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Charis Sports DaY

Charis Sports Day sees the whole school come together to celebrate growth through physical activity. This is an opportunity to build up a spirit of team work, fair play, and enthusiasm for sports. The annual event takes place in December after exam week to allow families to come and cheer our students.




The much awaited Annual Sports Day was held on Wednesday 5th December 2018, with great zeal, excitement and frolicsome atmosphere. The programme began with the speech from our BOG President, Mr. Radaha also Principal Mr. Ulf Wiman welcoming the esteemed gathering and emphasised on the importance of sports in a child's life. The HOD of Secondary Department , Mr Mark Gillick and  Principal, Mr Ulf Wiman  took the salute of the impressive March Past of the students lead by their House Captain, coupled with some stirring marching music. 

The students entered into the spirit of the occasion in a grand way. The students displayed a sportsmanship and mermerised the audience with their energetic and enthusiastic sports spirit. Once the races began, the air was filled with cheering and tons of encouragement for the young athletes.

Students from Kindergarten and classes 1 to 11 competed in events including sprints, relays, long jump, high jump and shot put. Fun time with a high jump event that conducted during the rain added to the enjoyment.

At the end of the day, students departed with a clear smile on their faces as the Topaz House emerged as House Champions. They have won total number of 49 medals this year. It was a day filled with sportsmanship, enthusiasm and memories to cherish. The principal of this esteemed institution, Mr Ulf Wiman thanked all the teachers for their cooperation and support and advised children to keep up their sportsman spirit.

The following awards were given at Prize Giving:

Best Sportsmen (Primary A) – Ahmad Ridho (Topaz)

Best Sportswomen (Primary A) – Siti Zulaikha Bt. Risman (Topaz)

Best Sportsmen (Primary B) – Iskandar Zulkarnain (Topaz)

Best Sportswomen (Primary B) – Abby Liew (Sapphire)

Best Sportsmen (Secondary C) – Enoch Tan (Topaz)

Best Sportswomen (Secondary C) – Vivien Ting (Ruby)

Best Sportsmen (Secondary D) - Chong Xin Tong (Sapphire)

Best Sportswomen (Secondary D) - Yvonne Tey (Ruby)

Sports House Champion – Topaz


Ruby gemstones are the stones of love, energy, passion, power and a zest for life. They are also seen as the stones of courage. A person possessing a ruby can walk through life without fear of evil or misfortune.


Sapphire gemstones are believed to bring the gift of fulfillment, joy, prosperity, inner peace and beauty. They evoke the energy of loyalty and devotion and bestow wisdom and generous thinking.


Topaz gemstone which is believed to bring success, good fortune and joy. It is also offers protection from the evil eye and greed. It is thought to dispel cowardice, calm the temper and sharpen the wit.


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