Monthly Archives: September 2017

Say no to glowsticks this mid Autumn festival

Posted by Peter MUIR

Secondary Production Costumes – help needed

Posted by Peter MUIR

Get involved in supporting the secondary production while developing your design skills!  If you are interested in designing and creating the costumes for the secondary production, please come to a short meeting on Wednesday 20th September at 1.30pm in room 5203.  Otherwise speak to Mrs Whittaker.

This is an opportunity for you to get creative while learning new skills, and is something that you can add to your CE / CAS portfolio.

“Teach-An-Hour” Programme

Posted by Peter MUIR

Access HK invites students to participate in their “Teach-An-Hour” Programme. getting involved will give you the opportunity to teach local students English in a friendly environment. The programme kicks off in October 2017 with teaching taking place at Farm Road Government, a government funded public school founded in 1956, and Principal Chan Free Tutorial World, a non-profit organization established in 2011 aiming to provide free learning support to underprivileged children who have financial difficulties.

Teaching takes place from 10:30 am -12 noon on these dates: 7th,14th, 21st October; 4th,11th,18th, 25th November, 2nd, 9th, 16th December 2017, with the minimum commitment being half of these sessions.

Class Structure: Simple and understandable English with interactive teaching; teacher to student ratio of 1:5. Each class will be conducted by 2 volunteers with about 10 students.

To apply, please complete this online application form by the deadline 24th September 2017.

More information regarding us could be found on this website. If you have any questions, feel free to contact the executive committee through teachanhour@accesshk.org.

Ark Eden internship opportunity

Posted by Peter MUIR

Ark Eden, an environmental education organization based on Lantau Island, are looking for students to act as leaders on their holiday camps. This is a great opportunity to gain experience working outdoors, working directly with children and to join a positive, supportive and fun working environment.  Student leaders will learn the skills to be a leader of activities for children aged 5-11, and is an ideal opportunity for anyone with an interest in working with children, outdoor/adventure pursuits, environmental responsibility or NGO work.

Click here for more details – do it promptly as registration time is running out!

Join a community hockey team

Posted by Peter MUIR

A group of Year 13 students are looking for people willing to participate in their field hockey team!

As a CAS project, the group started a field hockey team for ages 14-18 in collaboration with the DC Pirates. Training sessions will start this Saturday, 9th of September 2017, from 10:30am-12pm.

Anyone is welcome and no prior experience is needed! The main aim is to promote and grow field hockey as a sport for the youth section of U14 and older ages for DB Pirates.

If possible please bring your own sticks (if you have them), mouthguard and shinguards. A limited number of hockey sticks will be provided by the DB Pirates.

If you are interested, please email kristt1@dc.edu.hk or vanini1@dc.edu.hk and attend the training session this Saturday, as this will give the DB Pirates club an indication of interest for a field hockey team. Click on this link for more details – Hockey Flyer 2017_2018