Category Archives: PRIMARY

Welcome to Grade 3 Grammar Centre.

Here is our question for you. What are homophones? Homophones are words that sound the same, but have different meanings and spelling. Grade 3 made the Homophone Clip Cards to show our understanding of homophones. Here below is how to … Continue reading

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Grade 4 Field Trip to Cao Chang Jie Primary School

On April 16th, Grade 4 students went on a language and cultural exchange field trip to Cao Chang Jie Primary School in Tanggu, accompanied by Chinese teachers and the music teacher. During the visit, student representatives from the host school … Continue reading

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ISCOT G3-5 Science Fair

On Thursday, six representatives from TIS Primary attended the annual ISCOT Science Fair at IST. The theme this year was Robotics. Jack, Lisa, William, Kaylee, Terrence and Frank paired up with a buddy from Wellington College and had an amazing … Continue reading

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International children’s author Julia Cook comes to TIS

On March 21st this year, TIS hosted one of the most prolific authors around; Julia Cook. Julia Cook, who is a former school counselor and teacher shared experiences and stories with students, parents and staff. She is an inspiration to … Continue reading

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Students participate in Term 3 AR Celebration; Camp Read A lot

At the end of each term, students who have met their AR goal are treated to a celebration. Each term boasts a creative festivity to match the student’s hard work and diligence. Keeping the students engaged and passionate about reading … Continue reading

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Dr. Seuss STEM Fun!

In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, the Grade 1 students enjoyed participating in various STEM activities this week. (STEM stands for “Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.”) First, we used red and white plastic cups and pieces of paper to build … Continue reading

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Kindergarteners ventured to Hila City in Tianjin

On Thursday, March 08, 2018 our kindergarteners ventured to Hila City in Tianjin. There they stepped into the roles of dairy farmers milking the cows, surgeons performing a routine appendix operation, firefighters putting out wild flames, and express delivery persons … Continue reading

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Hats Off to Dr. Seuss’s Birthday!

Did you know Dr. Seuss would be 114 this year? While he is no longer with us, his legacy lives on in the pages of his books. He forever changed the way children’s books were written and continues to inspire generations. … Continue reading

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Chess Club

Chess Club in Upper Primary is increasingly popular. Students enjoy spending time and learning more about chess with Jacky and John, our middle school volunteers. Jacky is an experienced chess player who has learned chess for 10 years, being awarded … Continue reading

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Making hats and scarves!

This term we helped the old people by making hats and scarves. We got this idea because it was a very cold winter and thought it would also be very cold for the old people we visited in November. We … Continue reading

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