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Leading the Way: AIS’s Student Representative Council

At Australian International School (AIS), one of our key focuses is to ensure that our students are fully prepared for life beyond the classroom. As part of this approach, wherever possible we look to provide opportunities and roles that can build our student’s confidence, test their leadership skills, and expose them to something completely new. One example of this is AIS’s Student Representative Council (SRC), and this week we decided to explore the council to learn more about what it does and learn why students are keen to join. What is AIS’s SRC all about? From running charity fundraisers, preparing

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IB Spotlight: English B – Language Acquisition

Continuing to explore IB Diploma students’ studying experiences, this week we put the IB Diploma subject: English B under the IB Spotlight. This course is designed to provide students with the necessary skills and intercultural understanding to enable them to communicate successfully in an environment where English is spoken. To learn more about what the subject is really like to study, we spoke to Giang Tran, a Year 12 student at AIS who shared her thoughts. She spoke about her memorable accomplishments, gave advice on how to master the course, and how the subject supports her future ambitions. Whilst studying

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Students From AIS Have Been Celebrating Their Success Stories In The IB Diploma

Year 13 students created some amazing displays recently to showcase the work they have done as part of the IB Core. The Core is made up of Theory of Knowledge (TOK), the Extended Essay (EE) and Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS). Students must pass all of these to be awarded the IB Diploma. AIS held its Core Celebration on Friday 6 November in its new IB Centre. The day started with Year 12 students listening to Year 13 prefects about their experiences in the Core. In the afternoon, the IB Centre was transformed with displays of work from TOK, CAS and

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Snakes Alive!

Being a reptile enthusiast is not easy. Sometimes I get judged badly for loving exotic animals like snakes, because it seems like an odd choice to most people. When I was in Year 12, something changed. A teacher in the science corridor asked me if I wanted to show my pet Ball Python, Banana, to her younger students. I was thrilled! When I took Banana out of his cage, the students’ reaction was “ Aww!” They all loved him. So a year later, I did the same thing for a CAS Experience. I never get tired of it. Once a

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