Primary Visual Arts Celebrates the Year of the Dog

13 March 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

Early Childhood: Dogs have been a common theme across the grades this Term. Prep students have looked at traditional Chinese Paper cuts for inspiration practising a wide range of fine motor skills including tracing, tearing and cutting Chinese paper and red packets, pasting and using foam brushes and dye to create their dog images. Year One students have been inspired […Read more]


Primary Cross Country

8 March 2018 Alasdair Ong 0

All students from Years 3 – 6 will be competing for the first inter house trophy of the year next Friday 16 March at West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade. Many students are already eagerly training for this event. Thank you to those parents who have offered to help out on the day with marshalling. There is still room for additional helpers. […Read more]


Mixed Interschool Basketball Competition

2 March 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

I have just had the pleasure of accompanying the following Year 5 students to an Interschool Mixed Basketball Competition at Renaissance College: Matilda Dear, Ellen McCartney, Sophie Flinn, Emily Yule, Isaac Estera, Nathan Loui, Royce Tong, Ethan Reboredo and William Huang. These students played with enthusiasm and determination to win one game and narrowly miss out on the others by […Read more]


Year 6 Commit Positive Actions to Form Positive Relationships

1 March 2018 Alasdair Ong 0

This week, we posted off 32 bespoke timber pencil cases overbrimming with stationary to the students that attend HOPE for Cambodia. Hope For Cambodian Children is a community based organisation that supports Cambodian children by providing access to healthcare and education. Jacaranda House has been proudly supporting this very important charity for five years. Using their Character Strengths of; Perseverance, Creativity, Kindness […Read more]


Primary Inter House Cross Country

28 February 2018 Alasdair Ong 0

This year our Primary Inter House Cross Country will take place on Friday 16 March at the West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade District. All students from Years 3–6 will take part at various times throughout the day. Specific class times to be advised ASAP. We do need additional assistance to act as track marshals on the day.  This would involve standing […Read more]


News from Mrs Atkins, Primary-Teacher Librarian

27 February 2018 Alasdair Ong 0

Greetings from the Library. It has been lovely to welcome the students back after Chinese New Year and see the Library alive with the children reading books and participating in lessons. In Week 5, we were fortunate enough to have a visit from the wonderful author, Sarah Brennan. Sarah shared with us her latest book in the Chinese Calendar Tales […Read more]


Cyber Safety @ AISHK

23 February 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

The rapid advances in technology have meant rapid changes to the way our children live their lives, and subsequently to the way we parent and educate. According to research, one in five young Australians are the target of cyberbullying each year, and 49 per cent of teenagers reported they had added people to their social networking ‘friends’ list that they […Read more]


A Friendly Reminder From the Library

14 February 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

Author Visit On our first day back after Chinese New Year, we are very pleased to announce we will welcome the wonderful author Sarah Brennan to the Primary Library. Sarah will be sharing her latest book in The Chinese Calendar Tales, ‘The Tale of Desmond Dog’ with students from Prep to Year 6. Students will receive an order form on […Read more]