A Key to Student Success: Effective Parent-Teacher Communication

Parents often ask: how can I help my child be more successful in school? One of the most effective strategies can also be the easiest: simply staying in touch with your child’s teacher. Experts agree that positive communication between parents and teachers is a chief factor in student achievement. An open exchange of at-home and…

Finding my Future at Boston University while in Ruamrudee International School

Ruamrudee International School student shares her story of the Academic Immersion: Introduction to Medicine at Boston University.“I entered this program with a question: “What I can do in the medical field without actually being a physician?” Now that the program is over, I can say that I learned so many possibilities of what I can…

Celebrating Secondary: IGCSE Awards Ceremony Honours Students

Yew Chung International School of Beijing students were recently honoured for the completion of their International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) coursework during the previous two years.Coordinated by current Years 9-11 students, the auditorium was packed for an IGCSE Awards Ceremony featuring student performances, speeches, and awards presentations. Below, YCIS Beijing IGCSE Coordinator Lianne…

Open Days at Britannica Shanghai

Britannica International School, Shanghai are pleased to invite you to some Open Days, Taster Days and even Secondary Scholarships for new students in January 2018. Please see details attached. Apply Now Secondary Scholarship at Britannica February 2018 Invitation to Early Years Open Day, 16th January at Britannica Invitation to KS2 Open Day, 17th January at…

Developing Student Wellbeing

The importance of a Student Wellbeing program to support Academic achievementsAs teachers of children and young people our core business is to ensure students are able to access the quality learning opportunities at our school on a daily basis in a safe and supportive environment. There is a growing wealth of research and evidence that…

How the study of drama prepares for future success

Communication is the key “The study of drama aids the stimulation of creativity, and builds confidence” Increasingly in today’s world, communication is seen as the key to success, and the ability to express ideas clearly and confidently through speech is seen as essential to a student’s future study and employment opportunities.  At BISP our Drama…

The day our pupils skied with a “down-to-earth” star

It is a beautiful day on the ski slopes. “Hey Fanny!” Our pupils, rush towards their idol. They congratulate Fanny Smith on her world championship success. But more than anything else, they can hardly wait for their ski day with the star. Fanny Smith shares her techniques with the eight students – “Flex your legs…

Best Winter Camps in Europe

The well established camps are located in some of the best ski resorts in Europe, offering spectacular surroundings and close to international airports. Our selection of the best winter camps in Europe offer a very international student environment paired with a unique choice of snow sports (ski and/or snowboard lessons). Ideal Location Europe is home…

Best Winter Camps in Switzerland

The well established camps are located in some of the best ski resorts in Switzerland, offering spectacular surroundings and close to international airports. Our selection of the best winter camps in Switzerland offer a very international student environment paired with a unique choice of snow sports (ski and/or snowboard lessons). Ideal Location Switzerland is in…

3 Parenting Tips to help families achieve a fuller, more satisfying family life

Yew Chung International School of Beijing counselors Marianne Thomas and Ron Drisner recently brought the famed Active Parenting Workshops series to Beijing in order to provide parents with the opportunity to learn more in-depth information on many facets of their children’s physical and psychological development. Topics covered during the workshop series include, “Parenting Styles”, “The…

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