Anyone who has watched the Netflix series The Crown will have gathered that the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was, as a younger man, an outward bound type whose forthright approach to life was nurtured at the no-frills boarding school on the north east coast of Scotland, known as…Details
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San Isidro Dress up Day
Year 1 teaches us about Africa!
Sports Day at KIS
Easter Egg Hunts!
Year 2 Trip to Faunia
Year 1 Spring Walk
Nursery goes to Nanoespacio
The Daily Mile
Carnival at KIS
Maths Week at KIS
Float or Sink?
If you were under the impression that an A Level in Business Studies was a walk in the park compared to Economics, think again. While certain universities such as Cambridge and The London School of Economics branded it a soft subject in 2008, new specifications introduced in 2015 have reshaped the landscape. “It requires the…Details
We tend to think of just children when we think of the word “play” – and whilst more and more research is highlighting the importance for children of play, time to just “be” and a needed break from academia, clubs, and other structured activities… there is a real importance for adults, too. Play creates a…Details
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) organisation have put together some excellent, simple but effective activities to enable people to take part in #EmpowerHalfHour… to find out more about what this entails and its aims, click here – why not share with your colleagues and try some?…Details
As the UK continues in Brexit limbo, EU students may be wondering what the deal will be for them in the near future and what their options will look like, both within and without the UK. Always a keen remainer with regard to the EU, Scotland has taken the initiative and declared that EU students…Details
We are all less able to handle the stresses that come our way when we’re already depleted by physical and emotional exhaustion. Or, put in a more positive way, we are more resilient and more able to handle life’s stress when we are feeling our best both physically and emotionally. Taking time out to maintain…Details
A mood, like a season, can change and fluctuate. Interestingly, whether they are happy, exuberant or negative, they attract like for like. So, if you are in a terrible mood, then you can be guaranteed to experience others in the same kind of mood. We can blame it on the weather, or the fact that it’s…Details
There is nothing more heart-wrenching than watching your child standing alone at a birthday party while the other children have fun, or worse, realising your child is never invited at all. Being a part of the group is equated with social success, which, in turn, is equated with survival, and obviously we want our children…Details
Yesterday was the internationally recognised “Earth Day” – so what better focus for this week’s Mindful Monday than something to help us reflect on and appreciate our natural world. All of us are reliant upon the sun for energy, the earth for food, trees for air, and water for drinking. But when we go about…Details
“I think maths must be dull,” Kate Winslet says to Michael Shannon who plays a mathematician in the 2008 movie Revolutionary Road. It is a narrative that seems to have stuck and one that many pass children hear from their parents – particularly their mothers, who were possibly not encouraged in this direction as students.…Details