Celebrating Founder’s Day and the Yew Chung 85th Anniversary
October 13th was a very special day at Yew Chung campuses worldwide as the school celebrated its 85th Anniversary during the annual ‘Founder’s Day’ event. The Founder’s Day is an important part of the YCIS calendar, with a day full of activities for students as well as reflection and appreciation for the establishment of the school by Madam Tsang Chor-hang in 1932 in Hong Kong.
Another Year of Excellent IGCSE Examination Results for 2017
Congratulations to our current Year 12 students on the results of the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examinations they sat in May and June of this year. The results were just announced, and our students have once again achieved extraordinary marks!
New State-of-the-Art Campus for YCIS Shanghai
Yew Chung International School of Shanghai (YCIS) is delighted to announce the addition of a beautiful new campus this school year. Located in close proximity to the school’s Hongqiao and Gubei campuses in Puxi, the new YCIS Ronghua Campus will open for Early Childhood and Year 1 – 2 students in February 2018. The purpose-built campus has been designed by the award-winning architectural firm, Fielding Nair International (FNI), the global leader in educational facilities planning and architectural design.
A Busy Summer of Facility Improvements at YCIS Shanghai
Over the summer months, the school supporting division was hard at work on a number of renovation projects on all four campuses, with the last bit of polishing complete just before the start of the school year. At the Century Park Campus, students are sure to be delighted by the new playground equipment that was installed, including a zip line and climbing frames. In addition, outside reading zones were created for the school entrance courtyard. The Design and Technology room was completely redesigned to benefit our budding engineers and designers, with a much brighter space for their ingenuity and creativity.
YCIS Extends Warm Welcome to the Community for the School Year
This week, students and their families received a very warm welcome on campus from the YCIS community at a number of annual events prior to the first day of school. At the Regency Park Campus, the school’s leadership team and faculty welcomed incoming families whose children will study at the Regency Park and Century Park campuses.
YCIS Celebrates the Graduating Class of 2017
It was bittersweet for YCIS Shanghai recently as the faculty, staff, and students bid a fond farewell to the graduating classes at both the Century Park and Gubei campuses. Both campuses held graduation ceremonies to celebrate the “Class of 2017” before they headed off to continue their education at a number of prestigious institutions around the world.
An Underwater Adventure for Year 2 Students
Lately, Year 2 students at the Hongqiao Campus have been deeply involved in learning about various habitats and ecosystems in their classes. To enhance their experience of learning, the children were recently treated to a marvellous excursion to the Shanghai Ocean Aquarium in Pudong!
Regency Park Students Build Solar Lights for Charity Project
Year 1 and Year 4 students have been engaged this month in an extraordinary charitable project called "Solar Buddy", which connects YCIS students with children in developing areas of Ethiopia by building and supplying them with solar powered lights.
YCIS Students Win Above Their Year Levels in Science Competition
Recently, 16 YCIS students competed in the Shanghai HighFour Maths and Science Contest. HighFour Competitions™ organises tournaments for international school students from a number of grade levels to participate in competitions within various subjects. During the competitions, students form into teams of four and answer 20 questions in the given 30 minutes.