VEX IQ Robotics Workshop with Paul Roland Maiquez
YCIS has its very own Scientist-in-Residence (SIR) programme. Recently the SIR team hosted an exciting interactive VEX IQ Robotics Workshop with Paul Roland Maiquez for our Year 4 - 8 students. Mr. Maiquez, an expert in the field put our students through their paces and introduced them to the exciting world of VEX IQ Robotics.
Class of 2016 IGCSE Top Scorers Achieve 11 Straight As
Giselle Lee and Kobe Chen, both currently studying our IB Diploma Programme in Year 12 achieved amazing IGCSE exam results. They were our top scorers for the Class of 2016 passing 11 IGCSEs, all with grade As. What does it take to be a top scorer and what is the IGCSE programme like? Kobe and Giselle kindly shared their IGCSE experience with us.
World Mental Health Day
On October 10, 2016, World Mental Health Day was acknowledged globally. Awareness is increasing and people are positively responding to other’s symptoms and needs, channels of help and support are more profound.
Student in Focus - Patrick Cheung, Year 12 Art Scholarship Student
The impressive art and graphic design work of Patrick Cheung, Year 12 IB student, is rapidly gaining wide recognition. We are delighted to announce one of his stunning posters recently featured in Inspire Magazine. Patrick shared some great insights into how our IB Art Programme and his scholarship award are ensuring he follows his passion and how it all began.
Biodiversity Trip to Indonesia Planned for Next Year with Operation Wallacea
An exciting expedition to the islands of the Wallacea region, in central Indonesia, to help with an annual biodiversity survey has been planned for our Years 11, 12 and Pre-IB students next year.
Year 12 Students Compete in 24 Hour Race to End Modern Slavery
We were extremely proud of our team of Year 12 students who battled lack of sleep and a chilly night to take part in the annual 24 Hour Race on Saturday, November 19.
Embracing Integrated Subject Learning in Year 7
The Year 7 Integrated Curriculum is the beginning of our new Middle School programme.
Since the 80th anniversary in 2012 our network of schools has annually marked the legacy of Yew Chung’s founder, Madame Tsang-Chor hang. She commenced the first school in 1932 with an early years’ kindergarten. Her vision remains at the heart of the schools’ philosophy.
Top Tips for Early Childhood Interview Season
Cathy Ben-David, Head of Admissions at YCIS Hong Kong shares her top tips to help parents navigate the kindergarten interview season.