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    Congrats Y8 & 9 boys basketball

    February 11, 2016


    Year 8 & 9’s boy’s basketball team won their first ‘home’ game last night at Basketball City. Congrats to all!  

    BIS-NY students play in front of 2000 people at Fordham’s Rose Hill stadium!

    February 8, 2016


    BIS-NY students play in front of 2000 people at Fordham’s Rose Hill stadium! Well done BIS-NY kids!  

    Summer Camp

    January 29, 2016

    2016 Flyer Option 2

    It seems odd to be thinking about summer when it seems it’s only just gotten cold, but summer will be here before we know it and the kids will be out of school. Do you have summer plans yet? BIS-NY has a great summer camp and enrollment is now open! There’s a 10% discount for families who enroll before March 31st.

    Boys Basketball team wins

    January 28, 2016

    The Year 6/7 boys basketball team recorded the first basketball win in BIS-NY history with their efforts Tuesday night! The team beat Stephen Gaynor school 14-8 and were thrilled with their achievement. Well done guys!  

    Brooklyn Family Information Session

    January 27, 2016

    Do you live in Brooklyn? Are you interested in learning more about the British International School of NY? We’d love to invite you to our Family Information Session on Wednesday 10th February at they Wythe Hotel. Please RSVP to by Monday Feb 8th. Refreshments will be served.  

    MYP trip to Chelsea Piers

    January 13, 2016


    To kick off their Gymnastics Unit, all of MYP went to Field House at Chelsea Piers today. Students developed existing skills, learned how to safely use apparatus such as the rings, the ropes, the bars, vaulting horses, trampolines and sponge pits, and explored basic parkour movements, moving over, under and around obstacles. In their PE lessons this term, students will be creating gymnastic performances in pairs and small groups as part of the Planning for Performance assessment criteria. So far […]

    Year 3 visit the Sony WonderLab

    January 8, 2016


    What an exciting week for Year 3! The students had a wonderful time at the Sony WonderLab where we learned about how technology has evolved over time and had the opportunity to work with hands-on, interactive activities to further our knowledge. The children were able to see with their own eyes just how much technology has changed! In their written reflections, many commented that technology had gotten “smaller, cheaper and was able to do more”. The letter and email writing […]

    MYP become crime detectives at the Queens Hall of Science

    January 6, 2016


    Our Middle school students commenced 2016 with a trip to the Queens Hall of Science where they were challenged to solve a crime (based on real life) in the Forensics Lab. They used suspect dossiers as background information as well as scrutinizing the importance of following the scientific evidence to solve the crime through fingerprinting identification, chromatography, fabric combustion observations and decoding messages using a given formula. Through the skill of elimination and deduction, students arrived at suitable conclusions. They […]

    Year 6 trip to the Body’s Exhibit

    December 8, 2015

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    recently the Year 6 students visited the Body’s Exhibit at Discovery Times Square as part of their ‘medical school’ to become doctors. Now that they are knowledgeable about the human body they will be diagnosing patients each week as they learn more about the different systems in the body.

    Ideas worth spreading

    December 3, 2015


    Our Middle School students enjoyed a visit from our first STEM speaker from the UK before Thanksgiving. Alex Bennett-Grant inspired students about how the creation of ideas and working together to compliment talents can lead to great things. All the better when worked examples of such are presented in a real world environment. Alex shared many examples of his work and team work with We Are Pi. Most memorable included the creation of the world’s first Human Arabesque for the […]