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NES Mathletes Achieve a Podium Finish

Our Year 6 NES mathletes competed at the annual Kuwait Mathletics competition, held at BSK. After a very close finish, including a tie-break, our team received bronze medals, placing third overall.

 
Students Celebrate Appreciation Week

As one of the many activities conducted during appreciation week, our Sixth Form students organised and ran an assembly dedicated to showing appreciation for the hard work and dedication of their fellow students both to the school and to each other. 

Presentations were given by representatives from the school sports teams, the Tareq Rajab Docent Program, MUN, our Head Girl and Head Boy, amongst others. The speakers gave recognition for the outstanding contribution of our students to the school community.

Our students are what make NES a rewarding, vibrant place to be, the school is proud to have such a large number of outstanding role models, setting a clear positive example within the NES community and beyond.

NES Students Participate in the Harvard Model Congress - Middle East

After a three-year hiatus, NES students were delighted & proud to return to the Harvard Model Congress in Dubai as true global citizens. NES students arrived well-prepared and eager to collaborate with their fellow delegates. New friends and networks were fostered leaving a lasting legacy for next year’s cohort. Well done and congratulations to all students.

NES Students Awarded 49 Cambridge Outstanding Learner Awards

We’re thrilled to announce that NES students have been awarded 49 Cambridge outstanding learner awards. These awards recognise truly exceptional performances in IGCSE, AS and A-Level examinations and place the recipients among the top students both in the region and globally.
We’d like to congratulate all our students and staff for their hard work and great success.

Visiting Alumnus - Kevin Mathew

The first visiting NES alum for this year was Kevin Mathew. Kevin left NES in 2018, after a prestigious career here at the New English School, including acting as Head Boy in his final year of studies. After studying Industrial Engineering at Georgia Tech University, he went on to work at Microsoft on their groundbreaking Copilot AI program.
In his talk to students, Kevin spoke of the importance of making the most of every opportunity, including acting on the feedback of others. He finished his talk by highlighting the importance of emotional intelligence, particularly the positive impact of collaboration, listening, reflecting and being grateful.

Year 3 Science - Dissection

Our Year 3 students have been studying the different structures of flowers, and engaging in practical activities such as the dissection of lilies. This allowed the students to get a detailed view of the internal and external components that make up a flower. 

They then used their observation skills to create detailed scientific drawings of the different parts of a plant, labelling them with the correct scientific vocabulary.

NES Young Ambassadors

We’re pleased to announce that two of our fantastic students have been successful in joining this year’s Young Ambassador program. Mia has been paired with the Deputy Ambassador of the Netherlands, whilst Lillian will be working alongside the Ambassador of Australia. This will give them unprecedented insight into the roles and responsibilities involved in international diplomacy. Congratulations girls!

His Highness Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah

The Rajab family, along with the management and staff of the New English School, express their sincere condolences to the Al Sabah family & the people of Kuwait on the death of His Highness Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, the Emir of the State of Kuwait.

Year 4 Roman Day

Year 4 enjoyed a Roman-themed day, dressing as Ancient Romans, learning about their history and culture and even speaking a little Latin. They also worked in groups to make “Pulmentum” or Ancient Roman porridge, estimating the ingredients and weighing the mass of the oats carefully.

Speech Day 2023

On Thursday 2nd November, students, parents and staff attended the annual NES Speech Day event, hosted at the fabulous facilities of AUM.