The Ferguson Family: The Active Bunch
Our community is expanding! Hailing from the United Kingdom, Hannah, David, Rocky and Max are the new additions to the Yew Chung International School of Beijing community. The Capital has been perfect for the family to fully experience the old and new characteristics of the city, the bustling energy and the food of course.
Discover YCIS Beijing’s Unique Primary Programme
Last week, the Yew Chung International School of Beijing Primary School Vice-Principals held workshops, “How Primary School Works”, for new and returning Primary School parents. The workshops were a great opportunity for parents to learn how the programme benefits their children as well as important aspects of their school life.
First Week Round-Up!
Beach hats, buckets and shovels have been replaced with school bags, pencil cases and homework; it’s back to school time! After Teacher Orientation and New Student Orientation, Yew Chung International School of Beijing was ready to welcome back all new and returning cohort of families on Monday, August 19 for the first day of school.
Tailoring our IGCSE Programme for Success
This summer we received our IB Diploma Programme (IBDP) results and are proud of how well the Yew Chung International School of Beijing class of 2019 performed again this year. The outstanding performance is reflective of the firm foundation set for students who are part of our world renowned International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) Programme.
An Introduction to the YCIS Beijing Life Skills Programme
At the core of Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s Mission, Principles and Practices are nurturing and developing students’ potentials in all aspects of their school life. These may include academic, spiritual, physical, social, emotional, mental and intercultural awareness. At the end of the last academic year Vice-Principal & Head of Primary, James Sweeney announced to parents the addition of a new Life Skills Programme to the timetable from the start of the 2019 – 20 academic year.
Top Strategies to Support English Language Learners
Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s teachers have been working diligently to prepare for the new school year. Supported by the School Leadership Team, teachers have been provided with tools and resources to create a conducive learning environment and help new and returning students from different cultural backgrounds and with different language skills.
New Teacher Orientation with Oscar Gonçalves
In the last two weeks, we have welcomed a diverse group of new teachers from over five countries to join the Yew Chung International School of Beijing academic team. Our Human Resources Department has worked in conjunction with returning teachers and School Senior Leadership Team to guarantee a smooth transition for our new teachers into their new roles and life in Beijing.
How Our Alumni Stay Connected
The Yew Chung International School of Beijing Class of 2019 achieved remarkable IBDP Results again this year and have went on to be accepted to some of the top universities around the world. With the United States of America remaining a popular destination for our graduates, countries like Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, China and Hong Kong also serve as home base for many of our Alumni.
A Warm Welcome to Our New families from Our Head of Admissions.
With just over a week to go before the start of the 2019 – 2020 school year, staff and students alike are eager to give a warm welcome to our new group of learners at Yew Chung International School of Beijing. A record number of enrollments hailing from countries such as Australia, Japan, Canada and Hong Kong have joined the YCIS family in the past two years; further contributing to the ever growing diverse community of our school.