Secondary Service: CAS Fair Brings Top Charities to Campus
Last week, Yew Chung International School of Beijing Secondary students took part in the annual CAS Fair, during which they were introduced to a collection of creative, athletic and service-based activities through which they could complete the CAS component of the YCIS Challenge or their International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) coursework.
Three Tales of the Mid-Autumn Festival
At Yew Chung International School of Beijing, students learn to appreciate and embrace both Eastern and Western cultures and traditions.
Presidential Mom: Jenny Chu and the YCIS Beijing Parent Organisation
Beijing Mom’s returns this week with the story of one of the school community’s most visible and respected members, Jenny Chu.
An Evolving Legacy: YCEF 85th Anniversary Music Competiton
his year, the Yew Chung Education Foundation (YCEF) is proud to celebrate its 85th Anniversary.
Predicting the Unpredictable: YCIS Beijing’s Own MIE Expert
With the technological advances of the 21st century, the world is literally changing every day. It’s challenging for parents and schools to prepare children for the future when that future is less predictable than in times past.
Experiencing China: Each Year a New Trip of a Lifetime
As a school that strives to integrate itself into the local Beijing community, the Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) places great importance on the appreciation and understanding of Chinese culture. Primary School’s China Studies curriculum is a prominent example of the way in which the curriculum implements this philosophy. Below, Chinese Curriculum Coordinator April Peng shares with us how the activities and lessons learned in this weekly class augment students’ studies and enrich students’ experience in China.
“I” is for Instrument, “G” is for Guzheng
At Yew Chung International School of Beijing, teachers have long used cross-subject integration to help students see the parallels between subject disciplines. The most prominent example of this is the YCIS Beijing Co-Teaching Model, in which English and Chinese language and culture are equally respected and valued. Yet cross-subject integration is also happening in other subject areas, where students explore the common themes and connections between subject matter.
How the Right Study Environment Helps Students Achieve Best Results
Inhoping to provide children with the best possible education, an emphasis is often given to choosing the right curriculum or finding a school that boasts impressive test scores. Though while it’s certainly important to examine these factors, there’s another necessary, and often overlooked,consideration that greatly impacts student learning and achievement – the environment.
Food, Friends and Families: The YCIS Beijing Welcome BBQ
On September 8, Yew Chung International School of Beijing hosted our annual Welcome BBQ, inviting new and returning families, teachers and staff to our Honglingjin Park campus for an evening of delicious food, lively music, and dozens of games and activities for all ages.