Perhaps most importantly, students need to consider after they complete their research, how they can make a difference in the world, based on what they have learned. This year’s Exhibition featured a range of fascinating topics including Earthquake Safety, Climate Change, Coding, Artificial Intelligence, Electric Cars, The Bangladesh Independence War, World War I, Drama Therapy […]
The two-day courses offered the participants the opportunity to engage with teachers with a range of perspectives, whilst developing their knowledge and understanding of the IEYC, or their ability to lead the IPC. The opportunity gave them plenty to think about and they are now looking forward to putting their learning into practice
The future is now – and what better way to experience authentic learning than by getting your hands on simple programming languages and robots. Today at the Brussels Apple store the BEPS Secondary Students made a robot dance, animated an LED matrix and programmed a robot to navigate an obstacle course. Using basic programming, lots […]
Of course, International Day also gives everybody the opportunity to taste foods from around the world too. After lunch, the children shared fairytales in their home languages, which proved to be very interesting. There was lots of talking and comparing versions of the same story.
As they are learning about friendship in their IEYC Unit “This is Me”, they ended their exploration with a special moment. They sang songs and enjoyed a biscuit and a cup of hot chocolate together.
Emotional Intelligence (EQ) as it is known, is all about developing the skills for a better life and a better world. It’s all about growing friendship, reducing conflict. Growing self-awareness, reducing volatility. Growing connections, reducing isolation. The children enjoyed exploring a wide range of activities to help them grow in these ways.
The older students touched on topics such as kinetic energy, hydroelectric power, deforestation and the wider significance of rivers. They stretched their own learning by considering how to ask factual, conceptual and debatable questions in creative and memorable ways. Year 6 students had also the chance to tour the Secondary School and ask their hosts […]
The Lower School and Early Years children also enjoyed some Maths trails around the school and the school grounds. This involved a lot of counting of trees, windows, doors, gates, number of steps, measuring using hands, counting the number of children it takes to fill the big bench in the playground and finding 2D and […]