Parent Webinar - Our Elementary Bilingual Stream
Our bilingual program is a wonderful opportunity for students to achieve fluency in both English and Mandarin while experiencing the full Stamford curriculum. Our bilingual program develops speaking, listening, and writing skills through both subject-based learning and a daily 40 minute period focusing on language acquisition in both English and Mandarin. In addition to language skills, students develop curiosity and confidence through our inquiry-based approach and commitment to whole-child development. This program is open to children of varying language proficiencies in both English and Mandarin. Learn more about Stamford's unique bilingual program and how your child can experience a truly international education without sacrificing a strong Chinese foundation.
Date: Nov 6 (Fri), 2020
Time: 1-2 pm
Secondary Curriculum: American Standards to the IBDP - How Does It Work?
The IB diploma is accepted at over 2,000 universities worldwide, and it provides a well-rounded rigorous international education for students. Stamford offers IBDP* as one of the graduating pathways and focuses on preparing students for IBDP without sacrificing whole-child development. Stamford’s curriculum is delivered using an inquiry-based approach combined with American Education Reaches Out (AERO) and Common Core Plus standards. This combination provides students with a solid foundation in literacy and mathematics to ensure they are positioned to be academically successful in the IBDP in grades 11 and 12. Success in today's society is not reliant on academic success; well-rounded individuals with positive learning attitudes and courage to face challenges will get ahead in today's world. Ms. Teresa Foard, our Secondary School Principal, will be sharing how Stamford prepares students for IBDP and successful life as adults.
Date: Nov 17 (Tue), 2020
Time: 1 - 2 pm
Open Day - Tour + Interactive Scavenger Hunt
Interested to see and experience Stamford American School Hong Kong?
We invite all families interested in mid-year 2020/2021 or 2021 August entry to tour our campus, meet our world-class faculty and have some fun too!
Parents and children are welcome to come and learn how Stamford’s personalized approach develops the whole-child while building a solid academic foundation. To ensure your child enjoys their visit, we have prepared an engaging interactive scavenger hunt for both elementary and secondary students to complete as they tour the school with you.
Please feel free to also visit without your children as they will be able to enjoy our online workshops on October 12th-16th, 3:00-3:30. For a truly unique online workshop experience, each child will receive a take-home gift bag full of supplies to enhance our online activities.
Date: Nov 28 (Sat), 2020
Time: 9 am -12 pm
Online Interactive School Tour
Join Stamford American School Hong Kong online school tour to see how we inspire the love of learning at every corner of our school without leaving your seat! It will be an interactive virtual school tour where you will be able to ask our Head of School and Admission Team any questions you have and see our school facilities as well.
WHEN: Every Thursday
Parent Webinar - Living Online: Your Teen & Social Media
Social media is part of everyone's life, including your child's. It is impossible to avoid but causes worry due to the potential to cause significant harm and anxiety for teens.
So, how can you help protect your child from the dangers of social media without isolating them from their peers?
Experienced counselor, Mr. Russell Duncombe, will teach you how to better navigate the "teen world" of social media with your child. His expert tips will help you to equip your child with the skills to survive in an online world.
Date: Oct 27 (Tue), 2020
Time: 1-2 pm
Parent Webinar - Why Choose Stamford for Elementary?
Don't sacrifice whole-child development for a solid academics foundation. Learn how Stamford's Elementary program develops the whole child through the growth of social, physical, and emotional skills while building a strong academic foundation. From pre-primary to Grade 5, children enjoy learning through a personalized inquiry-based approach and are challenged by our rigorous American Education Reaches Out (AERO) and Common Core Plus standards.
Ms. Rose Chambers, our Elementary School Principal, will be sharing more details about our unique blend of American-standards delivered through an inquiry-based approach to equip children with skills needed for the future. As a through-train school, Stamford ensures our elementary program prepares our students for our secondary division and the IBDP*, highly regarded by top universities worldwide.
If you want to spark your child's curiosity and love for learning but ensure they have the skills they need for a competitive world, join us to learn more.
Date: Sep 22 (Tue), 2020
Time: 1 - 2 pm