Secondary

Virtual Reality in the AISHK Classroom 

11 December 2019 Jen Ng 0

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are two new technologies that are rapidly evolving and are increasingly being integrated into our daily lives. While people most often associate VR with video games, it actually has many more applications. Surgeons and dentists are using VR and AR to train before they work on living patients. Artists, designers and architects utilise […Read more]

Secondary

Year 10 Alternate Program for Term 4

11 December 2019 Jen Ng 0

During the final weeks of Term 4, our Year 10 students engaged in a range of enrichment activities. Although this alternate program is arranged every year for post-exam Year 10 students, there were some exciting additions for 2019. To support their preparation for their Year 11 courses of study, Week 9 began with a ‘Senior Studies Day’ on Monday 2nd […Read more]

Secondary

Year 6 Transition to Secondary Mathematics

9 December 2019 Jen Ng 0

“What is Mathematics?” This was the first question the Year 6 students were asked when they came up to Secondary for a short transition experience last week. Their answers were varied, positive and encouraging, as they showed that they are really enthusiastic about their Maths learning. Here are some of the insightful and varied sample answers they gave: “Mathematics is […Read more]

Secondary

[Student Report] Silver AYP Hiking Expedition

5 December 2019 AJ Dyka 0

Over the past weekend, a group of Year 10 students took on a challenging Silver AYP hiking expedition. Although similar in difficulty with the Bronze level we undertook last year, the Silver AYP hike required more independent navigation and minimal assistance from our teachers Mr Skellern, Mr Stoevelaar and Miss Cilauro. The expedition began on the 28th of November to […Read more]

Secondary

AISHK Mario Kart Tournament 2019

5 December 2019 Jen Ng 0

During Term 4, students and staff from all across the Secondary school came together to battle it out in the first annual AISHK Mario Kart Tournament. After three lunches of fierce competition, Year 8’s Jason Ng was crowned AISHK’s King Koopa for 2019. But even Jason’s competition, left battered and bruised by red shells and lighting bolts, had fun cheering […Read more]

Secondary

Careers Corner – Term 4 Update

4 December 2019 Jen Ng 0

As the academic year comes to an end, the Careers Advisors have been busy preparing students for the years ahead. Year 11 students: Careers interviews With less than 12 months before they finish their high school education, the thought of tertiary study can be far from the Year 11 students’ minds, with tests, assignments and essays to complete. However, this […Read more]

Secondary

Introducing Leadership Training for Year 9 and Peer Support to Secondary

4 December 2019 Jen Ng 0

As part of the school’s ongoing commitment to strengthening our Student Wellbeing and Student Leadership opportunities, our Year 9 students completed two half days of Student Leadership Training on 2 and 3 December 2019. The Year 9 Student Leadership Training provided an opportunity for students to acquire and practise leadership skills to then apply to a range of life and […Read more]