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An Exciting Term of Music and Drama

10 August 2018 editor 0

There are an array of performances coming up that showcase students from preparatory through to Year 12 in both music and drama. Primary Music Recitals On Wednesday 22 August and Thursday 23 August young musicians from Prep through to Year 6 will perform in the Early Childhood and Primary Music Recitals as listed below. These are free events in the […Read more]

Secondary

Head of Secondary Message

3 August 2018 editor 0

Welcome to the third term of our school year, and already we are at the end of the second week. Earlier in this week’s assembly, I reminded the students of the significant events we have running this term: the Frayed Fashion Show, Senior Formal, Annual Sports Awards, A Night on Broadway Concert, the Secondary Swimming Carnival, a Study Skills Parent-Student […Read more]

Secondary

Secondary ICAS Science Results 2018

3 August 2018 editor 0

Earlier this year students from AISHK sat the International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (formerly known as the Australian Schools Science Competition). This competition consists of a series of well-designed scientifically based multiple choice questions which assess different topics, including: Observation, Interpretation, Prediction, Investigation, Reasoning and Problem Solving. AISHK students performed very well when compared with students in our Region, […Read more]

Secondary

Secondary Bronze, Silver & Gold Awards

3 August 2018 editor 0

On Wednesday 1 August, during the Secondary Assembly, there were some awards being given out to students who have show tremendous efforts at School. The list of award winners are as follows: First Surname Year House Award Elke Chaplin 7 E Silver Elke Chaplin 7 E Bronze Emily Crachi 7 E Bronze Isabella Lai 7 E Bronze Jeannie Leung 7 […Read more]

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Year 11 Wellbeing. Sometimes you just have to laugh.

1 June 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

Senior students are often bogged down with assignments, exam revision, extracurricular commitments, tutors, and weekend jobs. This begs the question: When do they have time to just relax and have fun? Sometimes it’s tricky to get teenagers to engage in ‘wellbeing’ activities in an authentic way – too many demands and too much pressure to keep up appearances. Last Wednesday, […Read more]

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Year 8 Parent Breakfast Meeting

25 May 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

All Year 8 Parents are invited to attend a breakfast information gathering at AISHK on Tuesday 12 June, 7:50am-8:40am in the 9/F Staff Centre. Mr West, Mr McCorkell and key secondary teachers will share with you the highlights of the elective subject choices for Years 9 and 10, in 2019 and 2020, and the pathway towards secondary school graduation. There […Read more]

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Head of Secondary Message

29 March 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

Well-done to all our students and staff for managing a very successful, but busy, Term 1. The secondary students reported back on the hugely engaging Activity Week program: 13 different experiential learning courses across ten different countries, all within the one week. The assembly held this week to view the course-work of the Activity Week was both enjoyable and inspirational. […Read more]

Secondary

More Quality, Less Quantity in a Values-Centric Education

2 March 2018 0

Our Year 12 students have this week been completing their Term 1 Examinations which are an important precursor to the external examinations scheduled for October and November. I have written previously of the introduction in 2018 of new Higher School Certificate (HSC) courses in English, Science, Mathematics and History. The reforms to the HSC are the first in nearly seventeen […Read more]