Category Archives: Upper Primary School

IBPYP News

March 2017 One of the things I love about the PYP is the emphasis on community learning. Primary workshops have proved to be just that!  We are continually developing our understanding of the programme and are fortunate enough to be in a place where we can pass on what we know to others. February was…
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Upper Primary News

February 2017 At ISL we plan at least one field trip for each trans-disciplinary theme as part of the PYP.  This enables students to experience a more holistic picture of the information presented in a textual and abstract way.  Field trips are very important and act as powerful learning experiences that can have a great…
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IBPYP News

January 2017 Happy New Year from Everyone in Primary!!!  We trust that you had a great and restful break and are ready for the 2nd semester. Just a recap on where we are in terms of teaching and learning, Year 1 to 6 should be starting their fourth unit of inquiry. Nursery to Reception is…
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Upper Primary News

November 2016 Within a few months, there has been so much happening in the Upper Primary department already!  We have been having guest speakers coming in, there has been a UN day, a spirit awareness week and many residential field trips! Year Three Trip to Cheshire Homes: As part of their unit of inquiry into…
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Primary News

October 2016 A month gone by and lots of thrilling activities to recap on and more stimulating activities to look forward to in October! There are countless heart-warming events happening on ISL campus!! Here is a quick recap…. Roald Dahl turning 100 was a fabulous event with loads of children and teachers parading as characters…
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Upper Primary

September 2016 Welcome back to both students and parents in Upper Primary.  The year has started off with a fresh coat of paint and a new spring in our steps.  The maintenance people have been busy fixing and updating the campus.  If you take a walk in the Primary playground, you will see the Primary…
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PYP News

June In year 6, students get to do a very important unit of inquiry called ’The Exhibition’. This unit of inquiry is meant to be the culminating project of the primary years programme. It gives students the opportunity to demonstrate all the skills they have learnt throughout their time in the PYP programme, including a…
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End of year activities

June As afternoon activities come to an end, I would like to say well done to the staff and children for participating.  There has been a mosaic of creative activities, sports and games taking place.  Cookery club have made some delicious pizzas, sticky marshmallow krispies and a healthy fruit salad.  The aroma has been wafting…
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