Secondary

More Quality, Less Quantity in a Values-Centric Education

2 March 2018 0

Our Year 12 students have this week been completing their Term 1 Examinations which are an important precursor to the external examinations scheduled for October and November. I have written previously of the introduction in 2018 of new Higher School Certificate (HSC) courses in English, Science, Mathematics and History. The reforms to the HSC are the first in nearly seventeen […Read more]

Primary

Mixed Interschool Basketball Competition

2 March 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

I have just had the pleasure of accompanying the following Year 5 students to an Interschool Mixed Basketball Competition at Renaissance College: Matilda Dear, Ellen McCartney, Sophie Flinn, Emily Yule, Isaac Estera, Nathan Loui, Royce Tong, Ethan Reboredo and William Huang. These students played with enthusiasm and determination to win one game and narrowly miss out on the others by […Read more]

Secondary

Year 8 Visual Arts Excursion

1 March 2018 0

On Friday 23 February, a group of Year 8 visual arts students visited some noteworthy examples of architecture located on Hong Kong island. Students began looking at a traditional place of worship called the Pak Tai Temple located on Lung On Street, Wan Chai. A neighbouring building in Wan Chai that students also examined was a residential building called the Blue […Read more]

Primary

Year 6 Commit Positive Actions to Form Positive Relationships

1 March 2018 0

This week, we posted off 32 bespoke timber pencil cases overbrimming with stationary to the students that attend HOPE for Cambodia. Hope For Cambodian Children is a community based organisation that supports Cambodian children by providing access to healthcare and education. Jacaranda House has been proudly supporting this very important charity for five years. Using their Character Strengths of; Perseverance, Creativity, Kindness […Read more]

Secondary

Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards

1 March 2018 0

Congratulations to the following students on receiving their award this week. Bronze Awards are given to Secondary students who demonstrate an outstanding achievement or make a valuable contribution to an aspect of school life. Silver and Gold awards are awarded upon an accumulation of Bronze Awards. First Name Surname Year Homeroom Award Alfred Chan 7 E Bronze Naoise Breeze 7 […Read more]