Student Blog

  • Being Involved in the YCIS Music Programme

    Being Involved in the YCIS Music Programme

    Eunice, Year 11, Gubei Campus

    Right now I’m working towards my IGCSE, and Music is one of my three electives. There are three categories in the IGCSE that we have to complete: performance, composition, and theory. I believe these are some excellent areas to build upon to be able to become a good musician. Instead of just learning the basics, we compose our own music using fundamental techniques, along with performances to enhance our ability in playing our instrument(s).

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  • Founder’s Day – A Part of the YCIS Picture

    Founder’s Day – A Part of the YCIS Picture

    Ashlee, Year 9, Gubei Campus

    YCIS’s anniversary is celebrated on October 9, and it is known as “Founder’s Day”. All YCIS schools worldwide celebrate this day with their own activities. In Puxi at the Gubei Campus, we celebrated it by holding an athletics carnival.

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  • Year 12 Retreat Helped Me to Prepare for IB

    Year 12 Retreat Helped Me to Prepare for IB

    Cindy, Year 12, Gubei Campus

    Recently, the Year 12 students went on an IB retreat to Sun Island. The retreat was very informative and enjoyable at the same time. When we first arrived in Sun Island, we had a presentation that gave us an introduction to IB. Later on, we had a presentation from Ms Rogge, our school counsellor, who emphasised that whenever we needed emotional help or support, we should seek help from our friends, family, or from her. She also said that we are not alone and that there are many other people who have been through the IB, and that there are definitely people who are willing to support and help us through the two years, which was comforting.

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  • Why I’m Thankful for My School

    Why I’m Thankful for My School

    Libby, Year 11, Century Park Campus

    Over the past 11 years, YCIS has given me so many things to be thankful for. Lifelong friends, caring teachers, and a global education are all part of my experience as a YCIS student. I have times when I take these special opportunities for granted, forgetting that my experiences here are unique and wonderful.

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  • Best EOTC Trip Ever

    Best EOTC Trip Ever

    Zhiying, Year 8, Gubei Campus

    First of all, I have to thank all of our teachers for taking us on our awesome Education Outside the Classroom trip to Moganshan. About EOTC, my first impression was that it was amazing! Before going there, of course, I felt a little sad leaving my family and own home for a week. But once I got there and experienced a lot of different things I felt very independent and more like an adult.

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