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.
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.