28 September 2021

Changing Schools Mid-Year

Mid-year entry, especially for students changing from other curriculum types, can be a great option to secure a place and settle in; find out why. [Read More]
11 January 2021

IBDP or A-Levels?

What are the differences between the IBDP and A-Levels? Both offer admission to universities around the world; however, the programs have some very key differences. [Read More]
26 May 2020

Bilingual Program: Learning Beyond the Language

The Bilingual Program at Stamford American School Hong Kong develops communication skills in both English and Mandarin across the curriculum. This stream uses a 60/40 (English/Mandarin) immersion model using simplified Chinese characters similar to the curriculum in Stamford Singapore. Taught using a unique one-teacher...

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6 April 2020

Secondary curriculum: American standards to the IBDP—how does it work?

Not all International Baccalaureate (IB) schools offer the PYP (primary years) or MYP (middle years) frameworks—some choose to provide only the IB’s Diploma Programme (DP) as an option for their older students. American standards to the IBDP—how does it work? [Read More]
24 March 2020

Online Learning: A Day in the Life of a Secondary Student

It is an extraordinary time to be a student. As the school suspension continues until after Spring Break at the earliest, teachers, students, and parents have adapted their daily routines to accommodate home learning activities. Stamford American School Hong Kong, a leader in educational technology, particularly in the...

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16 March 2020

Online Learning: A Day in the Life of an Elementary Student

What is it like to be a student learning online at home? Stamford's Grade 2 student, Ary shares her experiences. [Read More]
9 March 2020

A Virtual First Day of School Amidst the Covid-19 School Closures

“We are lucky that our son joined Stamford and is receiving this level of contact and support from his teachers. It is a busy time for us as parents however it is also an opportunity for us to learn about the curriculum and how teaching and learning take place,” said Ms. C. [Read More]
4 March 2020

Play-based Music for Elementary Students at Home

Head of Arts at Stamford American School Hong Kong, Ms. Tina Bachelder-Schwab has some new tunes for you to enjoy at home. So gather your household items, and get up and have some fun! [Read More]
2 March 2020

5 tips for helping English Language Learners at home

Ms. Monica Williams, Stamford's EAL Team Leader with many years of experience as an English as a Second Language teacher, has 5 tips for families to support their child’s English language development at home. [Read More]
25 February 2020

Play-based Music for Elementary Students at Home

Two weeks ago, Ms. Tina Bachelder-Schwab, Head of Arts at Stamford shared some ideas for engaging with your children through play-based music activities at home. This week, she is back with some new songs to share. [Read More]
24 February 2020

Staying focused in an online learning environment

This month, many parents are wondering how they can support their children to meet their learning goals at home. A positive attitude and some simple steps to prepare for online learning will help students to avoid distractions and stay focused on their school work. Christina Meherg, University Counselor at Stamford Ame...

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7 February 2020

Play-based Music for Elementary Students at Home

Creativity, self-expression, and confidence are important skills that benefit students both in the classroom and beyond. As many families will be spending time together at home over the coming weeks, this is a great opportunity to explore some new, fun ways to develop these skills at home with inspiration from our Stam...

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28 June 2019

The Power of the Arts

Stamford nurtures the whole child through a broad and balanced curriculum which includes drama, music and art classes. Students are exposed to the rich world that the arts have to offer from age 5, and are empowered to reach their full potentials and walk away with invaluable confidence and expression skills. [Read More]
1 February 2019

Five Mistakes International Students Make When Applying To College In The U.S.

Talk about competition! There are now more than one million international students that apply to college in the United States each year. To increase your odds of getting accepted, you'll want to avoid these all-too-common mistakes. [Read More]
12 December 2018

Tips for a Successful Admissions Interview

Some tips from our admissions experts to help you and your child have a successful school interview. [Read More]