News & Events

Year 7 special day

On Wednesday, 7 September all Year 7 students came off normal timetable for a day of activities focusing on key IT Skills and Digital Citizenship, led by the Deputy Principal, Mr Mark Vella. The first session of the day focused on equipping Year 7 students with some essential IT skills involving setting up and organising folders and the creation and effective formatting of Word Documents. The theme of the second session was what it means to be a digital citizen and gaining an understanding of the concept of our digital footprint. School Prefects did a great job of assisting with

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Senior School House Captains

On Monday, 5 September 2016, secondary students voted for their 2016/17 House Captains. This year a record number of students applied with some outstanding applicants from both the Middle and Senior school. The quality of the speeches was exceptional showing the depth of student leadership currently at AIS. There were some extremely close results from the voting ballots. Congratulations to the following 2016/17 House Captains: Griffin –  DINH Duc Hieu, WALLER Hayley, TRAN Gia Bao, NGUYEN Thai Nhu Quynh (Lea) Pegasus – TRAN Hien (Austin), NGUYEN Phuong Khanh, ESTACION Zyle, SYVERSTEN Sylvia Phoenix – HIROTA Shosei, VU Hoang Thanh Trang,

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Year 2 and the Dentist

Year 2 students have been learning about looking after themselves and the choices that can lead to having balanced lifestyles. They have explored different factors that contribute to being healthy, such as food, hygiene, exercise, friendships and safety. On 14 September, Dr Guiettier from Starlight Dental Clinic visited the children at Thao Dien. Dr Guettier explained the importance of dental hygiene and showed the students how to take care of their teeth. Each child received a pack with a new toothbrush and toothpaste. According to many parents, the children used the pack to teach their family members the proper way

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Moon Festival

“You have to taste a culture to understand it.” – Deborah Cater Our Moon Festival on Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 September 2016 was one of these learning opportunities where we as a dynamic multi-national community gained a deeper understanding about Vietnamese customs and its culture. The Festival was celebrated over two nights, one for each primary school. The exciting nights began with an impressive and rapturous traditional “Tết Trung Thu” (Moon Festival) drum beating performance. The AIS Primary community experienced a fabulously entertaining evening, with a myriad of Vietnamese traditional songs, dancing performances and colourful decorations. It was amazing

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