Yew Chung International School of Beijing: Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing), located within the scenic Honglingjin Park, only minutes away from the Beijing CBD in China, is a fully accredited IB World School that provides Beijing’s expatriate community with outstanding quality education across a broad spectrum ranging from early childhood to senior secondary education. The school is committed to global education and offers a distinctive bilingual education program in a multicultural environment. Offering an international curriculum based on the National Curriculum of England for Kindergarten 2 to Year 11 and the IB Diploma programme for Years 12 and 13, YCIS Beijing graduates attend the finest universities in the world.
Early Childhood Education (2-5 years): - Kindergarten 2 - Kindergarten 3 - Kindergarten 4 Our bilingual programme takes place in a nurturing environment that enables children to exercise initiative, make decisions and construct a hands-on understanding of the world. It is an integrated curriculum with learning activities covering a range of areas rather than isolated subjects. The teachers are guided by the Practice Guidance for the Early Years Foundation Stage from the National Curriculum for England, which offers clear guidance for learning based upon developmentally appropriate practice. The programme is continually being adapted to fit the international setting and the needs of all of our children.
Primary Education (Years 1 through 6): The YCIS international curriculum has learning objectives from Key Stages 1 and 2 of the National Curriculum for England. The programme cultivates a positive learning attitude in every student and fosters enquiring, critical and creative thinking. Incorporating both Western and Eastern cultures through the Co-Teaching model, the school offers students a truly multicultural learning environment where linguistic skills in both English and Chinese are honed. Students also develop a deep understanding of and respect for diversity at YCIS Beijing.
Subjects: - Languages - Mathematics - Science - ICT - Geography - History - Personal Social Health Education (PSHE) - Music - Design & Technology - Art & Design - Physical Education
The Secondary Education Programme at Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) strives to develop a solid academic ability in its students, preparing them for higher education. Students mature in a vibrant and stimulating environment for learning and social development, enabling them to advance under a strong academic curriculum as well as a wide variety of extracurricular activities. Designed according to the learning criteria of Key Stages 3 to 5 of the National Curriculum for England, the programme cultivates a positive learning attitude in every student and sharpens the student's critical thinking and learning abilities. Incorporating both Western and Eastern cultures, students experience a truly multicultural learning environment where linguistic skills in both English and Chinese are honed as they develop a deep understanding of and respect for cultural diversity.
Chinese Curriculum: Yew Chung International School of Beijing places great emphasis on the acquisition of the Chinese language (Putonghua), an increasingly important world language. In order to foster a deeper understanding of the language, students are also required to study Chinese culture. Students learn to read, write and speak fluently in Putonghua through curricula tailored for both native and non-native speakers. These courses run from Kindergarten all the way through to Secondary School and help students attain a strong command of the Chinese language after two to three years.
Beijing International Bilingual Academy (BIBA), situated in the Shunyi area in the north-east of the city, is one of the fastest growing international day-schools in Beijing. The Academy provides a strong learning environment in both English and Chinese to children from Kindergarten through Middle School Grade 8. Over 400 students originating from over 20 countries study together within a school culture which promotes respect, cross-cultural understanding, creativity and of course, the joy of learning.
BIBA aims to create a stimulating and vibrant international environment for all students throughout our Kindergarten, Elementary and Middle Schools. Our goal is to provide a high quality bilingual education which combines the best attributes of both Chinese and Western methods and styles. Throughout BIBA’s Kindergarten, Elementary School and Middle Schools, instruction is in either English or Chinese according to the subject being taught. Our English curriculum, covering language, science, mathematics, PE, music, art, social studies and more, is based on US national standards. Our Chinese curriculum follows the Chinese National Standards for Language Arts and Mathematics.
The Norwegian International School (NIS) is an independent, non-profit, Christian school that provides an intimate, family oriented quality education for international and Chinese students in Tai Po, south of Hong Kong in southern China. We follow the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) with programs taught in English. In a nutshell IPC takes specific subject learning goals and delivers learning through well-planned thematic studies. The goals fall in domains of English, Chinese, science, geography, history, ICT, art, music and P.E.
Through these subjects, children are able to respond in different and exciting ways to the themes they are studying. The IPC is based on the most recent research into the brain and learning. The units of work are set up so that students most effectively access learning. From kindergarten to Grade 6, students learn in a truly small class environment where attention, care, and providing effective teaching for all round development are our most important aims. Our primary school section is located in the quiet village of KamShan, Tai Po in south Hong Kong. We also have a kindergarten section in Tai Po, nestled in a naturally wooded playground.
- Christian school for children from kindergarten to grade 6 following International Primary Curriculum (IPC)
- Preschool / Kindergarten Section
- Primary School Section
- Core Subjects include English, Chinese, science, geography, history, ICT, art, music, P.E.
- English as an Additional Language
- Saturday Classes
- All Programs are taught in English
Ivy Bilingual School (IBS) in Beijing, is an immersive bilingual school that enrolls children from two to six years of age. Children graduating from IBS are comfortable speaking in both English and Chinese. IBS offers a curriculum designed in the spirit of Multiple Intelligences (MI) theory. The goal of Ivy Bilingual School is to provide children with the most current research-based practices coupled with the knowledge of the unique Chinese culture.
Graduating Kindergarteners are expected to understand, speak, read and write basic characters by the time they graduate from IBS. Approximately 60% of the graduating children enroll in local elementary schools, while about 40% enroll in international schools.
With 4 campus locations within the Puxi and Pudong areas of Shanghai, Yew Chung International School of Shanghai (YCIS) is an accredited K-13 international school for boys and girls, offering one of the most progressive programmes of international education in China. Our schools accommodate a growing number of early childhood, primary and secondary students from the rapidly expanding expatriate community. Our secondary school is authorized as an accredited Cambridge International Examinations Centre and International Baccalaureate World School.
YCIS brings together the East and the West and implements a bilingual and co-cultural programme through our Co-Teaching model. The languages of instruction are English and Chinese
Students come from over 50 countries and regions, and are educated by teachers from 23 countries under an international curriculum that creates truly global-minded graduates. The school's unique bilingual and multicultural approach to education is recognized globally, and sets the school apart from others.
YCIS Shanghai is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the National Center for School Curriculum and Textbook Development (NCCT).
Hello Kids Myogadani - International English Preschool, Bunkyo-ku
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Give your child the opportunity to learn English in a supportive and loving environment with Hello Kids Myogadani! Conveniently situated in Bunkyo ward in central Tokyo, we provide immersion-based preschool and kindergarten programs in English. We also offer English language classes in the afternoons and on Saturdays for preschool, kindergarten and elementary school students (up to age 10).
At Hello Kids Myogadani, we pride ourselves on our high-quality curriculum, class structure and dedicated teaching team. While our focus is on teaching the English language, we also help our students to develop social skills, fine and gross motor skills, problem solving skills, and leadership qualities. Our different class programs and special events were created with the simple goal of encouraging and nurturing each student, helping to direct their talent and ambition, and helping them to become their very best.
Our English immersion school is located directly in front of Hisakata Park and comprises two beautiful schools - our Main school and our Annex school. Our school is only a 10 minute train ride from Tokyo station on the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi subway line, and roughly 25 minutes from Shibuya.
- Preschool (ages 1.5-4)
- English Kindergarten (ages 4-6)
- Afternoon English Language Classes (ages 3-5 & 5-8)
- Saturday English Language Classes (ages 3-5 & 6-10)
- Summer Camp in Tokyo
- 8-Day Summer Trip to Canada
- Special Music Concerts
- Sleepover / Overnight Stay at Hello Kids in Autumn
- Day Trip to Mt. Fuji
- Day Trip to Mothers Farm
- Potato-digging day, and other fun, hands-on activities including Easter, the Star Festival, Children's Day, Halloween & Christmas
Beijing City International School (BCIS), located in Central Beijing, China, is an accredited, independent, co-educational day school offering an international curriculum for Nursery to Grade 12 students. As an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School we are authorized to teach all three IB programmes (Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma).
The BCIS mission is to educate and empower students to be compassionate and inspired people, who act for the good of all and for the sustainable development of the world.
BCIS is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). We are also a member of the Association of China and Mongolia International Schools (ACAMIS) and the International Schools Athletic Conference, Beijing-Tianjin (ISAC).