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Infant National Day Celebration

Infant National Day Celebration

16-02-2017

The Infant Department celebrated National Day with a fantastic show. Well done to all the performers and the Arabic staff for putting on a lovely day for all.  ....

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Green Unit News

Green Unit News

16-02-2017

Senior Girl's had a Social Evening out this week and went to The Cheesecake Factory. They had a great time and filled up with lots of delicious food. Teachers were sponsored by students and staff to wear School Uniform on Wednesday. They a....

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Chromebooks in Art

Chromebooks in Art

16-02-2017

This week 3G have been working with partners and using their Chromebooks in today's Art lesson. They watched "How To" instruction videos carefully to make their lovely sketches.  ....

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BSME Under 13 Games

14-02-2017

Under 13 BSME Games Abu Dhabi ....

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BSME Music Festival

14-02-2017

BSME Music Festival ....

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Reception Trip to DHL

Reception Trip to DHL

14-02-2017

Reception classes are visiting DHL as part of their studies about the world. They identified items through the x-ray machine, sat in a DHL truck and beeped the horn and role played delivering parcels. They have carried on their work at school and ....

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Green Unit Run for Fun

Green Unit Run for Fun

11-02-2017

On Tuesday the GU department had their Annual 'Run for Fun'. The weather was great and everyone enjoyed the day's activities. Well done to all students who came out and competed. It was a great day.  ....

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Infant Sports Day

Infant Sports Day

09-02-2017

It was Infant Sports Day on Wednesday 8th February. Everyone had a fantastic day and worked very hard. Please check out the KES Facebook page to see more of the photos from the day. ....

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Year 6 Studying WW2

Year 6 Studying WW2

09-02-2017

Year 6 have been learning about World War II in History this term and during their Art lessons have worked on creating these amazing Air-Raid shelters. ....

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Reception Open Day

Reception Open Day

07-02-2017

We held more Reception Open Days this week. The parents from some of the Reception classes came to play with their children during our outdoor learning time. The children were so excited to play with their parents during school time. ....

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Year 7 Visit the National Library

07-02-2017

Thsi week the Year 7 students visited the National Library as part of their English work. National Library ....

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Science in Year 4

Science in Year 4

02-02-2017

Lots of fantastic work has been going on this week in the Junior Department. In Year 4's Science lessons the children have been learning how the chemical reaction caused by mixing baking soda and vinegar can blow up a balloon.  ....

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Prep. Open Days

Prep. Open Days

02-02-2017

Reception Pink held their open day this week. The parents listened to their children sing a few songs and then played with them during their outdoor learning session.  ....

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Green Unit Bazaar

Green Unit Bazaar

02-02-2017

Don't Forget - SPRING BAZAAR on Saturday 4th February from 10am - 4pm - Lots of stalls, and fun and games for all Green Unit Bazaar ....

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Green Unit at Boulevard Park

Green Unit at Boulevard Park

02-02-2017

Infant and Junior students went to Boulevard Park. They were involved in a lot of fitness activities and preparing themselves for the 'Run for Fun,' on Tuesday February 7th. Don't forget to sponsor our students in the Department. ....

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Year 2

Year 2

02-02-2017

2C made these fantastic fruit baskets to go along with their work on Handa's Surprise.  ....

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Gold Medal in the Maths Olympiad

02-02-2017

Abdul Rahman Al Tattan, of 10A1, received a gold medal from the Ministry of Education for recognition of his performance in the Kuwait Maths Olympiad last month. Maths Olympiad ....

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25 years of the Green Unit

25 years of the Green Unit

26-01-2017

On Wednesday night an Alumni Event was held to celebrate 25 years that the Green Unit has been running. In honour of this event ex students and staff were invited to attend and share their stories. It was a wonderful evening with over 70 people in....

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Green Unit Activities

Green Unit Activities

26-01-2017

This week Infants and Junior students visited the Zoo. They had a lot of fun, riding the train and seeing a variety of animals that they have been learning about in their Rain-forest topic in class. ....

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Inter-house footaball

Inter-house footaball

26-01-2017

The Year 8 boys played an impressive passing-style game and scored 6 goals in the Interhouse competition. Unfortunately, they narrowly missed qualifying for Thursday's final. An overall 3rd place result still keeps Failaka's hope....

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Trip to the Grand Mosque

Trip to the Grand Mosque

26-01-2017

This week the Arabic & Islamic departments organised a trip to The Grand Mosque for non Arab students in Year 6. The children got the chance to learn about Islamic and Kuwaiti culture and appreciate the beautiful design and architecture o....

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Infant Art Club

Infant Art Club

26-01-2017

The Year 2 Art Club has been busy creating a mural for the Infant Playground. It's a work-in-progress at the moment, but check back soon to see it completed!  ....

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25 Years of The Green Unit

25 Years of The Green Unit

21-01-2017

Senior Work Skills students have been working hard to prepare a lovely concert for their parents celebrating the 25th Anniversary for the Green Unit. Both classes prepared some lovely songs including ' Superhero Song,' and 'Yellow Subm....

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Well Done Green Unit Students

Well Done Green Unit Students

21-01-2017

This week we have had quite a few accomplishments in the Green Unit. Students competed in a Qu'Ran Competition for the Amir earlier this year. The results are in - Lulwah Malallah in Seniors won first place and Shamayel Al Ali came third again....

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Rainforests

Rainforests

19-01-2017

This term Year 5 have been learning about the Rainforests. 5B have been getting up to date with their Rainforest news by reading these interesting newspapers!  ....

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Year 2 reading to Reception

Year 2 reading to Reception

19-01-2017

Year 2 visited the Reception classes and acted out Handa's Surprise. ....

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Bee-bots in Year 1

Bee-bots in Year 1

19-01-2017

Year 1 had an exciting week learning how to program with our new Bee-bots. ....

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Year 6 Charity

Year 6 Charity

13-01-2017

Year 6's sponsored walk raised $10,000 this year for the children of Chingalire village in Malawi. A feeding programme was quickly set up so that these children have a hot meal before leaving school in the afternoon. Many lost their crops thro....

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Future Designers

Future Designers

12-01-2017

Students in Year 9 DT have been using Thermoplastic (PET) sheets strips and and a strip heater to make a simple base product.  A simple phone/ calculator stand was made for the students and their task was to improve it!  Slick, s....

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Junior School News

Junior School News

12-01-2017

6B have been reading Erich Kästner's 'Emil and the Detectives' In Guided Reading. The book was written in 1929 and is considered a children's classic.  ....

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Infant News

Infant News

12-01-2017

Children in 1G sorting materials in science. ....

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Outdoor learning in KG

Outdoor learning in KG

11-01-2017

In the Prep. Department we spend a lot of time learning outside. Here is some of the learning this week. ....

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The School Enrollment Project Fair

The School Enrollment Project Fair

10-01-2017

Kuwait English School at The School Enrollment Project Fair at Kuwait International Fair ground. Hall 7 from Tuesday 10th January to Friday 13th January. 9.00am to 1.30pm and 4pm to 1.30pm. Friday 4pm to 9.00pm ....

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Prep. Department Rock Pools

Prep. Department Rock Pools

09-01-2017

KG made rock pools when they were learning about sea animals. ....

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Green Unit Bird Feeders

Green Unit Bird Feeders

05-01-2017

HAPPY NEW YEAR! We hope you all had a well rested break. It has been a short but wonderful week, seeing all the students refreshed and ready to learn for Term 2. Students in all areas have been starting their new topics and are getting rea....

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Teacher at KES receives MBE

Teacher at KES receives MBE

05-01-2017

Ms Alison Shan Price has been recognised in the Queen's New Year Honours list with an MBE for her services to Dramatic Arts in Kuwait and the Gulf Region. A massive CONGRATULATIONS for this well-deserved award! To find out more about our v....

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Infant News

Infant News

05-01-2017

2E went to Salwa Park to investigate living and non-living things.  ....

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Green Unit End of term news

Green Unit End of term news

15-12-2016

The end of Term 1 is finally upon us! It has been a superb term filled with lots of learning and a variety of activities and events that have occurred such as Sports Day, Fashion Show, Orange Day and the various trips throughout all departments. ....

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Infant Party!

Infant Party!

15-12-2016

Children in Year 1 and 2 celebrated the end of term by sharing food, games and music with friends. Have a lovely holiday everyone! ....

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Arabic Day

Arabic Day

13-12-2016

Arabic Day at KES   Kuwait English School celebrated the annual Arabic Day on Tuesday 6th December under the patronage of the school chairman, Mr Mohammad Jasim Al Saddah. The Arabic and Islamic departments held an exhibition of e....

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Green Unit Activities

Green Unit Activities

11-12-2016

Even though it has been a short week, lots of events have been happening this week in the Green Unit. A selection of GU Students represented our School at the Quran Competition for His Highness Sheikh Sabah  on Tuesday. They all did very ....

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Junior Winter Concert

Junior Winter Concert

07-12-2016

The Junior Music Department Winter concert took place on Wednesday after school. The audience were treated to some wonderful renditions of classic winter songs by the choir, band and the orchestra and great fun was had by all. A huge congratulatio....

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Recycled Fashion Show

Recycled Fashion Show

07-12-2016

Recycled Fashion Show 2016: a fantastic display of colours, designs, styles and creativity   An excited audience gathered in KES Hall for the annual Recycled Fashion Show on Wednesday 30th November. The show, run by Head of Art and De....

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Self Portraits in Year 1

Self Portraits in Year 1

07-12-2016

Children in Year 1 put on an art show this week showcasing the lovely Self Portraits they've created this terms. All of the children got a chance to view the work of their peers and offer positive feedback. It was a lovely day had by all. ....

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Green Unit Activities

Green Unit Activities

01-12-2016

What a fantastic week of celebrations! GU Seniors participated in the FASHION SHOW this week.  Students spent countless hours designing and making amazing outfits using recyclable material. A big congratulations to the models and the designer....

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Junior Sports Day

Junior Sports Day

01-12-2016

Wednesday was Junior Sports Day and children from Failaka, Burgan, Ahmadi and Jahra competed in a number of different sporting events. Sadly the day was cut short due to bad weather but it was great fun while it lasted! ....

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Infant News

Infant News

01-12-2016

Year 1 and 2 have been learning about non-fiction writing this term. 1G made chocolate crispy cakes and wrote instructions so friends can make them too! ....

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Public Holiday 8th December

29-11-2016

Thursday 8th December has been confirmed as the Public Holiday in celebration of the Prophet Muhammad's Birthday (PBUH). ....

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Kuwait English School excels at the ACA Model United Nations

Kuwait English School excels at the ACA Model United Nations

27-11-2016

Last weekend saw Kuwait English School Students participate in the ACAMUN conference held at the American Creative Academy. The event took place over the course of three days, from the 17th to the 19th of November.  Our 50-strong delegati....

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This week in the Green Unit

This week in the Green Unit

24-11-2016

Lots of fun and excitement in the Green Unit this week with Sports Day, as well as senior students raising money for Charity by paying to throw wet sponges at their class teachers.  Sports Day was a great success! After an eventful day fi....

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Junior School Production

Junior School Production

24-11-2016

The Junior Production ran for two nights this week. Children from Years 5/6 performed a musical version of Dr Seuss's "The Lorax", a story which teaches us to respect and care for the environment. The show was a huge success thanks t....

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Following Instructions

Following Instructions

23-11-2016

Year 1 has been learning about instructions. We followed instructions to make fruit smoothies. ....

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Under 13 Football

Under 13 Football

23-11-2016

Congratulations are in order to Richard Hall and the U13 Boys Football Team who were crowned ISACK 5-a-side Football Champions on Monday evening. U13 boys played in the ISACK 5-a-side football tournament, hosted by KES. Playing ev....

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Winter Uniform

17-11-2016

WINTER UNIFORM WILL START ON SUNDAY 20TH NOVEMBER. ....

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Reception Sports Day

Reception Sports Day

17-11-2016

Sports Day in Reception was on Thursday. The children all took part in throwing, bouncing, hockey and obstacle activities. It was wonderful to see all of the children and parents having so much fun. ....

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Healthy Living in the Green Unit

Healthy Living in the Green Unit

17-11-2016

GU Students have been involved in a lot of activities this week in regards to Health and Fitness week.  Students have been involved in morning Aerobics getting them energized for the day, which was fun for both students and staff. Junior stud....

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Healthy Lifestyles Week

Healthy Lifestyles Week

17-11-2016

This week was Healthy Lifestyles week and all year groups in the Junior Department have been participating in special activities and learning more about healthy eating and exercise. Year 6 once again completed a sponsored walk/run in Salwa Park to....

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Healthy Lifestyles Week

Healthy Lifestyles Week

16-11-2016

The Infant Department has really enjoyed our daily physical activity as part of Healthy Lifestyles week. A big thank you to the PE staff for teaching us fantastic dances every morning!  ....

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KES Inventor

14-11-2016

KES student, Naser Al-Jemaz, is represented in the magazine Bazaar this month for his outstanding achievement in the 44th Annual Convention of Inventors in Geneva this year. Please read more on...   http://bazaar.town/a-young-inventor....

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The French Institute Visits KES

The French Institute Visits KES

10-11-2016

A delegation from The French Institute visited KES on Wednesday 9th November. They were welcomed by Mrs. Carew, Senior School Principal, Mr Naylor, Head of French, and Miss Kozaily, French teacher​​. The purpose of the visit was to receive a c....

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Grey and Purple Day

Grey and Purple Day

10-11-2016

It was grey and purple day in the Prep. Department on Thursday. All of the children wore grey and/or purple. Here are KG purple! ....

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Junior Spanish Club

Junior Spanish Club

10-11-2016

This week in Spanish Club the children learnt about the great Spanish artist Pablo Picasso. They spent time talking about him (in Spanish of course!) and then created their own Picasso style paintings. ¡Muy bien! ....

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Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

10-11-2016

To commemorate Remembrance Day this week The Green Unit Department gathered in the play ground and had a 2 minute silence to give respect to those that fought in all conflicts around the world. We heard some lovely Poems from Salem (6th Form) ....

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Mufti Day

Mufti Day

10-11-2016

It was Mufti Day on Wednesday. The Prep. Department raised money for Bayt Abdullah children's hospice. ....

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Year 2 Performance

Year 2 Performance

10-11-2016

Year 2 children performed a song on Mufti Day. Year 1 did a good job at being a great audience.  ....

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Orange Day in Prep

Orange Day in Prep

06-11-2016

Thursday was Orange Day in Prep. All of the children dressed up in orange clothing. Here is Reception Orange wearing their orange clothes! ....

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Art Competition

Art Competition

06-11-2016

Well Done Ahmadi on winning the Art Competition! ....

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School Director Receives MBE

School Director Receives MBE

27-10-2016

Mrs. Rhoda, Elizabeth Muhmood was honoured with an MBE this week for services to education and children with special needs in Kuwait. She was presented the award by HM Queen Elizabeth at Bukingham Palace. Mrs. Muhmood recognised the staff at ....

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Wake up and Shake up!

Wake up and Shake up!

27-10-2016

The Infant Department has really enjoyed having PE staff to teach our "Wake Up Shake Up" sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays. ....

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Green Unit Fun!

Green Unit Fun!

27-10-2016

There has been a lot happening in the Green Unit this week including parents day, bowling night at 360 Mall for the Seniors, Orange/ Superhero day and finally a trip to the Fire Station for Infants and Juniors.  On Wednesday the Green Uni....

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Author VIsit

Author VIsit

27-10-2016

The Junior Department was delighted to welcome author Alan Durant this week.  He spoke about his experiences as an author and performed some of his fantastic poems and stories. The children were also given the opportunity to take home signed ....

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Head Boy, Head Girl and Prefects

24-10-2016

After a long process of applications and interviews the appointment of both the Head Girl and Head Boy of Kuwait English School was made official in a ceremony held in the school hall on Wednesday 5th October. The presentation was attended by....

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"The Student Representative Council in session this week."

23-10-2016

The SRC is an elected student body from Years 7 to 13 in the Senior High School which meets weekly to organise events and arrange fund-raising initiatives for charities in Kuwait and internationally. The SRC is led by Miriam Farhim (President) o....

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Staff Training

Staff Training

21-10-2016

Staff Training took place in the Preparatory Department on Thursday. The staff looked at how to improve continuous provision in their classrooms and also observed learning in Early Years lessons. ....

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Measuring in Green Unit

Measuring in Green Unit

20-10-2016

GIA have been learning about measuring using Decimeter strips. They were measuring a variety of objects in the classroom using their strips and collecting measurements. They were even measuring their friends! ....

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Green Unit Trip

Green Unit Trip

20-10-2016

This week Group 5 Seniors had an outing to 'Trapped Inn.' The students were divided into two groups and were put into different themed rooms: The Egyptians and the Knights. They had 1 hour to solve all the mysterious problems to be re....

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Writing Stories

Writing Stories

19-10-2016

The children in Year 3 have spent their Literacy lessons this​​ week reading some of the Mr Men and Little Miss books. They have been on the computer to create their own characters and written stories about them. ....

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Yellow Day in Prep.

Yellow Day in Prep.

16-10-2016

Thursday was Yellow Day. Here are KG Yellow celebrating the day! ....

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Kidzania

Kidzania

15-10-2016

This week GU Infants and Juniors went to KIDZANIA. They had lots of different jobs to choose from and experience such as becoming Bank Tellers, Opticians, Dentists, Construction workers, Painters etc. the list goes on! An enjoy....

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Football Stars!

Football Stars!

13-10-2016

Well done to the U13 football team winning 1:0 against TES!   All the training and hard work is paying off for KES U13's football team. After defeating ESF and BSK in previous games this season, our boys maintained their 100% star....

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Scientific Centre Trip

Scientific Centre Trip

13-10-2016

This week some of our Year 4 classes visited the Scientific Centre as part of their topic on 'Habitats and Adaptation'. Here is a picture of Ms McAllister helping out two of our young scientists with their research. ....

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Mufti Day

Mufti Day

09-10-2016

The children held a Mufti Day on Tuesday to raise money for different charities. The children in The Preparatory Department learnt about and raised money for Wateraid. ....

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Staff Training

Staff Training

09-10-2016

All Teaching Staff had 4 days of training from Cambridge International this weekend on improving learning in school. There will be many exciting things happening in the classrooms to enhance children's learning as a result of the training. ....

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Green Day in Prep

Green Day in Prep

09-10-2016

On Thursday the Preparatory Department celebrated Green Day. KG Green enjoyed dressing up in their Colour. ....

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Mufti Day

Mufti Day

09-10-2016

On Wednesday this week the Juniors held a mufti-day to raise money for Children in N​​eed. This didn't stop us from working hard though. Here is a picture of Joshua from 3D who has been building a model of a Tudor house as part of Year 3&#....

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Infant News!

Infant News!

09-10-2016

Year 1 and 2 have begun going to the library. They have enjoyed being able to sign out books and take them home. These are the Library Monitors from 1C ....

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Student - led Year 9 Assembly

Student - led Year 9 Assembly

07-10-2016

9A1 led a very informative presentation on Social Media, which they had been preparing over the past week. They taught their year group about the risks of using social media channels and explained the concept of a "digital footprint" or ....

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Green Unit News

Green Unit News

06-10-2016

This week GLB and GLP visited 'The Agriculture and Fishery Center' in Omalia. They saw banana and fig trees, as well as seeing and smelling an assortment of plants and seeing how vegetables like tomatoes and broccoli were grown. After that....

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Fashion Show

Fashion Show

30-09-2016

Recycled Objects Fashion Show. 30th November. Register now at the Art Block. ....

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Engineering for Kids

Engineering for Kids

30-09-2016

This week GU Infants and Juniors went to 'Engineering for Kids' in Salmiya. They had a fantastic time making  a variety of things such as: potions, exploding volcanoes, toy cars and slime. A great day for all involved! ....

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Computer Scientists

Computer Scientists

29-09-2016

Computer Scientists from Mr Ege's Year 10 class in Seniors have been using sensors to gather data for studying hardware and databases. They were helped by Infant students from class 1A who provided readings and other measurements. They all enj....

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Blue Day in Prep.

Blue Day in Prep.

29-09-2016

It is Blue Day today in Prep. This is KG Blue wearing their blue clothes! ....

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Islamic New Year Holiday

29-09-2016

29 September 2016     TO ALL PARENTS OF STUDENTS ATTENDING KUWAIT ENGLISH SCHOOL     Dear Parents,   Thank you for your assistance and cooperation in ensuring that your son/daughter has ....

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Junior News

Junior News

29-09-2016

Earlier this week some of our Junior classes were visited by representatives from the Ministry of Interior who welcomed the children back to school and presented them with gifts.  ....

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Infant News!

Infant News!

29-09-2016

There have been lots of fantastic maths activities happening in the Infant Department this week. Year 1 children have been exploring ways to make the numbers 4-10 using hoops. The Year 2s have been reinforcing their bonds to 10 by running to the c....

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Red Day

Red Day

25-09-2016

Thursday 22nd was Red Day in Prep. All of the children dressed in their Red clothes and ate healthy 'Red' food! ....

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Fun in Year 1

Fun in Year 1

23-09-2016

This week Year 1 has been learning about their bodies! 1C helped to label each other's bodies using sticky labels! ....

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Senior Information Evening for New Parents

22-09-2016

Welcome Meeting held for new parents   A large number of new KES parents attended a welcome meeting on Monday 19/09 where they had the opportunity to meet the Heads of Year and the Year 7 form tutors. Also present at the meeting w....

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Junior School News

Junior School News

22-09-2016

It's a new academic year here at KES and the children in the Junior Department are getting to grips with their new topics.   Year 6's new Science topic is all about Electricity and this week they enjoyed some 'hair rising&....

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Green Unit Activities

Green Unit Activities

22-09-2016

  As an introduction to their Science topic Light and Shadows - GJV have been learning about shadows. This week they have learnt that shadows are formed when there is something blocking the sun.  On Wednesday the class went to Sa....

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Congratulations!

22-09-2016

CONGRATULATIONS!   The results of this year’s IGCSE, GCSE and GCE examinations taken in May/June received an increased number of students of Year 11 achieving exceptionally high grades of A and A*.    A good nu....

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