GIS YEAR 11 & Y13 – AWARDS AND GRADUATION CEREMONY 2022!

GIS YEAR 11 & Y13 – AWARDS AND GRADUATION CEREMONY 2022! Congratulations to our Year 11 and Year 13 students for reaching a significant milestone in their educational journeys. We are so proud of your hard work, commitment and resilience! After two years of online events, we were finally fortunate enough to be able to hold this year’s graduation ceremonies in school. It was wonderful to bring everyone together in person to celebrate the incredible successes of our students...


GIS Higher Education Days with Alumni!

Organised by GIS Higher Education Counsellors Liza Phillips and Christopher Mercer, our Year 12 students recently enjoyed sessions with two Alumni who generously gave up their time to share their journey after GIS, experiences of working life, and general life lessons.  At GIS, our Higher Education Days offer our Year 12 students the opportunity to consider the future options available to them, fundamentally ensuring that they are well informed and prepared to take ownership of their own...


GIS 2022 Tech-inar Sessions with Alumni!

Organised by the GIS Digital Learning Strand, including Shreya Pillai, Zubair Mohammed, Alyssa Cheong and supervising teacher Ms Anouska Doyle, ‘Tech-inar’ have given students, staff and parents the opportunity to learn from our inspiring Alumni who are currently working within the Digital and Tech fields. Held on 24th March, the hour-long session highlighted the breadth of the tech industry and how opportunities can arise to move between different roles within a tech company. Attendees...


GIS Learning Strand: Learning with Alumni

At GIS, we are all always learning. As such, Learning Strand member Y12 student Benedict Tan, under the supervision of Mr Damian Graizevsky, Director of Learning at GIS, is seizing the opportunity to invite speakers from different professions to conduct a broad range of talks on topics that go well beyond the school curriculum. Aimed at enabling students to develop new knowledge and skills, as well as discover new interests and explore new passions, the initiative kicked off with alumni...


Class of 2001 Hybrid Reunion

At GIS, we always welcome and encourage events organised by our former students— and alumni reunions are definitely a favourite! On 12th March, our Class of 2001 celebrated their 20th anniversary with a special ‘hybrid’ reunion- some alumni coming along in person, whilst others joined the fun via Zoom. The special event reconnected alumni from all corners of the globe, as well as Principal Mr Michael Bardsley, Ms Amy Ward (Head of Secondary) and Ms Nicola Nelson (Head of Primary) in...


Creative Career Professionals Event with GIS Alumni!

Organised by the GIS Art Department, our Year 9 students enjoyed an online workshop, entitled ‘Creative Career Professional,’ where six of our Alumni, all of whom have pursued careers in the creative industries, generously gave up their time to share their career tips, experiences of working life, and general life lessons.   Ev Abbott, Head of Art said: “Malaysia has a thriving creative economy and it was brilliant to have the opportunity to give our Year 9s a window into...


GIS Oxbridge CCA – Law Mentoring Sessions!

At GIS, we know success beyond school and admission into competitive higher education programmes isn’t just about excellent grades. That’s why we don’t just focus on academics and  ensure that every student can achieve success beyond the classroom. In addition to outstanding teaching and learning, we offer subject electives linked to each student’s talents and passions; we ensure every GIS graduate does stand out from the crowd with our distinctive Higher Education Guidance...


Student Leadership Conference 2021: ‘Leadership in Adversity’

The importance of strong leadership has become more apparent than ever given the challenges of recent months. This year’s Student Leadership Conference aptly focused on developing goal oriented, adaptable and resilient leaders who are equipped to make difficult decisions when times get tough. Entitled ‘Leadership in Adversity,’ student leaders from Years 7-12 came together in strand teams for the conference which included alumni-led interesting and interactive lectures on various...


Looking to the Future: Mapping and Managing the Road Ahead!

Last week at GIS, we started the important process of looking at future options and planning to ensure smooth transitions in the transformative years. Collapsing the timetable for Year 11-13 gave us time and space to offer advice, guidance and support, highlighting the importance we place in ensuring our students are fully informed and prepared to take ownership of their own journeys. Year 11 started the process of thinking about their A level options, with this involving a series of A...


‘GIS MentorConnect’ Session with Alumni Basil Lim!

Year 13 Head Student Chloe Wong recently set up the GIS MentorConnect Platform to offer coaching and mentoring to students as they plan to embark upon the next stage of their educational journey, post- GIS. Engaging alumni has been a key part of this project, and we kicked off with Alumni Basil Lim (Class ‘10) who offered mentoring to students with an interest in coding.   Chloe Wong GIS Year 13 Student/Student Head 2020/2021 ‘GIS MentorConnect’ is a platform which...