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House System

The House System is at the heart of our students’ lives at Silver Fern International School. This concept is valued as a major means to develop inter-school competition, interaction between pairs and leadership.

The inter-house rivalry is a great way to allow our students the opportunity to get involved and utilise their strengths and talents, whether it is academic, sporting or performance.

All primary school students and staff are allocated to a House. These allocations remain the same throughout their time at Silver Fern. Each House is named after a native bird from New Zealand and has an associated colour.

 

Pukeko (Blue)

The elegant Pukeko bird is known for its teamwork. When danger strikes they band together and strike as a collective force. When our Pukeko students demonstrate similar teamwork qualities, they too will strike as a collective force.

 

Kiwi (Green)

The Kiwi bird is an expert at deceiving their predators. Often the Kiwi can form deceptive plans to defeat its enemies. Deceiving opposing houses will enable our Kiwi students to be victorious.

 

Tui (Red)

The Tui bird can be extremely aggressive. When in battle Tui birds never back down. This is a great trait for our Tui students to display.

 

Moa (Yellow)

The Moa bird is known worldwide for its physical dominance. This physical dominance enabled this New Zealand bird to become a world beater. Let’s hope this can be the same for our Moa students.

Upcoming Events

School Photos
11 Jun, 2018
09:00 - 16:30
15 Jun, 2018

School photos are scheduled for the week beginning Monday 11th of June to Friday the… Read more

IB Parent Information Meeting
27 Jun, 2018
16:30 - 17:30

Parents are invited to attend an information afternoon with Ms Kirsty, SFIS IB Coordinator, to hear about the PYP and… Read more

Prize Giving
6 Jul, 2018
10:30 - 12:00
6 Jun, 2018

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Recent Happenings

UDIS Sports Exchange 1 June, 2018

On Friday 1 June, Silver Fern’s Year 4/5/6 students travelled to Udon Thani to participate in a day of games… Read more

Badminton House Competition 25 May, 2018

Last Friday, 25 May, the students at SFIS held a badminton house tournament.  Each student had a chance to compete… Read more

Family Fun Friday 25 May, 2018

Thank you to the PTA for hosting Family Fun Friday. Teachers, family members and students played games… Read more

Songkran 12 April, 2018

The Songkran celebration is rich with symbolic traditions.  It is a great opportunity for family members to get… Read more

Easter 30 March, 2018

What a wonderful day we had at Silver Fern today celebrating Easter. The students and teachers dressed up to… Read more