What Does ICHK Stand For?
Jamie Holden is a Teacher of Mathematics and Outdoor Pursuits Coordinator at ICHK I had just completed a PSHE session with my Year 7 form group and the outcome was too powerful not to share. We had been asked ito share a message with our students and I decided that I wanted to to use
What is 'The Box' we're supposed to be thinking outside of?
Phil Morgan is Director of Creativity and Head of Human Technologies at ICHK I used to have a poster on my classroom wall exhorting my students to “Think Outside the Box!” I’ve taken it down and I’m not putting it back up. Here’s why… When we ask people to...
Plastic Free ICHK
We are proud to announce that ICHK is competing for a prestigious Hong Kong Green School Award. We are bidding for this year’s ‘NO Disposables Campus Award,’ after a major drive to reduce plastics at school this term. Vending machines and drinks coolers have been removed from the campus and all...
Student voice has evolved and changed at ICHK as the school has grown and matured. The student government, the SRC, now operates with its own multi-year level form group of 12 students, each holding executive positions. These positions are elected by the students themselves each year. The
The spectacular surroundings of our secondary school became our classroom, as students took part in the Inter-school City Nature Challenge. Groups from across the school explored the nearby mangrove systems to identify and take photos of plant and animal species. The Bioblitz competition was...
Our volleyball players are celebrating an incredible week. Our U16 Boys Volleyball players were named champions in the ISSFHK League. They beat Australian International School 2-0 and then the host team Singapore International School 2-0. This marks an amazing journey for the players who did not...
How a Growth Mindset Helped to conquer the sport of polo
Jon Rees is a teacher of English, Human Technologies and Theory of Knowledge at ICHK In the last 11 months, Jon Rees took up the challenge of learning to ride a horse so that he could participate in the first ever Hong Kong Polo Beginners Cup in Tianjin, China. That tournament took place last...
Phil Morgan is Director of Creativity and Head of Human Technologies at ICHK A few years ago I visited The Green School in Bali. In educational terms it is an almost-mythical ‘Shangri-la’ of a school – the world’s most beautiful and ecologically aware institution....
Secondary students have experienced an amazing range of CAS+ Week challenges . Students across the school have stepped out of the classroom, and pushed outside of their comfort zones. They have camped in some of the most glorious weather imaginable, scaled the Hong Kong peaks and taken part in...
“Yes, but what are they learning?”
Occupy a ‘leadership’ position long enough, particularly when working within a relatively high-powered team, and you’ll be asked to undergo some sort of psychometric testing. These come in many guises, so you might find it’s DiSC, Belbin, Myers-Briggs, Strengthfinder or any one of a dozen others,...