We are home to 1700 students from 40 nationalities. We are inclusive and celebrate our diversity by welcoming students of all faiths.
One of the highlights on our calendar took place this week - the Global Family Festival.
24th March, 2017
I would like to highlight several reasons to be thankful and to celebrate this week.
17th March, 2017
There is a growing prevalence of mobile gadget usage with children.
10th March, 2017
This week we held an information session for families who have children in Grade 4.
3rd March, 2017
Working together as a community is what makes our school what it is.
17th February, 2017
The Virtue of the Week is set before term begins.
10th February, 2017
I referred to the research of John Hattie in several of my newsletter articles last year.
3rd February, 2017
Here at SJIIES we have a strong emphasis on the development of the ‘whole’ child.
26th January, 2017
A very warm welcome back to the start of school in the year 2017!
20th January, 2017
Last year I gave to the graduating children a list of the top five tips for surviving High School.
13th January, 2017
Although we can't teach happiness, we can lay the foundation for it to thrive.
12th December, 2016
I must start this week’s newsletter with massive congratulations to all who were involved in the Christmas Fair.
2nd December, 2016
As we continually strive to offer the best learning experience for your child we keep abreast of research in other schools.
25th November, 2016
I wrote earlier this year about the work of John Hattie.
18th November, 2016
I am looking ahead to the last few weeks of term and the many events that are planned.
11th November, 2016
I write this week’s newsletter from Kuala Lumpur.
4th November, 2016
On Monday evening this week we enjoyed a humorous and enlightening talk by Chris O’Shaughnessy on Third Culture Kids.
27th October, 2016
This Saturday we celebrate the official blessing of the new St Joseph’s Institution International School campus in Malaysia.
7th October, 2016
The International Day of Peace is observed each year around the world on 21 September.
30th September, 2016
This week began with us having a public holiday in celebration of Hari Raya Haji.
23rd September, 2016
I write this in a bubble of pleasure following the Book Character Parade.
16th September, 2016
As a school we continually strive to give the best learning experience possible for the children in our care.
2nd September, 2016
For those of you attending the Year Ahead meetings this week you would have heard me touch on the subject of innovation.
30th August, 2016
I hope you all enjoyed a lovely National Day on Tuesday as Singapore celebrated its 51st anniversary.
19th August, 2016
It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the start of a new term.
12th August, 2016
I spoke this morning at the Leavers’ Assembly about the very strong community we have.
5th July, 2016
Those lucky enough to be at the Grade 3 celebration of learning and exit point saw joyful, confident children.
17th June, 2016
This week I would like to reflect on the faith life of our school and what it means to be a Lasallian Catholic school.
10th June, 2016
This week, I paid a ‘surprise’ visit to the children on the Grade 4 expedition in Johor, Malaysia, arriving Tuesday afternoon.
3rd June, 2016
Last week I wrote about the work of Professor John Hattie from the Melbourne Education Research Institute at the University of Melbourne.
27th May, 2016
I would like to focus on student learning this week and two factors that make a particular difference to achievement.
20th May, 2016
I have enjoyed attending the Swimming Galas that have been taking place each day this week.
13th May, 2016
We talk about making our children lifelong learners and developing a love of the pursuit of knowledge.
6th May, 2016
This week concludes week three of our celebration of ‘Poetry Month’.
29th April, 2016
We place a very strong emphasis on the development of the ‘whole’ child at SJI International.
22nd April, 2016
This first week has flown past and I’ve been impressed by how well the children have settled back into their routines.
15th April, 2016
Joyfulness has been our virtue to focus on this week and it has certainly shone out across our school.
23rd March, 2016
This week, my focus remains on social media and how we as adults, are role models to our children.
18th March, 2016
The use of social media has grown exponentially and it is now difficult to imagine life without WhatsApp, Facebook & Twitter.
11th March, 2016
We enjoyed a wonderful Global Family Day yesterday.
4th March, 2016
There are many things the world could benefit from having more of. One of the most important of these, though, is Kindness.
26th February, 2016
It was pleasing to see a “packed house” at this week’s Virtues Coffee Morning conducted by Kerry Tremblay.
16th February, 2016
I was immensely proud to see the number of Grade 6 children putting themselves up to be elected as House Captain and House Unity Groups.
2nd February, 2016
We always keep the learning of the children at the centre of our thoughts.
2nd February, 2016
A warm welcome to the New Year and the new term.
2nd February, 2016