2019 International Food Fair
The International Food Fair is no doubt one of the most popular events of the year! On November 29, the students, teachers, parents and friends were treated an array of international cuisine at this year’s International Food Fair!
Motte and Bailey Castle, A Scope of Medieval England
Over the past 4 weeks Year 9 have been learning about Medieval England in their Humanities class. Instead of learning various historical events, our Year 9s involved different activities to practice and consolidate their learning
A Close Look at YCIS ECE Programme
Children learn through first-hand experiential activities with the serious business of ‘play’ providing the vehicle. Through their play children practise and consolidate their learning, play with ideas, experiment, take risks, solve problems, and make decisions.
Have You Helped Someone Smile Today?
Making one person smile can change the world, maybe not the whole world but their world. Did anyone make you smile today? Well, that's exactly what YCIS Chongqing students, staff and parent volunteers set out to do on November 22. Our Smile ambassadors showed a strong desire to be a small change in someone's life during our 5th Annual Smile Campaign.
A Celebration of Learning in Year 3
Celebrations are always a time of sharing enjoyable moments and experiences. That’s exactly how Year 3 parents felt as they joined the Year 3 Learning Celebration on Thursday, November 7, 2019. Year 3 Students were very proud of their work as they engaged their parents in discussing and showcasing the learning they have had during the first semester exploring the unit Knowing Ourselves and Our Community.
Year 6 Learning Community: Creative Minds
In the Year 6 Learning Community, we started our first topic ‘Creative Minds’ in the beginning of the school year. Focused on Leonardo da Vinci and Amadeus Mozart, students explored the concept of creativity in this truly cross curricular study unit. Activities in writing, topic, P4C and other lessons were used thematically to explore the learning outcomes planned into this unit of work.
On the 1st of November, the Student Council organised its second Halloween Night event in school Great Hall. As a follow up from last year, this year’s Halloween Night event aimed to entertain the students as much as it did previously, but with a slight twist.
Meeting with Our New Staff
Coming from UK, Mr Luke Hooman joined YCIS in Aug 2019 as a Primary teacher. He finished his Bachelor's Degree reading Journalism and Spanish at the University of Stirling in 2010 and in 2016 completed his post graduate diploma at the University of Dundee in Primary Education. Before joining YCIS, Mr Hooman had worked in different primary schools and education organizations in Spain, China, and Scotland. He also has accreditation as a football coach and after two years coaching with Kinross Colts JFC, now coaches the YCIS SCISAC team.
2019 Superb Parkour Night！
The YCIS Chongqing community were treated to another wonderful Parkour performance on Wednesday 30th October, in the School Gymnasium.