Inspiring Author Visits YCIS Puxi Secondary
Every year, YCIS Puxi invites an author to read, engage, and inspire its students! This year, English author Martin Chatterton visited and gave students in Years 7 - 10 a wonderful, exciting learning experience that will help them find inspiration for their own stories!
Outstanding YCIS Students Honoured at Cambridge Awards Ceremony
The annual ‘Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards’ recognise the top results around the world in the examinations through Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE), which is part of Cambridge University.
Developing Leadership Skills Through Student Council at YCIS Pudong
Every academic year, YCIS hosts Student Council elections, which gives the student body a chance to vote for a selection of their peers to represent them in student matters. The Student Council focuses on organising events and gatherings for students promoting awareness and raising funds for charities, and also providing a direct line between the student body and the school leadership. To have equal representation of all of the different year groups, each homeroom class elects a Student Council representative. Two Co-Presidents share joint responsibilities in leading the Student Council.
Students Introduce Initiatives for Global Change at YCIS Pudong Secondary
At YCIS, opportunities for students to instigate change extend far beyond the school grounds. YCIS students are raised with a truly international mindset and a global outlook, and this impacts not only their schoolwork but also their approach to life in general.
Former NASA Astronaut Talks Space with students at YCIS Puxi
YCIS Puxi Primary Years 3-6 students were treated to an ‘out of this world’ presentation on Thursday, September 20, by former NASA astronaut and educator Barbara Morgan, who was part of the mission STS-118 aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour in 2007 which helped to construct the International Space Station.
Students Dive Into Swim Programmes at YCIS Puxi
There has been a host of aquatic action at YCIS Puxi’s Ronghua Campus, as swimming lessons and swim teams took place over the semester. The state-of-the-art campus, which opened in February 2018, is home to a beautiful new swimming pool. Located in the campus’ B1 level, the pool is part of an extensive fitness centre including a gym, rock climbing walls, and a dance studio.
YCIS Silicon Valley Middle School Students Visit YCIS Puxi
YCIS Puxi was delighted to recently welcome 15 students who visited all the way from our sister school, YCIS Silicon Valley in the US, while on a ten-day tour of China.
YCIS Pudong Parent Coffee Mornings Support Community and Communication
Open and effective communication with parents is something always strived for at YCIS. It is therefore imperative that there are plenty of chances for parents to meet in person with each other, and also with members of the YCIS faculty.
Duke of Edinburgh's Silver Award Candidates from YCIS Pudong Hike in Hangzhou
The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award (IA) is a Co-Curricular Activity offered to YCIS Secondary students. The programme ensures the development of students in three key areas: Creativity, Activity, and Service (CAS). On the morning of Friday, September 21, a group of Year 11 and 12 students from YCIS Pudong set off for Hangzhou for their Adventurous Journey weekend excursion as part of the Duke of Edinburgh's Silver Award. Upon arrival, the students attended a briefing with their guides from Keystone Adventures. After distributing equipment – including stoves, gas, and tents – the students were ready to depart.