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1711, 2020

Unit of Inquiry

By |November 17th, 2020|Categories: School News|

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 [...]

1711, 2020

School Play

By |November 17th, 2020|Categories: School News|

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.

2610, 2020

Graphs & Tables

By |October 26th, 2020|Categories: School News|

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!

2610, 2020

The Gingerbread Man

By |October 26th, 2020|Categories: School News|

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.

1910, 2020

Alive and Kicking

By |October 19th, 2020|Categories: School News|

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!

1610, 2020

Global Village

By |October 16th, 2020|Categories: School News|

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 [...]

510, 2020

Newsletter

By |October 5th, 2020|Categories: Digital Newsletters|

NEWSLETTER  October 2020 MESSAGE FROM HEAD OF SCHOOL Today, October 5th is International Teachers Day. On this day, we celebrate not only teachers who are in the classroom, but also the entire AIS staff who are outside the classroom and rendering every help, so that teachers can teach in the class and keep the campus safe and clean. Every year, we have received great [...]

110, 2020

EC Grandparents Day

By |October 1st, 2020|Categories: School News|

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.

1608, 2020

Newsletter

By |August 16th, 2020|Categories: Digital Newsletters|

NEWSLETTER  August 2020 MESSAGE FROM HEAD OF SCHOOL A new academic year, new chapters, new circumstances. There are many uncertainties, but what I can say with certainty is that we are starting a new academic year on August 24, 2020. In keeping with government directives, our campus will remain closed, but we will continue to execute our online programme – new and improved. The [...]

2407, 2020

Newsletter

By |July 24th, 2020|Categories: Digital Newsletters|

NEWSLETTER  July 2020 MESSAGE FROM HEAD OF SCHOOL ‘Teamwork makes a dream work’, I am a believer of this adage, now more than ever! In March 2020, we were faced with a situation that affected us globally, regionally, and as a school community, just in different amplitudes. Today, as I have ridden the wave, I know the only thing that kept us sailing successfully [...]

2605, 2020

Newsletter

By |May 26th, 2020|Categories: Digital Newsletters|

NEWSLETTER  May 2020 MESSAGE FROM HEAD OF SCHOOL Dear AIS Family, Hope you are all safe and healthy. We receive an overload of solicited (and unsolicited) information regarding the pandemic, so I will save us all the trouble and stick with AIS News  (and there is plenty, on that front!) This newsletter will focus only on AIS, our students, parents and staff. To begin [...]

1805, 2020

Pronoun Flowers!

By |May 18th, 2020|Categories: School News|

Our Year 3 students have been learning about personal and possessive pronouns. For one of their activities, they had a lot of fun making "Pronoun Flowers!" They were very eager to explain what they made and share their great work!

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