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Mar 28
2017
Equestrian Success

Equestrian Success

School News

Our young horse riders are celebrating success in the Inter-school Equestrian Challenge. Students from ICHK Secondary have won their way into the finals of the prestigious horse riding competition. They scored high places in dressage and jumping and are now leading the competition overall. The...

Mar 27
2017
Calculating Hong Kong's latitude

Calculating Hong Kong's latitude

School News

Year 7 historians and and Year 11 mathematicians, working together in a ‘big mystery’ have successfully found the latitude of Hong Kong. The shared class joined forces on the Spring Equinox for a real life learning experience. Students used the shadow cast by the sun at midday to...

Mar 24
2017
Xi'an Cultural Trip

Xi'an Cultural Trip

School News

Primary school students have experienced the spectacular surroundings of historical Xi-an this week. The school’s annual study visit to China has just come to an end, with a packed itinerary which has included many sites of cultural interest and scenic beauty. Our intrepid students have visited...

Mar 24
2017
Earth Hour honoured

Earth Hour honoured

School News

Earth Hour has been honoured at school, with the power dimmed as a symbol of our commitment to the planet. Computers and lights were switched off, as children were educated about the importance of saving energy, and the impacts of actions on the world. Year 6 students took inspiration from...

Mar 21
2017
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The Non-Mystery of Examination Inflation

Head of School Blog

Coming from the UK and working in secondary education, I have grown accustomed to the annual media storm that centers on the release of the IGCSE and A Level results in the late summer. It’s a perennial British pantomime of which, happily, we get only a mild version in Hong Kong. It’s a...

Mar 21
2017
A mathematical day

A mathematical day

School News

A mathematical celebration has been held at ICHK, in honour of Pi Day. Teachers prepared a number of in-class activities to celebrate the mathematical constant, and the irrational number Pi was displayed across the maths classrooms. The Student Representative Council offered apple pies and...

Mar 09
2017
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Escaping The Factory School

Head of School Blog

There are a number of well-established, even taken-for granted, features of school structure and organisation that seriously hold back education, particularly at secondary level. In each case, they are quite clearly inadequate, even damaging of learning, and yet in each case they linger on in the...

Mar 07
2017
International maths challenge

International maths challenge

School News

Congratulations to the ICHK students who competed in the prestigious South East Asian Mathematics Competition in Jakarta last weekend. Katie Leung, Ivan Choy, Harry Cai, Evita Chan, Gabriel Nelson and Gemma Ball joined hundreds of international school students from Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand,...

Mar 02
2017
The Legacy Challenge Award

The Legacy Challenge Award

Teacher Insights

Brendan Lee is a Year 6 Teacher at ICHK Hong Lok Yuen, and runs the Legacy Challenge Award. “It is time to make your mark. Your contribution. It is time to leave a legacy. Your legacy. It’s your time.” James Kerr The Legacy Challenge Award was developed in 2015 with the aim of inspiring,...

Feb 13
2017
Shredding school

Shredding school

Teacher Insights

Ben Blain is Head of Year 7 and Teacher of Physical Education at ICHK Any parent who has sent their child on ICHK’s annual Snowsports trip will have become used to receiving the nightly email telling the story of each day. Among the descriptions of the weather and the progress updates on...

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