Student Blog

  • How is YCIS Different From Other Schools

    How is YCIS Different From Other Schools

    Libby, Year 12, Century Park Campus

    Bilingual in environment, and international in variety is what makes YCIS unique. From Year 1 through Year 6, I always had two Co-Teachers, one English-speaking and one Chinese-speaking. My friends and I never thought twice when the language spoken in the classroom or on the playground was consistently changing. We were from all around the world, but we were brought together by the two languages we shared.

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  • A Duet of Reflections: Recording for the IGCSE Music Assignment

    A Duet of Reflections: Recording for the IGCSE Music Assignment

    Ruth & Joey, Year 10, Century Park Campus

    Ruth

    Recording for our IGCSE music composition and performance assignment was different, but also fun. My classmate, Joey, and I were prepared for recording because we had previously recorded songs with our teacher, Mr Adgemis, for our band, “6SN”. However, recording for coursework felt more serious.

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  • The Connection Between Computing Classes and the YCIS Robotics League

    The Connection Between Computing Classes and the YCIS Robotics League

    Emma, Year 8, Gubei Campus

    This year in Year 8, I have been part of the YCIS First Lego League (FLL) Robotics team. We use legos and Mindstorm EV3 as a programming language, which has similarities to PyCharm (a programming language which is studied in our Lower Secondary Computing Classes).

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  • Student Council and Prefect Update from Century Park Campus

    Student Council and Prefect Update from Century Park Campus

    Lorenzo, Year 12, Century Park

    Edited by Kevin, Year 9, Century Park

    January and February were busy months for the Student Council and the Prefects. Events and fundraisers were held throughout both months.

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  • My Creativity, Activity, Service IB Project: The Creative Change Project

    My Creativity, Activity, Service IB Project: The Creative Change Project

    Elisa, Y13, Century Park

    Out of all the disciplines within the IB Diploma, you’d think completing the ‘Creativity, Activity, Service’ (CAS) project would be the easiest. Naturally, of course, because it’s considered part of the IB Core, the project is nowhere near as easy as it sounds! The CAS project refers to an activity that an IB student must conduct which engages other individuals to take part in the community, get active, or provide service to others.

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