Awesome Advocates at BSB Shunyi, Oct 13
Adults. This is a support group for parents of children with Special Education Needs, featuring special speaker Dr Lynn Turner, Lead Psychologist and Educational Psychologist at Olivia’s Place. Registration required. Free. 8.45-10am. The British School of Beijing, Shunyi (email@example.com).
Teatime Concert, Oct 14
All ages. WAB hosts an intimate live music featuring student musicians on their campus grounds. Open to the community. Free. 4.30-5.30pm. Western Academy of Beijing (5986 5588)
British Female Aviator Meets Students at DCB, 17 Oct
British aviator Tracey Curtis-Taylor is coming to the Dulwich College Beijing to speak about her exciting experiences undertaking global flights in vintage aircraft! This event is part of DCB’s Distinguished Speaker Series (recently rebranded as ‘Shackleton Lectures’). The renowned commercial pilot will visit with DCB Junior and Senior School students and parents on Monday, October 17 for a series of talks followed by Q&A sessions. Tracey is known for her long distance flights in vintage open cockpit aircraft. In 2015 – 2016, Tracey completed the 23,000km journey from Franborough to Sydney in a 1942 Boeing Stearman, in honour of Amy Johnson’s flight from Britain to Australia. This could be a great opportunity for all students to gain inspiration and motivation, either male or female students. Dulwich College Beijing (6454 9068)
Adjusting to Life in Beijing, Oct 19
Adults. This joint discussion by International Newcomers Network (INN), Raffles Medical and United Family Healthcare (BJU) will cover a range of topics from the stages of cultural adjustment, transportation options, top resources of information about Beijing on websites to magazines, to air quality concerns and what to do in an emergency. Free. 9-10.30am. The British School of Beijing, Shunyi (8047 3588).
DCB Early Years Open Day, Oct 19
For adults. Prospective parents have the chance to observe how children ages 1-7 learn in an international child-centered environment at DCB’s Riviera Main Campus. Listen to a presentation by Head of Early Years, David Mumford on the school’s UK curriculum followed by a Q&A session, then a tour of the school. Registration required. Refreshments included. 9-10.45am. Dulwich College Beijing (6454 9068, Flora.Zhang@dulwich-beijing.cn)
Hyde Academy Open House, Oct 19
For adults. Hyde Academy hosts an Open House for prospective parents to learn more about the school and tour the new facilities. Registration required. Free. 9-10.30am. Hyde Academy (8046 7085)
MSB Parent Study Group: “Literacy and Language Development”, Oct 19
For adults. The second series of yearlong talks focuses on the many ways in which parents can support their children’s literacy and language development. Acting Interim Principal Sharon Keenan will lead this talk. Registration required. Free. 8.30-10.30am. International Montessori School of Beijing (firstname.lastname@example.org)