Prince of Wales Island International School, Penang, Malaysia

Yearly Archives: 2018

Wizard of Oz Buses

Our Wizard of Oz advertisements are now up on all our 8 buses, so keep a look out for them! If you haven’t already got your tickets, hurry and get yours today!  

Chinese New Year Assembly

Students and staff put together a fun assembly that featured traditional Chinese musical instruments, dancing, Chinese Opera, Chinese performing arts, story telling, as well as a fashion show with traditional costumes as part of the Chinese New Year celebrations in the school.

Happy Chinese New Year from all of us at POWIIS!  

Student Leadership Training

Over 50 House Year Leaders and Captains, Year 12 Mentors and the new Year 12 Humanitarian Committee engage in an afternoon of activities reflecting on who inspires them, what the traits of good leaders are and initial planning for their new roles in the Student Leadership Training recently.  

Wizard of Oz Rehearsal

Students have been busy rehearsing for our musical production, The Wizard of Oz, since September. Get excited! We are bringing you to the Land Of Oz with us on 23rd and 24th of March!  

TES International School of the Year Award

The Principal, Simon Leese, and Mrs Leese were in London last week for the TES (Times Educational Supplement) Independent School Awards, presented at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane.

We were delighted to be declared the winner of the International School of the Year Award. Pictured at the presentation are the MC, former MP, author and TV personality Giles Brandreth, Mr and Mrs Leese, and Mr Mark Bignell representing Buckinghamshire Education Trust, sponsors of the award.  

Sports Day 2018

It was a fun filled day on last Friday with different sport activities and contagious house spirit. Well done everybody. Congratulations to Glamorgan House, House Champions at Sports Day 2018!  

Senior Inter-House Activity

Last Friday, the seniors competed in the “Senior Inter-House Activity” for a place in the finals. The girls’ event was football and the boys’ basketball. Stay tuned to find out who the winning house will be!  

Year 11 Parents’ Evening

The IGCSE examinations are fast approaching! After the recent mock examinations, the Year 11s and their parents met with respective teachers to review and evaluate their progress at Parents’ Evening.  

Boarding Chinese New Year Decorations

Over the weekend, POWIIS boarders prepared for the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations by decorating the boarding compound with lanterns, fire crackers, and a blossom tree.