Junior United Kingdom Mathematics Trust (UKMT) Results
Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) students are once again celebrating outstanding results in the UKMT global examinations. This year, six students received gold medals, signifying their placement in the top 6% of exam takers.
YCIS Beijing Scorpions Serve up a Set of Wins!
The interschool sports season has begun again, and Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s Volleyball teams have been blowing away their competition with numerous wins at home and away!
YCIS Beijing’s Welcome BBQ Celebrates the Beginning of a New School Year
On September 1, the Yew Chung International School of Beijing welcomed new and returning families, teachers, and staff to its campus with a lively welcome barbecue. Children and parents alike enjoyed a festive evening with a wide selection of delicious food vendors, lovely decorations, and entertaining games and prizes.
Embracing YCIS Beijing’s Co-teaching Model
One of the Yew Chung International School of Beijng's most unique aspects is its bilingual co-teaching model, powered by brilliant and devoted Western and Chinese teachers. While adapting to a co-teaching model may seem daunting at first, our teachers find themselves able to not just survive but to in turn thrive in their new system. In the interview below, Year 3 Team Leader James Sweeney reflects on his first year at YCIS Beijing and his successes with the school's co-teaching model.
New University Guidance Counsellor – Susie Wiltshire
With the commencement of the Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s 2016-17 academic year, the school has welcomed a number of new teaching professionals to further enhance the learning experience of students. We spoke with new University Guidance Counselor Susie Wiltshire on her new role and the unique advantages that the school's university guidance services offer.
Why Curriculum Standards Matter
No matter to where in the world your family is relocating, it is vital to properly research and be familiar with the international school scene prior to your arrival. At the forefront of most parents’ minds is the academic system: what curriculum does the school follow? Will my child be able to adapt easily? Will my child be able to readapt smoothly into my home country’s education system upon return? YCIS Beijing’s veteran Curriculum Coordinator Jennifer Mills was able to offer some key academic elements to which every prospective parent should pay particular attention.
First Day of School Photo Gallery
After a long summer vacation, YCIS Beijing's new school year is in full swing. During our first day of the 2016 - 2017 school year, tears were shed, smiles were abundant, returning students embraced their classmates and new students were warmly welcomed into their new community. To make sure that no one forgets this wonderful day, we made sure to capture every special moment throughout the campus to share with your friends and family.
Transitions: Lower Secondary Skills Week
With the beginning of the 2016-17 academic year comes transitions to new grade levels, classrooms, teachers, and curriculums for all our new and returning students. One of the most challenging transitions is the transition from Primary School to Lower Secondary, where students are expected to become far more self-sufficient, organized, and independent than any time else in their academic studies.
New Teacher Profile - Primary Music Teacher Anne Dwyer
With the commencement of the Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s 2016-17 academic year, the school has welcomed a number of new teaching professionals to further enhance the learning experience of students. We spoke with the new ECE and Primary School music teacher Anne Dwyer on the the role that music plays at YCIS Beijing and in the lives of our students.