“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” Charles Robert Darwin, (February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist, geologist, and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors.
Grade 4 pupils had their Entry Point on Friday,15th September 2017. The purpose of the Entry Point is to arouse the pupils’ interest on the IPC Unit: Chocolate. The pupils brought cocoa pods and chocolates to school. The cocoa pods were broken and the beans were planted by the pupils. Thereafter, a video on chocolate more »
Dear Parents and Guardians, Greenoak International School, Ltd. sincerely appreciates our esteemed parents, guardians and friends who have relentlessly supported the school’s vision and mission. To all of you we say: Thank you. We’d like to welcome you to the Michaelmas Term, and also inform you of the noteworthy events that are lined up for more »
During the 206/2017 session, precisely in May, a group of students registered with Blooming Minds Young Writers, an educational resource outfit and submitted their entries for an Essay Writing competition. In August, when the results came out, one of our students emerged “the Winner”, carting away with the sum of ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND NAIRA while more »
As important as your child’s school curricular is, there are many skills that can’t be taught in the classroom, some have to be learnt via experience and through the parents. These skills are often called life lessons, and it is possible for parents/guardians to prepare their children before they step out into the world about such more »
“Cleanliness and orderliness are not matter of instinct ,they are matters of education and like most great things,you must cultivate a taste for them”. Benjamin Disraeli ( 1804 – 1881) was a British politician and writer, who twice served as Prime Minister. He played a central role in the creation of the modern conservative Party, defining its more »
“Education is what remains when we have forgotten all that we have been taught”. George Savile(1633-1695) was an English statesman, writer, and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1660, and in the House of Lords after he was raised to the peerage in 1668.
On Wednesday, 5th July 2017, GIS Primary had her Annual Concert. The Music Concert titled ‘Une Viaje Sentimentale’ with the meaning, A Sentimental Journey took parents, pupils, staff and management of GIS down memory lane of the timeline of music. It showcased several presentations from the classical era down to the modern era of music, more »
As important as your child’s school curricular is, there are many skills that cannot be taught in the classroom, some have to be learnt via experience and through the parents. These skills are often called life lessons, and it is possible for parents/guardians to prepare their children before they step out into the world about more »
GIS had her art exhibition on Wednesday, 5th July 2017. Artworks produced by GIS pupils of Grades 1 to 6 were on display as parents and friends of the school troop in to appreciate the magnificent, artistic, expressive, creative art pieces produced by young artists. In the words of one of the art enthusiast, “These more »
”Education is a progressive discovery of our ignorance.” William James “Will” Durant(1885-1981) was an American writer, historian, and philosopher. He is best known for The Story of Civilization, 11 volumes written in collaboration with his wife, Ariel Durant, and published between 1935 and 1975.
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives. Robert Maynard Hutchins(1899-1977)was an American educational philosopher, Dean of Yale Law School, president and chancellor of the University of Chicago. He was the husband of novelist Maude Hutchins.
“Without failure we can learn nothing, and yet we have learned to treasure success as the only acceptable standard.” Wayne Walter Dyer (May 10, 1940 – August 29, 2015) was an American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker.
“The difference between a successful person and others is not lack of strength, not lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.” Vincent Thomas “Vince” Lombardi (June 11, 1913 – September 3, 1970) was an American football player, coach, and executive in the National Football League (NFL)