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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02/12/2021
01/04/2022

Lunch Enrolment details for Term 2.

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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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11/05/2021
25/05/2021

For parents of students who will be starting Sixth Form at DBIS in August 2021.

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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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18/08/2021
31/08/2021

DB Transportation Services Ltd will start the ‘after school S6 bus’ from Thursday, 19th August.  The bus will leave DBIS main campus, going round Parkvale Village, Midvale Village, La Serene, Caperidge Drive and Capeland Drive.  The fare for each person is $4.5/$5.20, payable by octopus or cash on board.  Please note bus leaving times from […]

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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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16/08/2021
30/08/2021

For many of our students at DBIS coming back after the holidays can range from feeling excited and eager to concern, fear or anxiety. To best help our parents, children and young people with back-to-school worries, we would like to offer some tips to help reduce anxieties and increase the potential of a positive return to school experience.

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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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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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11/08/2021
25/08/2021

Dear DBIS students and their families, I am writing to you all to celebrate our Class of 2021’s excellent A level and BTEC level 3 results. Our students have continued our trend of achieving outstanding results and this has included the DBIS Class of 2021 being awarded an A* or A grade in A level, […]

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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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30/04/2021
07/05/2021

Dear Parents This is a reminder regarding ‘Compulsory Testing Orders’.  If any DBIS student is subject to a compulsory testing order they need to test by the specified date and remain off school until a negative result is obtained.  Please send the school verification of the negative test result before the student returns. This information can be sent […]

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13/08/2021
27/08/2021

Dear DBIS students and their families,   I am delighted to be able to write to you about our students’ excellent IGCSE results. With over 36% 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 […]

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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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12/05/2021
26/05/2021

Primary Costume Information for the Music Curriculum Showcase (Yr 3 – Yr 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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11/06/2021
23/06/2021

Families with children confirmed to be returning to DBIS for the 2021-22 school year and who do not have any outstanding loans may borrow up to 10 books per child for the duration of the Summer break.

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04/05/2021
06/05/2021

Join us for an incredible breadth and variety of music performed by our Primary and Secondary students.

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21/05/2021
31/05/2021

Dear Parents We are aware that with the additional COVID-19 Leave Home Safe sign-in, there are two procedures that parents, helpers and visitors have to follow when entering the school premises during school hours. Our existing Inventry visitor system ensures that we are aware of who is on the campus at any time for both […]

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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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30/04/2021
25/06/2021

DBIS PTSA is looking for Volunteers for 2021-2022. If you are interested in being part of the PTSA next academic year, please email [email protected]

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12/05/2021
23/05/2021

Parents, students and siblings are invited to the DBIS Triathlon Series Challenge – Noosa. Click in for more details.

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27/05/2021
07/06/2021

Parents, students and siblings are invited to the DBIS Triathlon Series Challenge – Hawaii. Click in for more details.

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12/06/2021
19/08/2021

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

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12/06/2021
19/08/2021

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

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12/06/2021
19/08/2021

Uniform Shop special opening in hours, 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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20/01/2022
28/01/2022

Chinese New Year Celebrations next week.

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24/05/2021
31/05/2021

Helper Appreciation

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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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04/06/2021
17/06/2021

We would like to cordially invite you to an online  ‘Early Years to Primary Transition’ presentation.

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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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17/04/2021
30/05/2021

Please note this terms Elevate Education’s Parent Webinar Series: Empowering Parents During Exam Period in 2021.

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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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10/06/2021
15/07/2021

As we are nearing the end of the school year, here are a few important dates for your diaries.

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09/06/2021
23/06/2021

Dear EY1 Families, As we are nearing the end of the school year, here are a few important dates for your diaries:   Onwards & Upwards Ceremonies We will hold our ‘Onwards & Upwards Ceremonies’ on Monday 21st June, in class. The ceremonies will be filmed and will be available on Seesaw for families to […]

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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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21/05/2021
08/06/2021

Examination Venue Change Summer 2020-21 – Year 11

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21/05/2021
05/06/2021

Examination Venue Change Summer 2020-21 Year 12

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21/05/2021
09/06/2021

Examinations Venue Change Summer 2020-21 Year 13

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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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21/05/2021
04/06/2021

Full Resumption Details for EY1 & 2 Children

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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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22/06/2021
18/08/2021

Term 1 Parent Teacher Conference sign up for next year’s EY1 & 2.

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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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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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21/05/2021
04/06/2021

EY1 full school day resumption information for parents.

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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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08/06/2021
10/06/2021

Google Meet link for the EY1 Transition Meeting.

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26/05/2021
09/06/2021

Invite to the Reception to EY1 Transition Presentation on Wednesday 9th June at 9:30am.

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31/05/2021
15/06/2021

Transition opportunities for our Reception children.

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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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07/06/2021
25/06/2021

EY2 End of Term information for parents.

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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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21/05/2021
04/06/2021

EY2 information regarding full day resumption

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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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17/06/2021
16/08/2021

Please find the presentation used in today’s meeting for EY2 Parents addressing the children’s move from EY2 into Year 3.

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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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23/04/2021
06/05/2021

Please let us know your child’s friendship choices for their class next academic year.

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21/05/2021
01/06/2021

Dear Parents, Full Day Resumption of Primary Classes from Monday 24th May 2021 I am delighted to let you know that the Education Bureau (EDB) has confirmed that DBIS is allowed to reopen for full days of face to face teaching for all our children from Nursery – Year 13. DBIS will need to continue […]

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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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23/09/2021
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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28/05/2021
30/06/2021

Dear Parents, In May this year, the Hong Kong government introduced varying quarantine requirements depending on the risk status of the country you are coming in from.  As we approach the Summer holidays we thought we would share with you these documents so you are informed as to your and your families requirements for quarantine, […]

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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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19/04/2021
13/05/2021

Dear EY1 Parents, The following letter will be sent home with your child on Monday, April 19th. SPRING EY1 MMR&MMRV Initial Letter Kind regards, The Medical Team

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19/04/2021
13/05/2021

Dear Year 6 Parents, The following letter will be sent home with your child on Monday, April 19th. SPRING Year 6 Hep B MMR Initial Letter Kind regards, The Medical Team

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19/04/2021
13/05/2021

Dear Parents of Y6 Girls, The following letter will be sent home with Year 6 girls on Monday, April 19th. SPRING Y5 Y6 GIRLS HPV Letter Best regards, The Medical Team

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19/04/2021
13/05/2021

Dear Year 5 Girls Parents, The following letter will be sent home with the girls in Year 5 on Monday, April 19th. SPRING Y5 HPV Letter Kind regards, The Medical Team

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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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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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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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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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07/05/2021
21/05/2021

KS3 student support / check-ins

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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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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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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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07/06/2021
18/06/2021

Information on Moving On Up Morning for parents.

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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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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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21/05/2021
04/06/2021

Nursery and Reception Full Day Resumption Details

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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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27/04/2022
11/05/2022

School resumption information for Nursery and Reception children.

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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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16/06/2021
23/06/2021

Important information for Nursery parents regarding how to access your child’s end of year report and Reception class list.

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21/05/2021
31/05/2021

Information for Nursery Parents regarding full day resumption.

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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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11/08/2021
19/08/2021

Link for the Nursery Parent Orientation Meeting on Wednesday 18th August at 8:30am

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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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20/08/2021
28/08/2021

Dear Nursery Families,   We are so excited to welcome your child to DBIS Nursery. Due to the current circumstances, all Parent-Teacher Conferences (PTCs) are to be held via Google Meet. The purpose of these PTCs is for us to build positive relationships with our families and share important information about your child as they […]

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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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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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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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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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25/10/2021
05/11/2021

Please see our plans for Outdoor Learning week.

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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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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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07/06/2021
31/07/2021

Part-time Assistants for Lunch Duty cover

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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

Update on EY1/2 and Primary PE lessons for next term. Swimming Gala’s and International Sports Week postponed.

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25/08/2021
22/09/2021

Information for parents wishing their older children travel to and from school unacccompanied.

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02/12/2021
14/01/2022

Dear Early Years Families, To further ensure the safety of your children at home time, we will be enhancing the current system with allocated adults that will collect your child, and we will be issuing you with three pick up cards. This will not replace our current system of informing your child’s class teacher if […]

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11/06/2021
15/08/2021

Here is some essential information about the results process: When will the results be released? The key dates for both Cambridge International and Pearson Edexcel International/Pearson Edexcel are as follows: August 10th, 2021 Cambridge International - 13:00 HKT Pearson Edexcel/Pearson Edexcel International - 17:00 HKT How do I obtain my results? There are two primary [...]

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11/06/2021
15/08/2021

Here is some essential information about the results process: When will the results be released? The key dates for both Cambridge International and Pearson Edexcel International/AQA are as follows: August 12th, 2021 Cambridge International - 13:00 HKT Pearson Edexcel International & AQA - 17:00 HKT How do I obtain my results? There are two primary [...]

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04/05/2021
14/05/2021

We are excited to confirm that we will be able to hold both the Primary Awards and the Year 6 Graduation ceremonies this year.

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25/05/2021
03/06/2021

I am writing to let you know that due to the school being open for full days, we have had to change the date of the primary awards. These will now be held on Tuesday 15th June at 4:00 pm.

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20/05/2021
25/05/2021

Dear Parents

As we are moving to full day school from Monday 24th May, if your child borrowed a Chromebook this term, we would be grateful if it could be returned on Monday along with the charger to the classroom.  The online learning Chromebook loan scheme has been retired, given that all lessons are taking place within school from Monday. 

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06/05/2022
24/05/2022

The Primary House Captains are excited to announce that there will be a DBIS Talent Show for children in Years 3 to 6.

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06/09/2021
15/09/2021

Tuesday 14th September 2021 – 6 – 7pm – Online

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12/01/2022
28/01/2022

Primary Emergency Childcare The EdB requires schools to offer emergency childcare to those children who are unable to be safely supervised at home. With teachers and educational assistants teaching classes online, we will only be able to offer a small number of emergency childcare spaces to families who are in need. It is important to […]

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18/08/2021
01/09/2021

Please find here a brief introduction to your child’s Year Group.

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28/01/2022
18/02/2022

Information regarding requesting and collecting books both at school and in Tung Chung.

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12/01/2022
27/01/2022

Full details for online learning in the Primary School to start on Friday 14th January.

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03/03/2022
10/03/2022

During the week beginning 21st March, we would like to invite our Primary parents to an Online Parent–Teacher Conference.