March 7, 2016
Cherry Chen is the Music Education Coordinator at Yew Chung International School of Shanghai’s (YCIS) Hongqiao Campus. With more than 16 years of experience in education, Cherry has been part of hundreds of performances and recitals. Here she discusses how performance and developing a passion for music early on can help children with their confidence in the classroom and beyond.
February 29, 2016
Last week, Primary students in Year 6 at the Century Park Campus unleashed their inner scientist and participated in a fun and interactive Science Fair. Since early January, the students had been working on their individual projects based on a scientific question that related to their personal interests.
February 25, 2016
The transition from Primary to Secondary is a very exciting one for students and their families alike. At YCIS Shanghai, new classes and teachers, increased independence, and a change in campus, are all part of the transition to Secondary. In order to start easing the transition early, the school takes a series of steps to ensure both students and their parents are ready for the change. As part of this process, the Gubei Campus recently held a valuable information session for parents of Year 6 students from Hongqiao Campus.
February 24, 2016
At YCIS Shanghai, the school’s dynamic and robust arts programme is complemented by the unique Artist-in-Residence (AIR) Programme. The AIR Programme provides all YCIS students with the opportunity to learn from, and collaborate with, professional working artists. Sharing inspiration through their distinct artistic vision, style, and techniques, these professional artists work alongside students of all ages on projects that encourage learning and beautify the school environment, demonstrating how art is a meaningful and integral part of life.
February 22, 2016
Although graduation is still several months away, many of the YCIS Year 13 students have already received offers from top universities around the world. Several students from YCIS’s Class of 2016 from the Gubei and Century Park Campuses have already been accepted to: Oxford University (UK), Imperial College of London (UK), University of Bath (UK), Durham University (UK), University of Exeter (UK), University College Long (UK), Central Saint Martins (UK), University of Chicago (US), University of Michigan (US), University of Southern California (US), Loyola Marymount University (US), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HK), and Keio University (Japan).