All music students are playing an instrument. They are playing in a concert band and each class has its own ensemble. We are focusing on posture, reading rhythms and developing pitch ranges on their instruments. A particular focus in Music is reading and interpretation of music notes. Students are learning how to recognise and play printed music. We rehearse and play from concert band music. Students are becoming more literate and fluent with reading notes. This is a complex task as students have to play the rhythm and pitch the note while playing in their concert band. For most students,
Giving pre-school children their own responsibilities is a great opportunity to build self-esteem and confidence. It is also one of the very first steps toward independence. Parents and teachers can be guilty of doing many things for their children just to ‘get through it – and get it over with’. However, we do a BIG disservice to our children by not letting them do jobs or chores that are age appropriate. It helps them feel part of the family as everyone has some duties that they must do. Everyone has a responsibility to be part of the ‘cog’. In the
The PYP Exhibition is a requirement for students in their final year of the Primary Years Programme (PYP). Unlike a typical ‘Science Fair’or ‘Project’, the PYP Exhibition provides opportunities for students to demonstrate the development of their skills from the previous year, to develop a sense of responsibility in their learning and, most importantly, to be able to take action as a result of their learning. Students investigate real- life issues they are passionate about in their attempt to help solve the problems related. As a group, Year 6 students came up with the central idea: “When people work
On Tuesday 21 February AIS hosted the SISAC Cross country championships at Phu My Hung golf course. It was a great event as it is a team competition. Out of the 8 runners that are entered, the first 5 for each school to cross the finishing line score points for their school. It was a successful day with our U19 Boys placing 2nd and an amazing FIRST place for our U9 Girls team from Cherry Blossom Campus. They smashed it! Well done to everyone who took part – it was a great morning of running!