Extending EAL to Home
With students joining every year from around the world, Yew Chung International School of Beijing understands the importance of EAL (English Additional Language) support in class. Throughout the school, we implement a “push in” approach to EAL – meaning students with limited English language can access the full curriculum by staying in most mainstream classes, with support from EAL specialists. Teachers also receive training on EAL techniques in the classroom.
Volleyball and Swimming Wins for YCIS Beijing
Our Swimmers Bring Home Medals from Tokyo
Sharing Our Practice: How to Learn from Each Other
At Yew Chung International School of Beijing, the importance of collaboration is understood and reinforced in our teaching. But while our students are collaborating with and learning from each other on a daily basis, how do we ensure our teaching staff are too? Ms Eurika Foster, Professional Development Coordinator, discusses Wednesday’s course on “Sharing Our Practice”.
Scholarship Q&A with Sara Wramner
Yew Chung International School of Beijing offers a variety of scholarships to outstanding students in Secondary. Having spoken to scholars Francesco Babs and Sofia Dementyeva, we now discuss the application process with Assistant Admissions Manager Sara Wramner.
When You Go Wrong, Stay Strong: AMDA Visits YCIS Beijing
On Monday, Yew Chung International School of Beijing was paid a visit by The American Musical and Dramatic Academy, or AMDA.
Founder’s Day: Celebrating Our History and Future
Last Friday, Yew Chung and Yew Wah schools linked up across the country to celebrate our annual Founder’s Day.
Out of the Classroom and Into China
Experiencing China trips at YCIS Beijing are an essential part of our Secondary curriculum. At the beginning of each year, students from Years 6 to Year 12 enjoy a week of discovery without walls in fascinating and remote locations across China. Ms Farah Sun, Head of Secondary, discusses the highlights from this year’s Experiencing China trips which took students across five of China’s historic provinces.
Goals Galore! Y4 and Y5 Report on a Fantastic Tournament
Last Wednesday and Thursday our Year 4 and 5 football teams took part in an all-day football tournament at Daystar Academy. Play was at a very high standard and Yew Chung International School of Beijing returned home with a brilliant set of results.
Miss Tilly Asafu-Adjaye: Our New Learning Community
Over the summer our ECE Learning Community extended upstairs into a brand new purpose-designed Learning Community for our oldest kindergarten class, K4. Miss Tilly Asafu-Adjaye, K4 teacher at Yew Chung International School of Beijing, discusses the space.