What’s happening in school communities this month? International schools inaugurate new campuses, student achievements in academics and music, and a joint initiative to nurture student talents.
DCB All Year Groups Integrated on One Campus
This school year, Dulwich College Beijing (DCB) welcomed all their Early Years students to 17 newly constructed classrooms, a new library, a new kitchen and art room, and two new outdoor learning areas.
ISB Student Wins Top Music Award
Siqi, a Grade 12 student from International School of Beijing (ISB), has been announced as the winner of the AMIS Young Composers’ Competition. Her Rain on the Road piece is scored for two flutes, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, triangle, and piano.
Highest IGCSE Marks in China Achieved by Three BSB, Shunyi Students
Congratulations to three British School of Beijing (BSB) Shunyi students who have achieved the highest International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) marks in China and received the Outstanding Cambridge Student Awards: Joshua Warwick was “Top in China – Biology”, Samuel Turner “Top in China -Design and Technology,” and Valentina Kicker won “High Achievement-First Language German”.
WAB Excels in Synchronized Accreditation
Western Academy of Beijing (WAB) hosted a 14-member team for a week as part of the world’s first synchronized accreditation process with the National Center for School Curriculum and Textbook Development (NCCT), Council of International Schools (CIS), New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), and the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).
BSB, Sanlitun Officially Opens New Early Years Building
The British School of Beijing (BSB) Sanlitun has officially opened a new early years center, the Li Building, aimed at enhancing the school’s specialized learning approach. The new facilities will benefit students from age 1 to 10, combining an innovative space with free flow classrooms and an indoor soft play center.
Harrow Beijing – Anmin Primary School Football Programme
Harrow Beijing announced a new joint initiative to strengthen their partnership with Anmin Primary School, a school for migrant children in Shunyi. They will run more football activities at Anmin, underlining their commitment to service and the nurturing of future leading talent.
This article appeared in the beijingkids November 2018 Beijing Makers issue
Photos: Courtesy of ISB, Harrow Beijing, WAB, BSB Sanlitun, DCB, BSB Shunyi