Unit transition

In English Grade 8 students finished their unit on fitting in by creating a poster.  They analysed a character from ‘The Outsiders’ and compared it to their own personality.  This term we have started studying newspapers; inquiring about why they exist and the impact...

Grade 9 English

Students have been continuing their studies of bias and propaganda by reading ‘Animal Farm.’   We have seen how the ideals of the revolution have been twisted to serve the purposes of the pigs.  We are investigating how the pigs used propaganda in order to keep...

Grade 9 Language and Literature

During the last three weeks we have continued our investigation into travel writing. Students looked at examples of travel writing from books, for newspapers and blogs.  Then they identified common techniques and differences between the text types.  In addition they...

Grade 12 DP English A

Our English A students did not waste any time diving into the final four months of their IB journey. We started the classes with mock individual oral (IO) assessments. Students reflected on these assessment to identify their strengths and weaknesses. Using the...