Year 1/2 first day at school and more information

Dear Parents and Students of Year One and Two,

I was very glad to have the most of the new and returning Year 1/2 students in my class today. We had very pleasant first day. Although it was a long day at school for young learners, the most of the children seem happy and settling well already. I have my good feelings that this academic year will be filled with lots of exciting, fun and meaningful learning. Please read below to ensure that the children have everything they need in school for each day.

  1. Book bags – will be provided soon and children should bring them to school every day.
  2. Sports kit: The children should come to school in their sport gear, ready for PE lessons on PE days (Tuesday and Friday: a pair of trainers, shorts and a PE shirt)
  3. Water bottle: filled with fresh water to bring in to school every day.  
  4. Snack – am and pm healthy snacks if required.
  5. Lunch – must come in mornings, otherwise write a note to Ms You.
  6. Homework – starts after Chusok. The contents will always be Literacy and Numeracy and occasionally other subjects included when relevant.
  7. Library books – on Tuesdays. No book, no change. 10,000 KRW will be charge for misplacing or damaging books.
  8. Uniform – must be worn on trip or official photos days.
  9. Spare pair of pants and socks for accidents.


Thank you.

Welcome to Year One (and Two for September)

A warm welcome to all returning families and those new families that have joined the community.  I am Ms. You and this is my eleventh year at Hyundai Foreign School. Prior to this, I have taught in Korea, Kuala Lumpur and London for many years. I am so excited to be taking initially Year One/Two class (the Year Two teacher will be joining us from the beginning of October) in anticipation that they will grow and learn well during the course of the Year One/Two Programme.

This school year we are introducing the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), which promises to be very exciting.  We are also moving back to having 5 one hour periods a day to help us to deliver this new curriculum. School will continue to start at 8:55 am but will now finish at 3:30 pm.

A Year 1 and 2 class timetable giving all the relevant timings including lunch and break times will be published shortly when the details are confirmed.

Finally, this page will be updated on a regular basis with information about what the children have been doing in class and other general information, including homework and important events, so please make sure you check it regularly.  If you have any questions throughout the year. I am most easily contacted via email at

Best wishes,

Ms. You