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International School Suva

World Class Citizens ~ Life Long Learners

General Information

School uniform
It is an expectation that all students wear correct uniform. Students will receive warning letters if they are not in the correct uniform; they may also be sent home if this continues. School sandals should have a back strap and provide support over the top of the foot. Black shoes and white socks may also be worn but sandals must be worn with sulus. Shorts may be worn as an alternative to the sulu and skirt except for formal school functions such as Secondary Presentation Evening. 

Timing of the school day

Primary Bell Times:

Time Activity
7.50 Doors open
8.00 School day begins
9.45 Recess
9.55 Play bell
10.15 School recommences
11.45 Lunch
11.55 Play bell
12.45 School recommences
02.30 End of school

Middle School Bell Times:

7.50 Pastoral / DEAR /Roll Call
8.30 Period 1
9.15 Period 2
10.00 Recess
10.20 Period 3
11.20 Period 4
12.20 Lunch
1.10 - 1.50 DEAR
1.50 - 2.30  

High School Bell Times

7.50 Pastoral
8.00 Period 1
8.40 Period 2
9.20 Period 3
10.00 Recess
10.20 Period 4
11.00 Period 5
11.40 Period 6
12.20 Lunch
1.50 Period 7
2.30 Period 9
End of day for most students
3.10 End of school for other students

Bus Service
Please refer to School Bus for detailed information.      

Canteen
There is a small canteen at the school where students can order and purchase hot and cold snacks and meals from. The opening hours are from 6.30am to 3.30pm. Refer to the canteen menu for details on what is available daily.


Policy on the use of Mobile phones/iPods/headjacks in school

  • Any digital storage device such as iPods which have a headphone jack is not permitted in school.
  • Headphones are not permitted in school.
  • Mobile phones must be registered at the Primary or Secondary office.
  • Mobile phones must be switched off and left in lockers (Secondary) or a secure place such as the Primary or Secondary office out of sight during the school day.
  • Any student found using a mobile phone without permission between 7.45am and 2.30pm will have the phone confiscated. This may result in the student not being permitted to bring a phone to school again. Any confiscated phone must be collected by a parent.
  • Students needing to use their mobile phone during the school day should do so in the Primary or Secondary office, once permission has been obtained from one of the Heads of School.

B. PRIMARY
Wendy Harris is the Interim Head of the Primary School, she is assisted by Rosi Uluiviti as PYP Coordinator and the teaching and learning coaches for Literacy, Maths and Science, Wellbeing and Specialist teachers.

Timetable:

Early Childhood 1
The Early Childhood 1 programme run from 8am – 1.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Early Childhood 2 to Year 5
These programmes run from 8am – 2.30pm Monday - Friday

Reception
Students will follow standard primary school times (8am to 2.30pm).

Primary Stationery and school materials
All primary stationery and school materials are supplied through the classroom teacher. There is no need for parents to make separate purchases for exercise books, texts books or writing materials to start the year.
Refer to the Primary Handbook for detailed information

C. SECONDARY
Megan Navunisaravi is Head of High School and IB Diploma Coordinator and she deals with all student matters related to the high school (Years 9 to Year 12). She is assisted by the Year Coordinators, Heads of Department and Curriculum Coordinators: Cliff Hewett (ACT Coordinator) and Ross Wright (IGCSE Coordinator). Mere Fong is Head of Middle School. She is assisted by the Year Coordinators and Heads of Department.

Secondary Textbooks
Students will receive textbooks through the Library. It is important that students take particular care of the books because they are very expensive, the cost ranging from $30 to $100. Students are expected to return their textbooks at the end of the school year and will be charged for missing or damaged books.

Secondary Stationery
Secondary students are expected to provide their own stationery. Please refer to the lists below.

Middle School: High School:

Year 6

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9 & 10

Year 11 & 12

Curriculum Booklets
Year 9 to Year 10 (2017)
Year 11 to year 12 (2017)

Secondary Locker Procedures
All students are issued a locker, for which a charge of $5 is levied. This should be paid to the office at the time of enrolment. Each student is responsible for the security of his/her locker and must ensure it is locked at all times. Lockers which are found unlocked will be locked. Students will be required to pay a re-opening fee of $3.

Contacts for the Principal and Heads of School
Stephen Cathers, Head of School / Principal, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Megan Navunisaravi, Head of High School (Years 9 to 12) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mere Fong, Head of Middle School (Years 6 to 8) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Rebecca Clentworth, Head of Primary School (ECH to Year 5)  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Rosi Uluiviti, PYP Coordinator (ECH to Year 5) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Office Hours
Office hours are from 8.00am to 4.00pm, Monday to Friday and closed on public holidays.
For further information do not hesitate to call 3393 300 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.