The “Girl Behind the Face” Meets YCIS Secondary Students
On Friday 19th May, Yew Chung International School (YCIS) students from Years 7 to 9 gathered for their usual morning assembly. Expecting to hear their teachers talk about school life, the attention of most students seemed elsewhere. Some were chatting with friends, others dreaming, and some even finishing last night’s homework!
YCIS Has Strong Presence at SCMP Kindergarten Fair
As a school, we hold value on the home-school partnership, and work together for the development of the individual child.
YCIS Receives Reader's Digest Trusted Brand Gold Award for 7th Consecutive Year
Yew Chung International School (YCIS) is again widely recognised by the community for its trustworthiness and credibility. YCIS was voted as the Reader’s Digest Trusted Brand by the respondents in the category of “International School” and won the Gold Award for seven continuous years since 2011.
YCIS Joins The Nature Conservancy for Earth Day 2017
Earth Day, hailed from the US, is a globally recognised on April 22, annually. Embedded within the YCIS philosophy is the responsible acknowledgement of sustainability and care for our environment and animal kingdom.
Special Visit From Best-Selling Children's Author Trenton Lee Stewart
Our Middle School students were treated to a special visit from world-renowned children's author Trenton Lee Stewart last month. Trenton's inspiring talk, 'How to Create Curious Characters', delved into the ways that writers are able to build a good cast of characters in creative writing and how to create characters that readers find relatable. Trenton also explained how character development can propel the story's plot to make it more interesting and heartwarming. Trenton was in Hong Kong for a short time only participating in the Hong Kong International Young Readers Festival 2017. He took some time out of his busy schedule to talk to us about his time in Hong Kong and shared some handy tips for budding writers.
Year 9 Student Victor Lin Wins Multiple Awards at World Class Arena and National Maths Olympiad Competitions
Congratulations to Victor Lin from Year 9! Victor has achieved some outstanding results recently in some of the most rigorous competitions in Hong Kong.
YCIS Debate Team Shines at the World Scholar's Cup
Over a weekend in early March 2017, YCIS Secondary students took home multiple Gold & Silver awards in both individual and Team debates. Congratulations to our entrants at this year’s World Scholar’s Cup! This competition is just one of endless far reaching platforms made available to hone YCIS inner transformation.
What is the Purpose of Child's Play?
There is wider appreciation these days for the importance of “play and exploration”, as supported in a Hong Kong government announcement on 28 February 2017.
Successful World Classroom Eco-Project Recognised By European Commission
The World Classroom programme offered at YCIS aims to extend students’ learning beyond the confines of the school campus and allow them to gain greater experience in a diverse range of countries across the globe.