June 23, 2014
The British International School of New York Speech Day /Graduation 2014- a very special day. SpeechDay2014 from BIS-NY on Vimeo.
June 13, 2014
Today, as the students from our sister school Abercorn in London arrive in New York City, reconnecting with their exchanges from the BIS-NY visit three weeks ago we have some reflections on the visit to share: Year 8’s transatlantic excursion was a truly unforgettable experience. This photo encompasses exactly how we felt on the London trip. Both London and New York are such modernized cities, and through the eye of a New Yorker or Londoner, it may seem like the […]
June 2, 2014
Over 70 committed students and five very creative teachers spent nearly 5 months believing in and spreading fairy dust on this production. Teamwork, risk taking, laughter, and hard work all contributed to make this show a success. Please enjoy BIS-NY’s 2014 musical production: Peter Pan! Peter Pan from BIS-NY on Vimeo.
May 13, 2014
Year 3 has been studying water! Throughout our inquiry, we got to find out that water access is not very easy for everyone around the world, people often have to walk miles for water that is dirty and can make them ill. With our friends at WaterAid we learnt more about the situa-tion in developing countries and decided to take ACTION to try and help! On Wednesday, May 7th we walked some of the distance that people have to walk […]
May 12, 2014
In February, BIS-NY held its first ever STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Fair for MYP students as part of Maths and Science Week. Students were asked to choose a topic that they were passionate about and create a question that would focus their inquiry. The first place winners of the STEM Fair were Max O’ Donahue and Louis Rhydderch in Year 8. The title of their inquiry was ‘What simple and mechanical invention is most effective in moving itself up […]
April 29, 2014
Please see the attached press release relating to the appointment of Mr. Morrow to the post of Headmaster of The British International School of New York, starting September 2015. [Press Release]
April 25, 2014
As featured in the New York Times about our very own master chef! “Alexander Weiss, the chef who cooked for 18 guests at the residence of the British Consul General in New York last week, turned all of 14 in February. When he came out to the dining room to explain each course of the formal dinner, the guests heaped accolades on him. Wearing a Union Jack apron, the cherubic-looking Alexander showed poise well beyond his years as he thanked […]
April 16, 2014
The system is currently offline due to unexpected maintenance in our hosting VPS. We are expecting to have the parent portal back online before April 27th, 2014. We apologise for the inconvenience caused. We’ll keep you updated.
April 14, 2014
A Vulnerability in OpenSSL, a software package that is widely used to secure online communications, was discovered. The vulnerability called Heartbleed Bug. http://heartbleed.com The British International School Systems & Google apps for education are not affected by this vulnerability. We are actively monitoring the situation and will provide status updates as they become available. For detail updates and technical information, please contact the ICT Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 11, 2014
As part of our basketball units during PE classes, whilst looking at key techniques of the game, the students have explored what it means to be a team, how a successful team should work and experienced being the coach as they decided on positions and plays for their team. In each year group the unit draws to a close with a House basketball tournament, it has been our very own version of March Madness!