BSB, Shunyi Gets New Head of Primary School
Nonie Adams joins the British School of Beijing (BSB), Shunyi as Head of Primary School. She is a teacher in Australia and has extensive work experience in Thailand and Japan. Adams moves to Beijing accompanied by her family who love the outdoors and are looking forward to exploring Beijing and China.
YCIS Beijing Welcomes New University Guidance Counselor
Yew Chung International School Beijing welcomed its new University Guidance Counselor, Susie Wiltshire. Wiltshire is an educator with over 22 years of experience and a Beijing veteran.
CISB Announces New Vice Principal
The Canadian International School of Beijing is proud to announce that Chelsey MacLellan has joined the Middle/High School leadership team as Vice-Principal this academic year.
Keystone Kicks Off its Bilingual Mission
Keystone Academy welcomed the Class of 2018 into their bilingual International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. Keystone is pioneering a new delivery concept where all 49 students will take the seminal Theory of Knowledge course in both Chinese and English, with the option to be assessed in either language.
Fresher Air at WAB
Western Academy of Beijing students are now riding to and from school in new state-of-the-art buses equipped with air filtration systems to eliminate pollutants. All campus buildings were retrofitted with medical-grade systems promising to lower the air quality index to between 1 and 6.
Harrow UK Headmaster Visits Harrow Beijing
Harrow UK Headmaster visited Harrow International School Beijing on August 26. He spoke to the Prep students to encourage them to love learning, devote themselves positively to the community, serve people, and commit to personal fulfillment.
Over 50 Educators Join Daystar
Daystar Academy has 56 new faculty members. This year the school officially launched the Middle School, and continues to expand the Elementary and Kindergarten school. New positions include principals of the Middle and Elementary schools, Co-Principals for Kindergarten, K-12 positions, and new, designated Primary Years Program (PYP) and Middle Years Program (MYP) coordinators, and Chinese coordinators.
Hyde Academy Starts Instructions
On August 25, Hyde Academy celebrated its first day of school at their new location in Shunyi. Hyde’s core services are Tutors, Admissions, Test Prep, and Camps.
New Campus for BWYA Lower Primary
Beijing World Youth Academy has kicked off its 15-year anniversary by opening a brand new campus, its second in Laiguangying, dedicated to BWYA’s K-Class to Grade 2 students, aged 5 to 7. The new Lower Primary Campus (LPC) features 11 homeroom classrooms, an extensive library, art, music and physical activity areas, as well as smaller learning spaces for literacy, language support, and IT. The outdoor spaces feature a landscaped garden and play areas with sports and play facilities and equipment, all imported from specialist suppliers overseas.
DCB Students Achieve Great LAMDA Results
Seventy nine Dulwich College Beijing students were entered to take London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) exams last academic year – including 20 from the Junior School –and 86 percent passed with a Distinction, and no student received less than a Merit – an improvement on last year. LAMDA is a prestigious Drama school in the UK that assesses students worldwide and awards passes along a grading of Pass, Merit, and Distinction.
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