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Nexus International School (Singapore) Awarded Gold For Sustainable School of the Year

Nexus is delighted to share that we were Gold Award winners for the HoneyKidsAsia 2023 Sustainable International School of the Year Award. This prestigious recognition highlights the school’s unwavering commitment to eco-friendliness and its groundbreaking efforts to create a sustainable future both within the curriculum and the school infrastructure.  The Care MVMT: Motivating Learner Agency At the heart of Nexus’s sustainability endeavours is the Care:MVMT, specifically, Care:World. It is an initiative that strives to inspire positive action directed towards protecting the planet, especially through collaborative efforts. The Care:MVMT aims to empower learners to realise their potential in enacting change and

Nexus Primary Production: Behind the Scenes of “Ali Baba and the Bongo Bandits”

By: Catharine Steele, Year 2 Teacher and Director From Auditions to Applause Last August, Nexus was buzzing with excitement as auditions for the 2023/24 Primary Production took the stage. Fueled by the success of the previous year’s show, our learners eagerly jumped at the chance to return to the spotlight. Guided by the transformative PYP and IB curriculum, we embarked on a journey to empower our learners, granting them the agency to shape their dramatic experience.   During the audition process, our Year 5 and 6 learners were invited to showcase their talents, various scripts were provided and the year

Nexus International School IBDP Cohort of 2023: Embarking on a Global Academic Odyssey!

By: Will Towler, Careers & University Counsellor Canada, UK, Sweden, Australia. These are just a few of the amazing destinations our fantastic IBDP cohort of 2023 are currently enjoying as part of their NEXt steps and life after Nexus. With 92% of our learners securing a place at their first choice university, we are incredibly proud to shed some light on the exceptional journey our 2023 leavers are on.  Our first stop on this voyage of discovery: Europe. Home to various fine universities, many of our learners are furthering their educational journey in countries up and down the continent. One of

Nexus Stock Exchange Competition: Cultivating Real-World Investment Skills

This school year, an exciting new initiative has created a buzz around Nexus International School, capturing the attention of both learners and staff — the Nexus Stock Exchange Competition.    Under the guidance of Mr. Raza, Business & Economics Learning Area Leader, the competitive league has cultivated an interest that stretches far beyond the classroom, providing valuable lessons that transcend traditional syllabus content. Launching the First Nexus Stock Exchange Competition Launched at the start of the school year in August, the competition handed participants a virtual $100,000 to invest in a simulated New York Stock Exchange. In all, 206 people

Nexmas Around the World: Celebrating Christmas, Diversity and the Nexus Community Spirit

Written by Danni, Member of the Nexus Community Group. On the 8th of December, we saw the return of the much-anticipated Christmas fair, “Nexmas Around the World,” organized by the Nexus Community Group. This year’s event aimed to celebrate the magic of Christmas, our incredibly diverse cultures at Nexus, and the unwavering support of our vibrant community.   The school was decorated to a whole new level this year with some of the most elaborate decorations being crafted to reflect our theme of Christmas around the world. With seemingly impossible designs, a huge thanks goes to the team of parents

Nexus International School (Singapore) Engages In A New Collaboration With FOBISIA

We are excited to announce a significant milestone in Nexus’ ongoing commitment to providing a world-class education. Nexus has recently been accepted at the pre-Membership Visit Stage for FOBISIA, the Federation of British International Schools in Asia. This marks the beginning of an exciting collaboration that will introduce many new opportunities that will enhance and enrich the overall educational experience for our school community. Unlocking Boundless Opportunities At Nexus, we believe in the power of expanding networks and nurturing partnerships to enrich the educational journey and experiences of the school community. This collaboration with FOBISIA opens up a world of

Celebrating Cultural Diversity: Nexus International School’s Year 3 Showcase

At Nexus International School (Singapore), the vibrant tapestry of cultures is not just embraced but celebrated! Building Knowledge Across the Unit of Inquiry Year 3 Learners hosted a Cultural Celebration for their families and friends Throughout their Unit of Inquiry (UOI) ‘How we express ourselves,’ Year 3 learners have been on a journey of discovery, building upon their knowledge of cultural expressions. They explored the central idea that ‘Culture is reflected through the Arts.’ The celebration wasn’t the first time parents were invited to join the learners on their cultural exploration. Earlier in the term, parents were invited to the

Nexus Learners Become Internationally Accredited Mental Health First Aiders

At Nexus International School (Singapore), our commitment to learner wellbeing leaps forward with the latest initiative from our CARE:MVMT Ambassadors. Empowering Learners for a Supportive Community Nexus Learners with George Peterkin of ‘Mind Your Health Ltd’ George Peterkin of ‘Mind Your Health Ltd‘ recently led an extensive Mental Health First Aid Training program at Nexus International School in Singapore. This day-long training covered crucial topics such as the fundamentals of mental health, different disorders and why people develop mental health conditions, symptom recognition, and effective approaches to supporting others.   George and the learners engaged in conversations about ways to

Finding A Truly International Experience At Nexus

As the world gets increasingly interconnected, more families move internationally for work opportunities and Singapore is a popular business hub that has many opportunities. However, though the opportunity is enticing, you may find that there is still some anxiety around leaving their home country, moving away from family and friends and much more.  All this affirms how important it is to choose a new place that works for you. In fact, the school that your children will attend is actually a key factor that will impact your relocation experience.   At Nexus, we believe that the experience goes beyond the

Nexus Wins Silver For HoneyKids Asia “Student Wellbeing Award” In The Education Awards of 2023

Nexus is proud to share that we were award winners for the HoneyKidsAsia 2023 “Student Wellbeing Award”. We are excited to be recognised as a top school that cares for all aspects of learner wellbeing and has made a positive impact on its learner body.    As a school, learner wellbeing has always been a key focus as we know that positive environments are imperative for learner success. Dr Heather Millington, Head of Secondary, cites Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, stating that an individual needs to have their basic needs met before they can reach self-actualisation. As such, Nexus has always