Monthly Archives: March 2015

Primary Inter-school football tournament- a fun day for all!

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 30 March 2015

On Friday 27 March ISF Waterloo hosted the Bicentenary Football Tournament. Teams from ISF played against St Paul’s Primary School and BEPS International. It was a wonderful day full of great football, fair play and making new friends.   All the students showed great sportsmanship, supporting and encouraging each other to play well. BEPS International won […]

Radio X interviews ISF Waterloo

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 28 March 2015

Radio X; Belgian’s expat radio station visited ISF Waterloo to hear about how we have become the first International School to use the Google for Education platform throughout the school and learn more about our Bicentenary activities to commemorate the Battle of Waterloo. Click here to listen to our interview!  http://radiox.eu/isf-international-school/

Science Week a success!

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 28 March 2015

Last week was Science Week.  All of the students took part.  Primary students conducted daily experiments and Secondary students presented their research on one aspect of the Human Body and wowed us with experiments and dissections at the Science Fair on Tuesday. For more photos see our photo section-Science Week.  

Taekwondo Exhibition

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 23 March 2015

At todays morning assembly we saw a Taekwondo Exhibition from the Taekwondo club and their instructor Mr Andrews. It was great to see the skills the students have learned! To learn Taekwondo the students of ISF Waterloo can sign up for next term with the forms sent home in the red folders.

Multilingualism Presentation Thursday 26!

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 23 March 2015

Prof. Piet Van De Craen is a world expert in brain development through multilingualism.  He is a Professor of Neurolinguistics at the VUB: ‘Children learn languages amazingly fast.  The way they do this  has to do with their equally amazing brain.  In this talk some aspects of that brain are highlighted.  At the same time […]

Djembe Jump start!

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 22 March 2015

Cousin Jules came to ISF Friday 20 March, he held an extra long Jump start, treating us all to music and dance to the beat of the Djembe drums.  Students, teachers and parents all participated and it was a great way to start the day.  Thank you cousin Jules!

Viewing the Eclipse

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 20 March 2015

Clouds did not clear this morning. At ISF Waterloo we were able to follow the eclipse through live broadcast. We did try to witness it live, but we spent our time looking for the sun instead of looking at it! Next events to look forward to: Today at 16:57 March northward equinox. 4th of April: […]

Bicentenary Football Tournament – March 27

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 19 March 2015

  Bicentenary Football Tournament: March 27 After the try-outs on Friday 13th the students finally heard today who had been chosen to represent ISF Waterloo in our up coming football tournament. Mr Thumwood, the event organiser, was very impressed with the talent here at ISF and he chose three teams based on the students levels […]

The Learning Brain – Language Learning in Children…..How do they do it? A talk by Prof. Piet Van De Craen

Posted by ISF Date: 18 March 2015

Prof. Piet Van De Craen is a world expert in brain development through multilingualism.  He is a Professor of Neurolinguistics at the VUB: ‘Children learn languages amazingly fast.  The way they do this  has to do with their equally amazing brain.  In this talk some aspects of that brain are highlighted.  At the same time […]

Team Building in Secondary Assembly

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 16 March 2015

The theme of the secondary assembly last Friday was ¨Teamwork¨. Each class made up a team. Each of the 6 teams was give a deck of card with simple instructions: Work as a team to build the highest tower of cards. Each team interpreted the instructions differently with some VERY creative results!

IGCSE go orienteering!

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 6 March 2015

As part of their PE orienteering classwork, the IGCSE students spent a day in Huizingen Domain.

Class 7 present the Human Skeleton at Assembly

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 6 March 2015

This Month’s Primary Assembly theme was the Human Skeleton!    Before Class 7 started on their presentation Ms Orla read out the Golden Book which details the student achievements for the month. Ms Orla then announced the March birthdays and all these students got a present from the birthday box! Ms Orla also announced that the school will […]

Battle of Waterloo Poetry Assembly

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 3 March 2015

At Monday’s Creative Writing and Poetry Assembly we heard some beautiful poetry and creative presentations from many of our students.    Pre-school and Class 1 performed the song Waterloo by ABBA. Class 2 and 3 told about their visit to the Butte du Lion in a poem. Class 4 performed “A Message in a Bottle […]

E Safety Presentation

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 3 March 2015

On Thursday 26 February we welcomed Daragh Comerford, Director of ICT and Head of Computing at the British School of Brussels, to talk to our parents and staff about E-Safety. Daragh’s presentation addressed both the misconceptions and realities facing children in today’s globally connected environment. He focused on how social media, the internet and online […]