Secondary

[Maths Chat] Computers as tools to enrich Mathematics learning

30 March 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

One of the most important aims of Mathematics education in the current age, is to support exploration, investigation and inquiry as vital components in developing an in-depth understanding of Mathematics. The use of computers and advanced graphical calculators is very valuable in supporting this aim.     Of course there are many tools available for solving any mathematical problem, such […Read more]

Year 6 News

Year 6 News

29 March 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

Any spectator in the auditorium last Friday morning would agree that our Year 6 students made us all proud with their commitment and enthusiasm that was beaming boundlessly from the stage. Our rappers started us off with their quirk to perk up the audience and tell them all about Biodiversity in a way that is far, far from the norm. […Read more]

Secondary

IB Global Conference 2018

29 March 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

I recently attended the 2018 IB Global Conference in Singapore. This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the International Baccalaureate Organisation. What started as an innovative experiment in 1968 has now evolved into an accepted and dependable world standard of teaching, learning and assessment. With the HSC, we are indeed fortunate to have two high quality senior curriculum offerings sitting […Read more]

Community

Thank You – Clothes Upcycle Success!

29 March 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

Today, especially in Hong Kong, waste is a huge problem. It affects every part of our environment, from our waterways to our atmosphere, our grassy fields to our forests, our plants to our people. If we want to make an impact in the fight against waste and pollution, one of the best things we can do is to educate our […Read more]

Secondary

Bronze Awards

29 March 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

Congratulations to the following Secondary students who received Bronze Awards at the assembly today. First Name Surname Year Homeroom Class Willow Butler 7 E Bronze Emily Crachi 7 E Bronze Sebastian Hsien 7 E Bronze Jesse Mansbridge 7 E Bronze Miu Tanaka 7 E Bronze Hayley Allen 7 H Bronze Hayley Allen 7 H Bronze Naoise Breeze 7 H Bronze […Read more]

Secondary

Guest Speaker Inspires The Future of Tomorrow

29 March 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

On Tuesday 27 March, Year 12 HSC English students were fortunate enough to hear from an inspirational guest speaker, Jay-Z as part of their HSC English Area of Study for Discovery. Jay-Z shared the story of his personal journey from West Africa, where he was recruited as a child soldier, to his life in Hong Kong. His honest and open discussion […Read more]

Sports and ECA

ACAMIS 2018 Swimming Competition

29 March 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

On Thursday 22 March, AISHK sent 21 students to Suzhou, China, which is 2 hours from Shanghai, to compete at the ACAMIS 2018 Swimming Competition. Students aged 12 and below competed at Singapore International School Suzhou and students 13 and over competed at Dulwich College Suzhou. There were over 700 swimmers competing and some very good times were posted by […Read more]

School Wide

New Online Resource for Literacy

29 March 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

An essential part of a great English education is developing literacy skills, especially in reading and writing. For AISHK students, this area is especially important in light of the New South Wales Education Standards Authority’s recent decision to link attainment of a minimum standard in literacy to award of the Higher School Certificate. The AISHK English Department has always strived […Read more]