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[Head of School Message] Happy Holidays

4 April 2019 Edmund Sze 0

As we begin our well-deserved April holidays, I encourage you to not totally plan every minute of your children’s activities. My experience of working in international schools is that families have such exciting and action-packed holidays that students return to school exhausted and needing a holiday ! All family members need down time in the holidays and time to catch […Read more]

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[Head of School Message] What Type of Parent Are You?

29 March 2019 Brigitte McNamara 0

Recently, a very interesting article appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald about changes in parenting involvement and styles over the years. I think this article provides us with a great opportunity to reflect on our parenting style and the possible implications for our children. You can read the article here. This article mirrors my own experience with parents over the […Read more]

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[Head of School Message] Our New Zealand Friends

22 March 2019 Edmund Sze 0

Being a school for Australian and New Zealand families and staff, I am sure we have all experienced a range of emotions over the Christchurch shootings last week. As the shootings unravelled last week I felt absolute devastation and despair for our New Zealand friends, admiration for Jacinda Ardern, disbelief that an Australian could do this to our Tasman cousins […Read more]

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[Head of School Message] Viral Trends and Fake News

8 March 2019 Edmund Sze 0

In many ways, I don’t think that parenting has ever been so hard, as technology continues to add complexity to our lives.  While technology has made our lives so much easier in some respects, it has definitely made parenting harder. In previous generations, parents did not have to contend with the challenges of social media, viral trends and fake news. […Read more]

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Congratulations Class of 2018!

22 February 2019 Brigitte McNamara 0

In true AISHK fashion our 2018 graduates have achieved incredibly pleasing results and many of them have now headed off to start the next very exciting phase of their lives at universities around the globe (literally!). We are very proud of their many successes. Many schools and communities measure the success of their school based on the results which their […Read more]

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[Head of School Message] The Year Ahead

31 January 2019 Brigitte McNamara 0

As we begin the year of the pig next week we all have great hopes for what the year ahead might hold for us. I am sure that we are all hoping for a year filled with successes; good health, increased wealth and much happiness. I am also fairly confident that none of us want a year of challenges or […Read more]

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[Head of School Message] Welcome Back to Term 1

25 January 2019 Edmund Sze 0

Where did the holidays go? It only seems like yesterday that we were celebrating Speech Day and farewelling everyone and now we have already finished the first week of school for 2019! And what a fantastic first week it has been. I always love seeing the students return to school after the Christmas holidays with energy, excitement and enthusiasm; all […Read more]