News & Events

The Animal Rooms at Thu Thiem Campus

The Animal Rooms are up and running for their second year.  During the first week of school, the animals Bonnie the bunny, Mango the royal python and the two corn snakes, returned home from their holidays.  We also have some new additions to the Science family on the D block 4th floor corridor, including: Mocha the tegu, Bob the baby iguana, many new mice, and a new baby corn snake. The Animal Rooms were created in Term 1 in 2015, and since then, have become a huge part of the School, especially for students taking Science.  Each animal is looked

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Music is the strongest form of magic

Welcome to what is going to be another action-packed and exciting year in Music! This is my 6th year teaching Music at AIS and my 3rd year as Music Coordinator. AIS has 4 Music teachers across all 4 Campuses guiding your children to fulfilling their potential in music. The AIS Music teachers deliver what I believe to be the vital important components of music education: listening to a wide variety of music stimuli, recognising similarities and differences, performing individually and as part of a group, composing using traditional notation, graphic notation, digital  software, reflecting on how it works and affects

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Peer Mentoring

On Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 August, 15 Prefects came into school for a full two day training programme in peer mentoring; but what exactly is peer mentoring? A Peer Mentor is another student who can serve as a resource, a helping hand, a sounding board, and a referral service. The job of peer mentors is to provide support, encouragement, and information to students. Sometimes students prefer to approach another student rather than an adult. This can be for many reasons but ultimately we want students to feel they have someone they can go to. Peer mentors can be thought

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Primary students wooed the audience with their musical production debut: James & the Giant Peach

Hundreds of parents and children turned out for the debut musical production by the Primary School (Years 3 to 6) of Roald Dahl’s first ever children’s classic novel: James and the Giant Peach! The production was directed by Ms Jacqui Gaynor, our very own talented music director, who was supported by a dedicated team of passionate musicians and staff, including Ms Suzette Bradfield and the music band from the Secondary School. With an array of music and songs, the musical production left parents and children swaying, humming and clapping along. “It was hard to believe they are only 10!” exclaimed

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