Ronald Stones OBE
He is the Founder of FOBISIA – the Federation of British International Schools in Asia – which now boasts a membership of more than ninety schools.
His current work is with a leading education group in Singapore, Crestar Education Group, and has involved conceptualising and creating a new international primary school – The Grange – to be the model for replication with the group’s franchised partners across Asia.
He is a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts, and was recognised by Britain’s late monarch, Queen Elizabeth II for his service to education. He enjoys ‘down time’ at his home in Bali.
Ronald Stones OBE
Anita has been teaching in Singapore for over 20 years, in a number of International and local preschools in varied positions from class teacher, curriculum coordinator to Head of Preschool.
As an educator, Anita’s classroom is one that is student-centred and promotes the ownership of our learning. She hope to instil important attitudes in all her students, to give each child the dignity of being an individual and work to develop a sensitive awareness and a respect for their own and other cultures and ways of life. Anita works to prepare the students to face an academic life of dynamic change, with relevant and appropriate knowledge, curiosity and passion for lifelong learning.
A mother of four grown up daughters and an energetic Grandson, Anita enjoys reading, dancing, and cooking. Her favourite colour is red and favourite cuisines are Italian and Indian food.
Anita Kaur Randhawa
Head of Primary
Angelia is highly experienced in supporting young English language learners to thrive in international schools. Her training includes a Master’s degree in education from Concordia University, U.S. and she is licensed as an elementary teacher. Angelia truly believes children are unique and active learners that need a safe and loving environment to develop. As an educator, Angelia strives to create fun and meaningful learning experiences for her students.
As a mother of two school-age children, she also values the importance of work-life balance.
Class Teacher – Year 1
Having taught in a variety of local Australian and international schools in Singapore, Tammy believes that students and teachers are all learners; sharing knowledge with one another to expand their mind, develop curiosity and interest about the world around them.
At her previous school in Singapore, Tammy had the privilege of being Grade Head. This leadership position encouraged her to extend her understanding of teamwork and the importance of it. She values this as one of the biggest factors in building a solid foundation and relationship with her students.
Tammy enjoys crafting activities and working with hands-on projects, and believes that there are learning opportunities everyday, everywhere. Tammy and her husband are both educators.
Class Teacher – Year 2
Cary is a mother of two young boys who keep her very busy. Her hobbies usually revolve around her kids these days, but her passions are still diving, sport and regularly rearranging her house! Cary is very friendly and outgoing and she is at her happiest when one of her students achieves something they couldn’t do before.
Class Teacher – Year 3
Kenneth earned a BA in English from the University of San Carlos, Philippines and a Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) from Teaching House, New York. He plans to complete his Master’s Degree in Language and Literacy in the near future.
When not teaching, he likes to travel to new places, learn about investing and write poetry. He considers language a form of art — art expressed through words which in turn have the power to shape today’s milieu, society, and world.
Class Teacher – Year 4
His teaching philosophy is based on creating a safe and happy environment in his classroom and building strong, trusting relationships with his students. In his opinion, Nick feels that students who are happy, safe, and valued will always be eager to learn.
When he’s not a teacher, Nick is a husband and a father, and sometimes the singer in a rock band. He loves writing short stories and poetry, doing anything outdoors, reading, watching movies, and of course, playing with his daughters.
Nick is currently working on obtaining his Master’s Degree in Elementary Education.
Class Teacher – Year 5
Chen Lih Jiun
Lih Jiun has a very strong drive for excellence and is very passionate in her teaching. She believes that education must be balanced and consistent. As a teacher she often motivates her students to extend their own personnel limits.
In her free time, she enjoys practicing Chinese calligraphy, reading, swimming, and cycling. She is proficient in Mandarin, English, as well as Malay.
Chen Lih Jiun
Specialist Teacher – Mandarin Language
Momoe believes in music being a tool to communicate with our inner selves and as a way to enhance creativity. Learning how to play an instrument and being able to understand music theory are still important, but she focuses more on students being able to understand the uniqueness that constructs different kinds of music and to create their own.
She enjoys watching Korean dramas and playing games on weekends.
Specialist Teacher – Music
Laura Kimbalee Els
Laura’s diverse teaching background and time as HOD has resulted in a teaching philosophy which at its core, values learners as whole individuals. This means understanding who learners are not just in the classroom, as students, but also at home, as autonomous beings. The goal of course, being to encourage and foster an enthusiasm for being in the classroom and providing learners with a safe and supportive environment to learn and grow as students and individuals.
Laura enjoys being constantly creative in her daily life, travelling far and wide, and spending time with her husband and young son. She looks forward to planning for future studies and immersing herself in the rich culture that Singapore has to offer as she continues to build her home here.
Laura Kimbalee Els
Specialist Teacher – Art & Craft