School News

  • 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 Student Photo Contest Celebrates Global Geography

    YCIS Student Photo Contest Celebrates Global Geography

    From Turkey to Cambodia, and New York to Rome, YCIS students travelled to practically every corner of the globe during their summer holiday. With international students from more than 50 countries, some travelled to visit family and friends in their respective home countries, while others took the opportunity to visit new places in far-flung locations – and nothing quite tells a story like a photo!

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  • Students Bond and Prepare for IB During Annual Retreat

    Students Bond and Prepare for IB During Annual Retreat

    Year 12 students at YCIS just began their first year of the rigorous International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB), a stimulating and holistic programme that prepares them for success in university and beyond. To prepare students for the new challenges and experiences they will have in the two-year programme, YCIS organises an annual Year 12 Retreat at the beginning of the school year. Recently, students from the Gubei Campus completed the two and a half day conference, held at a resort at Sun Island, right outside of Shanghai.

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  • YCIS Students and Families Receive Warm Welcome at Annual New Families Barbecue Events

    YCIS Students and Families Receive Warm Welcome at Annual New Families Barbecue Events

    With classes officially starting on August 20, YCIS Shanghai welcomed all new students and their families on campus this week for the annual New Families Welcome Barbecue Events. At the Hongqiao Campus “BBQ”, YCIS administrators and faculty welcomed incoming families whose children will study at the Gubei and Hongqiao campuses. For the new students at the Regency Park and Century Park campuses, the welcoming event was held at the Century Park Campus.

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