WE BELIEVE THAT THE HALLMARK OF A HIGH QUALITY SCHOOL IS A HIGH QUALITY COCURRICULAR PROGRAMME; ITS WIDE SPECTRUM OF ACTIVITIES WORKS IN TANDEM WITH THE ACADEMIC CURRICULUM TO ENHANCE SCHOOL LIFE. A SUCCESSFUL PROGRAMME IS ONE THAT OFFERS RICH EXPERIENCES, ENHANCES STUDENT WELLBEING AND PROVIDES LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES.
It is important that cocurricular activities be diverse and meaningful as they are crucial to the successful development of well-rounded students.
Teachers, specialists, coaches, mentors and even experts from the community contribute to a rich programme of activities that serve to reinforce learning from the academic curriculum.
Student and teacher consultation ensures that the selection of these experiences is driven by interest and expertise.
Cocurricular activities serve to enhance the five dimensions of wellbeing of our students.
Each club will nominate a captain who will support the teacher and supervisors.
This person will help organize students and liaise with the captain and teacher.
TYPES OF ACTIVITIES (Example)
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Tai Chi/Kung Fu
TED Talks Club
Sewing & needlework
WHO FOR: The cocurriculum is for Y1-Y9. All students will take part in activities in their fields of interest or expertise.
WHERE: Most activities will be held at ISA school using facilities such as our multi-purpose room, hall, classrooms or even the Science lab. In some cases, activities will take place offsite.
RESOURCES: The school will often provide the physical resources required for activities; in certain cases, parents will be required to pay for specialized items.
ISA will draw on teachers, parents, external specialists and even professional partners from the Redtory community to offer dynamic activities to the student body.
SCHOOL CAMPS are cocurricular experiences. In our camp programme, students travel throughout Guangdong province for sleepaway excursions where they develop life skills and learn more about environments local cultures.
OLYMPIAD experiences, whether they be in Mathematics or IT, provide a forum where our students can shine! These can take place after school or on weekends.
CHOIR TOURS allow our young vocalists to bring their talents to venues in our backyard, or even farther afield.