WE GROW

We’re all about personal growth here so it’s no surprise we’ve dedicated an entire page to it!

 

Our students share their best advice and stories of high school (and life) to inspire youths to enjoy lifelong learning.

 

From book reviews to study tips to fitness tips, this is where you can explore the beauty of self-development.

Clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose
William Panthers

December 21, 2018

I couldn't really care less about my studies when I was in school. I used to have this personal mindset that my parents could get me anywhere, or that I’ll become rich and famous just by auditioning. I let myself have an easy mindset so that I could get out of studying...

October 19, 2018

3 reasons you need to fail.

Failing is as natural as farting. I know, great analogy, but here’s the thing. There is a perception that failing, as with farting, is bad and embarrassing. Both cause you to want to, at times, curl into a ball and hide somewhere. This stigma...

October 6, 2018

Hey! I’m Chris Phang from F5S in SST and I would like to share the spirit of competition which I've obtained from my prior experiences of competing in dozens of national and international tournaments. This is shared so that you can discover the keys to bring your A-gam...

September 18, 2018

“What do you want to be when you grow up?”.

For most of you, this may be a simple question with an answer you can probably provide in a heartbeat. Personally, I've always tried to avoid answering this question by simply responding with a shrug and a smile.

Hi, my name is...

August 23, 2018

Do you rarely do your homework on time or at all because you’re too busy catching up on your favorite TV show? Do you constantly feel tired and unaccomplished? If you said yes to any one of those questions, read on for some help.

Hi, I’m Yukan, and I used to say yes to...

August 20, 2018

Exams, homework, coursework, sports team trainings, musical rehearsals, CCAs, university applications, keeping good grades and on top of all that, still having a social life. Whether you’ve just begun your IGCSE journey or you're in your final year of high school, thes...

August 12, 2018

As exaggerated and dramatic as it sounds, being a teenager is hard.

Although we don’t have to fret about bringing food onto the table or having your whole family’s life depending on you, there are a few challenging obstacles we teenagers have to face. For example: resis...

August 4, 2018

Hey there Tenbians!

Now before you think this is gonna be some cringy topic about building muscles, let me stop you there and tell you that this is something much more than that. Let me tell you that what you're about to read now would be the foundation that solidifies...

April 22, 2018

When I started my first term at The International School @ Park City, I clung to the name “Tenby” with reverence. Nostalgia had kicked in during the first few weeks of school as I struggled- not only with finding my way around the campus, but in trying to understand th...

April 14, 2018

The Duke of Edinburgh’s award; the quintessence of pushing one's limits. The reason I want you to join the award once you’re in Year 10, is because of the life skills you will gain from partaking in even just the practice expedition. I will be explaining what I enjoyed...

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