BIS Principal's Newsletter 16th November 2017

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Firstly I would like to express our appreciation to all of the families who attended last week's sports day. It was a very enjoyable occasion with some excellent sportsmanship from all of our students. I would like to congratulate Mr Carlo, our new head of Physical Education, on a very successful first sports day at BIS and to thank the PE staff and house leaders in particular for their contribution to the success of the day.

Triumph at Spelling Bee Competition

Last Thursday BIS fielded a team of nine students at a Spelling Bee competition held at Brownsville College, Ikoyi.

Years 7 and 8 were represented by Arjun Kartik, Vihaan Nagarkar and Tajudeen Akinloye. Shawn Ikokwu, Mofe Soyibo and Nadini Talukdar represented Year 9 whilst Jason Awaretife, Sayyidah Akindele and Farouk Umar-Shehu formed our team from Year 10.

After 25 rounds our Year 9 students were awarded joint share of the gold trophy with Brownsville College. Years 7 and 8 came home with a silver trophy while Year 10 returned with gold.

Miss Tomlin, Head of English, writes that our students were as always a credit to the school and to themselves. We would like to thank Miss Tomlin and our English Department for their hard work in preparing the teams.

Scholarship Entrance Examination

Once again a reminder that the scholarship entrance examination for entry in September 2018 will take place on campus on Saturday 25th November. Forms are available from the Registrar's Office.

Lateness to School

This is still a cause for concern in a number of cases and we are looking into the reasons for late arrival with those who persistently arrive after 8.00 am. Registration is a key part of the day and students missing out on it begin the day badly prepared. Whilst appreciating traffic issues, we ask that prompt arrival is an important issue for all students.

With best wishes for a pleasant week ahead,

Yours sincerely,


Howard Bullock.