Young scientists have been learning through discovery in the glorious New Territories landscape.
A Wild Science Day was held for Year 5 students near the Starling Inlet, in the wetland area of Luk Keng.
Students were given the opportunity to see at first hand the breathtaking environment around our secondary school, and encouraged to ‘Think Like Scientists.’
They were able to explore the surroundings, witnessing terrapins and many other species in their natural habitats.… Read more
Students and refugees worked together to tackle one of Hong Kong’s most challenging mountain hikes.
A group of Year 6 students completed a three hour hike over the famous Twins with ladies from Free to Run – an organisation which works with refugees.… Read more
ICHK students celebrated excellent results in the prestigious HKIEACA Speech Festival.
Four students competed in the event, which attracts students from across Hong Kong.
Kaisla Majapuro and Charli Haddican from Year 9 took part in the Teenage Group Mandarin Tongue Twister.… Read more
Students have been sampling a range of culinary delights as they master the skills of real life review writing.
Year 6 students visited a number of restaurants in Tai Po, to hone their skills. They were able to select their choice of cuisine, then make notes on all aspects of their visit.… Read more
Students have been beach exploring this week, with the help of a marine biologist.
Children in Year 3 visited sands in Sai Kung, where they looked at marine life and habitations.
The trip was arranged to introduce them to the Unit of Inquiry, Sharing the Planet.… Read more
The suffering of refugees has been highlighted to students, in a thought-provoking exercise.
Year 6 students spent time in a restricted space, before creating their own makeshift camp and queuing for rationed snacks.
The exercise was designed to introduce them to the Unit of Inquiry, Where We Are in Place and Time.… Read more
A hugely successful sports day has been celebrated at ICHK.
Students from across the school competed in a range of track and field events at the Tai Po Sports Ground. There were some fantastic individual performances but, most of all, it was great to see everyone involved – that’s what makes for a real community.… Read more
Perhaps the most effective way of exploring how ICHK aligns with the fourth of OECD’s transversal conclusions is to step outside of the South East Asian educational environment for a moment and to invoke the principles that have catapulted a European nation, Finland, to the forefront of the global education agenda.… Read more
Ben Blain is Head of Year 7 and Teacher of Physical Education at ICHK
“Your battle face is calm, relaxed, fixed, determined. Your battle face is grave and still. It doesn’t show enmity, hostility or struggle, but acceptance. Your battle face understands the task ahead, has imagined it, thought through it, and is resigned to it.… Read more