Top IGCSE Results 2015
YCIS Year 11 students consistently bring home Top in the World and Top in Hong Kong for a range of subjects. For many years YCIS secondary students have hit the mark. We are delighted and proud to announced their high success again in 2015 IGCSE exam. In 2015, one student achieved Top in the World and four other students won Top in Hong Kong in the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards. Details are as follows:
YCIS Sports Success in 2015-2016
YCIS had a busy schedule with the inter-school sports competitions throughout the 2015-2016 academic year. The various sports teams played over 300 fixtures throughout the academic year participating in a wide range of sports competitions. Students played against international schools in Hong Kong and China, all organised by International Schools Sports Federation Hong Kong (ISSFHK), Hong Kong Schools Sports Federation (HKSSF), Association of China and Mongolia International Schools (ACAMIS).
Education Seminar- Benefits of Bilingualism
On Saturday 25th June Yew Chung International School (YCIS) was a key participant in Squarefoot’s inaugural education seminar, open to the public. Mrs. Shirley Mead, Superintendent for YCIS schools, addressed parents on the benefits of bilingualism.
Congratulations to the Class 2016
Our students closed the successful year of 2015-2016 with plenty of gatherings to celebrate all ages. Special congratulations to the Class 2016, who graduated on 21 June at the YCIS Secondary campus.
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?