Congratulations to Dulwich College Beijing
Dulwich College Beijing has been named British International School of the Year 2011, which is part of the Independent School Awards. On November 16, the awards ceremony was held on in Birmingham, UK at the National Motorcycle Museum. This award is based on Dulwich fulfilling the criteria of being an inspirational school based outside of the UK that espouses a British education, and has made a strategic or financial achievement of note. For the official submission, Dulwich College Beijing highlighted student efforts that have been made with local migrant schools in Beijing. The school continues to make contributions to the community through student exchanges, field trips, and fundraisers.
ISB’s New and Improved Elementary School
New elementary classrooms and new playground equipment are just some of the ways ISB is supporting kids in learning. Students who need assistance with good posture while writing now have the option to use an inflatable ball as a chair. There are also new safer swings on the playground, as well as rubberized floors.
Daystar Academy Welcomes a New Director
Daystar Academy is pleased to welcome Mr. Ian Bayly as the school’s new director. Ian has spent 27 years in international education as a teacher, IB Diploma coordinator, high school principal, and school head. Most recently, he set up the new International School of Western Australia in Perth. His school leadership skills have taken him to India, Peru, Venezuela, Jordan, and Sri Lanka. Ian brings his passion and commitment to excellence in education to Daystar. He is married with two grown children.
Give the Gift of Food
The Little Gold Book (小金书) is a discount booklet with deals to over 85 restaurants in Beijing. Participants in the 2012 edition include Hatsune, RoomBeijing, Karaiya Spice House, the Bookworm, Assaggi, and more. The booklet costs RMB 240. If you buy it from a not-for-profit organization, charity, or community group, 30 percent of the proceeds (RMB 72) go to them.
To order the Little Gold Book, visit their website at www.littlegoldbook.net. For more information, call 135 2133 4378 or email email@example.com.
Suite Spa Bliss at The Peninsula Spa
The weather outside is frightful, so head to Peninsula Spa for Suite Spa Bliss to keep warm. This holiday spa package features one hour of a whirlpool bath in a private spa suite. Following the soak, customize your experience by choosing three spa treatments from the following: a salt and oil body scrub, a back massage with hot stones, a fo ot and leg massage, hand and arm massage, an express facial and a scalp and shoulder massage. Priced at RMB 1,000 for a single guest or RMB 1,800 for a couple, it is the perfect holiday present.
3/F, The Peninsula, 8 Jinyuhutong, Wangfujing, Dongcheng District (8516 2888 ext 6090)
New On the Block: ZiAn Print and Graphics
Looking for a unique holiday present? ZiAn has a wide range of unique artwork available, from original graphics to limited edition prints by Chinese and European artists covering themes of Chinese minorities, Buddhism, the streets of old Hong Kong, Peking Opera and more.
Tue-Fri 1-5pm, Sat-Sun noon-6pm. 30 Fangjia Hutong, Dongcheng District (131 4649 3917, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Opening soon, OASIS Healthcare is a full-service international hospital that was created by doctors. With state-of-the-art technology and a team of
international experts, they can address a full range of medical needs, from family planning to pediatrics, tween and executive care.
9 Jiuxianqiao Beilu, Chaoyang District, Chaoyang District (400 UR OASIS, 876 2747) www.oasishealth.cn
Pantry Magic Beijing Reopens in Gongti
Pantry Magic has relocated to the Gongti area. With over 2,500 items, it still has everything a cook would need, from pots and pans, to stock pots, mixing bowls, spatulas, knives, silicone and metal bakeware, roasters, whisks and more. All products carry a lifetime warranty and come with a competitive price tag (up to 40 percent cheaper), as they are sourced directly from the factory under the Pantry Magic store label.
Daily 10am-9pm. 17 Gongti Beilu, Chaoyang District (6417 9669, 6413 0310, email@example.com) www.pantry-magic.com/beijing