16 Sep 2017

Bradbury School Newsletter 15th September 2017

Greetings to all of our school community:

We had a great day last Friday reviewing our Mission and Vision statements.  Many thank to all staff, parents and students who were so engaged with this review.  The following is a run down of the day and process.

Background

Our current M&V statements were developed around eight years ago to replace the school motto ‘In Harmony’. This was deemed necessary as the origins of this were obscure and did not relate well to the thinking of the school at the time.

A facilitator was brought in to work with the staff, which included parents and Council members. Input from students was sought prior to the day and added to the considerations of the day. Ultimately, our current Mission and Vision were developed and they have stood us in good stead until recently, when it was felt that needed to be reviewed as, although aspirational at the time, we had ‘caught up ‘ to them.

What is…A Vision statement?

This is a picture of our organization in the future. It is aspirational, a framework for strategic planning and articulates our dreams and hopes for the future.

A Mission statement?

This states the purpose of what we do, how we do it and whom we do it for.

Our Review Day

This day was an extremely engaging one. The facilitator was impressed with the passion and dedication of all involved, determined to develop M&V statements that would guide us into our future. The involvement of parents and students added richness to the day and brought into consideration new perspectives.

Staff worked with the facilitator, Nick Phillips, current Chair of South Island School, over the morning to critically evaluate our current M&V in the light of years, educational development, understanding and current practice.

We looked at the CIS definitions of M&V revisited the ESF M&V as we felt that whatever we came up with had to align with these umbrella statements.  We collaboratively developed a draft M&V statement.

However, feedback was that we needed to spend more time on our vision statement, as this was felt to be the crux of our whole way of operating. Therefore, we determined to spend the afternoon refining this aspect of our Guiding Statements.

In the afternoon, we were joined by parents and the Y5&6 Student Council and again looked at our Vision statement. Ultimately, after much discussion, debate and crafting, we settled on this draft statement:

Inspiring minds

Nurturing hearts

Enriching tomorrow

We felt that this statement was forward thinking and led our thoughts and focus to the future. However, unlike the former statements, it references our focus on the whole child, and speaks of the importance of emotional wellness as well as the ability to think in a way commiserates with 21st century intellectual skills.

We are yet to finish refining the mission statements; we have these draft statements to continue to work from:

Bradbury School will:

  1. Build strong foundations within a joyful innovative and challenging environment.
  2. Nurture a holistic learning community.
  3. Inspire and empower responsible citizens who take action on a personal, local and global level.

Mission Statement #1:

The consensus of the group was that the wording from the previous statement around strong foundations was important to retain for a variety of reasons. We felt that the years a student spends at Bradbury are foundation years for a child’s learning journey, that we continue to attend to teaching ‘the basics’ such as Language and Mathematics and that we continue to build strong foundations of learning within a joyful, innovative and challenging environment.

Mission Statement #2:

This speaks of us as a community, our focus on partnerships and the needs of the child. This statement encompasses their social, emotional, academic and spiritual wellbeing. We defined ‘nurture’ to be ‘to care and protect for someone while they are growing’. Through a holistic approach, we felt that we are preparing our students for the academic, emotional and social challenges that they may face in the future.

Mission Statement #3:

We felt that action needs to be ongoing and is relevant and significant to our leaders of tomorrow. We thought about words such as ‘awareness’, perspective, contribution, internationally minded and felt that this statement encompassed the concepts around these words well.

If you have any feedback to offer on the proposed Mission and Vision statements, please email me at sandra.webster@bradbury.edu.hk

Council of International Schools

At the end of last year, we had a team from the Council of International Schools (CIS) visit Bradbury in preparation for our upcoming accreditation visit in May 2018.  Please find a list of their commendations and recommendations from this visit.

Commendations from CIS Preparatory Report – May 2017:

  • Domain A Standard 1 – The school community for its commitment to realising the Guiding Statements and using them to guide decision making and actions.
  • Domain B Standard 1 – The School Council and Senior Management Team for respecting each other’s roles and working together to realise the school’s Guiding Statements.
  • Domain B Standard 2 – The Principal for her strong and effective leadership of the school and inclusive and consultative leadership style that helps to foster a positive school climate and collaborative efforts to realise the school’s Guiding Statements.
  • Domain B Standard 4 (Major) – The highly supportive School Council for its strong and effective governance and oversight of the school with a genuine commitment to working in collaboration with the school in the best interest of students.
  • Domain B Standard 6 – The Head of School and Senior Management Team for their genuine commitment to promoting intercultural understanding and global citizenship aligned with the Guiding Statements.
  • Domain B Standard 7 – The School Council and Principal for working together effectively in the spirit of collaboration and in the best interest of the school community to realise school goals and ensure positive outcomes for students.
  • Domain B Standard 9 – The school for its strong support of ICT through the allocation of financial, human and physical resources to support the integration of technologies and enhance teaching and learning.
  • Domain C Standard 1 (Major) – The teachers for their commitment to the ongoing review of curriculum to improve student learning.
  • Domain C Standard 3 (Major) – The school for its strong focus on Action as part of its commitment to developing global citizenship and intercultural learning.
  • Domain D Standard 9 – The Bradbury School for the extensive range of reporting practices used to inform parents of student progress and achievement.
  • Domain E Standard 7 – Bradbury School staff for ensuring and communicating a detailed risk evaluation process for all field trips.
  • Domain F Standard 3 (Major) – The school for its strong commitment to staff professional learning through the provision of a generous PD budget, the introduction of Professional Learning Groups and twilight meetings and staff collaboration sessions.
  • Domain F Standard 3 (Major) – The staff for displaying a genuine commitment to their ongoing professional learning and their enthusiastic sharing of knowledge, experience and expertise in the spirit of collaboration and collegiality.
  • Domain F Standard 5 – The school for effectively implementing the Professional Reflection and Development to assist staff to develop their knowledge and skills to enhance student learning and school operations leading to positive student outcomes.
  • Domain F Standard 6 – The school for providing all staff with clear information related to job requirements and staff expectations to ensure that they can effectively meet their responsibilities in accordance with school and ESF expectations and in the best interest of students’ learning and well-being.
  • Domain F Standard 7 – ESF for its ethical and transparent employment processes that treats all employees fairly and equitably.
  • Domain H Standard 1 – The school for developing a robust and productive home-school relationship to support and enhance its positive learning culture that brings to life the Guiding Statements.

Recommendations from CIS Preparatory Report – May 2017:

  • Domain A Standard 3 – The school finalises the development of a contextually appropriate definition of international/intercultural education that reflects the school’s philosophy and current programmes to guide its practice and ensure clarity and consistency across the school.
  • Domain A Standard 4 – The school ensures that the staff induction and professional development programme include suitable references to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child to highlight the school’s focus on the best interests and well-being of students.
  • Domain A Standard 6 – The school explores and develops additional means to measure and evaluate the effectiveness of the implementation of the Guiding Statements that will provide relevant data that can help to inform future school directions.
  • Domain A Standard 7 (Major) – The school develops a contextually appropriate definition of high-quality learning that is related to the school’s philosophy of teaching and learning and current programmes to provide clarity and consistency to school practices.
  • Domain B Standard 4 – The School Council to review the school-based induction processes for new Council members so they are fully informed about the school’s programs, directions and priorities and can contribute to the Council’s work from commencement of the role.
  • Domain B Standard 4 – The School Council to develop means of regular self-review to measure its effectiveness as a governing body.
  • Domain B Standard 8 (Major) – The Senior Management Team and the School Council develop a centrally located school Policy Manual that is comprehensive and includes site-specific policies and procedures to bring consistency and clarity to school operations.
  • Domain C Standard 4 – The school embeds the new Learning Technology Scope and Sequence while ensuring it makes authentic connections to the POI, Guiding Statements and global citizenship.
  • Domain D Standard 2 (Major) – The Learning Support Coordinator and Senior Management Team develop a formal referral procedure for students with learning needs.
  • Domain D Standard 12 – The school reviews its English as an Additional Language (EAL) assessment procedures to determine how assessment data is used to provide support for students EAL and the effectiveness of the language support programme.
  • Domain D Standard 12 – The school reviews the provision of EAL and determines responsibility for providing support.
  • Domain E Standard 2i – The school develops site-specific Child Protection information and procedures and communicates them to the school community.
  • Domain E Standard 2 – The school develops, adopts and communicates to all stakeholders a contextually appropriate values statement about the rights of the child.
  • Domain E Standard 2 – The school strengthens and communicates to all stakeholders a school-based statement of belief surrounding child protection and appropriate behaviour of children towards other children.
  • Domain E Standard 2 – The school ensures that all school volunteers, after-school providers, and on-site contractors who may have the opportunity to develop relationships with students undergo a full background check with relevant authorities.
  • Domain E Standard 3i – The school develops, adopts and communicates to all stakeholders appropriate policies that promote physical and mental health, and emotional well-being of students aligned with the Guiding Statements.
  • Domain F Standard 2 (Major) – As a matter of urgency and in the interest of child protection, the school requires all persons working at the school or who have contact with students to undergo a criminal record history check.
  • Domain F Standard 5 – In the interest of equity and staff development, the school provides opportunities for part-time staff to participate in the school Professional Reflection and Development programme.
  • Domain G Standard 1 – The school develops a comprehensive Maintenance Plan that takes into consideration ESF scheduled maintenance works to ensure regular maintenance and repair work is conducted, maintaining a safe and effective school environment.

School Counsellor:

We now have a counsellor working in school for one day per week.  She is from St. John’s Counselling Service and is qualified both as a counsellor and as a teacher.  This background means that she is well placed to work with young students and their families.  She is able to support students who, for a variety of reasons may be struggling emotionally and need support in this area.  If you would like your child to see Anson for a half hour session, please contact our Head of Individual Needs, Catherine Blacklaws on catherine.blacklaws@bradbury.edu.hk .

Shoe and uniform reminder:

A reminder that school uniform shoes are black.  These need to be sturdy school shoes, not party or slipon shoes, which may be hazardous in the wet or on stairs.  Sports shoes should be white or black.  If you have difficulty locating these, a small coloured insert is acceptable.  No coloured laces, lights or wheels. Sports shoes should only be worn on timetabled specialist PE days. We encourage our students to take pride in wearing the correct uniform and additional, non-uniform items should be left at home. No nail polish, stick on tattoos or jewellery is to be worn.

Parking outside Bradbury School:

As we are all aware, our school is situated in an area with very little easy parking spaces and reasonably heavy traffic at the start and end of the school day. This makes dropping off and picking up children by car a tricky task. Whilst we are aware of this, we would like to request the following:

In order to keep our students safe, could all parents who pick up their children from school by car please be reminded to not double park outside school whilst waiting for your children.  This causes very dangerous situations with the heavy traffic at the end of the school day.  Our buses can occasionally find it very difficult, if not impossible, to leave the school gates due to cars being parked opposite the school gates.  Please ensure that this area is kept clear.

Please consider using the pedestrian crossing when crossing the road as the traffic coming down the hill can be moving very fast, on a corner.

And finally, please do not leave your car unattended as we may need to move vehicles quickly in case of any emergency.

Thank you for your help in keeping our students safe.

See you all at tonight’s picnic.

Thank you.

Sandra Webster

Principal

Important Dates

DATE

EVENT

TIME

15 Sept 2017 (Fri) Year 7 Applications Close —–
15 Sept 2017 (Fri) Bradbury School Family Picnic 5:00 pm
18 September 2017 (Mon) Feeding People in Need 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
18 Sept 2017 (Mon) Deadline for P.T.A. Nominations 3:00 pm
18 Sept 2017 (Mon) –

20 Sept 2017 (Wed)

School Photos

(Please check student diary for exact day)

All Day
19 Sept 2017 (Fri) IS Prospective Parents Meeting 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
21 Sept 2017 (Thur) Year 6 P.T.A. Cake  Sale 10:00 am – 10:30 am
22 Sept 2017 (Fri) Deadline of Health and Dental Forms 4:00 pm
25 Sept 2017 (Mon) P.T.A. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 6:00 pm
25 Sept 2017 (Mon) Feeding People In Need 6:00 pm
26 Sept 2017 (Tue) Parent Meeting:  Supporting Reading at Home 8:30 am – 9:30 am
29 Sept 2017 (Fri) Deadline of the Medical Forms 3:00 pm
02 Oct 2017 (Mon) –

06 Oct 2017 (Fri)

Half Term Holidays

No Classes

—-
09 Oct 2017 (Mon) Year 1 Inoculations All Day
20 Oct 2017 (Fri) CPD Day – No Classes —-
15 Nov 2017 (Wed) Year 6 Inoculations All Day

 

Immunisations’ Year 1 and Year 6 (2017-2018)

MMR and Hepatitis B Vaccinations

The School Immunisation Team of the Health Department will visit our school on the 9 October 2017, Monday to offer the measles, mumps and rubella vaccination for Year 1 students.

MMR and Hepatitis B Vaccination will also be offered for Years 6 on 15 November, Wednesday.

The vaccination which the nurses provide is funded by the Hong Kong Government, and does not require a fee.

Please fill in either the consent form/ refusal form, and return it to the medical room before

29 September, Friday.

Please complete the form, and attach your child’s medical records (copy/original). The medical records will be returned to you immediately after the immunisation. If you do not receive all your child’s vaccination records, please contact me immediately.

The forms have been distributed to the Year 1 and Year 6 classes.

If you have any queries or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Nurse Lauren (Health Care Professional)

Defining Global Citizenship

As an International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) school Bradbury School continually strives towards developing internationally minded students. The IB define an internationally minded person as a person who demonstrates the attributes of the IB learner profile.

In addition Bradbury School is accredited with the Council of International Schools (CIS) who clearly state that; “our schools have committed to actively promote internationalism and interculturalism in education through;”

  • Ethics
  • Diversity
  • Global Issues
  • Communication
  • Service
  • Leadership
  • Sustainable lifestyle

The Bradbury School community have embraced the concept of fostering students to become responsible global citizens and have defined global citizenship as:

Understanding, respecting and valuing diversity.

Becoming globally responsible by learning about, from and with others.

Acknowledging that there are multiple perspectives.

If you are interested in finding out more about how to support your child to develop as an internationally minded, global citizen then please follow the link below for more information from the IB.  

https://blogs.ibo.org/blog/2017/09/01/international-mindedness-teachers-are-talking-about-it-but-what-exactly-is-it/

John Ainsworth and Amanda Bremner

Bus Buddies 

A big thank you to all the students from Years 3 through to Year 6 who acted as ‘bus buddies’ for our Year 1 students during their first few weeks of school. Our Year 1 students are managing the buses now without being ‘picked up’ by a bus buddy, but it’s lovely to still see so many chatting with their older ‘bus buddy’ friend as they come off the buses in the morning.

Parent Workshop

Supporting Your Child with Home Reading  

Bradbury School

Tuesday, 26 September,   8:30 a.m.

School Hall

Particularly for parents of Years 1, 2 and 3, but all are welcome

Please RSVP to Ms Fritzi at Front Office-25748249 if you would like to attend.  

Fun Happenings in Years 1 and 2

I would like to share two recent example of how our teachers plan and use age- appropriate, ‘play based’ learning activities to develop our students’ skills and understandings.

Your Year 1 student may soon be mentioning their ‘Discovery Time’, which is currently happening on Thursday afternoons. During this time the students take part in a series of structured, ‘hands on’ activities that teachers have planned to address key competencies that our students need to develop. These competencies will be related to thinking, using language and symbols, managing self, relating to others, and participating and contributing. These activities allow our students to inquire, make choices, and develop skills and concepts relating to our PYP program in a fun and age appropriate way.

Your Year 2 student may be mentioning being a pirate or sinking boats, as this week they were cast into a dramatic, role play situation.  Students suddenly found their classroom had turned into the ocean, that they were pirates on a ship, and that their ship was sinking!  After working together to make it to safety on a small island (conveniently found in Telly Tubby Land!), supported by their pirates teachers and EA’s, students had to work together to come up with a list of the things that they would need to survive on a desert island environment or habitat.

PE News

Netball

This week our Y5 and Y6 netball girls headed to Aberdeen to take on all the other international schools. After one training session, we weren’t expecting miracles but the girls really grew throughout and improved their understanding of one another. Despite many of the other schools being dominant with their size and height, our girls showed tenacity and determination to fight for everything. 

Isla Element got the coaches commendation after she led by example, showing her strong will and good play. 

Food for thought…

Here’s a great video talking about having a variety of movements can improve our general health and well being. Let’s get these good habits instilled early.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVRg193Wa-M&feature=youtu.be

Now, it’s time to get up and move around!!

Year 4 Inquiry

The Year 4 children are inquiring into ‘systems involved in the production and distribution of food’ as part of their current Unit of Inquiry.

Lines of inquiry:

  • Sources of products (Function)
  • Changes products go through (Change)
  • How the choices of food we eat impacts our environment (responsibility)

As part of this unit the children will be taking action by planting a variety of different seeds and seedlings using environmentally friendly plant pots – made from newspaper by the students!  The Year 4 children will be continuing this action throughout the school year during their STEAM sessions and have been thinking carefully about what they would like to do with the plants that are grown.  This process is allowing the children to reflect upon the food choices they make and how it impacts our environment, promoting responsibility.

Library News

A big thank you to the parents who have been coming in to cover library books and accession Guided Reading books. Your help is always appreciated. We are always looking for help with covering and shelving books so please contact me if you are interested in spending some time helping in our lovely library jane.thompson@bradbury.edu.hk

Please see below for your child’s break-time library sessions. We had a focus on Lego for the first two weeks of the term with children coming in to make bookmarks last week. This week we are putting on some mindfulness activities.

  

UPPER & LOWER SCHOOL

UPPER SCHOOL

LOWER SCHOOL

Day

Break time

Lunchtime

Lunchtime

Lunchtime

Lunchtime

MONDAY

YEAR ONE

YEAR SIX

YEAR THREE

TUESDAY

YEAR FOUR

YEAR FIVE

YEAR TWO

WEDNESDAY

YEAR TWO

YEAR SIX

YEAR ONE

THURSDAY

YEAR FIVE

YEAR FOUR

YEAR THREE

FRIDAY

STUDENT LIBRARIANS

Bookazine Book Fair will be arriving at Bradbury School on Wednesday 1 November and will run until Friday 3 November 2018. We will send you more details nearer the time.


   World Food Day

   

As part of World Food Day which this year is 16 October, Bradbury families are being asked to donate items in the 1×3 food drive. Families could really help out by bringing in 3 items. For example 3 packs of noodles, 3kg of rice, or 3 cans of food etc.

All items can be dropped off at the school office from Monday 25 September until pick up which is scheduled for the 16 October .Your support is appreciated by many.

  PTA News

Dates for your diary:

Class Parent News

A class parent is still needed for class 6C. If you would like to volunteer please contact Catherine Hufton or the PTA office.

There is a meeting for all class parents on Thursday 21st September at 10am in the PTA office/Parent lounge. 

Year 6 Cake Sale

The Year 6 cake sale will be held on Thursday, 21 September 2017. We would be grateful if each year 6 Student could contribute one dozen (only) individual sized cakes for this event. Please have your child deliver the cakes to the school hall on Thursday morning. If you would like your container returned, please clearly label both the top and bottom with your child’s name and class. Please remember no nuts or nut products.

Although brownies and cupcakes are very popular, there is a school wide focus on health this year. To encourage children to make healthier choices we would love to see some alternatives that more nutritious and lower in sugar.

Volunteers – we require 9 helpers on the day between 9:30am and 11:00am, please email your class parent or the PTA at pta@bradbury.edu.hk or call 2893 2256 if you can help.

If you would like your child/children to buy a cake, please provide them with $10 and they will have an opportunity to buy a cake at morning break on Thursday.

Many thanks.

PTA Facebook Page

Thanks to everyone for following us on Facebook. If you haven’t had a chance to do so, now is the time.  Lots of community updates coming soon!

https://www.facebook.com/BradburyschoolPTA/

Winter Night Market Raffle

IT’S BACK —The RAFFLE

This year the PTA will be holding a Raffle during the Winter Night Market – our major, annual fundraiser!!

We need RAFFLE PRIZE donations!!! If you can help please contact the PTA at pta@bradbury.edu.hk

Examples of previous prizes are:

• Hotel / villa vouchers

• Restaurant vouchers

• Vouchers for spa or salon treatments

• Vouchers for retail outlets / activities

• Vouchers for photographic sessions

• Jewellery / Handbags / Accessories

We would also love to hear from anyone who runs their own business or works for a company that may be willing to donate a prize.

Let’s pull together our resources to make this the BEST RAFFLE EVER!!!

Deadline for prize donations – 15 September

School Calendar

CORRECTION – the CPD day in is on 10 November, not the 17th as shown in the calendar. Please make sure you amend your copy.

Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Bradbury Parent Teacher Association Limited will be held on Monday 25 September at 6:00 pm in the school hall. This will be followed by a WINE & TAPAS EVENING hosted by the PTA.

Please see the AGM Notice below for all the details.

We would love to see as many parents at the AGM as possible. It is a great way find out what the PTA has been doing over the last year to raise funds and support the school and to hear about any plans for the future.

Directly after the AGM, the PTA will host a Wine and Tapas evening. This is a fantastic opportunity to meet the Committee and to socialise with other Bradbury parents.

We are always looking for enthusiastic parents to join the committee. If you are interested or would like more information please email pta@bradbury.edu.hk.

Nominations for election should be submitted in writing by Monday 18 September. A nomination form is included below. Please submit to the PTA Administrator, Lin Gong in the PTA shop or send via email to pta@bradbury.edu.hk.

Please get in touch if you have any ideas for events or spending plans, if would like any more information about anything I have talked about above or if you would like to get involved with the PTA!

Useful links:

Email: pta@bradbury.edu.hk.

Website: http://www.bradbury.edu.hk/pta-2/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BradburyschoolPTA/

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Bradbury School Parent Teacher Association Limited will be held on:

Date: Monday 25 September 2017
Time: 6:00 pm

Place: The School Hall

For the following purposes:

  1. To receive and consider and audited Financial Statements of the Company for the year ended 30th June, 2017
  2. To appoint of Auditors for the 2017/18 fiscal year, (name of auditors) retired and offer themselves for reappointment.
  3. To elect Executive Committee members for the year 2017/18
  4. To transact any other ordinary business of the Company

As members of the PTA all parents are invited to attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting.

Election of the 2017/18 PTA Executive Committee will take place and all parents are eligible to vote. If you wish join the PTA Committee or nominate another parent to do so, please complete the nomination form. Forms should be returned to the Chairperson or Hon. Secretary by email pta@bradbury.edu.hkor to the PTA office on/before 18 September 2017

The Agenda, Financial Reports, Minutes and Nomination form will be available on the School website (PTA – AGM and PTA Accounts).

The Annual General Meeting will be followed by a WINE & TAPAS EVENING hosted by the PTA so do please try and attend both. You can find out what the PTA has been up to this year and enjoy some delicious food and wine while taking the opportunity to meet the PTA committee and socialise with other parents.

If you would like to attend please RSVP by email pta@bradbury.edu.hk

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you there.

Bradbury School PTA LTD

Bradbury School PTA Ltd

Nomination to Bradbury School Parent Teacher Association Limited
Executive Committee for the year 2017/18
(Nominations must be lodged with Bradbury School PTA Limited,
43C Stubbs Road, Hong Kong by 5.00pm on Monday 18 September 2017)

We hereby nominate ___________________________________________________________

Proposed by: __________________________ Signed __________________________

Seconded by: __________________________     Signed ___________________________

If elected I am willing to serve as a parent member of the PTA Committee for the 2017/18 school year.

Signed ________________________________ Date ______________

A big thank you to the following who volunteered to be class parents.

Class

Parents’ Name ( Students’ Name)

1N

Amanda Osmund (Max Osmund)

1BZ

Kelly Xu ( Ben Xu)

1T

Marilu Peck (Lucy Logudic)

1G

Michelle Kang (Arjan Kang)

1C

June Chen ( Henry  & Fiona Wang)

2T

Catherine Hufton (William Hufton)

2G

Roberta Camilleri (Lorenzo Camilleri)

2R

Silke Schaefer (Alex Schaefer)

2F

Ruby Lam ( Kaydence Luk)

3SP

Annie Yang (Caius Leung)

3C

3V

Heidi Hutchison (Atticus Hutchison)

3D

Monique Pope (Marlie Gelok)

4T

Nyree Chung (Kyla Chung)

4F

Elizabeth Adams ( Holly Adams)

4P

Ashling Geh (Adam Warnes)

4H

Katie Francis (Daisy Francis)

5C

Wendy Cramond (Ben McEntee)

5S

Dawn Semple (Skye Semple)

5B

Niamh Armitage ( Lucy Armitage)

5F

Mimi Poon (Ian Hioe)

6B

Nicole Cowley (Laine Cowley) and

Melanie Brantingham (Jonas Brantingham )

6A

Cassie Jullienne (Max Jullienne)

6D

Chako Nishisako (Lucian Nishisako)

6C

Date:  19 September at 5:30 PM

Bradbury School Hall

RSVP to Fritzi on fritzi.yu@bradbury.edu.hk

We hope to see you at the ESF 50th Anniversary Marathon and Carnival day on 22 Oct 2017.

Many of our Bradbury staff and families will be joining the 1 km family walk, 3 Km run, and also the 10 Km challenge!  Hopefully you can join us and other Bradbury families too.  Would you like your child to perform on stage at the carnival on the same day?  We have an option to put forward a couple of items.  If your child/ren has a well-rehearsed item ready to go that would be suitable to perform on a portable stage – please let us know by contacting Fritzi on fritzi.yu@bradbury.edu.hk Please include the name and class of your child, the item and timing of each act.  Please click on the website below to for more details and to enrol in the race!

https://marathon.esf.edu.hk/en

Thank you for attending the South Island School Open Day on Tuesday 12 September 2017.  To ensure we are providing you with sufficient information, we would like your feedback.  Please take a few minutes to complete the Open Day Survey.

Dear Parents,

The following companies are currently hiring our facilities to provide extra curricular activities for students. You may browse the school website under “LIFE AT BRADBURY” for their programs and enrol your child directly to the company:

ESF Educational Services Ltd. – Language and Sports Programme, contact Candy Leung at 2760 3900 or cleung@esf.org.hk website: www.esf.org.hk

Adventure Sports Academy Ltd. – Soccer & Basketball Training, contact Eilis Cheung at 3998 4042 or info@adventuresportsacademy.com website: www.adventuresportsacademy.com

Backershagen B.V. (LanguageOne) – Global Mother Tongue Education, contact Leandra Lok at

5501 5262 or leandra.lok@languageone.nl website: www.languageone.nl

Banana Art Club – Art Class, contact Michelle Chan at 6020 5476 or bananaartclub@gmail.com website: www.bananaartclub.com

Brilliant Learning International Ltd. (Sanskriti) – Sanskriti/Hindi Language Class, contact Geetanjali Dhar at 3563 4300 or info@sanskritiglobal.org website: www.sanskritiglobal.org

Discovery Dome Hong Kong Ltd. – Astronomy Club with a Portable Mobile Planetarium (Year 3-6 students), contact Lorne Ali at 9754 4081 or lorneali@hotmail.com, website www.discoverydome.hk

Foundation Academy Ltd. – Foundation’s Filmmaker, contact Namrata Bindra at 3107 8810 or academy@foundationge.com website: http://www.foundationacademy.co/filmmaker/

HoYinPingChess / Hong Kong Junior Chess Club – Chess Class, Holiday Camp, Tournament, contact Yin Ping Ho at 9215 2682 or hoyinpingchess@gmail.com website: www.hoyinpingchess.com/index/lesson.html /www.hoyinpingchess.com/index/camp.html or www.hkjuniorchess.org

KennyMark Pty Ltd. – Astro Trooper Space Workshop (Oct 2017), contact Kenny Tan at +61 405 841 446 or kenny@kmptyltd.com website: www.kmptyltd.com

Primary Matters – Writing Workshop, contact Marion McNally at 9465 4468 or primarymattershk@gmail.com website: www.primarymattershk.com

Starlit Voice Ltd. – LAMDA Musical Theatre & Group Drama, contact Vincent Warren at 2108 2182 or info@starlit.hk website: www.starlitvoice.com

Valley Rugby Football Club Ltd. – Netball FUNdamentals 12 week Programme, contact Chanelle Candy at 2815 3670 or netball@valleyrfc.com website: http://www.valleyrfc.com/netball—junior-academy.html


N.B. Bradbury School is not responsible for the quality and safety of programmes offered by third parties. However, please note that all hirers are required to provide third party liability insurance. Parents are urged to take steps to ensure that they are satisfied with any and all aspects of the after school programme(s) they elect to opt in to.

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