School News

  • Enrolment at YCIS Shanghai: 11 Frequently Asked Questions

    YCIS Shanghai was the first international school in Shanghai officially registered with and recognised by the Chinese government, and the only international school in China to have received the Cambridge Award for Excellence in Education. 

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  • YCYW Scholarships Reward Top Students of All Backgrounds

    Nearing its 90th anniversary, Yew Chung Yew Wah Education has inaugurated a broad scholarship programme aimed at recognising and celebrating academic excellence and talent. It also seeks to create opportunities for outstanding students from diverse backgrounds to enjoy the benefits of quality international education. The Yew Chung Yew Wah Scholarship Programme invites Grades 7-13 students from around the world to apply. 

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  • YCYW Parent Webinar Series: 23 September

    Following the introduction of the “Learning Communities” concept in recent years, Yew Chung Yew Wah Education is committed to creating a learning community established by students, teachers, and parents who learn, discover and create new knowledge together.

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  • Hongqiao Community Leaders Visit YCIS Shanghai

    On the morning of September 9—the day before the 2021 Teachers' Day celebration—Mr Guo Kai, Deputy Secretary of the Party Working Committee and Head of the Hongqiao Community Office in Changning District, led a visit to YCIS Shanghai, Puxi Early Childhood Education (ECE) (Ronghua) Campus, and sent his congratulations and greetings to the educators at the school.Mr Guo conversed cordially on various topics with school representatives, including Ms Julie Zheng, YCYW Regional Education Director; Ms Linda Li, YCIS Shanghai, Puxi Chinese Co-Principal; Ms Grace Gu, YCIS Shanghai, Puxi School Business Manager; Ms Gladys Au, YCIS Hong Kong ECE Chinese Co-Principal; Ms Bernadette Silcock, YCIS Shanghai, Puxi ECE Vice Principal; and Ms Daisy Xu, YCIS Shanghai, Puxi ECE Curriculum Coordinator. Furthermore, Mr Guo also introduced and shared details of the Kunqu Opera ‘Aesthetic Education’ programme to all the leaders from YCIS.

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  • 2022–2023 Applications are Now Open!

    The new school year began this week, and it has been a delight to welcome new and returning students into our classrooms across our campuses in Pudong and Puxi.

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  • Welcoming in a New School Year

    Today, we welcome a new semester and a new school year at YCIS Shanghai. Our campuses are springing back to life as students return to their classrooms. Behind the scenes, our teachers and staff have been busily preparing to ensure a safe, nurturing, and welcoming environment for all.

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  • Stellar IGCSE Results Pave the Path to the IBDP

    After the recent great news about the YCIS Shanghai Class of 2021 International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) results, we are pleased to follow up with more academic success—this time for our Year 11 students. The Class of 2023, who will start their IBDP journeys in Year 12 this month, set a great standard across the board in the recent International General Certificate of Education (IGCSE) exams. Of all the exams taken by the cohort, 91% received A*–C grades and more than half received A* or A grades, indicating a high level of learning and understanding. Below are three highlights from the 2021 IGCSE exams.

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  • How YCIS Shanghai Embodies the Olympic Spirit

    On August 8, the 17-day Olympic Games came to an end in Tokyo, Japan. Though people across the world were—and still are—separated by the pandemic, the event succeeded in bringing them back together through solidarity, friendship, mutual understanding, and fairness. This unity through sport created one spectacular and moving moment after another.

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  • A Parent's Perspective on Data-Driven Learning

    This article was contributed by YCIS Shanghai parent Ms Hannah Zheng. 

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