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Don’t Forget the GIS Secondary, Christmas Performance Is Today!

November 30, 2012 2:30 pm : Blog
Don’t forget to attend GIS’s Christmas concert today, they have a lot of festive treats planned, one of which includes their version of Charles Dickens’s, ‘A Christmas Carol’. Parents also get the opportunity to buy their creative festive cards which will give family Christmas cards a great, unique and personal touch!

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How To Conquer Your Child’s Night Time Fears

November 28, 2012 8:24 am : Blog
GIS knows that children are likely to be plagued with night time insecurities which stop them for lulling into a peaceful slumber.  Often, this means that parents are kept awake as a result of this.  Here are GIS’s tips on how to salvage such situations- Scary monsters, ghosts and ghouls Reassure your child that he/she more »

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GIS Secondary Xmas Performance- Friday, 30th November 2012

November 26, 2012 7:32 pm : Blog
Friday, 30th November 2012- GIS Secondary Xmas Program On this day as a special treat, GIS Secondary will be performing their version of Charles Dickens’s iconic book, ‘A Christmas Carol’, as well as singing popular Christmas carols like, Deck the Halls and So This Is Christmas. Furthermore, a few of the songs will be accompanied more »

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Exam Revision Tips for Children and Parents

November 26, 2012 7:13 pm : Blog
With GIS exams starting on Monday 3rd December, 2012, the weeks leading up to exams can be a stressful time for the whole family. The last thing you want is to be a nagging parent or put more pressure on your child- so how do you help your child stay focused, motivated and positive? 1. more »

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GIS’s 10 Christmas Shopping Tips

November 22, 2012 8:19 am : Blog
The Christmas period can be a stressful time for many parents, indeed there are a lot of activities to plan for- Christmas parties, holidays, New Years’ celebrations and so on.  On top of all that, there is the daunting prospect of Christmas gift shopping and how to ensure that your child’s face does not drop more »

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GIS Primary Visit Their Local Charity

November 21, 2012 9:18 am : Blog
On Tuesday, 20th November 2012 Grade Six students visited a school for physically challenged children called, “The Child” in Port-Harcourt.  It is a GIS tradition to visit them every year during the festive period.  During their visit, the students sang Christmas songs and presented their donations to the less privileged children. The event was an more »

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GIS Secondary, Parents’ Forum- Thursday, 22nd November 2012

November 19, 2012 8:13 am : Blog
On Thursday, 22nd November 2012, GIS secondary school parents will have the opportunity to discuss College Admissions with the Principal, Dr Creamer at the Parent Forum. This intimate session will be the perfect time for parents to ask any important questions they have regarding which college/university they send their child to.   Parents will also be more »

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5 Christmas Family Movies To Watch This Christmas Season

November 14, 2012 7:50 am : Blog
Christmas just isn’t Christmas without the whole family sitting around for a great festive family film. We’ve come up with of our Top Five favourite films that we like to watch during the holidays.  This Christmas, why don’t you make sure that at least one of these movies are watched by your family? The great more »

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Gold Star Pupil Of The Week- Adrian Nkadi

November 13, 2012 7:25 am : Blog
Adrian Nkadi from GIS Secondary is the Gold Star Pupil of the week for scoring the overall highest percentage in each of his 13 subjects. Well done Adrian, keep up the excellent work!

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Tips On Making Meaningful Christmas Memories

November 12, 2012 9:05 am : Blog
Christmas is magical. Regardless of age, it transports us back to our childhood: tinsel on the tree, stockings hung in different parts of the house, colourful packages needing to be shaken, and traditional celebrations with friends and relatives. For children, this holiday is still being written upon their future memories. This is why parents should more »

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3 Christmas Activities To Do During The Christmas Season

November 7, 2012 8:14 pm : Blog
The ‘season to be jolly’ has arrived!  Here are some simple activities to help you celebrate the season- 1. Create Christmas Arts & Crafts This can be a fun activity for all the family.   The crafts projects can use materials found around the house like egg cartons, string, crayons, paint, glue, cardboard etc.  Let more »

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Grade 3, Hummingbird’s, Special Assembly- Friday, 2nd November 2012

November 7, 2012 8:46 am : Blog
At this event, Grade 3 Hummingbird students led by their class teacher, Ms Linder Onyekwe showcased different styles from different eras in fashion history.  This included- 1.    The Stone Age 2.    Ancient Egyptian Fashion 3.    Elizabethan Fashion 4.    18th Century Fashion 5.    70s Fashion 6.    80s and 90s Fashion 7.    21st Century Fashion Each student more »

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Friday, 9th November 2012- Technology Day

November 5, 2012 7:49 am : Blog
GIS fully appreciates that we live in a world that is strongly fuelled by the internet and computer knowledge.  To ensure your children get a headstart in today’s digital and computer era, it will have Technology Day on Friday,9th November 2012.  On this day ICT staff will assist their pupils in exhibiting their computer knowledge more »

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5 Ways To Boost Your Child’s Confidence

November 2, 2012 8:15 am : Blog
With Christmas plays, choir services and events approaching where your child will be performing to the public- confidence is one of the traits he/she will need to be able to perform to his or hers ultimate best. Encourage your child to have confidence and an outgoing personality with these quick tips- 1) Show pride in more »

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GIS Primary Celebrates Grandparents’ Day On Friday, 2nd November!

October 29, 2012 4:05 pm : Blog
On Friday, 2nd November 2012, GIS Primary is celebrating Grandparents’ Day.  We would encourage all parents to assist in making this occassion a success by attending with your parents or older relatives. The purpose of this event is to make children understand the importance of their older generation and to encourage the older generation to more »

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