Taking the (Mental) Leap: A Mental Checklist for University
A big congratulations to all of the seniors of Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) who will graduate on June 6, 2019. Even though International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) results are not available until July, we have received 40 offers from universities around the world in places such as the United States, Canada, the UK, Australia, Hong Kong and Beijing. The hard work and dedication of our students has paid off, and we are looking forward to the future as our students prepare for life at university.
Learning in the Park Series: Secondary School
Since opening its doors in 1995, Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) has enjoyed the good fortune of being situated adjacent to Honglingjin Park. Educators at YCIS Beijing take full advantage of the school’s auspicious location, seeking out every opportunity to harness the natural beauty, wide open spaces and abundance of wildlife to enrich their lessons.
A Day for Champions!
Last week, on 2-3 May, primary school students at Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) took part in our second annual school sports day. At YCIS Beijing our annual sports day is known as Champions Day. Activities for Champions Day were once again held on the campus of our sister school YWIES, in nearby Yizhuang. Unfortunately, due to a school holiday for YWIES students, we were unable to unite forces this year, but a great Champions Day was had none the less!
University Packing Tips for International Students
Year 13 graduating seniors at Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) are preparing to spread their wings and fly the nest to new destinations around the globe. As they excitedly look forward to the new opportunities and challenges that await them at university, the first order of business to prepare is packing.
Playing from the Heart: Years 1-3 Violin Concert
On Thursday 25 April, Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) held its annual Years 1-3 Violin Concert. YCIS Beijing's young students treated their families and school staff to a magical musical performance. Invariably, the standard was exceptional due to the school's extraordinary violin programme. We speak to dedicated violin teachers Aili Ai 艾丽 and Cindy Guo 郭晓霞 about this year's concert, YCIS Beijing's violin programme and the benefits of learning the violin from such an early age.
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Learners
Recently at Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing), Year 2 students invited their parents in to take part in their latest Celebration of Learning, which served as the climax to their unit of study on poetry. The students studied many famous poets such as Shel Silverstein, Spike Milligan and Jack Prelutsky to name a few. We speak to Megan Banerjee, Year 2 teacher about what took place.
Hats (& Wigs) Off to Our Seniors
To celebrate their time at YCIS Beijing, the Year 13 students ran a special assembly for the whole of the Secondary School.
Sports Round-Up: ACAMIS Football, MSB Swim Meet, U14 Girls Basketball and ISAC Basketball Tournament
Last week YCIS Beijing’s Scorpions were busy competing across China.
Outstanding University Offers for Class of 2019
YCIS Beijing is thrilled to announce the latest round of university acceptances across the YCIS and YWIES school networks!