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Career Second Step: Set Your Goals

Published on January 18th, 2017 | by Counseling Department

A few weeks ago, we talked about the first step of a career pursuit, which is to know yourself.  Once you get a good sense of who you are and what your interests and strengths are,... Read More



Farewell to the Year of the Monkey

Published on January 17th, 2017 | by Humanities Editor

The Humanities Department would like to bid farewell to the Year of the Monkey and welcome in the Year of the Rooster. We would like to take this opportunity to wish all of the SSIS Community... Read More




Published on January 13th, 2017 | by Chinese Editor

根据DP大纲上的要求,中文B高级课程的学生需要在整个学习过程中学完两部文学作品,并基于此完成书面作业。我们为学生选择的是《亲爱的安德烈》和《撒哈拉的沙漠》这两本书。本周课堂上,我们继续学习了《亲爱的安德烈》中的第八和第九封信。这两篇主要是关于安德烈所遇到的年轻人共有的烦恼,以及龙应台作为母亲给安德烈通信以引导的故事。   学生们大体上都能理解两封信的主要内容。由于《亲爱的安德烈》这本书中,龙应台和安德烈的通信内容广博,所以教师在帮助学生导读的时候,更侧重基于文本上的引申。让学生了解相关的背景知识,从而学生能够更好地理解文本内容,为他们以后进行书面作业打下基础。而这种相关背景知识的引申,也十分契合中文B课程中的几大主题,如全球化、社会关系等等。对学生们学习B课程的几大主题,也大有裨益。... Read More



Message from the Principal, Term 2, Week 5

Published on January 13th, 2017 | by Marketing Department

Dear Parents and Caregivers   As parents of teenagers you will be well aware of their complexities. The Counselling Department would like to invite you to a talk on the adolescent brain, Tuesday January 17th at... Read More




Published on January 12th, 2017 | by Science Editor

 This week in the Grade 9 chemistry class we have been looking at electrolysis, Electrolysis is the break down of chemical compounds to form elements using electrical current. By passing current through copper (ii) sulphate solution... Read More



“Short Stories by Edgar Allan Poe” Grade 12

Published on January 12th, 2017 | by English Editor

The students have already started their final literature piece “Short Stories by Edgar Allan Poe” in part 4 of the IBDP Language and Literature Course. By looking at the detail of Edgar Allan Poe’s short stories... Read More



Poetry Slam!

Published on January 12th, 2017 | by English Editor

The Grade 7 English students will wrap up their second term by presenting classic poems in a “POETRY SLAM”, including works from Dickenson, Whitman, Poe, Thoreau, and many others. Their performance will test their ability to... Read More


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Grade 8: Hong Kong Writing Competition

Published on January 12th, 2017 | by English Editor

Many of the grade 8s have been completing their writing for Hong Kong Writers. This year’s theme is New Tales of Old Shanghai. The deadline has come and now we will send the writings off to... Read More



Grade 12 students ‘hit the road’!

Published on January 12th, 2017 | by English Editor

Finally the end of the road is in sight. How appropriate that the final text of the course is The Road by Cormac McCarthy, that uncompromising poet of cruelty.This, his most recent work, is a heart... Read More

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