School News

  • Eco Friendly Art at YCIS

    Eco Friendly Art at YCIS

    How many times can you recycle paper? It’s a bit of a challenge, but so far this year at Regency Park Campus, the young art students have brought “trashed” paper back to life many times!

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  • YCIS Brings a Day of Fun to Campus for the Back-to-School Carnival

    YCIS Brings a Day of Fun to Campus for the Back-to-School Carnival

    It was an afternoon of fun and games at Gubei Campus last weekend! The annual Back-to-School carnival, organised by the YCIS Parents Organisation Puxi (POP), had more than 30 games for kids and their families, including bouncy castles, a magic Velcro wall, sports challenges, and many more! The more than 1,500 attendees also had the chance to win one of the many fantastic prizes available in the “lucky draw” raffle.

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  • Great Start to the Fall Sports Season: YCIS Shanghai Teams Shine!

    Great Start to the Fall Sports Season: YCIS Shanghai Teams Shine!

    School has started and so have fall athletic teams! In fact, both SISAC and CISSA sports seasons have officially commenced, and so far, YCIS Shanghai has created serious competition for the other international schools in sports including volleyball, tennis, cross country, swimming, and touch rugby. The Century Park Campus recently represented YCIS well and won against both the Shanghai American School and Dulwich College Shanghai in touch rugby and volleyball.

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  • Secondary Students Explore Art outside Class

    Secondary Students Explore Art outside Class

    Secondary students studying art at the Gubei Campus have been busy inside and outside the classroom recently. At the start of the week, students in Year 8 visited the beautiful water town of Zhu Jia Jiao to explore the landscape; they visited gardens, explored the quaint alleyways, and went on a boat trip, photographing and drawing all they saw in an attempt to collect primary research for an upcoming project. In art, it is essential to learn through experience, and what better experience than to explore Shanghai’s history and culture, escaping the tall skyscrapers of Shanghai for a day and examining scenic locations and ancient buildings.

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  • YCIS Students Lend a Helping Hand in First Seeds of Hope Trip of the Year

    YCIS Students Lend a Helping Hand in First Seeds of Hope Trip of the Year

    Recently, a group of Year 10 students and faculty from YCIS’s Century Park Campus travelled to China’s Anhui province to visit a ‘Seeds of Hope’ sSchool. Located in a small rural village and surrounded by rice fields, the YCIS students had the opportunity to interact with the young children attending the school. Together they played sports, prascticed a co-ordinated dance, worked on an art project, and conversed using the language skills the YCIS students have built in class, and more. After returning to Shanghai, the students reflected on the trip, sharing their thoughts about the meaningful experience, as follows:

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