Pico Fermi Bagel – May 28th-June 1st Update

Good afternoon everyone! You may be wondering what “Pico Fermi Bagel” means, and I’m sure you’ll have the same reactions as the kids when you find out it’s a new math game! This new math game was introduced to the students and they loooooved it! It involves the lead person thinking of a three or […]

Diving into the new Unit! – May 21st-25th

Hi everyone, These last two weeks have been fun-filled and very meaningful for the children, as they are truly showing how much they have grown just in the last few months! *A BIG JOB WELL DONE to our five performers at the Student Showcase and everyone else who performed at the final Friday Fun in […]

Final Unit – How We Express Ourselves

Hi everyone, As we are nearing the end of the school year, we have now just began the transition into our final unit ‘How We Express Ourselves’. You can find out below what essential elements are driving the unit, as well as the success criteria and learning that will happen within various subjects. Remember, possibilities […]

Weekly Update – April 30th-May 4th

Hi everyone! First off I want to say a big “Thank You!!” to everyone who was able to commit their time to stopping by the school, so that the children had an opportunity to show you all their learning and what they do every day at school during the SLLRs. I could see how excited […]

SLLR Preparation!

You may have noticed that where possible at CDNIS, we want the students to take responsibility for their learning! This is often reflected in the choice they have on a daily basis with regard to learning experiences in the classroom etc, but more visible to you, as parents, are their role throughout the reporting progress. […]

Passion Projects are finished! – Mar 5-9th Update

Hi everyone! Our class Passion Projects are complete!!!! If you haven’t already heard from your child, since before CNY break, during Literacy times we have been learning about how to write a report and how it differs from the other types of writing we have learned thus far. Every child in the class got to select a topic they […]

Happy CNY! – Feb 27th-Mar 2nd Update

Hi everyone, Welcome back and a late happy Chinese New Year to all. I hope you all had a wonderful and relaxing 2 weeks off, it was an unexpected early start for the break however I’m sure it was well spent! This week was definitely a fun filled week for us in 2A as there was […]

Home Learning during CNY

With the abrupt beginning to our Chinese New Year break, we have put together a variety of resources and learning engagements for students to do over the next 5 days. We’ve put together a range of online as well as offline suggestions for you to consider.  These engagements have been organised under unit of inquiry, […]

Carbon Cycle! – Jan 29th-Feb 2nd Update

Happy Friday everyone! Apologise for this being slightly delayed, however the parent overview for our current unit Sharing The Planet has been updated and here it is: STP Parent Overview 2017-2018. Please take a look!   In UOI this week we have been turning our focus to one specific cycle…The Carbon Cycle. The students utilised […]