School Wide

AISHK 25th Anniversary Throwback: A Tribute to the Parent Community

29 May 2020 Jen N 0

Parents have always played a vital role in the AISHK community supporting staff, students and fellow parents. In the early days of the school’s development, parents volunteered through the Parent Association (PA) and Mothers’ Club (both later merged into the PA in 1998) and/or  the Tuckshop. They were also there to lend a hand when it came to setting up the […Read more]

School Wide

Curriculum Update: Human Society and its Environment (HSIE)

29 May 2020 Jen N 0

HSIE in Primary Schools can be amazingly flexible environments when they need to be. Case in point – online learning. However, this flexibility also allows us to be able to manipulate the curriculum to ensure that students are given the best opportunities to grow and learn. An example of this is the Year 6 History unit which previously was known […Read more]

Secondary

Careers Corner – Term 2 Update

29 May 2020 Jen N 0

Since the resumption of classes, the Careers Advisors have had meetings with all Year 12 students and their parents about their post-school plans. It has been so impressive to meet with such organised and well-informed students who have some amazing aspirations. The students have done a great deal of research since we last met them in person at the end […Read more]

Primary

National Simultaneous Storytime 2020 Recap

29 May 2020 Jen N 0

This week in Primary, the students participated in ALIA’s 20th National Simultaneous Storytime event. Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator, is read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centres, family homes, bookshops and many other places around Australia and parts of the world. This year the text selected was ‘Whitney and Britney: […Read more]

Sports and ECA

AISHK Promoted to Gold Division of ISSFHK Competition

29 May 2020 Brigitte McNamara 0

The International Schools Sports Federation Hong Kong (ISSFHK) is the local international school sports competition in which AISHK competes. ISSFHK is comprised of three graded divisions. AISHK is currently in the Silver Division. We are pleased to announce that AISHK has been promoted to the Gold Division for the 2020/2021 sport year! Other schools in the First Division include Discovery College […Read more]

Primary

[Head of Primary] Week 6 Update

29 May 2020 Brigitte McNamara 0

It has truly been a very special week. Never have I been so excited and nervous about students coming back to school! It has been wonderful to have Year 1 to 6 back on campus with us. The anticipation, motivation and enthusiasm were at all time highs from students and teachers. Walking into classrooms, you could feel the buzz of […Read more]

School Wide

Curriculum Update: Mathematics

22 May 2020 Brigitte McNamara 0

Mathematics in Primary It is amazing just how much mathematical equipment students have within their own homes! Online learning has presented us with plenty of challenges, one of which has been our ability to think laterally, or “outside the box”. Using the Australian curriculum as the basis of our learning, teachers have changed the order of teaching for many of […Read more]

Primary

Primary Online Olympics Event

22 May 2020 Jen N 0

Whilst the Olympic action in Tokyo has been postponed until 2021,the AISHK Primary Division today held an online Olympics for students in Prep to Year 6. Students gathered in Houses via Zoom for some inspiration from the house captains and patrons, before completing a range of Olympic events such as Sprinting, Archery and Powerlifting. All of which had been modified […Read more]