ECE Welcomes New Parents
New parents are welcomed to YCIS’s Early Childhood Education (ECE) section for the first of many workshops and meetings starting each year from May. Kate Mc-Alister, ECE Programme Coordinator talks us through the steps in place at YCIS to fully support our new families.
Year 12 IB Student Wins Second Harvard University Award
Congratulations Alice. Last month your Uniformity team won an award at Harvard’s China Thinks Big challenge. Now you’ve won yet another award from this prestigious university, the Harvard Book Prize. Please can you tell me more about your winning essays?
Multiple Offers for 90% Students from Top World 100 or Top 20 UK Universities
The 2016 Year 13 International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma students of Yew Chung International School – Secondary (YCIS) have just finished their examinations. While they are still waiting for the final results, they are excited to have received multiple university offers. This year, we are delighted to announce that every YCIS IB student has received four university offers on average. Now our students are waiting for the release of their final IB points so that they may confirm which university they will join and soon commence a new and exciting academic journey.
Year 12 Students win ‘Outstanding Project Execution Award’ at Harvard’s China Thinks Big Competition
Back in January we reported news of a group of Year 12 Charity Club students, Alice, Olina, Lora and Kelly who had set up a new project entitled ‘Uniformity’ to help underprivileged school children in Sichuan. The project involved collection of second-hand uniforms from schools across Hong Kong and China, and using the materials to create new items such as pencil cases and shopping bags. The second phase of the project was to sell the new products and donate the proceeds to the students of the Daliang Mountain Primary School in Sichuan.
Interview with Mr Hepting, World Classroom Programme Manager
Mr Hepting, you recently returned from YCIS – Secondary’s first ever trip to Argentina with our Year 9 students, why did you decide to add this country to the World Classroom Programme?
YCIS Primary Presents 'Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies'
This month parents and staff were treated to a full musical production of an adapted, rather humourous, version of the tales of Robin Hood.
Let’s All Celebrate the Year of the Monkey
To usher out the Year of the Goat and welcome the Year of the Monkey, YCIS Hong Kong students participated in a variety of exciting and fun activities across all of our campuses.
Seeds of Hope Concert 2016
On January 23, the sixth annual Seeds of Hope Concert was hosted by the Yew Wah International Education School of Guangzhou. The event was a spectacular display of music, dances, and songs performed both by students from the local Yew Wah (YW) campus as well as students from YCIS Hong Kong and other YCIS and YW schools across China.
Year 13 IB Student Receives Offer from Cambridge
Esther Ng, our Year 13 student following the IB Diploma Programme, has achieved what most of us can only dream of--the offer of placement at Cambridge University for the upcoming academic year. Since Year 12, Esther has been carefully mentored by our University Guidance Office (UGO) team on the pathway to realising her academic goals.