Entries by Erika Harriford

ISA Awarded Gold School Cafeteria Plate 2016

ISA’s cafeteria, George’s Place, has been awarded GOLD status by the Netherlands Nutrition Centre (Voedingscentrum). The Gold Plate certifies George’s Place as a cafeteria that provides healthy choices to students. “A healthy school cafeteria facilitates making healthy choices through its vibrant and healthy appearance, and by offering predominantly healthy foods.” Our thanks go to George […]

PTA Festivals of Light

In the lead up to the darkest time of the year, the annual PTA Festivals of Light event took place on 17 November, with parents from our Israeli, Indian, Dutch, Spanish and Italian communities presenting information about their cultural events which celebrate light. An annual favourite, this event was open to the ISA community as […]

Introduction to the PYP – Workshop for Parents

The parent workshop ‘Introduction to the Primary Years Programme (PYP)’ was held for Lower School parents on 8 November. The half-day event gave parents who are new to the ISA PYP programme insight into the structure of the curriculum, the various methodologies employed by teachers and the overall holistic approach to learning that the programme provides.  […]

CAS Q&A Session for Parents

Understanding the requirement for the IB Creativity, Activity and Service (CAS) programme can be confusing to many parents, therefore the ISA CAS programme coordinator, Vlad Gogelescu, recently hosted a Q&A session on 31 October for parents of grade 11 and 12 students. CAS formally begins at the start of the Diploma Programme (grade 11) and […]

ISA Book Week 2016

Reading Shapes Our World: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Read! The ISA Library Team would like to take this opportunity to announce Book Week 2016! The ISA Book Week 2016 slogan centres around a green theme, primarily sustainability and how libraries are proponents of this important way of living: Reading Shapes Our World: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Read!  This year, […]