Oscars PO Charity Ball Raises Over 230,000 RMB!
The Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s Parent Organization put on a fabulous event last weekend: the YCIS Beijing Oscars Charity Ball! The fabulous fun-filled evening featured entertaining performances from YCIS Beijing students, “awards” to staff and contributors in line with the theme of the evening, a variety of wonderful live auctions, and delicious food and drink.
YCIS Beijing Hosts Worldwide YCEF Learning Community Summit
Last week, the Yew Chung International School of Beijing invited senior leadership, administrators, and faculty from across the global Yew Chung Education Foundation network to attend a Learning Community Summit.
World Water Day Fundraiser Makes a Schoolwide Splash
This week, Year 7 students conducted a schoolwide fundraiser in honor of World Water Day. In addition to a lunchtime bake sale and games, all proceeds of which were donated directly to the charity Water for South Sudan, students presented research projects on water availability and water pollution to raise awareness regarding both of these worldwide crises.
Teaching Your Child How to Manage Conflict
Our educators at YCIS Beijing strive to instill in children core skills and habits of mind, providing students of all ages the skills they need to survive and thrive in young adulthood and beyond. One such skill they need to possess is how to handle conflict, something they will encounter throughout their lives.
The Three Best Chinese Cultural Sites in Beijing You’ve Never Visited
At YCIS Beijing, we believe that exposure to Chinese culture is an invaluable asset to living in Beijing. It remains an essential piece of our curriculum at every level of schooling, from preschool through Year 13. Our children in Primary School have the opportunity to explore Beijing with their teachers, discovering different aspects of traditional Chinese culture through field trips to cultural sites around Beijing that align with what they’re studying in class.
The Right Age to Start Your Child’s Bilingual Education
Bilingual education experts from the Yew Chung International School of Beijing were invited to attend the recent Distinguished Speakers Series, an event featuring a panel of educationalists from around Beijing discussing themes central to education. This year’s theme was bilingualism and, more specifically, the right time to begin a child’s bilingual education.
Student Compositions Delight at IGCSE and IBDP Music and Drama Celebration
The Yew Chung International School of Beijing hosted its IGCSE and IBDP Music and Drama Celebration on Wednesday. The performances were an opportunity for our students studying advanced music to showcase the compositions they’ve created over the course of their studies this year for the entire YCIS Beijing campus.
A Day in Our Early Childhood Education Learning Community
Early Childhood Education at the Yew Chung International School of Beijing sets the foundation for our youngest children’s learning. Through discovery- and play-based learning, students in our ECE learning section are encouraged to be curious and creative. Our recently renovated Learning Community is an amazing resource that lets us implement this model more effectively than ever before.
Our Future Leaders Tackle Worldwide Issues at BEIMUN
A selection of YCIS Beijing’s future leaders had the special opportunity to attend the 24th Annual Beijing Model United Nations Conference (BEIMUN) on March 2. 15 of our students tackled real current issues through an active simulation of the United Nations, including group research, proposal submission, and active debate in front of over 700 of their peers from international schools around the world, including the US, Mexico, South Africa, Qatar, China, and many more.