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‘Exciting New Developments’ at AIS Sports Department for 2020/2021

Physical activity at Australian International School (AIS) is considered to be essential in ensuring a well-balanced and well-rounded education for its students. From kindergarten to upper secondary, it is well-known that sports provide an incredible benefit to both students’ physical health as well as their mental well-being. Consequently, AIS is always keen to offer the very best sporting opportunities for its students, and this academic year, 2020/2021, is no exception. Mr Matthew Washer, AIS’s Athletics Director, recently shared on sports at AIS as well as on some of the many ‘exciting new developments’ AIS sports will see this upcoming school

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Music News – September 2020

The performing arts department would like to extend a big jazz hand welcome back to all our parents and students. We are so excited to start making music and performing again after a long summer break. There are been some significant changes to the department at the beginning of this year and some exciting performance opportunities coming up for the students. The cast of this year’s school show has been working hard to prepare for the upcoming performance of Mamma Mia! They even turned up to an all-day Saturday rehearsal before school had even started! Such amazing dedication! The dates

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Musicals: The Unsung Hero in a Student’s Personal Development

From The Wizard of Oz, James and the Giant Peach, to Legally Blonde, Australian International School (AIS) has a long history of putting on some fantastic musical theatre performances, giving students a great chance to take the spotlight. Such shows are of course incredible fun for both actors and audiences alike, but as Mr Colin Burstow and Mrs Suzette Bradfield reveal, there are actually significant, deeper reasons why musicals are always part of AIS’s yearly curriculum. ‘Musicals are a hugely important part of education.’ AIS’s Secondary School Music Teacher, Colin Burstow shares, ‘They instil a sense of camaraderie between year

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Lesson of 2019

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

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