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.
Staff in Focus - Dr Lui, Head of Chinese Curriculum and Research Division
Dr Troy Lui is a pivotal person for Yew Chung International School’s (YCIS) academic development; as Head of Chinese Curriculum and Research Division (CCRD), he leads a highly motivated team in pursuit of maximising students’ Chinese language acquisition and cultural understanding.
IB Art and Music Study Trip to London and Paris
We introduced an exciting new programme for all of our Secondary students in October called Experiential Learning Week (ELW). One of the main highlights of ELW, which allows students to participate in a wide array of excursions, camps and workshops, was the IB Diploma Programme Art and Music Study trip to London and Paris. Jacques Thomass, our Head of Creative Art for 10 years was responsible for supervising the students on this exciting journey. We talked to Jacques about the trip, the benefits our students gained as well as other inspiring initiatives that are taking place within our Creative Art Department.
The Big Draw Day Annual Art Event 2016
On Friday, September 30 our Primary students, teachers and parents came together for our annual art event, The Big Draw.
Staff in Focus - Rebecca Maxwell, Senior Fellow, Chor Hang Educational Research Institute
Rebecca Maxwell, Senior Fellow at the Chor Hang Educational Research Institute (CHERI) works in partnership with the broad network of Yew Chung International Schools (YCIS). CHERI is established in honour of the founder of the systems, Madame Tsang Chor Hang, and is tasked with working with schools as they explore, implement and innovate current and emerging educational advances.
Co-Curricular Activities for 2016-17 School Year
We’ve made some exciting changes to our Secondary Co-Curricular Programme this year.
Alumni Relations Office Keeps School Spirit Alive
Herbert Cheng has held the position of Alumni Relations Officer for all the Yew Chung and Yew Wah schools in our network since April 2014. He is mainly responsible for putting together an exciting calendar of cool events and programmes, providing new ways for alumni members to connect with each other.