ISPP, philanthropy… and you! – ISPP – International School of Phnom Penh

ISPP students, faculty, staff and the broader community are all embodying our guiding statements – striving to effect positive change, being responsible global citizens, and each of us making a difference. ISPP was founded in 1989 by a small group of families whose work with NGOs brought them to Cambodia to help the country recover … Read more

ISPP Wellness – ISPP – International School of Phnom Penh

Allowing time to care for ourselves is not selfish; it’s necessary. There is still a lot to do, but we are slowly starting to understand it and adding it to our busy lives. What does wellness mean to you? Have you ever tried to define wellness?If you google it as I did, this is the … Read more

Creativity in the Classroom – ISPP – International School of Phnom Penh

Students express themselves through the arts as creativity is encouraged, valued and at the heart of ISPP Elementary school. Every child is an artist; the problem is staying an artist when you grow up. – Pablo Picasso Creativity is at the heart of the arts. Students in Elementary have many opportunities to express themselves through … Read more

Director’s Update – ISPP – International School of Phnom Penh

For May – July 2021 This summer issue of the ISPP Pulse recognises and reflects on events and activities at the end of the 2020-2021 academic year and also provides a welcome to you all to the 2021-22 year. As I outlined in my last letter in February – April issue, the 2020-2021 academic year … Read more

Where Are They Now? – ISPP – International School of Phnom Penh

Alumni Interview: Sharlynn Ng Years at ISPP: 2005 – 2010 | Class of 2012 Hi All! Hope everyone is safe and well wherever in the world you are at! I’m Sharlynn Ng, I was a student at ISPP from 2005 to 2010 and am from the Class of 2012. Before Phnom Penh, my family was … Read more

Message from the Board – ISPP – International School of Phnom Penh

For August 2021 Dear ISPP Community, I hope you have all had a good break and stayed safe and healthy during the holiday period. I am writing to tell you about the composition of the Board and its Committee for 2021-2022. We were sorry to lose long-serving members John Collins and Jennifer Morellato but wish … Read more

Leaders and Achievers – ISPP – International School of Phnom Penh

Another year of amazing results from our IB Diploma Programme students – we wish all of our graduates every success! Welcome to the 2021-22 school year to the ISPP community. Whether you’re a returning ISPP family or a newly enrolled family, we wish you the best for the year ahead. My name is Lee Hole, … Read more

Online Wellness Activities – ISPP – International School of Phnom Penh

“It is fantastic that ISPP provided the online wellness. This is a clear sign of the school’s commitment to our well-being.” During the pandemic, and specifically during the online school months, the wellness committee met and shared ideas to better support staff, students, and the broader community at ISPP. We had lots of projects and, … Read more

Process Over Product in PYP Music – ISPP – International School of Phnom Penh

The ISPP creative cycle is not stagnant, nor do all stages happen in chronological order. Often students will jump around the various stages and this is part of the process in music class. The past academic year has presented its challenges for all Elementary students in the music studio. The new restrictions led to many … Read more

Director’s Update – ISPP – International School of Phnom Penh

For August – October 2021 Over the past few months, we have become excited by the possibility of being back on campus and our hope dashed also. I think we all understand how difficult this can be as it plays on our emotions. Resilience has needed to be the watchword and, as I write, I … Read more