Archived Parent Bulletins

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18/10/2021
01/11/2021

A representative from the charity ‘Angels for Children’ will visit the Year 3 children on 26th October.

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04/05/2022
20/05/2022

Year 3 will hike in DB to explore the Earth’s processes as part of an ‘Active Planet’ Concept Walk.

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19/10/2021
31/10/2021

Dear Parents

We would like to give parents an opportunity to give their insight and suggestions about parent communications at DBIS as part of a Parent Communications Focus Group which will meet twice a term. 

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28/10/2021
22/11/2021

We need you! Your ideas always help us improve – please let me know if you are interested in attending Primary parent focus group meetings.

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07/10/2021
10/12/2021

Lunch Enrolment details for November and December.

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14/04/2022
30/06/2022

Dear Parents Term 3 Lunch Enrolment and Menu are available on the DBIS Hub now, please click here. Kind regards School Office 

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02/09/2022
06/09/2022

Last few days to order 2021–22 school photos.

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19/08/2022
02/09/2022

Student and class portraits from the 2021–22 academic year are still available for purchase via Three Peaks Media.

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02/12/2021
01/04/2022

Lunch Enrolment details for Term 2.

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09/09/2022
23/09/2022

A detailed schedule for this year’s student photos will be shared with parents week commencing Monday 12th September.

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19/05/2022
03/06/2022

Environmental sustainability through uniform recycling! Recycle school uniforms for a pre-loved uniform sale to be held at the beginning of the next academic year! By taking part in this, you are helping reach the UN Sustainability Goals to save the planet, climate and biodiversity!

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19/08/2022
24/08/2022

Please find the information regarding the 2nd Hand Uniform Sale on 24 August, 10 -11 am.

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20/10/2021
01/11/2021

A Level & BTEC Level 3 Final Options e-booklet and Jotform

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19/10/2021
22/10/2021

Googlemeet links for the upcoming A-level information evening.

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31/03/2022
30/06/2022

Dear Year 13 Students and Parents, In our continued efforts to prepare the students for their examinations in the summer, we take this opportunity to provide you with dates in relation to study leave and an overview of the examination schedule for your son/daughter. Study leave dates for Year 13 students are as follows: Study […]

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10/12/2021
10/01/2022

Our first parent focus group meeting about communications will take place in January and we would be grateful if you could answer a very short anonymous questionnaire about parent communications at DBIS.  Your feedback will help inform our discussions at our meeting.

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18/03/2022
18/04/2022

Link to order additional copies of the 2021-22 Yearbook.

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01/12/2021
06/12/2021

Dear Parents, The Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) is an organisation that gives parents an opportunity to take an active role in school life and to promote close cooperation between parents, students and teachers.  It raises additional funds to purchase items across the school and support charities. I would like to formally invite you to the […]

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22/09/2021
23/09/2021

As there is a thunderstorm warning currently in place, all outdoor morning ECAs are cancelled, namely GCSE Swimming.  Indoor ECAs will continue as usual.

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22/10/2021
28/10/2021

American Mathematics Competition November 2021 Dear Parents/Guardians, The American Mathematics Competitions are a series of examinations and curriculum materials designed to strengthen problem-solving skills and mathematical knowledge in Middle and High School (Secondary) students. Under the agreement with the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), the 23rd annual AMC10 and 73rd annual AMC 12 will be […]

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31/03/2022
04/06/2022

In our continued efforts to prepare the students for their examinations in the summer, we take this opportunity to provide you with dates in relation to study leave and an overview of the examination schedule for your son/daughter.

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08/09/2022
14/09/2022

This is an invitation for our Year 4 through 13 students to attend the 2022 Australian Mathematics Competition online.

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10/09/2021
20/09/2021

We are re-designing our reusable DBIS bags in the Uniform Shop and we are running a competition for students in Early Years 1 to Year 9 to design an environmentally inspired logo for the back of the bag.

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04/11/2021
19/11/2021

Dear Parents and Guardians, We wanted to take this opportunity to inform you that Mrs Karina Johnson, teacher of Humanities, will be on maternity leave from Thursday 11th November and will return on Friday February 25th, 2022. Mrs Beverley Hull, a Secondary History trained specialist, who has significant teaching experience, will be stepping into the […]

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22/10/2021
05/11/2021

We will be supporting the Box of Hope charity and collecting the boxes between Monday 1st and Friday 5th November.

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06/10/2021
22/10/2021

We are continuing with Buzzing for Books ECA online for our EY1 and EY2 children after the half-term break.

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21/09/2021
05/10/2021

Dear Parents and Guardians, Thank you to those who attended the online forum on applying to university in Canada; I hope you found it informative. Attached are the slides from the presentation for your reference. Best wishes,   Louise Tyrrell Head of Sixth Form Canada – Application Guidance

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06/09/2021
20/09/2021

Dear Parents and Guardians,   I would like to invite you to an online forum where you will be able to hear more about the process of applying to universities in Canada.  This will take place online on Monday 20 September between 4.30pm and 5.30pm. Please join via the link here If you have any specific […]

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30/06/2022
08/07/2022

A reminder of some of the many positive aspects from this academic year and warm wishes for an enjoyable break for all.

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10/12/2021
17/12/2021

A brief celebration of our students’ fantastic achievements this term

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26/02/2022
06/03/2022

World Book Day takes place on Thursday 3rd March, and we hope you’ll join us to encourage every child in school to be a reader and love books.

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26/02/2022
06/03/2022

World Book Day takes place on Thursday 3rd March, and we hope you’ll join us to encourage every child in school to be a reader and love books.

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23/08/2022
31/08/2022

Dear DBIS students and families, I am delighted to write to you all to celebrate our Class of 2022’s excellent A Level and BTEC Level 3 results. It is crystal clear from the fact that 18% of our students’ A Level grades were an A* and 44% of all their grades were an A* or […]

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07/10/2021
14/10/2021

Dear Parents A complimentary children’s magazine from Bayard Presse Asia will be distributed to Nursery to Year 11 students.  If you are interested in ordering, please complete the subscription form inside the magazine and send directly to Bayard Presse. Kind regards School Office

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14/01/2022
28/01/2022

DBIS will have Chinese New Year Celebration and CNY Dress-up Day on Friday 28th January. We are calling for CNY greetings video submissions from families by Thursday 20th January.

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03/12/2021
10/12/2021

Our online Christmas Cheer event on Thursday 9th December

Looking forward to you joining us for our Christmas Cheer, bringing you festive performances from our talented youngsters in our Magical Winter Wonderland.

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08/11/2021
19/11/2021

We will be filming festive performances from EY1 to Year 6, starting Monday 15th November.

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07/12/2021
10/12/2021

Introducing the Christmas Cheer Photo Competition!

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23/11/2021
10/12/2021

The DBIS Annual Christmas Jumper will take place on the last day of term, Friday 10th December.

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30/11/2021
03/12/2021

From Wednesday 1st to Friday 3rd December, like-new toys will be collected at the DBIS Main Campus gate.

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03/12/2021
09/12/2021

From Monday 6th to Wednesday 8th December, ‘like-new’ toys can be donated at the DBIS Main Campus gate for the upcoming toy sale at Bayview House of Children (North Plaza).

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04/11/2021
19/11/2021

Dear Parents and Guardians, I would like to congratulate Ms Shelby Smal on being appointed Head of Year 7 during Mrs Karina Johnson’s maternity leave. Ms Smal will be a great loss to our Year 8 team, and I wish her the very best in her new role. I look forward to having her back […]

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26/08/2022
03/09/2022

Dear DBIS students and their families, It is with great pleasure that I write to you about our students’ excellent IGCSE results. With 38% of all IGCSE qualifications being graded as an A* (or equivalent level 8 or 9), along with 56% of IGCSE qualifications being graded at least a grade A (or equivalent level […]

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15/04/2022
10/05/2022

The school has procured a batch of RAT kits that parents may purchase from the uniform shop at cost.

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18/03/2022
01/04/2022

The Hong Kong government has recently updated its guidance on the recommended intervals between COVID-19 vaccination doses for children and adolescents.

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02/09/2021
16/09/2021

We are delighted to inform you that we have been able to re-launch the Creative Arts Mornings for EY1 to Year 6.

Dates to Note
Year 6 – Wednesday 8th September
Year 5 – Wednesday 15th September
Year 4 – Wednesday 29th September
Year 3 – Wednesday 6th October
Year 2 – Wednesday 20th October
Year 1 – Wednesday 27th October

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07/10/2021
27/10/2021

Information on Creative Arts Mornings for Early Years

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01/11/2021
08/11/2021

We are delighted to inform you that we are headed into the second round of Creative Arts Mornings for EY1 to Year 6.

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01/04/2022
23/04/2022

We are pleased to announce that DBIS Book Week starts on Tuesday 19th April.

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02/12/2021
02/01/2022

Keep warm and get moving with DBIS Christmas Challenges!

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18/10/2021
05/11/2021

DBIS is proud to host a Community Coastal Clean-Up on Friday, November 5th, from 3.30 pm – 5.30 pm at the North Plaza Beach.

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26/08/2021
20/09/2021

Welcome Back! Term 1 EPA Sign-up is out!

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24/09/2021
13/11/2021

Click in for more information on the DBIS Golf Program (age 6-16) available this term.

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14/01/2022
11/02/2022

Unfortunately, due to the current Education Bureau restrictions with group activities and taking students off site, we will need to postpone the DBIS Great Race

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20/06/2022
27/06/2022

DBIS library is pleased to announce details of its Summer Lending Programme. Parents are welcome to submit book requests between Monday 20th June and Monday 27th June 2022. Read this bulletin for details and web links, or visit https://library.dbis.edu.hk/.

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29/10/2021
05/11/2021

Next week, DBIS is hosting Outdoor Learning Week 2021/22!

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24/09/2021
08/10/2021

The PTSA are excited to announce our first quiz night of 2021 reconnecting our school community.

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20/05/2022
30/05/2022

Thank you so much for supporting the DBIS Readathon. Please drop sponsorship money to school by Friday 27th May 2022.

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16/06/2022
26/08/2022

Uniform Shop special opening hours in August; please see the schedule attached.

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16/06/2022
26/08/2022

Uniform Shop special opening hours in August; please see the schedule attached.

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16/06/2022
26/08/2022

Uniform Shop special opening hours in August; please see the schedule attached.

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31/08/2021
09/09/2021

The Department of Health’s invitation for primary students to join the school dental and student health service will be sent out today.  Parents who are interested for their children to join, please complete the application form and return it before 10 September.  Those who would like to join for the dental service, please send along […]

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07/09/2021
16/09/2021

The Department of Health’s invitation for secondary students to join the student health service will be sent out today.  Parents interested for their children to join please complete the application form and return it before 17th September. Thank you. Connie Ting Office Manager

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27/10/2021
07/11/2021

Digital Citizenship Week is well underway and students and teachers have already enjoyed a range of discussions around digital wellbeing.

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27/10/2021
07/11/2021

Digital Citizenship Week is well underway and students and teachers have already enjoyed a range of discussions around digital wellbeing.

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29/10/2021
07/11/2021

Digital Citizenship Week has been a great success and students and teachers have enjoyed a range of discussions around digital wellbeing.

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29/10/2021
07/11/2021

Digital Citizenship Week has been a great success and students and teachers have enjoyed a range of discussions around digital wellbeing.

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21/10/2021
29/10/2021

The week beginning Monday 25th October, DBIS will be taking part in the Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship Week.

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22/10/2021
05/11/2021

Save the date of Friday 5th November for Diwali celebrations at DBIS.

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27/04/2022
26/05/2022

The Department of Health will come to our school on Thursday 26th May 2022 to administer a vaccination with Combined Diphtheria, Tetanus, acellular Pertussis and Inactivated Polio (DTaP-IPV) to eligible Year 1 students.

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20/01/2022
28/01/2022

Chinese New Year Celebrations next week.

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08/02/2022
14/02/2022

Early Years Phase ‘We’re All in this Together’ Parent and Carers Webinar – Monday 14th February at 10.30am

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12/01/2022
28/01/2022

Parents are warmly invited to use our click-and-collect system to borrow library books during the school closure and CNY holiday period.

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12/01/2022
19/01/2022

Information for parents regarding the online learning programme in Early Years.

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12/01/2022
15/01/2022

Link for the Early Years Online Learning Workshop

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14/01/2022
28/01/2022

Video recording of EY online learning workshop.

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24/09/2021
08/10/2021

Parent information regarding the PANTS programme in the Early Years

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17/09/2021
24/09/2021

Information about our Early Years parent focus groups.

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15/10/2021
29/10/2021

The week beginning 25th October children will have the option to engage in Halloween themed activities, including discussions around how Halloween is celebrated in our local community of Discovery Bay. On Friday 29th October children may choose to come to school in fancy dress if they wish. 

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01/04/2022
18/04/2022

Dear Mums, dads, boys and girls, If you are looking for some Easter inspiration and fancy getting creative in the kitchen, would like to decorate an egg or challenge yourself to an Egg & Spoon obstacle course, then please click these Easter Activity Slides. There are prizes up for grabs for each year group! We […]

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26/08/2022
13/09/2022

Dear Parents,   We would like to welcome you back after the summer holiday. I hope everyone had a wonderful summer and that you are all ready for a fantastic year!   Here is a quick overview of the preference submission and allocation timelines for extracurricular activities (ECAs) in Term 1 2022–23:   Monday 29th […]

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15/04/2022
29/04/2022

Clarification from the Education Bureau (EdB) regarding the provision we are able to offer for Emergency Childcare at our Early Years campus for Nursery and Reception children who do not have adequate supervision at home.

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06/06/2022
19/06/2022

Last day for borrowing from the library: Friday 10th June 2022.
Last day to return all books to the library: Friday 17th June 2022.
Early leavers, please ensure all books are returned before your child’s last day.
Summer lending will be available to returning DBIS families starting Monday 20th June. Details to follow.

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01/04/2022
17/04/2022

Here are some useful resources to help parents support students whose first language is not English.

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14/09/2021
28/09/2021

Dear Parents and Guardians,   We would like to invite you to attend an online forum where we will be guiding you on the process for applying to European universities. This will take place on Tuesday 28 September at 4.30pm via the link here If you have any questions about the process, please email them in […]

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27/08/2022
02/09/2022

Reminders for the week ahead.

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09/09/2022
16/09/2022

As we continue to explore our unit ‘Our Class is a Family’, we kindly ask that a family photo is either emailed to the office at [email protected] or uploaded to your child’s journal on Seesaw. We will be using these photos as our writing stimulus for the week. 

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29/10/2021
08/11/2021

No Enrichment Programme Activities at EY Campus for the week beginning 1st November and shall resume from Monday, 8th November.

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31/12/2021
11/02/2022

A visual guide to the use of Pick Up Cards.

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14/04/2022
28/04/2022

Information regarding the children’s return to school for Term 3.

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26/08/2022
31/08/2022

PTC links for those who have selected an online appointment.

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26/11/2021
10/12/2021

Information on how to access your child’s Term 1 Report.

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11/03/2022
18/03/2022

Dear Parents, We are presently in communication in with the Student Immunisation Team to reschedule the EY1 DTaP-IPV and Year 6 dTap-IPV vaccination clinic. Further information and consent forms will be provided once the date is confirmed. Kind regards, Sarah Walker Health and First Aid Coordinator

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16/09/2022
24/09/2022

Thank you to those families who have sent in their family photo; it is not too late to send in a picture via email: [email protected] or to upload it to your child’s Seesaw account as we will continue to use these as a writing stimulus in class. 

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13/01/2022
27/01/2022

EY1 online learning information

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27/08/2021
07/09/2021

Dear EY1 Families, We would like to invite you to attend our virtual EY1 Information Afternoon on Monday 6th September at 3:45pm.  Due to the current restrictions, our welcome session will take place over a Google Meet. Please click on the link below at 3:45pm to join the EY1 team for the presentation. The meeting […]

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04/03/2022
25/03/2022

You are invited to sign up for a 10-minute Parent Teacher Conference for the week beginning Monday 21st March.

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17/09/2021
01/10/2021

Information regarding the EY1 reading programme

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31/12/2021
14/01/2022

Term 2 information for EY1 families.

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20/09/2021
04/10/2021

Information about the EY1 theatre trip

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09/06/2022
25/06/2022

Important information to support your child’s upcoming transition to EY1.

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15/04/2022
29/04/2022

Please find information here regarding learning in EY1 in Term 3.

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12/01/2022
28/01/2022

We warmly invite you to borrow library books for your child/children during the school closure and Chinese New Year holiday period.

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13/08/2021
08/10/2021

A letter to all EY1/EY2 and Primary Yr3,4,5,6 parents with information regarding the start of curriculum swimming lessons on the 23rd August.

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04/01/2022
25/01/2022

On Monday we launched our new reading scheme with great success

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31/12/2021
14/01/2022

Term 2 Information for our EY2 families.

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10/02/2022
18/02/2022

Information about additional small group sessions for our EY2 children.

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25/10/2021
30/10/2021

EY2 Art Enrichment Club will begin this Friday lunchtime on 29 October 2021.

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22/10/2021
01/11/2021

Information regarding our EY2 beach trip as part of Outdoor Learning Week.

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23/11/2021
10/12/2021

Dear EY2 Families, To celebrate the end of the first term in EY2, we will be having festive parties in our classes during the afternoon of Thursday 9th December. On this day the children are invited to wear festive clothing to school, if they wish. We will also have our annual school Christmas Jumper Day […]

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15/09/2021
07/10/2021

Information regarding the EY2 Theatre trip.

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13/01/2022
31/01/2022

EY2 online learning information

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07/09/2021
10/10/2021

Information on how to access the optional online Maths homework programme.

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25/02/2022
26/03/2022

You are invited to sign up for a 10-minute Parent Teacher Conference for the week beginning Monday 21st March.

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21/01/2022
29/01/2022

We have decided to extend the pack collection time on Mondays from 12pm–1pm.

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15/04/2022
22/04/2022

Information regarding learning in Term 3 for EY2.

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17/09/2021
24/09/2021

Farewell to Nurse Karishma and welcome to Nurse Tamara.

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27/10/2021
10/11/2021

Final Choices for IGCSE and BTEC L2 options 2022-24

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25/04/2022
03/05/2022

The English department has registered the school for this year’s FOBISIA poetry competition, hosted by Taipei European School (TES).

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08/10/2021
14/10/2021

An opportunity for advanced gymnasts who have access to facilities outside of school to practice and submit a floor routine.

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08/03/2022
16/03/2022

DBIS is participating again in the FOBISIA World Languages Championship this year. EP will be providing certificates and prizes for the top achievers around the world. Practice as much as you can over the championship week!

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21/09/2021
12/10/2021

Details about Year 3’s Forest School and Woodwork provision.

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05/11/2021
15/11/2021

Dear Nursery Families, We are excited to begin our weekly Forest School experiences in Nursery week commencing Monday 8th November. As previously communicated to you in your class welcome letters, we would like to remind you to have welly/gumboots in school, clearly labelled in a sealable bag. Our Forest School sessions will take place during […]

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26/11/2021
03/12/2021

DBIS is looking for a freelance graphic designer

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20/04/2022
22/04/2022

On Friday 22nd April we invite all students to dress as their favourite book character and show their support for our chosen Book Week charity, Bring Me a Book Hong Kong.

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02/09/2022
09/09/2022

Key information for the week ahead.

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20/08/2022
03/09/2022

Updates to Google Classroom and Seesaw

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19/10/2021
21/10/2021

Dear Parents, Please be reminded to submit the Student Grant application form to the School Office by Thursday, 21st October. Thank you School Office

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25/02/2022
04/03/2022

I would like to take this opportunity to inform you that on the back of the feedback from the Secondary Parent Focus Group on 22nd February, we are making some changes to the start of the day.

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23/08/2022
31/08/2022

Dear Parents, We have further clarification from the Education Bureau regarding families returning from overseas. Students can return to school after they leave hotel quarantine within the four-day self-monitoring period under the following circumstances: The student must conduct a COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) each morning before arriving at school. The student must wear a […]

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23/09/2021
01/10/2021

Dear Parents Please be aware that Thursday 30th September is a half-day professional development day for DBIS staff.  Students will finish school at the following times: Early Years Campus (Nursery and Reception): 12:00pm EY1, EY2, Primary and Secondary: 12:10pm Please note, the children will not have lunch at school on Thursday. Kind regards School Office […]

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28/10/2021
30/10/2021

Children in the Primary School are welcome to bring in an accessory to celebrate Halloween on Friday 29th October.

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22/10/2021
27/10/2021

Information about a Halloween fundraising costume sale at the North Plaza.

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01/02/2022
13/02/2022

Dear Parents, PTSA team

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28/01/2022
05/02/2022

Happy Chinese New Year to all our Early Years families.

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21/01/2022
29/01/2022

A warm welcome back to all our students, students and staff after a well deserved Christmas break.

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31/08/2022
13/09/2022

A welcome to Year 11 students and families from the Head of Year (Nicholas Moore)

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31/08/2022
13/09/2022

An introduction from HOY to Year 9, including key dates.

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07/09/2022
25/09/2022

Home learning has now begun in Year 4. Details of our home learning programme can be found in this message.

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07/09/2022
25/09/2022

Home learning has now begun in Year 5. Details of our home learning programme can be found in this message.

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07/09/2022
21/09/2022

Home learning has now begun in Year 6. Details of our Home Learning programme can be found in this message.

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10/12/2021
12/02/2022

Hong Kong Stories’ annual Student Story Slam (English) is open for submissions. Please email your story script with an audio recording to [email protected] and copy [email protected] by 11th Feb.

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31/03/2022
25/06/2022

In our continued efforts to prepare the students for their examinations in the summer, we take this opportunity to provide you with dates in relation to study leave and an overview of the examination schedule for your son/daughter.

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19/08/2022
26/08/2022

Tutor, uniform and equipment information for all Secondary students as well as details regarding the extra tutor time session for Year 7 students only on Thursday 25th August.

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24/08/2022
12/09/2022

Important information for parents regarding COVID-19 protocols.

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20/10/2021
03/11/2021

The government student vaccination scheme (VSS) will be launched for the 2021/2022 influenza season in mid October 2021. Please kindly note that the influenza vaccine will not be administered at school. Students and children 6 months to 12 years can obtain the seasonal influenza vaccine through the VSS.

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24/06/2022
31/08/2022

Parent information regarding ECAs for Term 1 of the year 2022-23.

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23/06/2022
03/07/2022

An introduction to Niamh Daniels, incoming PTSA Chair, and Melissa Whitehead, incoming PTSA Co-Chair

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17/09/2021
27/09/2021

Just a quick reminder to all parents particularly those new families who have joined us recently that you are entitled to up to three cards per family for our Inventry visitor system.

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27/05/2022
07/06/2022

Please join me to discuss parental involvement in our children’s learning – Monday 6th June 9.00am

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04/11/2021
19/11/2021

Dear Parents and Guardians, We wanted to take this opportunity to inform you that Mrs Karina Johnson, History teacher, will be on maternity leave from Thursday 11th November and will return on Friday February 25th 2022. Ms Jacqueline Brownhill, a History trained specialist, will be stepping into the role of History teacher in the absence […]

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07/06/2022
20/06/2022

Please be reminded that the EY1, Year 5/Year 6 girls and Year 6 student immunisations are scheduled for Monday 20th June 2022.

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03/09/2021
13/09/2021

Junk Modeling in Nursery & Reception We are looking for Junk Modeling donations on our EY Campus. Junk modelling offers opportunities for developing children’s creativity using a range of open-ended recyclable resources. It is also fantastic for developing fine and gross motor skills. Using different types of recycled objects enables children to learn about the […]

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29/08/2022
12/09/2022

Nursery and Reception Junk Modelling collection information.

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15/09/2022
23/09/2022

It is with great excitement that we are able to invite you to a Key Stage One (EY1 & 2) Experiential Learning Workshop on Thursday 22nd September.

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28/10/2021
03/11/2021

Global Summit for Student Leaders

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04/10/2021
22/10/2021

Dear parents, This year, DBIS has introduced an updated version of our school Learner Profile featuring animal characters for our younger students. The DBIS Learner Profile is a set of personal learner attributes (such as ‘Creative Thinkers’ and ‘Confident Communicators’) that are at the heart of our curriculum and the international education we provide for […]

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02/12/2021
14/01/2022

We are looking for Learning Technologies EA to join our School.

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03/09/2021
18/09/2021

As part of our book care programme, all EY1-Y6 students are required to bring a labelled plastic zippered folder (preferably A3 size) to their Library session each week.

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17/05/2022
20/05/2022

Mad (Make a Difference) Hair Day to raise awareness of those suffering with cancer.

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16/05/2022
21/05/2022

We will be holding a Mad Hair/ Wacky Hat Day on Friday 20th May to raise money for one of our DBIS families.

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08/10/2021
29/10/2021

Information on the Magic Words programme in EY1

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05/09/2022
15/09/2022

Details of the ‘Making the most of Year 9 – Options Process, Report Guidance, and Target Setting’ parent event taking place on Thursday 15th September.

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14/09/2022
16/09/2022

Making the most of Year 9

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01/09/2021
15/09/2021

Year 9 Online Information Evening

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25/03/2022
29/03/2022

On Tuesday 22nd March, our Y10 Mandarin classes had a great interaction opportunity with five Harvard students from different major backgrounds. Here is a summary and feedback of the event from one of our students who was involved.

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20/10/2021
06/11/2021

What would you like to know about Maths and English at DBIS Primary?

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20/08/2022
02/09/2022

Dear EY 1 & EY 2 families, On Thursday, 1st of September, you are invited to attend an online presentation about the year ahead. You will meet the teaching team and learn more about the year ahead. This will be an online presentation held via google meet between 3:30pm-4:15pm.   For EY 1 families, please […]

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23/08/2022
07/09/2022

Information about the Reception Meet the Team presentation.

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10/09/2021
19/09/2021

Sign up for the Micro, Mini, or Junior Duke now! (Closing date Friday September 17th)

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27/08/2021
10/09/2021

We are delighted about the return of ECA’s from Monday the 6th of September. This will include the use of the pitch for various sporting activities throughout the year before school starts which will require a change to the current routine.

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10/06/2022
25/06/2022

Information for EY1 – Year 5 families about the Moving On Up Morning on Friday 24th June.

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23/02/2022
28/02/2022

We wanted to take this opportunity to inform you that Mrs Karina Johnson, Head of Year 7, will be returning from  maternity leave on Friday February 25th and is very much looking forward to reconnecting with the year group.

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19/10/2021
29/10/2021

Dear Parents and Guardians, We wanted to take this opportunity to inform you that Ms Anais Fenning, one of our Year 10 tutors, will be on maternity leave from Monday 18th October until Friday 25th March, 2022. Ms Sabrina Bourouga, who has significant experience within the role, will be in post for the duration of […]

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10/02/2022
25/02/2022

Ms Laura Nubel will be on maternity leave from Monday 14th February until Monday 23rd May 2022.

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10/02/2022
25/02/2022

Ms Laura Nubel will be on maternity leave from Monday 14th February until Monday 23rd May 2022.

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10/02/2022
25/02/2022

Ms Laura Nubel will be on maternity leave from Monday 14th February until Monday 23rd May 2022.

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10/02/2022
25/02/2022

Ms Laura Nubel will be on maternity leave from Monday 14th February until Monday 23rd May 2022.

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10/02/2022
25/02/2022

Ms Laura Nubel will be on maternity leave from Monday 14th February until Monday 23rd May 2022.

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31/08/2021
30/09/2021

MTR Student Travel Scheme (“the Scheme”) for the 2021/2022 Academic Year for students aged 12 and above The scheme will be open for online applications from 1 September 2021 at 9:00am onwards. The whole application procedure can now be completed in two easy steps. Submit online applications by MTR Mobile / MTR website  Students can now complete […]

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19/05/2022
25/06/2022

The Creative Arts department is delighted to be able to offer some taster lessons at a discounted rate on a selection of instruments, alongside free instrumental hire for these lessons.

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25/08/2022
08/09/2022

A copy of the Welcome Presentation for our EY1 & 2 families.

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23/08/2022
11/09/2022

A warm welcome to all our new DBIS families. Please find here the presentation from Tuesday’s meeting.

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01/09/2021
08/09/2021

Dear New DBIS Families

Welcome to DBIS.  We are aware that it is especially hard joining a new school in the current circumstances and we wanted to reach out to give new parents the opportunity for an online catch up to enable you to ask questions and give feedback.

We are hosting a New DBIS Parent Online Coffee Morning on Wednesday 20th January at 9:30am. Our primary focus will be on ensuring that you are up to speed with our communication channels and to answer any technical questions.

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09/10/2021
26/11/2021

No nuts are permitted on the school site and on school related off-site activities such as field trips and sports events. No nut policies include nut containing products such as pesto, Nutella and other nut spreads, mooncakes and fruit and nut bars. Please help keep DBIS safe for all our students and staff.

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14/01/2022
25/01/2022

There are students and staff with life threatening nut allergies within our school body. To create a safe environment, no nuts or nut products are to be brought onsite or to school related activities.

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25/09/2021
19/10/2021

Term 1 withdrawal notice deadline

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14/04/2022
25/04/2022

As mentioned in the email of 11 April to all parents, students who have contracted COVID-19 will not be required to test for three months after recovery. If your child is affected, please notify the school through the following form: LINK.

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27/08/2021
06/09/2021

Please continue to bring in your Chatter Tubes & Wishes next week.

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09/09/2022
15/09/2022

Information regarding the week ahead in Nursery.

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16/09/2022
23/09/2022

Nursery information for the upcoming week.

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19/11/2021
02/12/2021

Book your PTC with your child’s class teacher

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04/03/2022
18/03/2022

You are invited to sign up for a 10-minute Parent-Teacher Conference (PTC) for Monday 21st or Tuesday 22nd of March.

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08/10/2021
22/10/2021

‘Get Redressed’ day will be rescheduled to Friday 22nd October.

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19/11/2021
10/12/2021

Nursery & Reception sing-a-longs will be pre-recorded this year due to current covid restrictions.

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04/10/2021
15/11/2021

Dear Parents, We are going to be working with The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Hong Kong as part of the 'Jockey Club Children's Oral Health Project'. This is an exciting project that will bring awareness and understanding of children's oral health. If you would like to [...]

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22/10/2021
26/10/2021

Dear Parents, As advised previously we are part of the Jockey Club Children’s Oral Health Project. For more information please join the webinar: Date:   26 October 2021 (Tuesday) Time:  10:00am – 11:00am Link of Webinar: https://hku.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kqEpdI6vSU6R0_YMUacgY QR Code:                         Webinar ID: 942 2853 2512 Remarks: The talk will be conducted in English. 2. Please install the software Zoom before joining […]

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25/08/2022
31/08/2022

PTC links.

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27/04/2022
11/05/2022

School resumption information for Nursery and Reception children.

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24/05/2022
03/06/2022

Information for Nursery & Reception families regarding the STEAM Water Fun Day.

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05/11/2021
12/11/2021

Dear Nursery Families, As we continue to explore the concept of celebrations and beliefs, we will begin to look at how we celebrate birthdays. As some of you may now know, each class has a class pet (stuffed toy). Next week we will explore how we can celebrate our class pets’ birthdays together. On Friday […]

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27/04/2022
13/05/2022

We are overjoyed to be welcoming our Nursery friends back into our classrooms earlier than expected!

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12/01/2022
28/01/2022

Information about the Nursery Home Learning programme

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18/11/2021
26/11/2021

Thanksgiving and Carpenters Cabin news.

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25/08/2022
08/09/2022

Please find a copy of our Nursery Parent Orientation here.

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21/08/2021
04/09/2021

Nursery Parent Orientation recording for families who were unable to attend on Wednesday 18th August.

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09/09/2021
18/09/2021

If you would like to learn more about Seesaw and how we use it at DBIS, please do attend our short online information session on Friday 17th September at 9.30am

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05/09/2021
07/09/2021

Information about the Nursery Parent Coffee Morning hosted by the PTSA on Monday 6th September at Zaks restaurant.

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17/09/2021
04/10/2021

Pick Up Cards at home time

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18/10/2021
25/10/2021

Dear Nursery Families, We hope you had an enjoyable mid-term break. As the children are now settled into Nursery life, we are looking for any parent volunteers who may like to read a story at the end of the day and also support our new concept of learning, Celebrations. On each class communication board, you […]

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31/12/2021
08/01/2022

Term 2 Updates for Nursery Families

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10/09/2021
16/09/2021

Next week in Nursery.

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17/09/2021
17/09/2021

Dear Nursery Families, We are so impressed with how the children have been adapting to the new routines of rest time this week. We have also begun some specialist lessons in the mornings and next week our full-day programme will begin, including PE, Music, Mandarin & Library. Our full-day session will finish at 2:40pm. A gentle […]

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24/09/2021
30/09/2021

Dear Nursery Families, We have loved having all our Nursery friends in the week for our full-day programme. The children continue to impress us with their adaptability and resilience throughout the day, meeting new teachers and learning new routines and expectations. As we look ahead to next week a gentle reminder that Thursday will finish […]

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02/09/2022
08/09/2022

Information for week commencing Monday 5th September in Nursery.

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03/12/2021
11/12/2021

Dear Nursery Families, We will be sending your child’s Chatter Tube home with them over the school break. We kindly ask that you take photographs over the school holiday and add any new pictures or current interests inside their tube. We will use this during week 1 of term 2 to discuss our holidays and […]

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15/04/2022
22/04/2022

We hope you all had a relaxing Spring break and the children are feeling refreshed and ready for their return to school. As you will be aware the EdB has stated that there is to be a staggered return to face to face teaching. Therefore Nursery will continue learning in our online format between the 18th of April – the 6th of May. On the 10th of May, we will be extremely excited to welcome all our Nursery friends back into our classrooms! Please see the information below regarding learning in Nursery in Term 3.

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09/09/2022
23/09/2022

Information about how to support the school’s nut-aware policy.

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18/08/2021
30/09/2021

Nut Aware Schools promote the health and safety of students and staff that suffer life threatening allergic reactions to tree and ground nuts.

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30/09/2021
17/10/2021

No nut policies include nut containing products such as pesto, Nutella and other nut spreads, mooncakes and fruit and nut bars.

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24/08/2022
31/08/2022

A reminder that DBIS is a but-free school.

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20/09/2021
08/10/2021

DBIS clothing drive and ‘Redress’ day on Friday 8th October.

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04/11/2021
11/11/2021

Dear Parents, The cafeteria staff have noticed that some children are using their Octopus cards to buy multiple snacks and drinks for friends. While this is a very kind gesture, it is not one that is allowed in the cafeteria. We appreciate your support with this. Many thanks, DBIS

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17/08/2021
01/09/2021

Please join us online for our first Primary Wellbeing Seminar on Tuesday 31st August 6-7pm. We will be discussing what is wellbeing at DBIS and developing a shared language.

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31/08/2021
18/09/2021

Dear Parents and Guardians,   The British Council are hosting an Online UK Universities Roadshow on 13-17 September.  24 UK universities will be in attendance and there are a number of live evening webinars covering useful information such as an introduction to the UK education system, UCAS application process, personal statement writing, career support, and […]

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08/09/2022
25/09/2022

Please find here more about how you can become a Class Parent.

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25/10/2021
05/11/2021

Please see our plans for Outdoor Learning week.

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19/05/2022
10/06/2022

Information regarding the upcoming PANTS and RSE lessons for Reception children.

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09/03/2022
24/03/2022

Please share your feedback with us so that we can continue to develop the online learning experience for your child.

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25/11/2021
10/12/2021

We are looking for Educational Assistant (One to One) to start from January 2022.

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23/08/2021
06/09/2021

Dear EY2 Families, On Monday 6th September we will hold an EY2 Information Afternoon, online at 3:45pm. This online presentation will give you more information about EY2, including details about our EY2 homework programmes. At 3:45pm on Monday 6th September, please click on the Google Meet link below. The meeting will be recorded so that […]

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03/06/2022
08/06/2022

Information for parents: Year 6 transition day 08.06.2022

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31/08/2021
06/09/2021

Dear parents of Year 11 students, It has been fantastic to be able to start this academic year in a much more normal manner than we were able to last year and we look forward to being able to support your children’s effective learning throughout the year. I am writing to you all at this […]

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05/10/2021
23/10/2021

Part-time Educational Assistant to work at the EY campus

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05/10/2021
22/10/2021