Today we welcomed new students for next year to spend a morning at ISF Waterloo to get to know our school and form some new friendships. All our current students also ‘went up a year’ to find out more about their new class. A great morning was had by all and everyone went away excited about the new school year ahead!
This week some of the Middle Years and IGCSE 1 students are enjoying a residential trip to Ieper/Ypres and the Belgian coast. Yesterday evening, students placed a wreath during the last post ceremony at the Menin Gate; a memorial dedicated to the British and Commonwealth soldiers who were killed in the Ypres Salient of World War I and whose graves are unknown.
On Friday 19 May, ISF Waterloo sent a netball and football team to the Inter-schools tournament. A great day was had by all. Congratulations to BSB for winning both netball and football. Well done to ISF teams who also did well and demonstrated excellent sportsmanship!
Our Primary Students made some wonderful gifts for all the ISF Mothers, take a look here!
Belgian channel VTM recently featured ISF Daycare during their news bulletin, see clip below!
On Thursday 11 May, Parents paid tribute to our dedicated staff with a teacher appreciation lunch. Parents donated food and their time to supervise students outside to allow the staff to have a relaxing lunch.
Thank you ISF staff for always going above and beyond to provide a caring, safe and stimulating learning environment!
Following our exciting announcement that St Paul’s British Primary School will join forces with ISF Waterloo, Bulletin journalist interviewed Mr Kevan Keegan; ISF Chairman and Ms Orla Mc Loughlin; newly appointed Head of School at St Paul’s to find out what it will mean for both schools. Read the Q&A article here
To celebrate the Spring and the last day of Term 2, ISF students took part in a Spring Bunny Hunt! All of Primary was matched with Secondary buddies to help them take part in the fun activities of the day! The older students were amazing and supportive and the younger ones had a great fun filled morning!!
Please click here to view photos.
Today Mr Keegan chairman of ISF Waterloo announced that ISF Waterloo will be joining forces with St Paul’s British Primary School in Tervuren!
Please see the official press release here. This is an exciting development as it will mean that we will have a sister school; two schools uniting together, bringing greater opportunities for both of our communities.
On 24th March 2017, Mr Matt Fron and Ms Tahlia Decorso organised an exciting evening of musical and dramatic performances, visual art presentation and creative writing. Please take a look here for some pictures of this event.
Dear ISF Waterloo Community,
This is another reminder to come join us for an evening of creative arts this Friday from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. It will be an exciting event that you shouldn’t miss!
Our Science Fair took place last Friday, 17 March. It was a fantastic success, take a look at some pictures here!
Our new Daycare & Creche Tervuren will open soon, see details here
This morning we held our annual Crazy Hair Day and Bake Sale! It was lots of fun with plenty of crazy hair and delicious cake! Thanks to our fantastic Volunteers who did a wonderful job.
Our February Newsletter is now available here
ISF Waterloo launched its first Daycare on our Waterloo campus in December last year. Please listen to the interview by the Bulletin Magazine, featuring Mrs Yates and the design team explaining the research behind the designs used in our new and innovative Daycares. ISF is also happy to announce that we a will open a second International Daycare in Tervuren in the coming months using the same research and design principals as in Waterloo. Please click here to listen!
MUN Day 1: First Impressions
MUN Bilbao is under way with the opening ceremony taking place in the beautiful Bizcay Parliament in Gernika. The students were welcomed by traditional Basque dancers and speeches from Ana Otaduy, the President of the Parliament, and Tamara Zabala, the UN Deputy Director of Human Rights for Spain, who welcomed the delegates and advised them of the need, and difficulty, of multilateral diplomacy.
Ten of our students from ISF Waterloo are attending; below are some of their first impressions:
“At first I was quite reluctant about how things were going to happen. When I saw that we were all in the same boat I felt a little better. Let’s see what’s next…” -Esther
“The opening ceremony was a great opportunity to learn more about the MUN. The speeches made by each country were interesting and very well-prepared. Despite knowing I’ll barely get any sleep, I look forward to the rest of the conference :).”-Sarina
“I was really nervous; my palms were sweaty and I was disoriented. But when I stood to deliver my speech I got lost in it: it was simply marvelous.”-Michael
This year, thirteen lucky students from across IGCSE 2, AS and A Level will be attending the International Model United Nations Conference in Bilbao, Spain from the 26th of January until the 29th. This is a fantastic opportunity for those students to make lasting friendships, acquire new skills such as: debating, writing Resolutions, lobbying, as well as increasing their understanding of International Relations and how international laws are created. The students will also be treated to a formal three course black-tie dinner and a guided tour around Bilbao itself. I will be reporting daily on the conference as events unfold so that you can all see the work our students are doing. Lastly, I am sure you will join the school in wishing our students the best of luck as they embark on this exciting and educational experience as exemplary representatives of ISF Waterloo.
Mr Lunness, A Level History and Global Perspectives Teacher
In the past two weeks the staff at ISF have had refresher courses in First Aid.
We are now updated on the latest and ready to provide First Aid wherever needed!
Thank you Belgian Red Cross for the training.