Issue No. 22 (2 June 2022)

1 Jun 2022

Book Awards

Congratulations to Sian Littlewood (12B1), Selina Yeung (12M2), and Anjelica Law (12S1), on achieving the Harvard Book Prize. 

The Harvard Book Prize is awarded to outstanding students in the next-to-graduating class who have achieved academic excellence, possess exceptional personal qualities, and/or have made a significant contribution to the school or community. All winners of the Book Prize have the opportunity to apply for the Book Prize Scholarship or the Essay Award.

Well done also to Saloni Sethi (12K1) for achieving Princeton book award. This annual award recognises students whose achievements best exemplify the three pillars of academic, service and leadership achievements.

1 Jun 2022

BSD CARE Award for Resilience

Congratulations to Josh Brooke (12N1) on winning this year’s BSD CARE Award for Resilience. Josh was nominated by his International BTEC Creative Media teacher, Mrs Curran, for his resilience in learning HTML, CSS, & Java Script coding languages as part of a game development project. According to BSD, “A candidate in this category is always willing to start again and learn from challenges. This person is not only willing to try again, but they show a hunger to continue to improve.” Congratulations to Josh who received a certificate and digital badge to celebrate his achievement. 


1 Jun 2022

Learning Support Newsletter

This term has flown by and has been another busy term. With the reintroduction of face-to-face learning, students and teachers alike have shown great enthusiasm for being back in class and fully appreciating the classrooms. This term has been especially busy for the Entry Level students across different subjects, who have been working very hard on final assessments and coursework to be submitted for accreditation this summer. We wish them all the best with their final submissions. And best of luck also to our Year 11 students who are taking GCSE exams now! Please read HERE the learning support newsletter. 


1 Jun 2022

Year 7 English

Year 7 students are doing ‘A Leader Is Someone Who…’ posters based on our work on Lord of the Flies. We are sure that you will enjoy reading some of them below:

1 Jun 2022

Year 8 Music

Students are currently exploring the music of the Caribbean Islands. In particular, they have performed, composed, and analysed Reggae and Calypso music. Our students have most enjoyed playing music within small and whole class ensembles using the keyboards, ukuleles, and steel pan instruments.

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