At the beginning of the school year we host a CAS fair for Secondary students. Here, NGOs gather from around Beijing to help students understand how they can get involved with their charitable activities. We speak to Ms Prachi Gupta, Y12-13 Learning Community Leader and IB Diploma Programme Coordinator, about the importance of CAS.
The Art of Poetry: The Secondary Coffeehouse Reading
Every year, Secondary students and staff at Yew Chung International School of Beijing celebrate National Poetry Week with a Coffeehouse Poetry Reading.
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.