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May 11
2021
Growth of the Mastery Transcript

Growth of the Mastery Transcript

School News

We are very pleased to share news about the global growth of the Mastery Transcript over the past year. Eleven schools sent Mastery Transcripts to college admission offices in 2020-2021, and more than 160 colleges have offered admission to one or more applicants at the time of writing. ICHK is a...

May 03
2021
Human Technologies - Metacognition in Action

Human Technologies - Metacognition in Action

Teacher Insights

Phil Morgan is Director of Creativity: Innovation and Teacher of Human Technologies at ICHK “I used to think the brain was the most fascinating part of the human body, then I realised…Hey! Look what’s telling me that”! Emo Phillips (Comedian) Here’s a question: Would you be a passenger in an...

Apr 19
2021
Environment Inspires Students

Environment Inspires Students

School News

Our creative Year 8s have been using the local environment to help them with their studies of war poetry. Students visited the Luk Keng war bunkers near our school as part of their English lessons. They were able to spend time thinking of the experiences of soldiers in this setting, before...

Apr 12
2021
Insight Magazine

Insight Magazine

School News

We are very pleased to share the latest issue of our student magazine Insight. Our student editorial team has been working hard to plan, coordinate and publish the edition, which is focused around the central theme of nostalgia. This is the eighth issue of the magazine, and our team is to be...

Mar 26
2021
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Easter Assembly Address

Head of School Blog

Last week I was chatting with a friend about a job interview he had recently been through after applying for a senior position at an international school in eastern Europe. For some employers, job interviews are subject to a kind of arms race, as they think up novel ways to unsettle candidates in...

Mar 15
2021
Stepping Back in Time

Stepping Back in Time

School News

Year 8 students have been taking a step back in time to explore the World War 2 trenches near our school. The students have been exploring the military relics in Luk Keng as part of their Human Technologies and Big History lessons. They spent time learning about the defensive system, gaining a...

Mar 15
2021
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CAS Reflection

Student Insights

Laam Laam Chung is a Year 12 student I have completed the task of the maintenance of the library books. Through this activity, I reflected upon the consequences of each and every personal choice. This is because by maintaining the books, I saw some damaged areas and I thought about how although...

Mar 01
2021
A Barefoot Hiker’s Guide to the MacLehose Trail

A Barefoot Hiker’s Guide to the MacLehose Trail

School News

We are very pleased to share the inspirational account of Saie Ryu Lee’s gruelling barefoot hike of the Maclehose Trail. In his article ‘A Barefoot Hiker’s Guide to the MacLehose Trail’, Saie Ryu details his extraordinary account of walking the 100km trail barefoot. Saie Ryu, who is a Learning...

Mar 01
2021
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Energy: the essential component of any truly successful learning experience

Head of School Blog

I have found myself in several conversations recently with teachers, parents and students, reflecting on what exactly is missing from children’s lives during this period of disruption, including its repercussions for on-campus learning. Several themes reliably come up: structure, routine,...

Feb 24
2021
A Barefoot Hiker’s Guide to the MacLehose Trail

A Barefoot Hiker’s Guide to the MacLehose Trail

Teacher Insights

Saie Ryu Lee is a Learning Support Assistant at ICHK Inspiration: I was heavily inspired by British barefoot running enthusiast, Tony Riddle’s personal challenge of running the length of the UK completely barefoot in 30 days. His life story and message really resonated with me, and sowed the...

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