On Monday 26 March, our Year 3 – 6 Primary Students competed in their annual Athletics Carnival at Ma On Shan Sports Ground. This carnival represents a culmination of a lot of hard work, effort and perseverance in athletics training in Term One. All students are to be congratulated for their wonderful participation, enthusiasm and great house spirit. There were […Read more]
Well-done to all our students and staff for managing a very successful, but busy, Term 1. The secondary students reported back on the hugely engaging Activity Week program: 13 different experiential learning courses across ten different countries, all within the one week. The assembly held this week to view the course-work of the Activity Week was both enjoyable and inspirational. […Read more]
We have made it to the end of Term One and I can’t believe how incredibly quickly the term has gone. It only seems like yesterday that I walked through the front doors for the first time with a few butterflies in my stomach. Ten very fast weeks later AISHK already feels like home and I feel like I’ve been […Read more]
The New South Wales Education Standards Authority (NESA) recently announced changes to minimum standards requirements in literacy and numeracy for students completing the Higher School Certificate (HSC) program of study. For our current Year 10 students, outcomes from Year 9, 2017 NAPLAN tests were used to demonstrate these minimum standards. If students achieved Band 8s or above in one or […Read more]
LITERACY This term has focused on appreciation with Mem Fox books as the main source of inspiration. Children chose their favourite Mem Fox book and explained why they made this choice, as well as chose a book to connect with and drew on their individual experiences to connect with the events and characters. We also investigated the techniques illustrators use […Read more]
A team of secondary students have been hard at work in recent months, planning for the 2018 Model United Nations conference, AISMUN IX. Through this year’s theme, “Between the Lines”, AISMUN IX encourages delegates to look beyond what we see in our everyday life. What are we not seeing? What can we do better? As with every other year, we are […Read more]
As part of our Preparation for Success Programme this term, Year 11 students were visited by nutrition Masters students from Bond University in Queensland. Mr. Duff and Miss Barnett spoke to the students about the importance of nutrition. They quizzed them on important facts about digestion and gave them tips on staying healthy whilst studying intensively. They rewarded our students […Read more]
A win for Jacaranda at the primary Cross Country and also for the Secondary Athletics Carnival. Both House Patrons have their fingers crossed and hope they can take the Term 1, Whole School Inter-House Carnival Sporting “Hat trick” for this term and bring home the Primary Athletics Cup on Monday!!