The fine man from England in his signature blue top, beloved and adored by students, faculty, and employees greets everyone resounding a familiar English accent. Seventy-year-old Mr. John C. Wraith, known as Mr. Wraith, can be spotted easily at the homey aisle of Southville International Baccalaureate Department with his white curly locks and cuddly physique. No student escapes his warden-like character, as he checks on each of them like his own child when headed to their respective classes.
As a GIFTEDNESS consultant, Mr. Wraith served London, Stockholm, and Helsinki. In Philippines, his mission is to … [Read more]
This coming October 25-26, 2019, Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) is holding a family affair against bullying with the theme “Be a Buddy, Not a Bully!” The event will feature parenting talks on how to prevent and handle traditional and cyberbullying, storytelling sessions encouraging good conduct and moral values for students, games establishing closer bonds between parents and children, etc.
SISC is committed to providing a school setting that allows students to learn and interact in a safe, caring and affirming environment. Besides its strong implementation of effective anti-bullying measures, the school is interested in working with its communities … [Read more]
The Philippines has been embracing the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme as an opportunity to escalate the global academic competence of Filipinos and foreign students residing in the country. Educators widen their teaching scope in line with the goal of this programme which is to offer an intensive preparation for top universities abroad. Students and educators from the IB community work together to understand the diverse landscape of the academe field through “differences” that makes learning more fun and dynamic.
The International Baccalaureate Organization spotted Mr. Jude Russel Cuntapay, a History teacher from Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) to share … [Read more]
SISC bagged 151 GOLD, 141 SILVER, 11 TROPHIES, and SPECIAL AWARDS!
Shortly after hosting the 2019 World Scholar’s Cup (WSC) – Manila Round II, Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) teamed up with WSC once again to welcome 1500+ scholars from 30 countries – this time for the Global Round. The event was held at Newport Performing Arts Theatre, Resorts World Manila from September 6 to 11, 2019.
Other Special Awards
This year, SISC sent almost thrice the number of scholars competing in both the junior and senior divisions than the previous year. The 51 scholars … [Read more]
Seven high school students from SISC bagged awards in the Science Summer Camp 2019 held at the National University of Singapore (NUS) campus last July 4 – 9, 2019.
Cathryn Ciara Hernandez of IB 2 won Best Essay in her event participated in by 70 contestants from six countries while Choi Sung Min of Gr. 12 – Initiative scored as a member of the Best Team. In the Science Camp Quiz Bee, Mikaela Frias of Gr. 10 – Leadership and Kim Seung Hyun of Gr. 12 – Grit got the gold award while Daniel Dacanay of Gr. 12 – Grit … [Read more]
Southville is holding an exciting event where Expat Parents can learn and share their experiences raising children in the Philippines. As an academic community that nurtures learners to achieve and uphold academic and values excellence, Southville is committed to providing the highest-quality, national and international standards of education to all students. We recognize that expat families face distinct challenges and have created this event as a way for our community of expat learners, teachers, and families to share their insights.
Southville is already home to a diverse community of international students that we cherish and respect. By hosting an event just for Expat Parents called “Adaptation: … [Read more]
Southville Global Education Network (SGEN)
through Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) and South SEED-LPDH
College (SSLC), is conducting its annual Search for T.O.P.S. (Top Outstanding
Performing Students) Program. This search
is open to graduating public and private Grade 12 high school students from all
over the country who belong to the top 10% of the school’s graduating class.
The T.O.P.S. is SGEN’s contribution to the
efforts of the Department of Education (DepEd) in inspiring students to become
achievers and make them enhance their academic and leadership potentials as
well as their character, values, their talents in arts, and sports … [Read more]
Grade 10 student Gwyneth Margaux G. Tangog marked another victory at the China Girls Mathematical Olympiad (CGMO) – her fifth international competition to date, where she earned a silver medal. The CGMO was held from August 10 to 15 in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Prior to the competition, Gwyn spent her vacation attending summer training camps, which she found beneficial for her preparation. The CGMO apparently required a higher skill level, from which Gwyn was prompted to find more ways to “learn what she needed to learn”. For example, after the summer camps, Gwyn focused her energies on further … [Read more]
The SGEN Learning Village (LV) couldn’t be more grateful to see its little community rapidly grow as it finally turns a year old. This learning center is located at the heart of Elizalde in Parañaque City. Launched August 18, 2018 to kids 7 and below, LV started as a playhouse which has been developed as a play school. The variety of programs it offers attracted parents and kids starting with a free play who eventually proceeded to fixed classes to advance their cognitive and emotional development. The programs are designed to prepare the youth for school and assess their coping … [Read more]
INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL AND COLLEGES (SISC) retains the Seal of Gold for
Excellence in People Management from Investors in People (IIP). SISC was
congratulated for maintaining and improving on their good leadership and
management practices that go beyond the core IIP Standard. IIP is the world’s
leading accreditation for business improvement through people management
During the assessment visit conducted on 16th
to 17th January 2019, IIP assessor Ms. Pinky Diokno noted that SISC is a school
to benchmark with in terms of developing, supporting and motivating employees.
Some of the notable strengths mentioned are how well the vision, mission, and … [Read more]