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  • High Profile UK Artist Visits YCIS To Mentor Secondary Students

    High Profile UK Artist Visits YCIS To Mentor Secondary Students

    Year 12 Students at YCIS’s Gubei Campus were recently treated to mentoring sessions by one of the UK’s foremost experts and practitioners in art and design, Mr. Ian Murphy.  Murphy specialises in fine art, with a focus on mixed materials in the production of his works. Many of his pieces feature drawing, oil painting, and experimental layering utilising a laser cutting machine. Additionally, Murphy has had his expertise and opinion sought and referenced by such institutions as the BBC, the National Society for Education in Art & Design, and the British Council. Murphy normally supports workshops for teachers, and so it was an incredible opportunity for the students to receive mentoring from him in the classroom for three days.

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  • YCIS Alumnus Holding a ‘Guiness Book of World Records’ for Bagpipe Playing Visits YCIS Secondary Students

    YCIS Alumnus Holding a ‘Guiness Book of World Records’ for Bagpipe Playing Visits YCIS Secondary Students

    Secondary students at YCIS were treated to a very special visit this month by former YCIS Gubei Campus student, Mr. Ross Jennings. Jennings is currently a ‘Guinness Book of World Records’ holder, and is embarking on a world tour with the goal of playing the bagpipes in every single country.

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  • Ensemble Cast Shines in Century Park Drama Production

    Ensemble Cast Shines in Century Park Drama Production

    Students at the Century Park Campus enthralled audiences recently with their entertaining performance of the play, Wacky Soap. The rhyming allegorical tale written by Mark Wheeler looked at complex themes surrounding happiness and social issues, concluding that, “Lasting happiness comes from within, not from a ‘quick fix’ lather on your skin”.

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  • YCIS Community Spirit Shines at Back-to-School Carnival

    YCIS Community Spirit Shines at Back-to-School Carnival

    Families, friends, and faculty from Yew Chung International School of Shanghai (YCIS) enjoyed perfect weather at this year’s Back-to-School Carnival. The annual event, organised by the Parent Organisation of Puxi (POP), highlighted the diverse international community and culture of the school. Held at the Gubei Campus under blue skies, attendees enjoyed a fun-filled day of games, activities, and entertainment, not to mention an array of delicious food.

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  • Primary School Conference with Jay McTighe

    Primary School Conference with Jay McTighe

    Primary school teachers from YCIS Shanghai’s Hongqiao, Regency Park, and Century Park campuses gathered just before the start of the school year for a teaching conference featuring renowned educator, Jay McTighe.

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