Year 3 News

Year 3 Newsletter | Term 4 Week 6

30 October 2020 Brigitte McNamara 0

Welcome to to our latest Year Three newsletter. We hope you enjoy reading about what we have been learning in Year 3.  English Year 3 has continued exploring Morris Gleitzman’s book ‘Misery Guts’. In particular, students have begun to discover how words create images and impact the reader. Students have been adding to their reader’s notebooks which are books that […Read more]

Year 5 News

Year 5 Newsletter | Term 4 Week 6

29 October 2020 Brigitte McNamara 0

English We have been examining and growing an appreciation for different forms of poetry. We have been reading poems that are humorous and entertaining. We have looked at various language features (alliteration, repetition, simile, rhythm, onomatopoeia, etc.) and performance features (gestures, expression, tone, pace, etc.) that have been used to engage and entertain the reader. Soon students will be choosing […Read more]

Primary

[Head of Primary] Week 5 Update

23 October 2020 Brigitte McNamara 0

It has been wonderful to have 5 (almost) uninterrupted weeks at school with the students this term. Students are still very excited about coming to school each day and we hope the routines of getting up earlier, packing school bags and putting on a uniform are getting easier for everybody. Although, we cannot have parents in the school at the […Read more]

School Wide

Chinese Day Recap

23 October 2020 Brigitte McNamara 0

Thank you to all who participated in and supported this year’s Chinese Day! Although a little quieter than the Chinese Week we are accustomed to, it was still a very enjoyable day for everybody. Students engaged in many activities – creative, cultural and curricular. AISHK was full of colour as students proudly wore traditional Chinese dress. Some of the many […Read more]

Sports and ECA

Sports Update: Morning-Only Sports Program

23 October 2020 Brigitte McNamara 0

Morning Sports Program Enrollment | Schools Buddy A kind reminder that the online system of enrollment, Schools Buddy, will open at 10:00am tomorrow, Wednesday 28 October and will close at 12:00 noon this Friday 30 October 2020. Schools Buddy Link Parents new to AISHK in 2020 should have received an account set-up email this morning. Please remember, due to our […Read more]

Secondary

[Head of Secondary Message] Week 4 Update

16 October 2020 Brigitte McNamara 0

Our best wishes go to Year 12 students as they complete final preparations for their examinations which start next week. They have had the last four days in classes for final reviews and tactics, after their 11 days study preparation period, and they have demonstrated again, their exemplary collegial spirit. There were some shared end-of-classes gifts exchanged between Year 12s […Read more]

Year 6 News

Year 6 Newsletter | Term 4 Week 4

16 October 2020 Brigitte McNamara 0

What a wonderful first few weeks of Term 4 Year 6 have had! We have been incredibly busy deep diving into our History unit around the concept of Federation where we have learnt about the Tenterfield Oration and the joining of the six Colonies into a Federated country, Australia. In English, students have been expanding their understanding of writing to […Read more]