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Welcome to the 2012/2013 Yearbook As I reflect on the events of this academic year that are clearly highlighted in this Yearbook, I find it impressive to observe the number of learning opportunities that we have provided to all of our children at Panaga School. The numerous sports events, the shows, school trips, Student Council, all help to create the rich fabric of our school. At Panaga, we aim to provide a number of learning focused activities, where all children have the opportunity to “shine”. These can be in the field of sport, creative arts or the more traditional elements of schooling. Our aim is always to provide opportunities and to guide our children in order to achieve. As Yeats once commented, “Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire”, I hope in the pages of this Yearbook you see plenty of “combustion”. A huge debt of gratitude is due to all staff and the Yearbook Committee for bringing this whole Yearbook together! Also, many thanks to the PTA who have partly contributed to its funding. One of our key achievements this year has been greater involvement with the wider community. This has been a positive step forward and we now have regular exchanges with local schools, both at a teacher and student level. As an international school, we will continue to develop and foster these relationships so that our community continues to develop further their international mindset. Certainly one of the highlights this year was the celebration of the Brunei National Day which was organised and led by our Bruneian Staff. As a school going through a large expansion process, I think we can all say that the arrival of next term and the completion of this project will be eagerly anticipated. It is an exciting prospect to have an even larger school and another several classrooms to fill with learning focused students and teachers. Inevitably at this time of year, we bid fond farewells to several families who have been part of the community for several years. While it is always sad to see people leave, it is also an exciting opportunity for them to engage in new adventures. We wish them good luck as they disperse to all corners of the globe. I would like to acknowledge the excellent work of the entire staff and their commitment to all of our children. It has been a real pleasure to work with such dedicated professionals. This has been another outstanding year which would not have occurred without the sustained efforts of several other members of our community including our Board of Governors, PTA, BSP, parents and the whole of the Panaga community. I am sure you will take pleasure in flicking through the pages of this book and reliving many of the exciting and stimulating events that have taken place this year! Thank you and best wishes, Tim Robinson, Principal


Panaga School Brunei Shell Petroleum Teaching and Administration Staff

Seated: Hasmah Haji Salleh, Jalinah Ali, Naomi Milner, Dave Salt, Jenny Ballantyne, Sam Egan, Meino Meines (Head Teacher of the Dutch Stream and Rampayoh & Mendaram Sites), Tim Robinson (Principal), Craig Heaton (Head Teacher of the International Stream and Teraja Site), Anna Sanderson, Sarah Hutson, Julie Bonner, Anne Falkner, Louise Ramsden, Zurimah Jumat Middle: Dave Jeffreys, Mohd Suffry Hj Awg Damit, Andy Ryan, Dermot King, Rorie Ebert, Gerda Bunskoek, Vanessa Clee, Rochelle Tearse, Nicci Calland, Yvonne Crooks, Perminder Sanghera, Donna Bonham, Teresa Lenihan, Christina Fenlon, Sarah Josefsen, Rachel Storer, Jenny Dunlop, Peter Anderton Standing: Rick Zevenbergen, Neil Lynch, Damian Brady, Jenny Winder, Nicole Ebert, Paul Deelen, Erica Verhey, Yvette Muysson, Rosemarie Van Aagten, Barbara Diepenmaat, Hettie Barnard, Kathryn Carter, Philip Crooks, Tim Walsh, Simon Butterwick, Andy Winder, Rue Smale, Laura Wilson, Joanne Strange All names are listed from left to right


Panaga School Brunei Shell Petroleum Learning Support Assistants

Seated: Masayu Md Suria, Aidah Hj Budin, Deepa Boby, Norain Rosli, Hannah Hj Zakaria, Chandrika Perera, Meino Meines (Head Teacher of the Dutch Stream and Rampayoh & Mendaram Sites), Tim Robinson (Principal), Craig Heaton (Head Teacher of the International Stream and Teraja Site), Rozyeanah Joebit, Thuraiya Metusin, Kasumalaila Mohd Khairul Anuar, Nurul Halifah Husaini, Rose Kamariah Hj Kahar, Koo Mee Yin Middle: Solma Anak Empaling, Khairunnisa Ramlee, Nurul Aziera Mohd. Azlani, Aziela Seruji, Nurhafilah Awg Besar, Lee Siew Sung, Diyana Tajudin, Mimi Awg Ali, Hajah Hasibah Hj Hasdan, Nur Raihana Hj Usop, Melanie Linggang, Rossilawati Ahmad, Jonifer Josep Standing: Haniza Hj Basri, Atika Abu Bakar, Hilal Munirah Kamis, Nurthesa K.Salim, Cecelia Luta, Nur Asyikin Kassim, Surayati Sidup, Salbiah Hj Abd Latip, Nuranisah Hj Lamat, Melissa Sim, Norhayati, Nur Farah Rasyid, Natasya Nasrum All names are listed from left to right


Panaga School Brunei Shell Petroleum Maintenance Staff

Seated: Hamdina Abdullah, Rose Mery Nor, Meino Meines (Head Teacher of the Dutch Stream and Rampayoh & Mendaram Sites), Tim Robinson (Principal), Craig Heaton (Head Teacher of the International Stream and Teraja Site), Yusuf Awg Besar Middle: Md Sulaiman Md Salleh, Rukini Amat, Salmah Gani, Nooremawani Imran, Lilawati Bujang Standing: Dk Dewi Puspawati Pg Hj Hassan, Siti Normala Lamat, Aisah Awg Besar, Razinah Hj Abu Bakar, Norliha Jaafar, Liew Pohchiu Irene, Mastol Hj Chuchu, Nasib Hj Anggas All names are listed from left to right


Rabiatul, P4

Ammar and Liza, P4

Farhah, Jeremia, Ezekiel and Ruzain, P6

John Roland and Rizqi, P5

Shreya, Irandati and Sundus, P7 Malaak and Abeer, P6

Omar, Heikal, Fatin and Imran, P4

Rifqi, P7 and Arun, P5

Liza, P4 Ammar, P4 Adeline, Mayyas, Fatma, Gavin, Jaswant, P5, Miss Vanessa


A U T H O R S A B R O A D

Ian Billings & Chris White

Inspire Panaga!



Panaga School Yearbook 2012-2013