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Class 6 trip to ‘Gateway to Space’

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 28 October 2015

          Class 6 trip to the exhibition ‘Gateway to Space’ On Monday 26th October, Class 6 had a fun trip to Space! Or at least they pretended to be in Space during their visit to the ‘Gateway to Space’ Exhibition in Brussels Expo. These are some of their comments about the […]

Support the Poppy Appeal!

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 27 October 2015

MY 3 Community and Service. All this week as part of their community and service MY3 students are selling poppies. The poppy is a symbol of remembrance. It’s history in short stems from the First World War. At the end of this war many of the fields of battle in Flanders became red with the […]

Latest Newsletter!

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 24 October 2015

Please enjoy our latest newsletter! October2015newsletter

ISF Waterloo invited to Google offices to launch GEG Belgium!

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 21 October 2015

Ms Orla Mc Loughlin and Mrs Belinda Yates were invited to launch the GEG Belgium (Google Education Group for Belgium) at the Google offices today in Brussels.  The GEG has been set up to give support to teachers and school administrators using the Google Platform.  It is free to join- use your Google + account […]

New students learn new Google skills!

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 17 October 2015

          All of the new secondary students had a Google training session for their tutorial this week. The students got to familiarize themselves with the Classroom platform and learned how to use other Google apps such as Docs and Sheets. Next time it will be the parents’ turn on the Google […]

International day 2015, 46 nationalities!

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 9 October 2015

Today, Friday 9 October it was International Day.  This year the theme was food.  The 190 students started the day with a parade of their national costumes.  The children then broke up into 8 groups to learn about food from around the world.  Students cooked or prepared food, tasted it and then made a presentation […]

MY 2 and 3 visit the Botanical Gardens

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 5 October 2015

On Friday 2nd October, MY 2 and 3 visited the Royal Botanical Gardens in Meise as part of their work in Geography on ecosystems. We had two wonderful guides who took each group around the glasshouses so the students could see the plants from a rainforest and a desert. The students worked hard completing the […]

PMI Today – ISF Waterloo’s project to ‘Go Google’!

Posted by ISF Date: 29 September 2015

PMI Today is an international magazine produced by the Project Management Institute. It reaches 12 million members.  For the first time in the magazine’s history, the PMI Belgian chapter was featured.  The article highlighted ISF Waterloo’s change project to GO GOOGLE!  Take a read for yourself!  PMI Today

Fabulous new Learning Centre Renovation complete!

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 27 September 2015

Whilst everyone was enjoying their summer holidays our 3 expert maintenance men Kristian, Samuel and Frank were busy renovating our Library into a new working space.  There is: 1. A new Cloak room and toilet area 2. A Research and Conference area 3. Study Zone 4. Mezzanine Reading Area Come and take a look you […]

PTA organise a great Parent Mix and Mingle night

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 27 September 2015

On Friday 25th September the PTA organised a                                                                                             mix […]

First Primary assembly for the year

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 26 September 2015

          The theme of the first Primary assembly of the school year on Friday was Brainwaves. First Ms Orla read out the Golden Book which awards students for good work and politeness. All the students that had their birthdays this month received a gift from the birthday box! Star of the […]

The Winter Show cast has been chosen!

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 22 September 2015

Winter Show Cast 2015 has been chosen! Congratulations! Mrs Anguizola with the help of Ms Barry will be directing this year’s show. Rehearsals have begun. Showtime is the 11th December.

ISF Waterloo to lead GEG Belgium!

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 22 September 2015

Yesterday saw the launch of GEG Belgium (Google Education Group).  ISF Waterloo and in particular Ms Orla and Mrs Yates have been chosen to be the GEG Leaders. The purpose of a GEG is to: Explore  the world of  Google applications Integrate  Google applications in our class rooms Enhance Teaching and Learning practices Collaborate Globally […]

House Captains Elected

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 12 September 2015

At Friday’s House assemblies each of the 4 teams elected a captain from Primary and a captain from Secondary.    

Staff update their First Aid Qualification

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 9 September 2015

Wednesday 9 September 2015, seven of the ISF staff completed the Red Cross Refresher course.  In January, 12 staff members will also complete the introductory 3 day course.  We are prepared in the event that an accident happens. We hope we will never have to use these skills.

MY 2 enjoyed Science experiments

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 9 September 2015

Today MY2 students looked at the energy content of potato chips. The energy released from a potato chip was used to heat a specific volume of water. Take a look!

Fire Drill!

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 9 September 2015

On Tuesday 8 September, ISF had its first fire drill.  The alarms were sounded and everyone left their rooms calming and efficiently to met at the designated meeting point.  Well done to all children and the ISF staff.  We will be having another ‘surprise’ drill in the coming weeks.

Curriculum Evening

Posted by Belinda Yates Date: 7 September 2015

          On Monday 7 September ISF Waterloo held its annual Curriculum Evening.  It was a great way to meet other parents, listen to the improvements made to the school over the summer, to be introduced to new teachers and of course to hear from the children’s teachers and tutors.  Thank you […]