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 […]

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! […]

Written by Jeannie Rice On Friday, 29th October, many students enjoyed dressing up in a costume of choice for the day instead of wearing the school uniform. The various animals, super heroes and princesses filled the halls of Hanova. The students enjoyed parading their costumes to their peers and then had the special privilege of […]

Written by Paul Robinson Saturday, 16th October saw the Hanova Heroes kick off their PYP football season in great fashion with a visit to XLIS. The U8 team played a very close game with our hosts edging an end-to-end game with a 7-5 victory thanks to a goal from Bruce and a double hat-trick (6 […]

Written by Emma Tidmarsh Part of our curriculum at Hanova is extra curricular activities (ECAs). This semester, teachers chose to run a specialised club designed to complement to an area of interest within the curriculum. This year we have a new PYP club: The ECO Warriors. Students from Reception to Year 6 who were keen […]

Written by Amy Hou Since 2019, Hanova school has established a stable relationship with Chun Education Foundation. And we’ve donated 40,000 RMB to support the “Library Project” in rural areas in Shaanxi Province. Our donation was used to build up 6 library corners in a primary school in Baishui County in Weinan City. The funds […]

Written by Sam Quan On 22 May, 2021, the players of our PYP Football Academy participated in two friendly matches against Xi’an Bodi School. We played “6 vs 6” for Years 3-4 and “8 vs 8” for Years 5-6 by age group. The students performed very well and devoted themselves to the game quite a […]

Written by Steve Ketley & Jonathan Rice On 22nd April, our Primary students participated in Hanova’s annual PYP Sports Day. The students were divided into their 4 House Teams – Tang, Song, Han & Qin – for an entire day of Sports and fitness activities including track races, a basketball shoot-out, obstacle course relays, beanbag […]