Yew Chung International School of Beijing

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Yew Chung International School of Beijing

Postby inbeijing » Sun Jul 13, 2014 9:51 pm

Honglingjin Park, 5 Houbalizhuang
International Schools
City Area:
Chaoyang Park
Honglingjin Park East Gate
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Opening Hours:
Mon-Fri, 8am-3pm

Yew Chung International School of Beijing Description
Situated next to the scenic downtown Honglingjin Park since 1995, Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) is officially registered as a school for foreign nationals, providing bilingual for students aged 2-18.

YCIS Beijing adheres to the National Curriculum for England (NCE) and also integrates an extensive Chinese Language and Culture programme, featuring a unique Co-Teaching model in Kindergarten and Primary school that combines one Western teacher and one Chinese teacher in every class.

Within Secondary school, Yew Chung International School of Beijing follows the IGCSE and IB programmes and is accredited by NCCT, CIS and NEASC. YCIS Beijing has a 100% pass rate and 100% university acceptance rate to universities such as Oxbridge Universities, Princeton and MIT.

YCIS is the only international school in China to have received the ‘Cambridge Award for Excellence in Education’ from Cambridge International Examinations. YCIS Beijing is the only international school in Beijing to maintain a 100% pass rate in the IB Diploma. Student body: 850 students, foreign nationals from more than 40 countries. Tuition: RMB70,350 - RMB242,890/year.

YCIS Beijing's unique educational Philosophy and Objectives integrate the elements of both Eastern and Western cultures to empower the students to emerge from the school as both bilingual and global citizens.

Providing Beijing's expatriate community with outstanding quality education across a broad spectrum ranging from early childhood to senior secondary education, the school offers a distinctive education program. Located next to the downtown Honglingjin Park for 17 years, Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS) offers a truly global education blending East and West. Today, the school has grown to 870 students, representing over 45 nationalities from Early Childhood Education (ECE) through to graduation in Year 13 (Grade 12). YCIS adheres to the National Curriculum for England (NCE) standards that are internationalized, integrates a rigorous Chinese language curriculum and a character programme. The pioneering co-teaching model at YCIS, featuring one Western teacher and one Chinese native teacher within the ECE and Primary school ensures that students become bilingual citizens at an early age. Within the Secondary school, students hold a 100% pass rate for IGCSE and IBDP, and a 100% university acceptance rate. Class sizes range from 16 to 25 students according to year level. Student to teacher ratio is 1:8 (Primary) to 1:24 (Secondary). Tuition RMB67,000-RM227,000RMB according to year level. Follows Chinese and international calendar.

The YCIS curriculum follows the National Curriculum for England (NCE), Chinese language and culture curriculum, Character First programme, and IGCSE and IBDP in Secondary. YCIS is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS), the New England Association of School and Colleges (NEASC) and the National Centre for School Curriculum and Textbook Development (NCCT). YCIS also recently received the Cambridge Award for Excellence in Education, becoming the first and only school in China to earn such a coveted award.

The school is a part of the Yew Chung Education Foundation that also runs schools in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Chongqing, and Qingdao in China and Silicon Valley in the United States.

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