HHIS Newsletter – March 2nd 2020
Thank you to all parents for keeping us in touch with your travel plans. Please do continue to inform us if you are visiting countries which are highly infected with the Coronavirus. We will continue to be vigilant with all our preventative measures in school, particularly hand washing and hygiene and also to keep you updated with the directives received from the Ministries of Education and Health.
We are now postponing all our planned trips for this term and restricting visitors to the school. I thank you for all your support in our efforts to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Year One Assembly
What a fantastic assembly from Year 1 on Friday! They really brought the I value inspired to life; inspiring parents, pupils and teachers alike! I was amazed by how confidently they retold the story of ‘Walking Through the Jungle’ and then shared some of their own inspired stories. The assembly really did have everything from inspiring artists and authors to music and singing. The audience were enthralled and smiling throughout, and what a truly inspiring message to end with: ‘Be kind to everyone!’Well done to our intrepid and inspiring Year 1 pupils!
Musicians from across the school delighted and entertained us wonderfully in the the first Music Cafe of the decade. Debut intrepid performances of ‘Twinkle Twinkle little star’ to full on rock numbers were presented with such confidence and aplomb. There were proud smiles all round. Hearing our music teachers performing with the students was another warm feature of the afternoon. Thank you to Christer for setting the tradition of parent participation in such a beautifully performed piece. Thank you to Mr Sam and all our many music tuition teachers for inspiring the students and us all.
Duke of Edinburgh International Award
I was privileged to be with the Year 9 and 10 students for part of their two day Bronze Award expedition and was truly impressed with the way that they faced the challenges. They were taken right out of their comfort zone as they hiked in challenging terrain with their heavy backpacks but no one gave in. They should be really proud of themselves and their achievement. They will remember this for the rest of their lives. Huge thanks go to Mr Alasdair and Ms Lucy for overseeing the whole expedition and affording them this opportunity.