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Dec 15
2016
The Magic of Neverland

The Magic of Neverland

School News

ICHK’s award winning drama team has worked its magic again, leaving audiences spellbound with their incredible production of Neverland. “Blown away, the best show I’ve ever seen, and visually stunning,” were just some of the comments we’ve received. The Mermaid Lagoon, the Forgotten Vaults...

Dec 05
2016
Students Achieve World Rugby Honours

Students Achieve World Rugby Honours

School News

Two ICHK students are celebrating world rugby success. Kelsie Bouttle and Clare Coey were part of the winning team at the inaugural Asia Rugby U18 Girls Sevens Championship in Dubai. Teams from all over Asia including Kazakhstan, UAE and Sri Lanka competed in the major international event. Hong...

Dec 01
2016
Language Festival Success

Language Festival Success

School News

ICHK is celebrating after being named ‘Best School Overall’ at the Super-language Recitation Competition for the fourth year in a row. Students once again achieved an amazing haul of awards at the prestigious event. They won six ‘Champions’ awards, three ‘First Runner Up, one ‘Second Runner...

Nov 30
2016
The Values of Character Education

The Values of Character Education

Teacher Insights

Raymond Chan is Head of PE and Activities at ICHK Although there has been renewed interest in Character Education within recent years, it is certainly nothing new.  Aristotle, a major influence on western education from over 2000 years ago, tells us how forming character can lead to human...

Nov 30
2016
The Great Story

The Great Story

Teacher Insights

Douglas Kidd is Director of Out of Class and Experiential Education and Teacher of Human Technologies In a book written in 1988 called The Dream of the Earth, Thomas Berry wrote about the need for a new story. What he meant was that humans need a story that they feel part of, that tells them

Nov 30
2016
Learning In A Real World Context

Learning In A Real World Context

Teacher Insights

Douglas Kidd is Deputy Head of School and Teacher of Human Technologies Human beings evolved to live outdoors, and many of the ways in which we think and sense the world around us are calibrated to the outdoor life.  A good example with a great deal of relevance to education is our ability to...

Nov 22
2016
Resilient Students Race for Good Causes

Resilient Students Race for Good Causes

School News

ICHK is celebrating an incredible weekend of sporting success. Our resilient students took part in two of Hong Kong’s biggest youth events – the 24 Hour Race and Team Fear. Secondary students took part in the 24 Hour Race, running continual laps of The Peak for anti-human trafficking...

Nov 21
2016
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The Role of Emotions in Learning

Head of School Blog

The third transversal conclusion drawn by the OECD speaks directly to the wealth of research that confirms that learning results from the dynamic interplay of emotions and cognition. Indeed, to one extent or another, emotions are always either supporting or inhibiting learning, and the job of...

Nov 15
2016
Teaching Via Storytelling

Teaching Via Storytelling

Teacher Insights

Chris Holland is a teacher of Maths at ICHK Secondary. As an engineer, it comes naturally to me to make theory transcend textbooks to real-world connections. Cultivating curiosity can be as simple as crafting an amusing story involving the students themselves. I mean, who wants to read about Joe...

Nov 15
2016
The Benefits of Learning in a Green Space

The Benefits of Learning in a Green Space

Teacher Insights

Susanna Lynam is a teacher of Year 6 at ICHK Hong Lok Yuen. ICHK Hong Lok Yuen has a very rare commodity in this urban landscape that we call Hong Kong. It has ‘Green Space’ that students can explore and learn in. As a teacher, I’ve always loved the green space that is available for

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