the ability to communicate well in various situations and formats is a valuable
attribute for all our students.
ensure we provide ample opportunities during lesson time to develop the key
skills of writing, listening and public speaking. We
also believe that our students should have a voice in our school community,
contributing their ideas on how to improve school life.
Our Student Council
meet on a half termly basis comprising elected representatives from each year
group. The role of Council member is a responsible one, where they are expected
to represent the views of their year group by being approachable, helpful and
good communicators and support the Council in creating change to benefit the
those students with a keen interest and passion for public speaking and
debating there are also clubs and competitions where they can improve on those
skills and discover new talents.
For example, the Alice Smith School hosted a Model United Nations (MUN)
conference inviting two other international schools to join in the debate and
nine students attended the THIMUN conference in Singapore.
Novel Knockout Competition
5 and 6 students have the opportunity to participate in the Alice Smith Novel
Knockout, a competition that promotes the reading and discussion of
contemporary children’s literature. The winning team represents the school in
the National Competition, competing against other international schools.
Creative Writing and Reporting
with a flair for the written word can contribute to ‘Kaleidoscope’, the student
produced magazine at the Secondary Campus or join ‘The Smithy’ team, an
after-school club at the Primary Campus which produce the student
newspaper. Students are also
encouraged to submit a piece of creative writing for the ‘World Book’. Alice
Smith School are the publishers of the ‘World Book’, a collection of short
stories and poems from our own students and students from around the world,
which is produced annually.