I would like to extend a warm welcome to all of our returning students and their families, as well as to the significant number of new students who enrolled over the summer months and have joined AIS for 2020-2021. As I mentioned in my AIS Yearbook article in June, 2019-2020 will certainly go down as the most remarkable year in my 35-year career as an educator. Who would have ever predicted that schools would close for over three months and, for the first time ever, the international IB and Cambridge examinations would be cancelled? This created some real uncertainty and anxiety
Writing is something we all have to learn. As babies, we speak and listen without being taught – it just comes naturally. Reading and writing, however, are skills that we have to work on in order to improve. At AIS, the focus in the past year has been on improving writing levels among all students. One of the most important factors in learning is having parents who are engaged and supportive, and we are fortunate at AIS to have such a great community of parents. This article will, therefore, give you some simple tips and ideas for how to help
Congratulations to our International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) 2020 cohort Students from the Australian International School (AIS) are today celebrating one of its best-ever IB Diploma results. Among the school’s top-achievers was Anh-Andrew Tran, who achieved an incredible 43 out of 45 points, and Hyeonjun Kim, who was awarded 42 points. Both are now set to attend word-class universities in Australia and South Korea. IB cancelled the final exams for May 2020 due to the Coronavirus. It used coursework, predicted grades and other data to calculate final grades. This led to complaints from many schools worldwide that the results did
Enthusiasm, happiness and anticipation filled AIS this morning as students and teachers returned to start another school year after a long summer break. As AIS provides classes for ages ranging from 18 months to 18 years, for some students this was their very first time in a classroom, while for others, they will be embarking on their final year, year 13, to finish their IB Diplomas. Check out just some of the great snaps of when the doors opened and excited students filled the entrance hall before starting the new academic year!