Tianjin Haileybury International School has always paid attention to the teaching and learning of English in the school. We also continually look to further develop and improve in this area. In the CCTV Star of Outlook Tianjin Conference Finals which were held on the 12th of May, we are proud to announce that Jinny Guo (Grade 4) and Hulk Zhang (Grade 3) greatly impressed on the day and have been awarded special level prizes. These two students arealso eligible to enter the National CCTV Finals. Our other participants were also awarded Tianjin first place prizes. They include Penelope Weng (Grade 5), Zac Qu (Grade 2), Jennifer Sun (Grade 2), Donna Li (Grade 2) and Benny Liu (Grade2).
Haileybury International School, Tianjin, is proud to announcethat Zheng Yu Ke won the first prize of the CCTV Star of Outlook English Junior High School Competition, held on May 12 at the Bank of China Conference Centre in Tianjin. Well done Yu Ke Zheng.
The students' outstanding achievements are inseparable from the careful cultivation and hard work of our teachers as well as the positive learning atmosphere of the school. We adhere to the principle that ‘Every student matters every day’ and under the model of "1+X", the school values extra-curricular activities such as English clubs, English sports and English competitions on top of our regular English program. Our teaching and learning structures such as morning reading and our buddy reading program have also created a positive English learning environment for our students.
Students who stand out are rarely alone in their achievements.This positive and rewarding experience for him is the result of his own dedication and persistence, his parent’s encouragement and support along with the hard work and support of the Middle School teachers and administration.Preparations for the competition started in after-school activities inmid-March.
Oral presentations and reading are a major component in theJunior School English as a Second Language Programme where students work withinternational and bilingual teachers for more than 1/3 of their classes as wellas participate in after-school activities at least once a week. For assemblies, students are given many opportunities to exhibit their talents where speakingis a major component.
The first round of the CCTV competition took place in March and throughthe combined hard work of students and teachers which included countless hoursof preparation and mock speech activities, we have created an excellent recipefor success.
We hope all our students will excel in their English through theproductive and positive English learning environment at Haileybury. Our goal isthat all students will develop into global citizens who have an internationa loutlook. Congratulations to all our participants!