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  • What’s the House System All About?

    Our community at Yew Chung International School of Beijing is reinforced by a house system. We speak to Ms Hayley Edge, Head of Humanities in Secondary, about our school houses.

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  • Download the ECE Christmas Concert Photos!

    Our ECE Christmas concerts this year were dazzling. Students from all ECE year groups took to the stage to perform in front of a packed auditorium of parents, families and staff.

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  • Chinese Tips for the Christmas Holidays

    While Christmas holidays should be a time for fun, games and family, there are ways to keep up Chinese skills over without it feeling too much like homework! Ms Franny Guo, Year 3 Chinese Teacher, shares her ideas for Chinese language practice.

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  • Three Ideas for Holiday Arts and Crafts

    Christmas holidays are approaching and Ms Allison Cusato, art teacher at Yew Chung International School of Beijing, gives us some ideas for festive crafts that children can do at home.

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  • That’s Genius! Understanding G100

    Last week, Year 6-8 students gathered in the auditorium at Yew Chung International School of Beijing for the G100 project share. The room was buzzing with exciting inventions and packed with parents, students and staff, eager to find out what students have been up to this term. Ms Alana Martin, Y6-8 Learning Community Leader, tells us more.

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  • Introducing Our Primary Choir

    Over the weekend our brilliant Yew Chung International School of Beijing choir performed at the Ambassador’s Residence for the British Embassy Christmas Bazaar, and at the Hilton Hotel for the Christmas tree-lighting ceremony. We speak to Mr Devreaux Poole, Primary Learning and Teaching Coordinator, about the performances.

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  • What’s Student Leadership All About?

    Student Leadership plays an active role at Yew Chung International School of Beijing, but what is it? We speak to the co-executives, Sydney Lee (Year 12) and Kersi Pastakia (Year 13), about the role of Student Leadership, their greatest achievements and the upcoming Christmas Bazaar.

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  • Taking On Ele.me in the Battle Against Waste

    At the end of last term, twelve students in Year 3 found themselves in the Chief Executive’s office at Baidu Waimai (now Ele.me), pitching their ideas for reducing the use of disposable chopsticks. Ms Jane Kang, one of our Learning Community Leaders at Yew Chung International School of Beijing, and Mr James Sweeney, Head of Primary, discuss the project.

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  • Five Facts about Peking Opera

    Every year, Primary students at Yew Chung International School of Beijing are visited by a specialist from the Peking Opera to learn more about this quintessential aspect of Chinese culture. Last week, experienced Peking Opera actor Miss Chen Xiaoyan led a brilliant workshop with Year 5 students where she told them all kinds of exciting facts, taught them how to move and dance like an opera character, and allowed them to try the costumes and face paint of well-known characters. We ask Primary Chinese teacher Ms Lunar Hu to share five facts about the opera. 

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