What’s new in international schools this month? Visiting Olympian swims with kids, students win learning grants, and more!
BWYA Students’ Service to Community Recognized by ACAMIS
Beijing World Youth Academy (BWYA) students have won the ACAMIS (Association of China and Mongolia International Schools) Service Learning Grant. They stood out for their leadership, innovation, and contributions to the community. DP1 students Candy and Bella have been going to a local migrant school every Saturday, offering tuition in sciences, Chinese calligraphy, music, English, art, street dance, and film.
A Master Class from Olympic Swimmer James Goddard at Harrow Beijing
On March 6, Harrow Beijing Lower School students had an afternoon with the former Olympic swimmer, James Goddard, who delivered a swimming master class for the FOBISIA team, and then gave an inspiring speech about his life and how he became an Olympian.
Parent Education Workshop Held by Farshad Danicek at HoK
Farshad Danicek, Reggio Emilia education expert and co-founder of House of Knowledge (HoK), recently held a parent education workshop at House of Knowledge Xinglong campus. He transported parents into Reggio’s world with his professional teaching experience, humorous language, and vivid examples.
JISAC Badminton Competition at BSB Sanlitun
On March 11, The British School of Beijing, Sanlitun (BSB Sanlitun) students took part in the JISAC badminton competition. Lorraine Li and Cindy Huo won the Under 11 Girls Doubles final, while Chitraakshi Sharma and Carol Lakra reached the Under 9 final.
This article first appeared in the beijingkids April 2019 Exploring Beijing issue.
Photos: Courtesy of featured schools