The Best Private Schools in Beijing

Private Schools are very popular in Beijing. Discover The Best Private Schools in Beijing. Why choosing a Private School?Parents generally choose private schools because they offer a strong academic program, create the perfect studying environment with smaller classes, outstanding campuses and offer a wide choice of extra curricular activities such as sports and arts.Private schools…

The Best International Kindergartens in Beijing

International Kindergartens or nurseries are very popular in Beijing. Discover The Best International Kindergartens in Beijing. Why choosing an International Kindergarten?Kindergarten which literally means “garden for the children” is a preschool educational approach traditionally based on playing, singing, practical activities such as drawing, and social interaction as part of the transition from home to school.Kindergarten…

University Application Reflections: Must-read Tips for Year 12 Students

As April comes to an end, Year 13 students around the world preparing for their post-secondary academic careers are coming to decisions on where they will be spending their next four years. At the Yew Chung International School of Beijing, students have been flooded with exceptional offers from schools across the globe. For Year 12…

A day in YCIS Beijing’s Early Childhood Education Learning Community

Early Childhood Education at the Yew Chung International School of Beijing sets the foundation for our youngest children’s learning. Through discovery- and play-based learning, students in our ECE learning section are encouraged to be curious and creative. Our recently renovated Learning Community is an amazing resource at our international school that lets us implement this…

The Best British Schools in Beijing

The UK Curriculum or British Curriculum is very popular in Beijing. Discover The Best British Schools in Beijing. Why choosing the British Curriculum?British education has achieved a strong reputation for quality, and is recognised and respected around the world. The National Curriculum of England – also commonly referred to as the “UK Curriculum” or “British…

Teapot Time: Innovative Teachers Embrace the Spirit of Community

Our close-knit community at the Yew Chung International School of Beijing has long been a main point of attraction for parents looking for a familial school atmosphere, which is being enhanced even further by our new Learning Community spaces. Our teachers have fully embraced this spirit of community as well, implementing the Teapot Time initiative…

Collaborative Teaching and Learning Communities

Jane Kang, a veteran Yew Chung International School of Beijing educator, shared with us how the Year 3 Learning Community improves both lesson planning and execution as well as her own teaching. Year 3 Learning Communities at the Yew Chung International School of Beijing are transforming the educational landscape of the school. Designed by master…

The Value of After School Activities

As much as a school tries, there is just not enough time in the school day to give students the ability and opportunity to devote considerable time to their favourite interest or hobby. At the Yew Chung International School of Beijing, students thankfully have ample time to engage in After School Activities, giving students a…

How much Chinese can a child realistically learn?

Obtaining Essential Learning Skills through Foreign Language Study As learning Mandarin Chinese becomes increasingly popular across the world, exposing their children to the language is becoming more and more intriguing to parents relocating to China. However, due to many families’ transient lifestyles, parents sometimes doubt the effectiveness of international school Chinese programmes. How much Chinese…

3 Benefits of Studying in an International School

3 Unique Benefits International Schools Offer Secondary School Students The number of international schools available to expats in Asia has exploded over the last decade; according to a recent Independent Schools Council (ISC) report, the number of registered international schools in 2015 in China alone increased to 597 from just 22 thirteen years ago. This…