Exciting Early Acceptances from Top UK Universities
The final months of the year are an exciting time for many people – and particularly so for Year 13 students as they begin to receive early acceptances from universities. Typically, the earliest acceptances come from UK universities, followed by those from US institutions soon after. At YCIS Shanghai, our Year 13 cohort has already received a plethora of offers from a number of top UK universities, and across a wide spectrum of majors.
YCIS Community Gets into the Christmas Spirit
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…at YCIS!
Architectural Award Announced for YCIS Puxi ECE (Ronghua) Campus
The YCIS community is celebrating the recent news that the YCIS Puxi Early Childhood Education (Ronghua) Campus has received yet another award from an external governing body.
Fun for All at YCIS Shanghai Book Weeks
Parenting experts and academic studies alike confirm that helping children develop a passion for reading from a young age has significant positive effects and life-long benefits, including improved cognitive, social and emotional, concentration, communication, and linguistic skills, as well as stimulating creativity and imagination, and developing overall literacy. As part of the everyday experience for children at YCIS Shanghai, the school’s curriculum and teachers are catalysts for helping children see and experience reading as one of life’s great joys.
Eight Fun Ways to Engage ECE Children in Exercise
Exercise is undoubtedly beneficial for people of all ages, and while small children are still too young to participate in structured exercise or sporting activities, there are plenty of things parents can do with their children to get them active from a young age. Recently, YCIS Puxi Early Childhood Education (ECE) teachers Ms Stacey Gregor and Ms Grace Zhou shared eight fun and fantastic activities for parents and their ECE children to get their bodies moving!
Data-Driven Student Assessment Experts Lead Teacher Workshops
Professional development is important for professionals in all fields, especially teachers and those in the education industry. With rapid technological changes taking place across the world, it is important for educators to keep abreast of the latest educational tools, and to be able to deliver quality teaching that utilises the best modern practices in order to prepare students for a fully digital world. But using technology in the classroom is not just something that can help students – it is also a vital tool for teachers.
Cambridge Learner Awards for YCIS Pudong Students
The China Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards ceremony takes place each year and serves to recognise the students in China who attained the highest marks in the country and around the world in examinations through Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE), which is part of the world-renowned and prestigious Cambridge University in England.
Dedication Ceremony and LEED Gold Award for YCIS Shanghai
This week, the YCIS Shanghai community came together to celebrate an exciting new addition to the school. CEO & School Supervisor, Dr Betty Chan Po-king and Chairman, Professor Paul Yip Kwok-wah were delighted to attend the building dedication ceremony and officially open the new YCIS Shanghai, Puxi A-Building at the Primary (Hongqiao) Campus. The A-Building is situated near the original site of the very first YCIS Shanghai campus, which first opened 26 years ago as the city’s first international school recognised by the Chinese government.
YCIS Teachers Meet President Xi and School Leaders Visit CIIE
There is a palpable buzz of excitement in Shanghai this week, as the second annual China International Import Expo (CIIE) is taking place in the city from November 5-10, 2019 with esteemed attendees of the highest order, including China’s President Xi Jinping and foreign dignitaries, such as French President François Macron.