Whole School Events
1. Start of ECAs
ECAs began on Thursday September 1st, 2022. Each ECA that we offer is structured to provide experiences designed to enrich the intellectual, social, physical and emotional growth of the students. Opportunities for learning and enrichment are prepared in accordance with students’grade level and interests in mind. There are 39 ECAs in total for our students this semester.
According to the needs of students’ growth and development, XLIS health center invited Xi ‘an International Medical Center Hospital to the campus on September 1st and 2nd, 2022 to perform vision check for all students with the exception of ECE.
3. PTA Core Members Meeting
In the first monthly PTA Core Members Meeting of this semester, the Senior Leadership Team communicated with PTA representatives about the preparation of the International Day of Peace activities and discussed in groups about different details. Then Mr. Kevin McGarry, the MYP Physical and Health Education Teacher gave a brief introduction about sports programs that will be planned and organized in this academic year to PTA members and encouraged them to participate actively. In the end, the Senior Leadership Team led parents a school tour to further supervise and inspect the school’s daily work as to better improve the campus management and operation.
4. U. N. International Day of Peace
Primary School Events
1. Assessments in the PYP
Three times in the school year, all students in the Primary Years Programme will be formally assessed on their writing, mathematics, and reading. The first round of assessments this year happened this month. Early Years assessed writing, and P1 only writing and math in this round. Teachers then met together to analyze the data and made plans for future teaching. Teachers will give snapshots of the students learning during the Parent-Teacher Conferences in October.
02. Open Day
Parents from ECE A to P4 were invited to join the Open Day in September and school Management Team led parents to have a school tour and experience the daily school life our students had on campus.
Secondary School Events
1. ACER Tests
These are standardized tests that determine our school placement in the world. Every year the MYP students from MYP1-MYP4 sit these online exams in English and Math. This enables us to use the data to inform our teaching and learning.
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