How Do You Like Your Sandwich？
This Semester ECE students have been exploring the topic of ‘Food’! As a part of our Inquiry-based learning, this week our children made their own sandwiches.
Our First IBDP Exams are just around the corner
Ways to Study English Outside of School
When it comes to learning a language, you can only do so much in class. You will need to put your abilities to the test and improve those skills. Luckily there are many options for the motivated learner.
Year 10 Business Class Showcase
Recently, we have been assigned of a five-class challenge in business class. This challenge requires us to design a bi-functional product that is not available on the market. The design has to be complete during the time of five-class period, using the knowledge we have learned to make detailed market planning.
Celebrating a Love for Reading across YCIS!
YCIS Chongqing Book Week 2019 began with a bang on Monday morning with a Whole School assembly to introduce our visiting author, Simon Higgins, and illustrator, Jenny Wang. Simon and Jenny conducted workshops with our students, sharing their knowledge, experience and skills with each year level.
On March 30 and 31, 14 YCIS students attended the NHSDLC debate tournament. The NHSDLC run public forum debate competitions in most of China’s major cities and have connections with debate leagues in the USA and Canada. The topic for this round was “Resolved: Countries should prioritise climate change adaptation over mitigation.” This topic allowed for students to link in previous work with the sustainability council and to expand their horizons as global citizens.
What Would You Do for Planet Earth?
On Friday March 29, YCIS Chongqing hosted the annual Science Fair. This event showcased an array of fantastic scientific projects, models and demonstrations from our budding scientists from Year 6 upwards to Year 12.
Architects in the Classroom
In the Year 5 Learning Community mathematics lessons, we have been doing work with division including mental, short and long division. To apply our knowledge and skills of long division to the real world, the students have become architects, scaling down our classrooms to a size of 1:24 ratio.
Creativity on Display at the YCIS IGCSE and IBDP Arts Exhibition
YCIS Chongqing was proud to host our first IGCSE and IBDP Arts Exhibition that provided an opportunity for our Year 11 and Year 13 students to showcase their outstanding learning journey completed over the past two years. Our students have developed their unique artistic skill set by exploring new techniques that were applied in the creation of each artwork, based on extensive research of topics and artists from different cultures and time periods.