YCIS Beijing Wins Award for Outstanding Charitable Efforts
The Yew Chung International School of Beijing is proud to announce that the school has received an award for exceptional demonstration of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the category Contribution to Charity.
ACAMIS Football Finishes Strong
On April 20, the Yew Chung International School of Beijing boys' and girls' under-19 football teams travelled to Shanghai to take part in the final Association of China and Mongolia International Schools (ACAMIS) football tournament of the 2016-17 school year.
University Application Reflections: Must-read Tips for Year 12 Students!
As April comes to an end, Year 13 students around the world preparing for their post-secondary academic careers are coming to decisions on where they will be spending their next four years. At the Yew Chung International School of Beijing, students have been flooded with exceptional offers from schools across the globe.
Primary Science Week: Education on Endangered Species
At the Yew Chung International School of Beijing, we believe an integral piece to global citizenship is environmental stewardship. This week, in honor of Earth Day and April 22 and the school’s annual Science Week, Primary School students learned about a variety of Endangered Species on an intercontinental and international scale.
Cultivating Creativity: Secondary School Students Write Their Own Storybooks
The Yew Chung International School of Beijing Secondary School welcomed acclaimed Australian children’s book authors Michael Wagner and Jane Godwin to host a daylong writing workshop. The two authors led students from Years 7-10 on a creative journey, providing them with the proper inspiration and writing tools to compose their very own short stories, many of which will be shared with Primary School students next month!
Healthy Living: How a Life Coach Can Help You Lead a Happier Life
Living abroad in an international environment can be a challenging experience, especially for families who have never lived abroad before. Besides the challenges of not speaking the native language, adapting to a new environment and culture can be emotionally draining. The Yew Chung International School of Beijing and its Parent Organization recognize these challenges and offer a variety of resources and workshops to help their families survive and thrive in Beijing.
Enhancing Global Citizenship through the World Classroom Programme
In May, Yew Chung International School of Beijing students will be embarking on their annual World Classroom trips. For our Secondary School students, these trips serve not just as fun-filled trips to exotic locations with their classmates, but also as an opportunity for our students to interact with another culture, enhancing the global citizenship key to every international school education.
An Awesome Afternoon of Primary School Poetry!
Year 2 students at the Yew Chung International School of Beijing held an afternoon of poetry performances for their parents last week, both sharing their own poetry and performing teacher-selected poems. As part of a larger unit on composing and performing poetry, the afternoon was a great opportunity for parents to experience their children’s learning firsthand.
Four Easy Steps to Bagging Beetles with Bona Fide Bug Traps!
Over the last two months, students at the Yew Chung International School of Beijing have had the opportunity to interact freely with the school’s Scientist-in-Residence Jacob Wickham, a decorated entomological scientist that wears a variety of professional hats in the US and China, from practicing chemical ecologist to adjunct professor to zoological journal editor to environmental consultant.