At the end of each term I make time to reflect on what has occurred during the term, and so plan for the next one. This term has been quite remarkable. Despite the pressure that can occur with a huge growth in school enrolment, the students have settled well and are working hard. There has been a large number of events, including the Moon festival, photos, and university visits. The new canteen operations are humming, and there is an enormous increase in choice for students. The student leadership are leading the student body well, and both primary and secondary
This year the Year 7 students attended a 5 day camp in Mui Ne. The camp provided students with a variety of fun, challenging and educational activities, including swimming, stand up boarding, sailing and a hike up a mountain. They were rewarded with breath taking views of the surrounding country side. The students also did team building exercises, archery and geo-catching and had the opportunity to learn about sustainable and organic farming… They were even able to showcase their artistic abilities through making sand art. For each meal the students were offered a lot of food from various regions of
It goes without saying that reading is a fundamental part of life, both at school and beyond. We live in a world overflowing with information and reading is the main way that we access it. Reading literacy is a core focus in schools and provides critical tools for formal learning. A person who can read, can educate themselves about any aspect of life that they are interested in throughout their lives. Reading allows us to discover new things, develop our minds, be more imaginative, creative and empathetic, and provides an endless source of entertainment and enjoyment. And although in the
Season 2 tournament were held this week. AIS sent 7 teams representing 3 sports – u14 football, u19 basketball and u11/u19 badminton. The school had its most successful week of sport in its 12 year history, bringing home 3 championship trophies! Congratulations to these teams: U19 boys badminton – Pool A champions. Defeated CIS in the final. U19 boys basketball – Pool A champions. Defeated TAS in the final. U19 girls basketball – Pool A champions. Defeated SSIS in the final.