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The School Newsletter is the official news publication of Xi’an Hanova International School. Since Hanova began in 2012, our school has regularly communicated to the Hanova Community about what has been happening inside and outside the school classrooms.

December 9, 2023

Hanova’s Winter Concert 2023 - written by Mr Ferdinand Els, MYP Drama.  The Winter Concert, held on the 9th of December, was a magnificent culmination of artistic brilliance that resonated throughout Hanova. Involving the entire school, from our little Nursery elves to the accomplished Year 13s, the festive event showcased a delightful array of performances, […]

May 20, 2023

Written by Mr Paul Robinson, Director of Sports On Saturday 20th May we had the pleasure of hosting a team of parents to join our staff and U19 footballers for the first ever Hanova Community Cup competition. Despite the “competitive” edge the idea was to create an environment where fun and enjoyment were the main […]

May 19, 2023

Written by Mr Paul Robinson, Director of Sports On Friday 19th May Hanova held its first ever Hanova Hawks Colour Awards, where we acknowledge and recognize those students who have represented the school in inter-school competition. We were delighted to say that approximately 50% of the secondary student population has been a Hanova Hawk during […]

October 15, 2022

The month of September saw the inaugural Hanova Table Tennis Open take place. We had more than 50 participants from Year 4 through to teaching and support staff. The tournament was split into 4 categories, a PYP competition, Middle School competition and High School students/staff men’s and women’s competition. All participants were split into group […]

December 3, 2021

Written by Aristipo Rodriguez Last Friday, December 3rd, we had the Head Boy-Head Girl election at Secondary school. It was a formative experience for our students as “Global Citizens”. They enjoyed it a lot, and we had an organized electoral exercise. These are our Head Boy/Deputy Head Boy and Head Girl/Deputy Head Girl for this […]

November 25, 2021

The Hanova Herald is the first student-led magazine in our school as one of our DP CAS activities. We are aiming to promote the connection of students with the school community. Each magazine has a certain theme corresponding with the month, for example, the most recent one was about Halloween. In the magazine, we include […]

November 20, 2021

Written by Melissa Day During Extra-Curricular Activities (ECA) time, Relaxation and Mindfulness sessions incorporating Yoga have been introduced as an option in Early Years. Within the Nursery classroom, these skills are often used in the daily routine, but ECA has allowed other children to practice and learn these skills. We start by burning off some […]

November 5, 2021

Written by Emma Tidmarsh Role play is especially important for children learning English as an additional language. A home corner can provide real everyday vocabulary for them to get hold of and use in a relaxed way. For quiet children, the home corner can also be a place they feel comfortable. The hunt is on! […]

November 5, 2021

Last Friday, November 5th, MYP students elected their class representatives for the student forum. It was a formative experience for them, choosing the right candidate with the best proposals to represent them in the Student Forum. We want to congratulate the students’ representatives; they have a big responsibility with their classmates and the community. They […]

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