Keystone Students Experience China through the Lens of Art and Architecture
In May, as part of Keystone Academy’s Experiential Learning Program (ELP), students explored different cities across China specifically through various art forms and local architecture. ELP is an essential element of the school’s academic core not only because learning by doing is important, but also because the ELP trips are closely linked to their signature Chinese Thread and are an extension of the curriculum.
WAB Grade 5s Out to Save the World in PYPX
Human rights. Gender equality. Sustainable living. Water accessibility. Mental health. These are just a handful of the topics researched and presented in-depth by Western Academy of Beijing‘s Grade 5 students during the PYP Exhibition, the culminating event of their Grade 5 and Elementary studies.
BCIS U9 Tee Ball Tournament
Students from Grade 2 ventured out to Side Park, Lido, to play at a Tee Ball Tournament hosted by Beanstalk International Bilingual School (BIBS). The junior Warriors of Beijing City International School (BCIS) were nervous, yet beaming with enthusiasm because this was their first opportunity to play an inter-school tee ball tournament.
2018 Daystar Sports Day
On May 4, Daystar Academy held the annual Sports Day, which involved students from both Beigao and Sanlitun campuses. Students participated in various competitive yet fun physical activities throughout the day while looking great in their brightly colored t-shirts.
Be A Good Sport – BWYA Primary School Sports Day 2018
The young learners at Beijing World Youth Academy‘s (BWYA) Primary School got to show off their athletic prowess at their annual sports day on April 5, with students from both the upper and lower campuses coming together at the Laiguangying Athletics Centre.
CISB Kindergarten Field Trip to Green Cow Farm
Kindergarten students from Canadian International School of Beijing attended a field trip to Green Cow Farms to build off on their unit of inquiry into “Sharing the Planet”. Students learned about organic and environmentally safe ways to cultivate food and share it with others! it was a great day!
Harrow Beijing Geography & Biology Dalian Trip
From April 28-30, Harrow Beijing Year 9 students traveled to Dalian for a geography focused academic trip. The students’ adventure included geography and science fieldwork, a Dalian urban scavenger hunt as well as kayaking and sailing. Both the teachers and students had an amazing trip.
Mother’s Day at House of Knowledge
For Mother’s Day, the students of House of Knowledge Schools and Kindergartens (HoK) prepared a fantastic “gift” for their Mothers – an adorable performance! After two weeks of preparation and rehearsal, on May 4, the students performed songs, dances and children’s theatre to express their love and gratitude to their mothers.
Seeds of Hope Charity Gala
On April 21, individuals from across the Yew Chung and Yew Wah school network gathered at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beijing for the Seeds of Hope Charity Gala. It was a magical evening, raising money for the construction of a secondary school in Manila which is beginning this summer.
BSB Sanlitun’s Got Talent
The final of The British School of Beijing (BSB) Sanlitun’s annual talent competition ‘Sanlitun’s Got Talent’ took place on Apr 27. This year’s final 9 acts presented a diverse show ranging from singing, gymnastics and break dancing to piano recitals. The finalists included the talented Qinger (violin solo) and Ryan (kungfu).
ISB Celebrates their Class of 2018
On April 23, the International School of Beijing (ISB) celebrated it’s graduating class with their long-standing tradition – the Senior’s Parade!
3e World Reading Day Celebration
On World Reading Day on April 23, the 3e Anne K. Soderman Library organized colorful activities for children to celebrate. The children are happy to dress up as their favorite story characters and share their stories with friends.
This article appeared on p58-63 of beijingkids June 2018 issue
Photos: Courtesy of featured schools