In their current Unit of Inquiry, our Year 1 students are learning about "Space." After looking at four rocky planets, they discovered that all have active volcanoes! . This sparked their interest to investigate more about what volcanoes are made of and how they erupt. The students then did experiments using soda bicarbonate, vinegar, and red food color in order to better understand how rocks melt into liquid and how they are vented out of the ground as magma. The current Unit of Inquiry for our Year 3 students is "Geography and Human Connection." In this Unit, [...]
Acorns International School (AIS) presents its first-ever virtual student production, titled, 'The Lockdown Madness'. The play is a musical comedy that highlights both the excitement and stress brought about by the COVID 19 pandemic and lockdown. You can watch the play in the link below if you missed it.
In their topic "Graphs and Tables", our Year 5 students went through the stages of creating information on a pictogram! They carried out data collection, tabulation, and data representation about items in their homes. Following this, they presented a complete pictograph to the rest of the class. Have a look!
This week, our EC 1 class used “The Gingerbread Man” story as an anchor text to explore and learn about many topics. They practised counting, shapes, colours, characters, sequencing, following directions, self-help skills, and fine-motor skills, all while enjoying “The Gingerbread Man” story.
The AIS Family, once again, proved that we stand together and strong, in this fight against COVID 19. An update on the successful reopening of school in Phase 1 Click to download newsletter
For their current Unit of Inquiry, “Alive and Kicking,” our Year 4 students learned about the six major systems found in the human body: the skeletal, respiratory, digestive, nervous, circulatory, and muscular systems. One of our Year 4 students provides a brief explanation of each of these 6 systems. Take a look!
Global Village is an event, which the AIS community looks forward to every year, an event that inquires into the world's cultures, languages, diversity, and even issues. This year our students in the Early Childhood Department focused on learning about 'Celebrations from Around the World,' while our Primary students inquired into various 'Global Health Issues' affecting people worldwide. While airing the Global Village event this morning, students celebrated by watching in their own homes! They were very excited to see their own presentations while learning about topics from other classes! Missed the Virtual AIS Global [...]
We appreciate all our AIS Staff members who all work together to support our students and community!
During Family Week in the Early Childhood Department, we had a great time focusing on doing activities with and about our families. Our Early Childhood learners really enjoyed Family Week and capped the week off with Grandparents Day! We hope grandparents near and far know they are loved and celebrated.