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]

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]

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]

Primary

[Event Reminder] National Simultaneous Storytime 2020

22 May 2020 Jen N 0

AISHK Primary students will be participating in the National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) event held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). 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 the world. Last year there were […Read more]

Primary

[Head of Primary] Week 4 Update

15 May 2020 Brigitte McNamara 0

On behalf of the Primary Division, we would like to say how excited we are about the resumption of classes at AISHK for our students! School has been a very lonely place this year and it has been a great reminder that I chose a career in education because I wanted to work with children. I think everybody would agree […Read more]

Primary

[Head of Primary] Term 2 Week 2 Update

29 April 2020 Jen N 0

Welcome back to Term 2! We hope everyone has settled into the new school term and students are enjoying being back online for their learning. It has been a smooth start to the term with the new timetable in place. Students are enjoying the extra online learning time provided in the afternoon, with Homeroom time being used for a range […Read more]

Primary

Online Learning Adventure: Around the World in PDHPE!

24 April 2020 Brigitte McNamara 0

As we embark on Term 2 and resume online learning, we continue to maintain and develop engaging learning experiences for students. This week, we shine a spotlight on Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) in Primary. Specialist Primary PDHPE Teacher, Joanne Spencer has created an online experience which allows students to “travel” around the world, completing one-minute challenges of a […Read more]

Primary

AISHK Students Compete in Mandarin Speech Competitions

29 January 2020 Jen N 0

Towards the end of last year, we had a number of students take part in two different Mandarin Speech competitions: GAPSK Mandarin Speech Recitation Competition and 71st HK Schools Speech Festival (Mandarin Speech).  The results were outstanding. Mila (Year 6) competed in the GAPSK Mandarin Speech Recitation Competition (International Group) and received 2nd Runner-up in the Year 4/5 Optional Recitation category. Isla and […Read more]