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A week in the life of DBIS

It has been a pleasure to see students settling so quickly into the daily routine of life at DBIS.

Community / DBIS News

Community / DBIS News

What’s Been Happening in Year 3

Wow! What a wonderful start to the year Year 3 have had.

What’s Been Happening in Year 5

Wow! What a superb start to Year 5 we have had.

What’s Been Happening in EY1

We arrived on Thursday last week to begin our first day of EY1 and what a day we all had!

What’s Been Happening in Nursery

A very warm welcome to all our Nursery families.

Technology Department News

We would like to welcome the Year 7 students to DBIS Secondary and congratulate them on a successful start to the term.

Year 7 News

After much anticipation we finally welcomed the new Year 7 students to Secondary School at the start of term.

Community Sports News

Community Sports News

A week in the life of DBIS

As we approach the last day of term, I wanted to thank and congratulate our brilliant students and the entire DBIS community for contributing to another incredible year.

Yoga Workshop

Sam Harries, Mathijs Van Buuren and Kiera Phoebus co-led the workshop for their mothers and taught them yoga poses, sun salutations, and meditation.

What’s Been Happening in Reception

What a busy end to the school year it has been in Reception!

Community / DBIS News

Community / DBIS News

Head Of Secondary – Year End Greeting

As the school year reaches its conclusion, I am writing to you for the last time to wish you all an enjoyable, relaxing and safe summer break.

What’s Been Happening in Year 6

What a week it has been for Year 6 at DBIS as we move towards the end of an era for all of the students – but the start of a very exciting new chapter too.

What’s Been Happening in Year 5

The last few weeks have certainly been very memorable for our Year 5 students!

What’s Been Happening in Year 4

This week the students put on a fantastic Celebration of learning, presenting timelines, maps, artefacts and artwork in their very own museum.

Netball News

On Monday 17 June, DBIS faced Harrow A team in the ISSFHK U12 Division 1 3rd/4th play off and came away with a fantastic win!

A week in the life of DBIS

It has been brilliant to see many of the events and workshops that comprise our annual celebration of the Creative Arts take place this week.

What’s Been Happening in Nursery

What a busy week it has been in Nursery enjoying our last few weeks of school!

English Department News

I wake at night from the cool winter breeze, cradling myself in my covers from the cold.

Year 10 news

Year 10 have just undertaken their first mock exams for their GCSEs so here are their Top Ten Tips to surviving mock examinations.

What’s Been Happening in Year 3

We’ve had a very busy week in Year 3 and have all been incredibly excited to share our hard work with our parents at our Onwards and Upwards ceremony on Thursday.

What’s Been Happening in Year 2

This week in Year 2 we have all been working hard to prepare our art pieces for the annual art exhibition.

What’s Been Happening in Year 1

What’s been happening in Year 1?

A week in the life of DBIS

It would be wrong of me to begin today’s newsletter without referring to the broader events that have impacted Hong Kong since last weekend.

Community / DBIS News

Community / DBIS News

What’s Been Happening in Reception

What an exciting week it has been at Early Years!

What’s Been Happening in Year 6

The Year 6 Students have been really benefiting from the skills and understanding that they are developing through our new Discovery Unit – ‘How can we have a Successful Transition?’

What’s Been Happening in Year 5

Recently, the Year 5s have been working extremely hard, preparing the extravaganza that is our show: Interstellar.

Year 7 Humanities News – Trip to Ark Eden

Last thursday year 7 went to Ark Eden to plant trees.

DBIS Marlins – Discovery Bay Dragon Boat Race 2019

Following a tough four months of training both in the boat and on land, the DBIS Marlins dragon boat team were ready to race.

Tetra Pak Collection at DBIS

Today 285 tetra paks were collected at DBIS – Bayview House of Children also helped to collect the tetra paks by going around shops in North Plaza such as Starbucks and Uncle Russ and gathering it up to donate it to our school.

Technology News

As we approach the end of the summer term we are reflecting on another successful year in the Technology department.

Year 9 News

Our Year 9 students had the opportunity to visit the ‘Van Gogh Alive’ Exhibition.

What’s Been Happening in Year 4

It’s been yet another exciting week in Year 4 this week as we speed towards the end of the academic year and our final Celebration of Learning, ‘An Afternoon at the Museum’.

Community Sports News

Community Sports News

Community / DBIS News

Community / DBIS News

A week in the life of DBIS

Last night I had the privilege with roughly three thousand other people to listen to a lecture on the Cosmos by Professor Brian Cox at the Kowloon Exhibition Centre.

What’s Been Happening in Nursery

What an incredibly busy this week in Nursery we’ve had.

Year 8 News

Making the most of the remaining term

What’s Been Happening in Year 3

This week we have been continuing to look at the news and what factors can cause us to interpret the news differently.

What’s Been Happening in Year 2

It has been a busy few weeks again in Year 2 and we cannot believe that it is only four more weeks until the summer holidays!

What’s Been Happening in Year 1

This week Year 1 have continued to work on our fruit bowls.

Mandarin Department News

The last term of our school year 2018-2019 has been busy and exciting for Chinese classes across the School.

Year 7 News

The end of the year is nigh for our Year 7 and the once small, slightly nervous cohort have now grown into a bunch of confident individuals to be proud of.

A week in the life of DBIS

“The dreams of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow” – Robert H Goddard.

What’s Been Happening in Year Reception

It’s been another fun filled week in Reception, with lots of fun and exciting learning across the classes.

What’s Been Happening in Year 4

Despite the rain, Year 4 have been exceptionally busy this week.

Creative Arts News

This term saw two DBIS Live events being staged due to increased demand for students to perform.

Community Sports News

Community Sports News

Community / DBIS News

Community / DBIS News

Year 6 HKPSSA Discovery College Swim Meet

On May 23rd, the DBIS PE team selected 10 students to attend the annual Year 6 HKPSSA Discovery College swim meet, with the aim of providing students some fun and friendly competition before the summer break.

What’s Been Happening in Year 6

With the STEAM fair, a secondary transition day and FOBISIA sport all behind us, the children have been warmed up for an eventful final term in primary.

What’s Been Happening in Year 5

Show preparation is in full swing in Year 5 as the whole year group are busy auditioning, learning lines, perfecting dance moves and putting all that we’ve learnt about the synergy of performance into practice, all in advance of welcoming the parents

Community Sports News

Community Sports News

DBIS Cricket News

Last week, the Primary Cricket team took part in the Island Cricket Tournament, competing against eight teams for the right to qualify for the overall HKPSSA Competition.

Community / DBIS News

Community / DBIS News

Year 12 News

Steven Keating shares

What’s Been Happening in Year 2

In Year 2 we have been learning about 2D and 3D shapes and their properties.

What’s Been Happening in Year 1

Life is all about Balance!

A week in the life of DBIS

Rimsky Korsakov’s brilliant piece the Flight of the Bumblebee has been in my mind this week as the tempo of school life has been fast.

Humanities News

Currently in Humanities we are doing an independent project.

What’s Been Happening in Year 3

Our English unit ‘What is the News?’ has continued to excite children in Year 3.

Community / DBIS News

Community / DBIS News

What’s Been Happening in Year 5

The Show is Underway!

A week in the life of DBIS

I hope everyone enjoyed this week’s Public Holiday and that it has been a successful week so far.

Hong Kong Soccer Sevens News

DBIS Students make the televised youth football finals this weekend!

What’s Been Happening in Reception

Another busy and action packed week has been enjoyed by all in Reception!

What’s Been Happening in Year 4

Year 4 have had a wonderful fortnight – from dressing up as their favourite book characters to investigating the chronology of different civilizations – they have been incredibly busy!

Year 11 news

Massive congratulations to all of our Year 11 Secondary School Award Winners

A Week in the Life of a HK Rugby Girl

Jemma Parsons, Year 7 student and one of our school sports scholarship holders, has played girls and mixed youth rugby for many years.

What’s Been Happening in Year 6

The last fortnight has been a very busy one for Year 6!

Community Sports News

Community Sports News

A week in the life of DBIS

I think we would all agree that last Friday’s dress up day was a fantastic end to another successful Book Week.

What’s Been Happening in Nursery

Welcome back to our students’ final term in Nursery!

Community / DBIS News

Community / DBIS News

Year 13 News

After being made some fantastic university offers, our Year 13 students will now go on Study Leave.

Maths News

The Key Stage 3 students have recently been showcasing their projects based on the analysis of data.

What’s Been Happening in Year 1

Book Week 2019 gave us a fantastically exciting start to the new term this week!

What’s Been Happening in Year 3

After the Easter break, it was such a treat to come back to BOOK WEEK!

Community Sports News

Community Sports News

What’s Been Happening in Reception

What a fantastic week back after a relaxing and fun-filled Easter break!

Community / DBIS News

Community / DBIS News

Year 10 news

With Mock Exams approaching, I wanted to use this term’s Year 10 newsletter to both showcase the revision skills Year 10 have been undertaking through their learning for life lessons as well as remind you all of the Revision Skills for Parents sessio

A week in the life of DBIS

Welcome back after what I hope was an enjoyable holiday for everyone.

What’s Been Happening in Year 5

Year 5 have a busy, but exciting start to Term 3.

What’s Been Happening in Year 6

Year 6 have had an exciting start to Term 3.

What’s Been Happening in Year 4

It’s the summer term!

A week in the life of DBIS

“ Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Community / DBIS News

Community / DBIS News

What’s Been Happening in Nursery

The Nursery children have enjoyed an exciting and fun end to the term as we have explored the concept of celebrations through Easter.

What’s Been Happening in Year 3

Year 3 and 4 sports day last week was a huge success.

What’s Been Happening in Year 2

We are at the end of Term 2 and also the end of our Live and Let Live unit.

What’s Been Happening in Year 1

What a busy term we have had!

Year 8 News

As we reach the end of another busy term I would like to thank Year 8 students for their hard work and commitment throughout.

Science Department News

As Term 2 comes to an end, this week we were pleased to have Dr Sam Stevens and Dr Jackie Lighten, visiting lecturers from the University of Exeter, presenting current research in the field of Biosciences.

A week in the life of DBIS

It’s difficult to know where to start this newsletter after the cavalcade of events that have distinguished the last seven days.

What’s Been Happening in Reception

The day finally arrived, the Reception show!

Year 7 news

Two terms nearly down, one to go!

Community / DBIS News

Community / DBIS News

What’s Been Happening in Year 4

Last week Year 4 hosted an amazing Arcade Fair, the culmination of a their Spring term Discovery learning as part of their Young Entrepreneurs unit.

English Department News

On International Mother Language Day the English department launched a project with all Year 7 students.

What’s Been Happening in Year 6

The Year 6 students have been extending their understanding of Ecosystems through a lens of scientific enquiry.

What’s Been Happening in Year 5

With Easter quickly approaching there is a huge amount of learning still to do.

Community / DBIS News

Community / DBIS News

FOBISIA Primary Music Festival

FOBISIA Primary Music Festival 2019 – ‘Thriller in Manila’

Year 12 and 13 News

Year 13 latest university offers:

A week in the life of DBIS

Fraternity, mutual support and respectful competition were significant themes this week across the school and further afield.

What’s Been Happening in Nursery

Over the past few weeks Nursery have started their woodwork sessions and it has been a huge success so far.

What’s Been Happening in Year 3

This week in Year 3 we have been busy exploring different styles of art and artists in our Discovery unit ‘Significant People’.

What’s Been Happening in Year 2

Things have been busy in Year 2 this week!

What’s Been Happening in Year 1

Not by the hair on my chinny chin chin!

What’s Been Happening in Nursery

The Nursery classes have loved going out on the bus this week and exploring our local environment in Discovery Bay.

DBIS for ImpactHK – Kindness Walk

DBIS for IMPACTHK

Year 9 news

It has been an amazing few weeks since we last touched base, with many new developments and achievements for our Year 9 students.

A week in the life of DBIS

Choosing to be an active participant in life rather than a spectator is a given at DBIS.

Community / DBIS News

Community / DBIS News

Language Department News

Last month our Early Years celebrated Chinese New Year in Mandarin lessons due to the unexpected closure of Early Years campus before CNY.

Year 11 news

Save the date – Year 11 Celebration Dinner Friday 14th June

What’s Been Happening in Year 5

Read all about it!

What’s Been Happening in Year 4

Another fantastic week in Year 4 has seen us continue the manufacturing process for our arcade games.

What’s Been Happening in Year 6

It’s been a very busy but exciting couple of weeks in Year 6, with the build up to the Year 6 Speech Competition Finals.

A week in the life of DBIS

It can be a humbling and hugely empowering experience being part of something bigger than yourself.

Music Department News

March is notoriously busy for Music.

Community / DBIS News

Community / DBIS News

Rugby News

D Grade Rugby – Wednesday 13 March 2019

What’s Been Happening in Year 1

Year one have had a wonderful time this week.

Year 10 news

A huge part of being a member of a community school such as DBIS is being aware not only of our immediate community here in Discovery Bay but also our wider community in Hong Kong.

What’s Been Happening in Year 3

Food Glorious Food!

What’s Been Happening in Year 2

In Year 2 this week we are starting a new writing unit based on a much-loved Hong Kong story called ‘Chopsticks.’

A week in the life of DBIS

“The nicest thing about rain is that it always stops. Eventually”.

Swimming Highlights

We had a fantastic last minute opportunity last week for a visit from James Goddard, Olympic and Commonwealth swimmer for Team GB.

What’s Been Happening in Year 6

With hard work and enthusiasm, Year 6 children have been researching ecosystems this term to write news articles and speeches that could trigger change.

What’s Been Happening in Year 4

Year 4 have had an exceptionally exciting, and very busy, start to March.

What’s Been Happening in Year 5

10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 and lift off for the Year 5 Space Academy 2019!’

Humanities News

In humanities this year we have studied lots of new topics.

What’s Been Happening in Reception

It has been a busy couple of weeks for the children in Reception, with as excitement builds in advance of our upcoming show, Supertato.

Community / DBIS News

Community / DBIS News

Community Sports News

Community Sports News

What’s Been Happening in Year 3

The year 3 children have been busy celebrating the success of the show.

PE Department News – Touch Rugby

On February 15, the DBIS PE team hosted our annual Touch Rugby Invitational tournament for International schools in Hong Kong.

A week in the life of DBIS

This week has been outstanding for so many reasons.

PE Department News – Cross Country Running

The Primary School Cross Country Team represented the school with such pride.

What’s Been Happening in Nursery

We loved having our Nursery families in class for our Funky Fingers Stay and Play last week.

Softball Tournament

Last Friday, the DBIS softball team were ready to defend the silver medals and second place trophy from last years annual HK softball tournament at Sha Tin Stadium.

Year 8 News

Celebrating success

What’s Been Happening in Year 2

It’s been another busy month in Year 2 and a key event was when we visited the Hong Kong Wetland Park in Tin Shui Wai.

What’s Been Happening in Year 1

The children in Year 1 have continued to jump enthusiastically into their learning this week both in and out the classroom.

A week in the life of DBIS

This week’s Year 3 Show was outstanding for many reasons.

Softball Tournament

On Friday 22 February a group of our students will be competing in an annual softball tournament with a mix of schools throughout HK.

Community / DBIS News

Community / DBIS News

Community Sports News

Community Sports News

What’s Been Happening in Reception

The Reception classes have been buzzing with excitement over the last week, as we celebrated STEAM week!

What’s Been Happening in Year 4

Year 4 have been busy writing newspaper reports announcing the launch of new futuristic types of transport.

Year 7 news

Full STEAM ahead!

What’s Been Happening in Year 6

After a relaxing (we hope!), Chinese New Year, Year 6 have returned to school with an abundance of enthusiasm, ready to learn.

What’s Been Happening in Year 5

After an exciting lead up to the Chinese New Year holiday and a relaxing break, Year 5 were back to School with a (Big) Bang last week as we welcomed Spaceman Lorne and his Discovery Dome.

Year 12 & 13 News

Year 12 and 13 students have completed their Mock Exams.

What’s Been Happening in Nursery

Welcome back to all our DBIS families and best wishes for the year of the pig!

What’s Been Happening in Year 3

This week has been amazing.

A week in the life of DBIS

It has been a joy to welcome students and staff back to school after the holiday.

What’s Been Happening in Year 2

Year 2 have had a fabulous start to the new half term.

What’s Been Happening in Year 1

Welcome back!

Eco Committee and Green Council News

This week the Primary Green Council launched our plastic bottle recycling project.

Community / DBIS News

Community / DBIS News

STEAM Week News

What an inspirational and enjoyable week it has been at DBIS for our first ever STEAM Week.

Community / DBIS News

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Community Sports / DBIS News

Community / DBIS News

A week in the life of DBIS

Last Friday the School was a riot of colour, dance and song as the school community celebrated the Year of the Pig in style.

Eco Committee and Green Council News

Pre-loved Clothes sale.

Mandarin Department News

Chinese New Year Celebrations

What’s Been Happening in Year 4

Over the last two weeks year 4 have been investing deeper into what an entrepreneur is as well as finishing a first draft of the arcade games that will act as the basis for their team’s final product.

What’s Been Happening in Year 6

It’s been an exciting build up to the Chinese New Year Celebrations – though we can’t quite believe that we break up on Thursday!

What’s Been Happening in Year 5

Year 5 have been enjoying a huge variety of multi-curriculum activities in the run-up to Chinese New Year.

A week in the life of DBIS

Last weekend a team of exceptional young gymnasts represented DBIS with distinction in a FOBISIA invitational event at Harrow School Bangkok.

Eco Committee and Green Council News

SUCCESS: On Wednesday 23rd January we invited the Gardening Club from Wei Lun to join us in the sunshine on the rooftop garden.

What’s Been Happening in Nursery

With Chinese New Year approaching we continue to explore our concept, people celebrate their traditions and values in a variety of ways.

Year 10 News

The newsletter from Yr10 this term takes a slightly different format

What’s Been Happening in Year 3

Year 3 have had a very busy start to term with two trips to the science museum and starting work on the Year 3 Show.

What’s Been Happening in Year 2

This week in Year 2 we have been busy learning to divide!

What’s Been Happening in Year 1

This week in Year 1 we have been working on our adding and subtracting skills

Technology Department News

Visit to a performance yacht manufacturer

Football News

Four of our best senior footballers have been playing for Discovery Bay FC.

Eco Committee and Green Council News

SUCCESS: On Friday 11th January the DBIS Gardening Club welcomed the Wei Lun Gardening Club to a planting workshop led by the HKR Landscape team.

Community Sports News

Community Sports News

Community / DBIS News

Community / DBIS News

What’s Been Happening in Year 4

What an exciting start to Term 2 it has been in Year 4!

A week in the life of DBIS

The high levels of air pollution of the last week didn’t impact too severely on the life of the School.

What’s Been Happening in Reception

A warm welcome back to all our Reception families!

What’s Been Happening in Year 5

Happy New Year to you all from the Year 5 team!

Year 9 News

It has been great to welcome back our Year 9 students after their Christmas vacations and it was superb to hear some of their stories and adventures from the break.

What’s Been Happening in Year 6

Year 6 have now started talking about ‘Growing Up’ and the changes that come along with this.

English Department News

Poetry Reading by Imtiaz Dharker, Years 10 to 13 English Trip, Grand Hall, Hong Kong University

A term in the life of DBIS

Happy New Year and welcome back to school after what I hope was an enjoyable winter break with family and friends.

Community / DBIS News

Community / DBIS News

What’s Been Happening in Nursery

Sharing our holiday adventures!

Year 11 News

A very happy New Year to all Year 11, students, parents and guardians.

What’s Been Happening in Year 2

The Year 2 students have come back from their break feeling energised and ready for an action packed term.

What’s Been Happening in Year 1

Welcome back and Happy New Year.

Eco Committee and Green Council News

Eco Committee and Green Council News

What’s Been Happening in Year 3

And just like that it is Term 2!

What’s Been Happening in Year 4

In the last two weeks of term the students in Year 4 have been putting the finishing touches to their artworks, then creating magnificent galleries in each class, demonstrating the concepts of expression and creativity.

Year 10 news

Merry Christmas from Year 10!!

A term in the life of DBIS

It is a privilege to be Head of such a thriving school community where high aspirations and a caring family ethos are at the heart of what we do, and as the first term comes to an end, it is with immense pride and joy that I reflect on another memora

Community / DBIS News

Community / DBIS News

What’s Been Happening in Year 5

It has been a fantastic term in Y5, culminating with two final, exciting weeks.

What’s Been Happening in Year 6

With the end of the year fast approaching, christmas festivities have begun!

What’s Been Happening in Reception

‘Tis officially the season with environments all around Hong Kong starting to transform into a christmas spectacle.

Eco Committee and Green Council News

The school have been busily collecting Pre-Loved Toys for sale during Carols on the Pitch, this is a fantastic community event to re-use those toys which have so much love left to share.

Sports for All

On Wednesday 5 December, DBIS hosted our 2nd Annual Sports for All event for students with learning differences.

Community / DBIS News

Community / DBIS News

A week in the life of DBIS

I am sure we all agree that sport’s potential to promote inclusion in schools and society at large is significant.

What’s Been Happening in Nursery

Christmas cheer and love has been flowing throughout Nursery this week.

HKPSSA Netball Championships

On Saturday 1st December 9 students from Year 5 and Year 6 represented DBIS at the HKPSSA netball championships.

FOBISIA U11 Boys Football Match Report

On Tuesday 4th December, two of our U11 boys football teams hosted a friendly tournament with Discovery Mind Primary School, Tung Chung.

Year 9 News

Season’s greetings!

Eco Committee and Green Council News

Welcome to the first edition of the ECO newsletter which aims to inform and celebrate the work of the ECO committee and Green councils who aim to help DBIS and DB community become as green as possible!

What’s Been Happening in Year 3

What a brilliant end to a brilliant term in year 3.

What’s Been Happening in Year 2

In Year 2 we have been learning all about money and measurements over the past few weeks and have enjoyed our hands-on homework tasks.

What’s Been Happening in Year 1

Year 1 have been busy this week preparing for the Year 1 show which will take place on Tuesday 11th December.

Cricket News

The legendary, England cricket Captain Mike Gatting, OBE made his second visit to DBIS this week and worked with our wonderful and talented players.

What’s Been Happening in Year 6

Since returning from camp, learning in Year 6 has certainly been full of impact.

A week in the life of DBIS

“Aren’t there any grownups at all?” “I don’t think so”. – Lord of the Flies, William Golding

What’s Been Happening in Year 5

What a spectacular week it’s been for everyone in Year 5.

What’s Been Happening in Reception

This week the celebrations continued in Reception, with Thanksgiving day.

Swimming News

Our Junior swimmers (U12/U14) competed in the ISSFHK swimming Championships at Victoria Park on Friday 23 November.

Year 8 News

Introducing: Year 8 Student Council Representatives

What’s Been Happening in Year 4

Year 4 have really been enjoying the ‘Visual Representation’ Discovery Unit.

A week in the life of DBIS

Many great minds, including the philosopher Aristotle, have concluded that “experience is the best teacher.”