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, 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.
SISAC Sports Season Starts Off Successfully for YCIS Pudong Volleyball Teams
YCIS takes pride in its students’ sporting achievements, and it is always exciting when the new school year brings about a new season of sports and a chance for the students to shine. In the final week before the students took a well-deserved break for the Chinese ‘Golden Week’ national holiday, the final games of the season-opening were played.
Year 8 YCIS Puxi Students Explore Art at the Zhujiajiao Water Town
Recently, Year 8 students from YCIS Puxi had an exciting learning experience outside of the classroom as they travelled to the Zhujiajiao water town on the outskirts of Shanghai for a day of Art Exploration. The trip was led by teachers including Mr Martin Cockram, Puxi Secondary Head of Visual Arts, and the water town, which was established over 1,700 years ago, was a picturesque place for the session due to its classical Chinese architecture, slow tempo of life, blue skies, and calm tranquillity.
Inaugural YCIS & YWIES (Primary and Secondary) Teaching and Learning Forum is a Success
With Teacher’s Day’ as a very fitting date for the commencement of a Teaching and Learning Forum, Yew Chung International School of Shanghai (YCIS Shanghai) was proud to host the Chor-Hang Educational Research Institute (CHERI) coordinated event from September 10–12. CHERI focuses on furthering the philosophy and objectives of Yew Chung International Schools (YCIS) and our sister school network, Yew Wah International Education Schools (YWIES).
YCIS Pudong Families and Friends Come Together for Annual POP Picnic Event
The cloudy skies didn’t stop YCIS Pudong families from turning out in high numbers for the annual Parents Organisation Pudong (POP) Picnic and Bazaar at the Regency Park Campus. The seas of YCIS blue t-shirts, banners, and tents were enough to brighten up the morning until the sun came out to stay later on in the afternoon.