Secondary

[Maths Chat] Designing Liqueur bottles using Mathematics

16 October 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

Recently the students in the Year 12 IB Higher Level course designed some interesting liqueur bottles using Volumes of Revolution which is one of the topics they study in Calculus. The task is an example of a rich task which is likely to capture the interest and curiosity of students. It inspires the students, enabling them to harness their ability […Read more]

Secondary

International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) English Results

12 October 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

The International Competitions and Assessments for Students (ICAS) are independent skills-based assessments with a competition element. Commonly referred to as the UNSW tests, ICAS is unique, being the most comprehensive generally available suite of academic assessments and school tests for primary and secondary school students. Of the secondary students who participated in the English competition this year, the following students […Read more]

Secondary

Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards

11 October 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

Bronze Awards are given to Secondary students who demonstrate an outstanding achievement or make a valuable contribution to an aspect of school life. Silver and Gold awards are awarded upon an accumulation of Bronze Awards. Below is a list of Secondary students who received awards at the 11 October assembly. First Surname Year H Class Juliana Costello 7 W Bronze […Read more]

Secondary

Meet the Sydney College of the Arts (SCA) in Hong Kong

11 October 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

The Sydney College of the Arts (SCA) at the University of Sydney will be visiting Hong Kong on Thursday 2 November. For students and parents, Dr Gavan and Dr Popescu will be assessing students’ portfolios and providing feedback. They will also be lecturing about courses they offer. Date: Thursday 2 November Time: 6:30 – 8:00pm Venue: TKP Conference Centre Euro […Read more]

Secondary

A message from the Head of Year 10

11 October 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

Term 4 will be a varied and challenging one for Year 10. Most subjects set an end of year examination, in some cases covering material from Years 9 and 10 combined. These examinations will be held in week 5 which will be the first time we, as a year level, will have experienced a dedicated examination period. It is important […Read more]

Secondary

Chinese University of Hong Kong Orientation day

9 October 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

The Chinese University of Hong Kong are holding their Orientation day for Undergraduate admissions on Saturday 21 October from 8:30am to 6pm on their campus in Shatin. There will be admissions talks at 11:45am for Non-Jupas applicants. Their eight faculties and hostels of the colleges will be open on that day. For more information about the day view their website […Read more]

Secondary

The Graduating Class of 2017

22 September 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

Over the past week, we have had the opportunity to formally farewell our Year 12 2017 graduating class. Both the Valedictory Dinner held last Friday evening and Wednesday’s Valedictory Assembly were wonderfully joyous and uplifting occasions signaling the end of formal schooling for our most senior students. Of the 65 students honored at the assembly on Wednesday, 16 commenced their […Read more]