides. 20 seconds each. What's your story?
The SSIS Triathlon is a fun and Challenging way to finish off another big year of SSIS Sports. It brings together students, parents, staff and the wider Suzhou community. Three different distances are offered. Each event can be completed individually or as a team of 2 or 3.
As the school year draws to a close, we are now issuing the School Fee Payment Notice for 2019-2020 School Year. Please note that the deadline for the payment of fees is Wednesday, 12 June 2019.