Jane Goodall visits BISA!

"Every individual matters. Every individual has a role to play. Every individual makes a difference."  - Dame Jane Goodall

Staff and students at BISA had the privilege of hearing world-renowned primatologist and anthropologist, Dame Jane Goodall, speak on her most recent visit to Arusha.

Dr Goodall spoke to a packed audience on planet conservation, climate change and the importance of those tiny changes that everyone can make to help preserve our precious planet for future generations. The students of BISA were enthralled by her message and, following clean up day last week, have been further inspired to play their part in looking after our little corner of the world here in Arusha.

Students and staff will be taking part in World Clean Up Day events on their return to school in September. Keep an eye on our website to find out more about how to get involved or go to the 'Let's Do It' page to see what is happening around the city in preparation for this day.

We want to say another huge thank you to Dr Goodall and her team for giving our students your time and your inspiration. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Arusha.

Primary Fun Sports Morning

Our Primary students had a fantastic fun sports morning on Tuesday morning to help them round off a busy sporting year at BISA! A big thank you to Mr Odhiambo for organising such a fun event!

Enjoy some of the picture highlights in our video slideshow:

KS3 take us to Neverland!

KS3 rounded off an amazing year of BISA productions by taking us on a trip to Neverland on Friday 22nd June. Their performance of 'Wendy and Peter' had all the elements of the classic J.M.Barrie book: the Darling children, a hungry crocodile, the larger than life Captain Hook, the rambunctious Lost Boys, the feisty Tinkerbell and TigerLily and, of course, the boy who never grew up, Peter Pan.

The young Secondary students did a wonderful job of creating the fantasy world of Neverland with their minimalistic set. The production was filled with comedy, music, and some fantastic performances channeling some of famous pirates and lost boys!

By far and away the most exciting element of the production was the aerial antics - making our cast members actually fly. With the help of a large contingent of BISA staff backstage, our young performers literally took to the air throughout the performance.

Well done to all of the students and staff involved in this fantastic performance! Enjoy a highlights reel below:

Secondary Interhouse Cross Country

Report by Angel Karegyesa

"Wednesday 13th June 2018 BISA held its annual Secondary Interhouse Cross Country. The sun was out and the mud had dried. The courses were all in good conditions for our athletes to tackle. With incredible performances from all four house teams. Kilimanjaro placing first, runners up Meru, third place Mawenzi and fourth Lengai.

Starting with our hardest course (Red course), our Year 10s and 12s ran this 5km course successfully. With Micah coming 1st in the boy’s race, Marvin 2nd and Kiasile 3rd , all running incredible times. Also, an equally captivating performance from the girls, with Niamh placing 1st , Waitta came 2nd and 3rd place for Robyn.

Going onto the Yellow course which our Year 8s and 9s participated in. With Pendo sweeping in 1st place for the girls, 2nd Stella and Janaina coming 3rd . Alongside an extremely strong finish from our top three boys in the Yellow course, Aleeke narrowly placing 1st , 2nd place was Finlay and a sturdy 3rd finish from Oscar.

Finally, our year 7s tackled the White course. With an outstanding performance from Yasmina coming comfortably 1st , 2nd place Bridgette and Natalia came 3rd. As well as an incredible performance from the boys with and exciting race for 1st place between Clinton and Yuri, both battling it out until the last stretch. Yuri just nicked 1st place, Clinton coming in
2nd, and Antonio 3rd.


Creche tell us all about The Farm

Creche delighted parents with their 'At the Farm' assembly on Friday 22nd June.

In front of a big audience of all the Infant School children plus their parents, they sang about all the different farm animals, told the parents a little about some of the animals they had learned about, and led everyone in a rousing 'Chicken Dance'.

It was hard to believe that these children are all 3 years and under. They performed with so much joy and confidence. A big thank you to the whole Creche team for all their hard work with the children this year.