The Timberwolves had a successful ISSFHK Championships on April 28 and 29 with many personal bests and wonderful sportsmanship on display.  The boys team took home the champion pennant.

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Jack Seymour U12 High Jump and Discus Champion

Jake Wooldridge U12 60 Meter Champion and Silver 200m,

Gordon Kean U12 Bronze 400m

Jasper Coggins U12 Silver 800m

Niki van Heerden U12 Long Jump Bronze and Discus Silver
Antonio van Leersum U12 Shot Put Silver
4x100m U12 Girls Gold (Karissa Poon, Nikki Van Heerden, Jemima Bland, Hannah Fung)
4x100m U12 Boys Gold (Jack Edelist, Jasper Coggins, Alessandro Tavolato, Jake Wooldridge)
4x400m U12 Boys Gold (Jack Edelist, Jasper Coggins, Francesco Tavolato, Gordon Kean)


G4 Student Led Learning Reviews 2015

by marcsteiner on April 22, 2015

G4 SLLR 2015 Activity


G2 Adventure Challenge, G3 CNY, Review of Invasion Games

February 11, 2015

The G2’s spent the past week navigating through different activities that helped them overcome obstacles and come up with strategies to be successful. They were able to practice balance, muscular strength, flexibility, patience, and coordination. The Grade 2’s and 3’s also had the opportunity to try some traditional Chinese games demonstrated by a visiting PE […]

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Fitness Appraisals #2

January 29, 2015

Congratulations to all the Grade 4’s and 6’s for having successfully completed their 2nd round of fitness appraisals for the year.  It is wonderful to see how many students improved their scores from August and some by quite significant margins. It is easy to conclude that students worked diligently to achieve/maintain the personal action goals […]

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G5/6 Sports Day Assembly

December 9, 2014

The G5/6’s had a great morning revisiting sports day spirit and enthusiasm with a short recap video and individual awards. MVP’s were G5 – Karissa Poon and Yasmine McLennan each with 3 individual golds, Francesco Tavolato with 3 individual golds G6 – Jemima Bland with 3 individual golds and Jasper Coggins and Gordon Kean each […]

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G3/4 Sports Day

December 5, 2014

We held the G3/4 Sports Day Assembly today and it was great to see all the kids excited and happy, waiting in anticipation of the results. The kids had an opportunity to watch a short video summary of the day and we were pleased to have Coach Ike from TopFlight Academy help hand out medals. […]

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G6 Camp!!

December 3, 2014

The Grade 6’s had a great time at camp last week and really enjoyed their action adventure experience that included the “Great Race” (a combination of orienteering, hiking and teamwork), biking, raft-building, rock climbing, caving, baking, campfire BBQ, beach games, etc. Check out the video below.  The weather was wonderful and the experiences memorable.   […]

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G3-6 Sports Day Assemblies

December 1, 2014

 The G5/6 Sports Day assembly will take place at 8:30AM in the Alan Dick Forum on Tuesday Dec. 9. The G3/4 Sports Day Assembly will take place 1:40PM Friday December 5 this week in the 5th floor Forum.

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G1/2 Team Building Day

November 19, 2014

Thursday Nov. 20 is the G1/2 Team Building Day in the large gym.  The G1’s will be participating in the morning from approximately 9:20-11:30 and the G2’s in the afternoon from approximately 12:15-2:05.

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G3 Structures and Balances

November 11, 2014

The G3’s have been working on structures and balances in PE to go along with the Unit of Inquiry they finished in homeroom.  We’ve looked at what makes a structure strong or weak and how different designs and balances can be utilized effectively. We have done individual and partner balances/structures and small and large group […]

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G3/4 and G5/6 Sports Days – CDNIS Rocks!

November 5, 2014

The kids are all excited and raring to go for yet another awesome Sports Day. Check the attachment that is relevant to your grade. Greetings Parents 2014-15 G3-4 Sports Day Greetings Parents 2014-15 G5-6 Sports Day copy Greetings Parents 2014-15 G3-4 Sports Day

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Have a Wonderful October Break!

October 16, 2014

Wishing all parents and students a safe, happy, relaxing/active holiday.  

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October 14, 2014

The article below is focused on Grit and its importance in the ways children and youth deal with their circumstances in this world.  I have always worked hard to challenge students to better themselves, either by acquiring virtues like responsibility, respect, kindness, etc . or pushing themselves to dig deep to perform well in fitness […]

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Week #6 and #7 PE

October 6, 2014

The G4’s and G6’s continue to work on net games with the focus being on Badminton (some G4’s have done mat ball on days the badminton nets are not available), the G3’s have been continuing with invasion games through Mat Ball and the G2’s are still focusing on cooperative activities and  adventure challenges.  See the […]

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Week #5 PE

September 21, 2014

The Grade 3’s continue to focus on invasion games and we worked on skills, discussed strategies for success along with creating and denying space while focusing on teamwork. Check out the video of some of the students playing Mat Ball. See video below The G4 and G6’s continue to play net games with the current […]

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Week 3/4 of PE

September 11, 2014

The G4’s and 6’s completed their fitness circuits where they focused on duration, intensity and rest intervals while going from station to station.  Each station focused on either cardiovascular, muscular strength, balance and agility, or hand-eye coordination. Check out the Fitness Circuit video to see the kids in action. They will now be focusing on […]

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Week 2 of PE

August 31, 2014

The Grade 2’s enjoyed working on their throwing and catching skills in preparation for playing cooperative games and doctor dodgeball where they focused on following the rules, being honest, and working with their teammates to achieve success.  The G3’s enjoyed learning and reviewing the invasion game “gold rush” where they had the opportunity to create […]

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Welcome Back!

August 18, 2014

The official first day of classes has begun for the Lower School and we are off to a great start at CDNIS.  I would first like to welcome everyone back.  I hope that everyone had a wonderful summer with family, whether you were traveling or stayed close to home, whether you were relaxing by the […]

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Have a Wonderful Summer!

June 12, 2014

After a successful year of improving our understanding of sportsmanship, learning new sports skills, teamwork, strategies for success and improving levels of fitness, students can now enjoy some extra time with family and experience new adventures over the summer holiday.  In G6, 6D managed to take the #1 spot in the sit-up test with a […]

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G3/4 and G5/6 Sports Day Assembly Medalists and MVP’s 2014

June 4, 2014

Check out the links below for photos of all the G3-6 Sports Day Medalists.  Congrats to everyone for their performances and sportsmanship.  Great to see all the happy and smiling faces and the appreciation shown by their peers. G3/4   G5/6 I’ve also attached the results of the medalists: G5-6 Sports Day Medalists […]

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G3/4 Sports Day 2014

May 15, 2014

The G3/4’s had a wonderful sports day on April 24, with solid performances, exciting relays and displays of sportsmanship throughout the day.  Check the video below for some highlights.  A reminder that the G3/4 awards assembly will take place Friday May 16 in the Forum at 1:40PM.

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G5/6 Sports Day vids and pics

May 13, 2014

The G5 and G6’s had an awesome sports day with mother nature giving us good weather conditions.  The day was full of excellent competitions, demonstrations of sportsmanship and positive attitudes. Check the video below for some highlights:  

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G3/4 and 5/6 Sports Days

April 23, 2014

Please look at the schedules below for the events taking place at the Stanley Ho Sports ground in Sandy Bay. Greetings Parents 2013-14 G5-6 Sports Day Greetings Parents 2013-14 G3-4 Sports Day copy

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G4 Student Led Learning Review 2014

April 8, 2014

For G4: Discuss with your parents any of the 4 main Central ideas covered so far this year in PE and why they are important (see below).  Take a look at the photos and video that accompany the Central Ideas and discuss the different activities covered. Answer the questions posed with your parents. You can choose […]

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G6’s Mentoring the Pre-Receptions 2014

April 3, 2014

It is always great to see the G6’s working with the youngest children of the school.  They get to be leaders and practice their virtues of caring, patience and being good communicators. The pre-reception students also get to practice being risk-takers, work on their listening skills, inquiry skills and develop their self-confidence. I was very […]

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Grade 2 and 3 Swimming Begins Next Week.

April 1, 2014

Just a reminder to all the G2 and G3 students that swimming begins next week.  Please refer to the schedule your homeroom teacher gives you.  All students are expected to have their proper swim attire ready to go. Students need to have medical notes explaining any reasons for not swimming.

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International Day of Happiness – March 20th

March 19, 2014

On March 20th, everyone can focus on happiness around the world. There is so much to be grateful for … Be Happy! Be Happy! Be Happy! There are so many positive things to see in the world today contrary to what we see in the mainstream news. There are a lot of wonderful people in […]

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G4 and G6 Top 3 Fitness Results from Session #2

March 19, 2014

Congrats to all the students who placed in the top 3 of their respective grades.  Congrats to all students in general as all classes demonstrated solid increases in their fitness levels from session #1.  Great to see students taking initiative to improve their level of fitness.  There are a great many rewards for increasing ones […]

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Swimming has begun for G4-6

March 12, 2014

Just a short reminder that session #2 of swimming has begun for G4-6.  Students are reminded to follow the schedule provided for them by their homeroom teachers. The expectation is that students come prepared to swim on their assigned day with their proper swim kit.  Students who have a medical reason for not swimming need […]

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Timberwolves U12 Track and Field and Badminton Tryouts

February 13, 2014

The 2014 TWolves Season 3 U12 teams will begin training Tuesday Feb. 18. Students in G4-6 are encouraged to come out if they enjoy these sports and contribute to the teams. The U12 Track and Field team has won the ISSFHK Championships for the past 7 years and the badminton team is quite strong, so […]

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G3-6 Sports Days

February 11, 2014

Just a reminder that the G3/4 Sports Day is taking place on Thursday April 24 and the G5/6 Sports Day on Friday April 25 at the Stanley Ho Sports ground in Sandy Bay. I look forward to yet another great set of results, teamwork and displays of sportsmanship. 

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Happy Chinese New Year!

February 10, 2014

I hope that all parents and students had a safe and happy holiday whether staying in Hong Kong or traveling abroad. Just a short video of some recent activities the students have engaged in. I enjoyed the wonderful weather here in HK and did quite a bit of hiking. [youtube][/youtube]  

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Welcome to 2014

January 13, 2014

Based on all the smiles and energy from the first week back at school, students look like they had enjoyable, restful and active holidays with family and friends – great to see!  The G4’s and 6’s are almost complete their 2nd round of fitness appraisals and the majority of students have reached their goals by […]

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Team Games

December 3, 2013

The Grade 2’s have now finished an adventure challenge/balance unit closing with a run through a timed obstacle course, the G3’s have completed their movement composition unit with a summative performance task (floor routine), and  the G4-6’s have finished swimming session #1 where they were working on stroke technique, water team games, safety, and relays. […]

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G2 Team Building Day

November 15, 2013

The G2’s had a wonderful time at this year’s Team Building Day!  They had the opportunity to work with their teams in a variety of activities, get lots of exercise and have fun.  Thanks to all the teachers who helped at the different activity stations, to Ms. Boyle’s G6 class for being solid mentors and […]

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Video of the G2-6’s in Action

November 13, 2013

Here is a 7 minute video of the G2-6’s engaged in a variety of activities. [youtube][/youtube]  

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Pics of G2-6 Students in Action.

November 6, 2013

Pics of the students in action Adventure Challenge/Balance Teamwork Fitness Appraisals Throwing Games/Basketball

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Physical Activity Levels for Students Aged 5-17

October 9, 2013

I felt that the information from the World Health Organization regarding physical activity would be useful to parents and students alike. The key statement based on a variety of studies around the world and recommendations by experts is that children and youth between the ages 5-17 should be getting a minimum of 60 minutes of […]

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Survival of the fittest: exercise ‘can fight ageing’

September 17, 2013

Take a look at this recent article posted on the BBC regarding exercise and aging from a long term study in Sweden. I find this latest research (one of many to come I’m sure) gratifying to know as a Physical Education teacher. As I am passionate about motivating students to become more fit the […]

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Fitness Appraisals and Circuits

September 9, 2013

The G4-G6’s have completed their Session #1 fitness appraisals and are now engaging in fitness circuits. I’m pleased with the results and it is good to know that a lot of students kept active and fit over the holiday. Based on the results it looks like 6D is the most fit class at the moment […]

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Welcome Back!!

August 27, 2013

I would like to welcome the G2′s, 3C, 3D, 3E and the G4′s and 6′s to another great year of physical education with me.  I look forward to the progress all my students make. I also wish the students now in G5 a productive year. Students who have moved on to G7 will be missed […]

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G6 class PE pics and Mr. Steiner’s Coaching Award

June 6, 2013

Some pics of wonderful G6 and me receiving the Junior Athlete’s Choice Coach of the Year Award at the Athletic reception in May. I have had the opportunity to work with the G6’s for 3 consecutive years and I am quite proud of what they have accomplished in the athletic field. I have seen students […]

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G5/6 Sports Day Assembly

May 15, 2013

It was great to see the Grade 5’s and 6’s smiling and laughing while viewing the short video recap of sports day. It brought back some of the energy that was experienced during the April sports day.  It was nice to be able to recognize the achievements of the medal winners and the avid participation […]

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G3/4 Sports Day Medalists

May 14, 2013

Take a look at the video below for some photos from the G3/4 sports day assembly.  Congrats to all the students who participated in the sports day and made it a great event. [youtube][/youtube]

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ISSFHK Track Medalists

May 13, 2013

A picture with some of our medalists from the Track and Field Championships.

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G3-4 Sports Day Awards Assemblies

May 7, 2013

It looks like the G3-4 Sports Day awards assembly will take place on Friday May 10th from 1:40-2:20 in the Forum and the G5-6 Sports Day awards assembly will be on Wed. May 15th from 9:30-10:10.

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G3-4 Sports Day Pics

May 6, 2013

As with the G5-6 Sports Day, students achieved excellent results, demonstrated sportsmanship and carried on through the rain with smiles, laughter and joy.  Check the link below for a collage of pics from the day and judge for yourself. [youtube][/youtube]  

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ISSFHK Track and Field Championships

April 28, 2013

Congratulations to the U12 Track and Field team for a very successful ISSFHK Championships!  The girls won the team title and the boys placed a close 2nd. This is the 8th consecutive year the U12 boys or girls (or both) have won a team title, so I’m very proud of our athletes as they once […]

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G4 Student Led Learning Reviews 2012-13

April 22, 2013

For G4. Discuss with your parents any of the 4 main Central ideas covered this year in PE and why they are important (see below).  Take a look at the photos and video that accompany the Central Ideas and discuss the different activities covered. Answer the questions posed with your parents. You can choose which ones […]

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U12 Track and Field Championships Schedule

April 18, 2013

The ISSFHK Championships are on April 23-24 and we have another strong squad ready to compete.  Please look at the schedule below if you are competing so your parents know when they can come to watch you. t&f_schedule_2013

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