School Wide

AISHK 25th Anniversary Throwback: Book Week

28 August 2020 Jen N 0

An AISHK tradition since 1996, an Australian event since 1945, Book Week is a celebration of Australian children’s authors and illustrators. Each year the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) release a shortlist of books for various categories including ‘Book of the Year: Early Childhood’ and ‘Picture Book of the Year’. Throughout the week there are planned activities based on the […Read more]

Community

AISHK Student Features in Video Voice Over!

28 August 2020 Brigitte McNamara 0

AISHK is pleased to share that Year 4 student Ruby March was selected to provide the voice over for the audio book “Together We Fight The Virus.” View Ruby’s fantastic voice over work by clicking here. To read about Ruby’s experience, please see her article below which featured on page 18. in Issue 38 of NET Scheme News. Well done Ruby!

Head of School

[Head of School Message] The Joy of Reading

28 August 2020 Jen N 0

As a young boy growing up in the country, I would spend the long, summer holidays curled up with my latest book. I would escape the boredom of farm life by being transported all over the world through the characters in the books I was reading . I visited Narnia by reading the Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe series; […Read more]

Primary

Term 3 Peer Support: Session 4 “Developing My Strengths”

28 August 2020 Brigitte McNamara 0

Discussion about ‘Optimism’ continued on with our final Peer Support Session this week. Students again shared stories, led activities and danced! Most importantly, our students from Prep to Year 6 were able to spend a session together to talk about their strengths.  The focus for this week was ‘Developing My Strengths’ and students were given the opportunity to further explore […Read more]

Secondary

[Head of Secondary Message] Week 6 Update

28 August 2020 Brigitte McNamara 0

Secondary students continue to demonstrate success and good communication via their online lesson conversations with their teachers. Despite the challenges and the limits of the medium, there are still opportunities for their creativity to shine through and for many, a greater sense of independence and self-determination in their learning experiences. At the start of this week, Secondary students had a […Read more]

Primary

Term 3 Peer Support: Session 3 “My Strengths”

21 August 2020 Brigitte McNamara 0

Our third Peer Support Session continued on with our theme of optimism. This week, Celebrity Heads was played, discussions were held, stories were read and of course we all had a dance! As the 30 minute session flew by, it was evident that connections are certainly being made between our Prep to Year 6 students. The smiles which lit up the […Read more]

Secondary

First HSC Subject Complete!

21 August 2020 Brigitte McNamara 0

This afternoon Ashley Botfield and Emily McCauley submitted their Extension 2 English Major works to NESA thus marking the first HSC subject to be completed by students of AISHK for 2020. Extension 2 English is one of the most academically rigorous subjects offered in the HSC and requires students to commit themselves to a robust process of research and composition. […Read more]

Primary

Primary Student Leaders: Funky Friday Update

21 August 2020 Brigitte McNamara 0

Dear Parents, Students and Staff, Today we hosted the first Funky Friday! The theme for this week was Crazy Hair Day. We saw very colourful and creative hairstyles today including some wild and wacky wigs. Thank you to everyone who took part! We’re excited to announce that the theme for next week’s Funky Friday (28 August) is Virtual Background Day! You […Read more]