Beijing
International, British curriculum
Bilingual
Ages 2 to 18

Yew Chung International School of Beijing

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CurriculumInternational, British
Languages of instructionChinese, English
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
Total first year fees: 元286,000
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction Chinese and English
Native Chinese and English teachers
Extra languages (other than Chinese and English)
Class sizes Average
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Contact email: enquiry@bj.ycef.com
School's webpage: www.ycis-bj.com/en
Yearly fees: 元264,000

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Number of students

750

Number of nationalities represented in the school

45

Ratio of local students to international students

100% international

Max. number of students per class

25

Native Chinese and English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in Chinese and English

English as an Additional Language
Chinese as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

YCIS offers additional languages for students as after school activity.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

In the Primary Section, all students are expected to read every night as well as undertake assignments and work from other subjects, as assigned. Depending on the child, year group and nature of the homework, times will vary among year levels.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

In addition to a review of previous school records, admissions assessments may also include a one-on-one meeting or interview, a written placement test, an external assessment (for children with significant learning needs), and/or an online English language evaluation.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, IGCSE

School bus service available

Yes

School start time

8:00

School finish time

15:15

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

YCIS Beijing offers a wide range of after-school activities to students two afternoons per week. Some examples of activities that have been offered in the past are soccer, basketball, floor hockey, inline skating, Chinese cultural crafts, Lego technology and many more.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

The air conditioned gym provides a year-round facility for a range of sports. There are football, basketball, volleyball and tennis courts in outdoor areas and YICS even has a mini golf course on the roof!

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Yew Chung International School of Beijing is an accredited K2-Year 13 international school for boys and girls, offering one of the most progressive programmes of international education in China, leading to university entrance. YCIS Beijing brings together the best of Eastern and Western educational philosophies, implemented through a bilingual Co-Teaching model. The school's unique international curriculum and multicultural approach to education is recognised globally, and sets the school apart within the international school arena.

Teaching approach of the school

Yew Chung is committed to educate the whole person from infancy through secondary education. YCIS strives to unite the best elements of Eastern and Western traditions and practices, the growth of the individual and the inquiring mind as well as develop a sense of personal responsibility and social welfare of all. The Yew Chung international curriculum is designed to be developmentally appropriate for each age level, rooted in bilingual education in multicultural environments utilizing instructional and information technology, fusing both Western and Chinese philosophies for character formation. The school's holistic approach to education involves cooperation with parents, family, community and world around us.