Secondary

[Maths Chat] Designing Liqueur bottles using Mathematics

16 October 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

Recently the students in the Year 12 IB Higher Level course designed some interesting liqueur bottles using Volumes of Revolution which is one of the topics they study in Calculus. The task is an example of a rich task which is likely to capture the interest and curiosity of students. It inspires the students, enabling them to harness their ability […Read more]

Sports and ECA

Follow the Action at Next Weekend’s AISA Games

13 October 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

Next week 60 of our student athletes will fly to Jakarta, Indonesia to participate in the annual AISA Games. Squads representing soccer, touch, basketball and netball have been eagerly training and preparing for the games. Students will depart 19 October and return on 22 October. AISHK will be piloting an Instagram profile for sport related news. Follow us at @aishk_sports […Read more]

Primary

Class Placements

13 October 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

From week 7 of this term student class placements will be considered and formulated. In consultation with present class teachers, learning support teachers and Head of Year, I will be compiling class lists for 2018. Factors which must be taken into account include; a balance of male and female (where possible), academic ability, as well as social and emotional development. […Read more]

Sports and ECA

A “clean sweep” in Clean Half Marathon for AISHK Swimmers

13 October 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

Seven AISHK students participated in Saturday’s iconic 15km Clean Half marathon swim from Stanley to Deep Water Bay, now often spoken of as one of the great open water races of the world. It was run in very rough conditions against the prevailing currents and winds, but this didn’t phase our swimmers, who completed a ‘clean sweep’ of the three major […Read more]

Primary

Australian Primary Principals Conference

13 October 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

Agility, Creativity, Legacy was the theme for the 2017 Australian Primary Principals Conference held in Brisbane late last term. I attended and was fortunate enough to be able to network and spend time discussing important educational issues with Principals from every state and territory of Australia. There were around 400 Principals of Private, Independent, Catholic and Government schools in attendance. […Read more]

Primary

English and Mathematics ICAS Results

12 October 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

Congratulations to the following students who achieved a Credit, a Distinction or a High Distinction in the recent ICAS English and Mathematics tests: First Name Surname Test Year Group Result Marcus Chan English 3D Credit Daniel Hei Kiu Lee English 3D Credit Valerie Moreno Dy English 3D Distinction Mila Zervaas English 3D Credit Isaac Cheng English 3F Distinction Ethan, Lung […Read more]

Secondary

International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) English Results

12 October 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

The International Competitions and Assessments for Students (ICAS) are independent skills-based assessments with a competition element. Commonly referred to as the UNSW tests, ICAS is unique, being the most comprehensive generally available suite of academic assessments and school tests for primary and secondary school students. Of the secondary students who participated in the English competition this year, the following students […Read more]