Now that we are able to offer a full range of extracurricular activities (ECAs), we are making adjustments to the availability of our Main campus after school to ensure the safety of all our students and the quality of our ECA provision.
We are excited to announce the return of our Bamboo Buddies programme. This programme is suitable for siblings of DBIS students, or FS-1 2024–25 students who have paid the application fee. Children should be aged between 24–36 months and must be accompanied by one adult to attend.
DBIS Book Week will take place from 17th to 21st April. This is an annual whole school event that promotes and celebrates all things BOOKS and READING! You’ll find key dates and a preview of activities in this bulletin. Happy reading, Everyone!
DBIS Library – Summer Lending Programme for Early Years and Primary students
DBIS library is pleased to announce details of its Summer Lending Programme. Parents have three lending options: visit the library; request books online for collection; or borrow ebooks and online audiobooks immediately. Read this bulletin for details.
DBIS Library – Summer Lending Programme for Secondary students
DBIS library is pleased to announce details of its Summer Lending Programme. Secondary students are welcome to borrow library books from Monday 19th June and make full use of online books and audiobooks by Overdrive. Read this bulletin for details and web links.
We are so excited about the showing of ‘Fame’ the musical from Monday to Wednesday. The show will start at 6pm, but the bar provided by the PTSA and our wonderful ‘Young Entrepreneur’ sweet stall will start at 5.30pm.
This is a gentle reminder that DBIS hats are a compulsory part of the school uniform. Children must wear hats during outdoor play, experiential learning and PE lessons in order to keep them safe from sun exposure.
The School Immunisation Team of the Centre of Health Protection will visit our school on Thursday 4th May 2023 to provide the Hepatitis B immunisation and Combined Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) immunisation to eligible Year 6 students.
The Year 10 Storm House Captains proudly present the House Football Series. This house competition, like the previous dodgeball and basketball events, will be taking place at lunchtimes in the remaining weeks of term.
Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine for Year 1
The School Immunisation Team of the Centre of Health Protection will visit our school on Thursday 4th May 2023 to offer the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) or Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella (MMRV) vaccine to eligible EY1 students.
Each year DBIS issues one complimentary Yearbook per family. This is handed to the oldest child in the family. Families may request additional copies (maximum one per child enrolled at the school) if they wish to do so.
Parent session – Review of DBIS Guiding Statements and associated Internationalism/Interculturalism statements
Dear Parents/Guardians, Further to the notification in last week’s newsletter, we invite you to sign up for a collaborative session aimed at reviewing our school’s Guiding Statements and associated Internationalism and Interculturalism Statements. As we work towards CIS re-accreditation next year, this is a wonderful opportunity for us to reflect on the appropriateness of our […]
In preparation for our STEAM Day (May 30th), the Learning Technologies department would like to kindly ask all households if you have any spare plastic bottles (above 1 litre) to donate them to us for an event.
Rescheduled camp dates for 3AR and 3TS – 18th to 19th May.
Dear Parents and Guardians, I am writing to advise that the new date for the Y3AR and Y3TS day trip to Mui Wo and library sleepover will be Thursday 18th May. All other details remain the same: – Please drop your child at school on Thursday 18th May for registration at 8.25am. – Please send […]
Due to a thunderstorm warning, today’s swim meeting is cancelled. It will be rescheduled for next week, depending on weather. Please contact Emily Hull via email [email protected] to share if your child is allowed to walk home independently. Alternatively we can keep those children who are unable to be collected until 5pm in the Globe.
Vaccination for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) to Year 5 & Year 6 girls
The School Immunisation Team of the Department of Health will come to our school on Thursday 4th May 2023 to administer a vaccination for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) to consenting Year 5 females and Year 6 females.
As part of Book Week, local author Suzanne Younan shared her book ‘The Green Dragon’ and invited students to consider how they can lead through action. For a limited time, Suzanne is offering DBIS families special offers on the purchase of her books.
Dear Parents and Guardians of Year 13, As the graduation events for Y13 fast approach, we would like to finalise the numbers of parents and guests attending the Graduation and Awards Ceremony and students attending the Graduation Dinner at the Grand Hyatt. Please complete the jotform here to indicate attendance for both events. If after […]
Year 12 and Year 13 Parent–Teacher–Student Conferences
The Year 12 and Year 13 Parent–Teacher–Student Conferences (PTSCs) will take place on Tuesday 28th March. All conferences must be booked in advance; the link to the booking system will be shared with you next week.
The Year 5 team would like to share some exciting news with you all: the children in Year 5 will be participating in their first overnight camp! The two-night camp will take place from Tuesday 7th March 2023 to Thursday 9th March 2023 at Treasure Island, Pui O.