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[Head of Secondary] Term 1 Week 2 Message

28 January 2022 AJ Dyka 0

As the Year of the Metal Ox draws to its close, our first full week of online lessons has again seen our Secondary students display impressive flexibility and resilience in their learning. Secondary teachers have reported high levels of attendance and engagement and a readiness from students to “get on with it”. Feedback from students has thus far been positive […Read more]

Secondary

[Head of Secondary] Term 1 Week 1 Message

21 January 2022 AJ Dyka 0

The return of Secondary students to campus on Wednesday was a joyous occasion, with students visibly and audibly excited to see each other and reconnect after the Christmas holidays. For Year 7, the much anticipated first day of Secondary school offered lots of new experiences, from the allocation of lockers to first use of the school café. For Year 12, […Read more]

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[Head of Secondary] Term 4 Week 9 Message

8 December 2021 AJ Dyka 0

On this last day of the 2021 school year, I would like to wish all our Secondary families the happiest of Christmases and it goes without saying that we’re all hoping for better and more normal times in 2022. If you’re travelling over the holiday period, and are affected by any changes to quarantine rules, please update the Secondary office. […Read more]

Secondary

Year 8: Product Design & Digital Technologies A Year in Review

3 December 2021 AJ Dyka 0

In 2018 the New South Wales curriculum of “Mandatory Technology” was changed to include a new curriculum area: Digital Technologies. This area is more “STEM”-based, including electronics, systems design, coding, and Computer Aided Design & Manufacturing (CAD/CAM). This was a new curriculum area for many NSW schools, who had previously taught more traditional workshop skills. Schools had to readjust resourcing […Read more]

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Wetlands Park Report

3 December 2021 AJ Dyka 0

On Thursday 4 November, all of Year 7 went on a trip to the Hong Kong Wetland Park. Here are their accounts. On the trip to the Hong Kong Wetland Park the whole of year 7 observed fascinating wildlife including fish, reptiles, amphibians and mammals. In the museum portion of the Wetland Park we also observed realistic models of animals […Read more]

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[Head of Secondary] Term 4 Week 8 Message

3 December 2021 AJ Dyka 0

Top marks and academic prizes are by no means the only measure of student success in a school. An AISHK education is all about balance, and throughout the course of a year, we celebrate student achievements in a wide range of fields and endeavours. That said, it is important each year to acknowledge those students who have excelled in their […Read more]

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Geography x Design & Technology // Urban Planning Excursion

3 December 2021 AJ Dyka 0

On 19th of November students in Year 11 HSC Geography and HSC/IB Design & Technology had a joint excursion to a number of sites across Kowloon and Hong Kong Island. The aim of this excursion was twofold: to conduct primary research for a range of assignments across both subjects, and to gain an appreciation for the multidisciplinary approach to urban […Read more]