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.
The Ellison Family: Two Children and 48 Apples
This week we shine the spotlight on new arrivals the Ellison family: dad Clive, mum Sonia, and children Mila and Logan. We speak to Clive about work, family, the lucky number 11, and the perils of online shopping.
Never Buy Ivory! Make the Pledge
Worldwide conservation charity Roots & Shoots has enlisted the help of Beijing international schools to spread the word of China’s ivory ban. We talk to Year 13 students Deborah Qu and Chloe Sandifer-Stech about their involvement with the project – and how Yew Chung International School of Beijing is leading the way in the pledge against ivory.
How to Be Top in IGCSE
This summer’s IGCSE results reflected the hard work and commitment of our students. With 32% of students scoring five or more A-A* grades, students and teachers at Yew Chung International School of Beijing have a lot to feel proud of.
Rachel George: Extending Support to Every Corner
The importance of holistic student support cannot be underestimated. As well as leading the academic development of our students, all teachers play a role in supporting students as they develop socially and emotionally. Overseeing this holistic programme is Rachel George, Head of Student Support and School Counsellor at Yew Chung International School of Beijing.
The Warmest of Welcomes: The 2018 Welcome BBQ
Last Friday, students, families and staff came together for the Welcome BBQ, our first whole-school event of the academic year.