What Will You Take in Your Backpack?
—YCIS Class of 2016 Graduation Speech
Do you guys all remember when you first came to Yew Chung International School?
I want you to take you guys back to the night before your first day at YCIS. You laid out your uniform, shoes, and [...]
What Will You Take in Your Backpack?
Yew Chung International Schools strongly believe that learning should always find ways to go beyond the confines of the classroom walls. The World Classroom program at YCIS Beijing offers students an opportunity to explore other countries firsthand, allowing students to gain insight into and appreciation of other cultures and customs. This allows them to become [...]Continue
In the coming months, Yew Chung International School of Beijing will be welcoming experienced educator and leader Don Collins into his new role as Secondary School Vice-Principal with the school.
Collins has served as a Principal for 16 years and another five years as Assistant Principal before that across three different schools. He is the founding [...]
It is terrific news for Yew Chung International School of Beijing as both the Under 14 boys and girls basketball teams brought home 1st place trophies from the ISAC tournament held in Tianjin. Both teams hadn’t dropped a single game throughout the entire season. With the stakes astronomically high during last week’s games, YCIS Beijing [...]Continue
Summer Course of Amber Montessori School of Shanghai
Ages: 18 months – 6 years
Dates: 4 July – 26 August
Amber Montessori School of Shanghai is a professional preschool institution and a membership school certificated by AMS. The school endeavors to give children a unique experience of professional Montessori and a memorable summer. The enrollment [...]
The Children’s House Summer Day Camp 2016
Ages: 1.5-6 years
Dates: 11 July – 8 August (five weeks/sessions)
This summer, The Children’s House Summer Camp at its Kempinski Campus and China World campus will play in Chinese and English. The programs will help children build communication skills through sports, team games and activities as well as introducing camping [...]
Peekaboo Kindergarten is teaming up with Canada-based Sarnath Education Foundation to help less fortunate families. The collaboration involves two specific levels: one is a financial aid program for qualified non-domestic families to support part of the tuition cost; the other is a tuition waiver program providing full tuition support to selected adoptive families (with the [...]Continue
Four months ago, best-selling author Jacqueline Harvey travelled to Beijing to conduct research for her next book, Alice-Miranda in China. She made a special visit to Beijing BISS International School, where the children shared their experiences of life in China, and suggested possible plotlines for her next story.
As part of the Book Week celebrations at [...]Continue
21 March saw the arrival of famous Australian children’s author Mark Greenwood to the Yew Chung International School of Beijing. With a passion for history, Greenwood has written many critically acclaimed books such as Jandamarra, Simpson, His Donkey, and The Legend of Lasseter’s Reef, the last for which he won the West Australian Premier’s Award [...]Continue
The results from the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust (UKMT) Senior Challenge are in and Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) Secondary students once again achieved fantastic results. The UKMT Senior Challenge is an international mathematics competition geared towards Year 11–13 students with over 2,000 schools participating and over 100,000 individual students competing globally.
Global Issues Network is a growing network of over 500 international, independent and public schools across the planet enabling students to create and lead project-based solutions to global problems. The Global Issues Network conference in Asia happens annually and is sponsored by EARCOS (East Asia Regional Conference of Schools).
Student representatives for Beijing International Bilingual Academy [...]Continue
On 7 April, the Grade 10 class of Canadian International School of Beijing (CISB) held their Personal Project Exhibition. Grade 10 has spent the year working on these projects and the exhibition was a great success. Students presented their Personal Projects to an interested and engaged crowd of students, teachers, parents, and guests from the [...]Continue
The Shanghai Student Film Festival (S2F2) 2016 brought students and filmmakers together for a weekend of sharing and learning during the weekend of 18 to 19 March.
Established in 2006 by four international schools in Shanghai, the event has now expanded to nine organizing schools. The 15 participating schools this year were not exclusively from Shanghai, [...]
Great news comes early this year: 96% of Shanghai Singapore International School (SSIS) students’ UK applications have been successful and the students have received conditional offers.
This autumn, SSIS graduates will be starting their studies at a host of UK universities like University College London, University of Edinburgh and King’s College London. But the UK is not [...]
Although graduation is still several months away, many of the Yew Chung International School of Shanghai (YCIS) Year 13 students have already received offers from top universities around the world.
Several students from the YCIS Class of 2016 from the Gubei and Century Park Campuses have already been accepted to: Oxford University (UK), Imperial College of [...]