BWYA Students’ Joyful Reunification

BWYA Students’ Joyful Reunification After countless days and nights of preparation, on May 11th, we finally enjoyed the long-awaited reunion and restarting of on-campus learning for the Grade 9 students. Under the beautiful blue summer sky, BWYA welcomed back our learners bringing life and vitality to their classrooms. Safety first: The first lesson back on […]

BWYA in International News

BWYA in International News The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television programme distributor. It is a non-profit organization and the most prominent provider of educational television programming to public television stations in the United States, distributing series such as Sesame Street, Downton Abbey, the PBS NewsHour, and many more. An […]

Every Day is Earth Day

Every Day is Earth Day The 22nd April was the 51st Earth Day. This year, the theme was ‘Treasure the earth, people and nature living in harmony’. As we continue facing the worldwide impact of an epidemic, it was a great opportunity to think about our relationship with nature, and how we can help. In […]

Excellent eLearning in the English Department

Excellent eLearning in the English Department Following up from last week’s post from the BWYA librarians, and previous posts from our excellent Chinese department [read here], this week continuing with the literacy theme, we spoke with three of our secondary school English teachers to learn how they have been inspiring our students to make the […]

Encouraging Children to Read

Encouraging Children to Read Creating engaged, confident lifelong readers doesn’t just happen in isolation. It takes a school-wide reading culture with strong home-school partnerships to help foster literacy and reading.  —-Emma Smoldon, National Library of New Zealand How do you make a life-long learner? First, one must be a life-long reader. However, the formation of […]

Staying Active at Home

Staying Active at Home Recently,  staying active and healthy has become one of the biggest challenges for  families around the world. At BWYA however, we are very fortunate to  have the input from our professional team of PE teachers. Along with  regular activities,  our students have been given many varied projects to work on, helping […]

Coronavirus and us

Coronavirus and Us The questions in the image are certainly difficult and probing, perhaps you think these are only answerable by experts, but they are precisely the questions our middle school students have been working on during this epidemic. In the past days, some of our students have gotten together into groups to think further […]

Singing to the Front Lines

Singing to the Front Lines Recently, a video rendition of ‘Let the world be filled with love’ has been warming the hearts of the many medical staff fighting on the front lines of the epidemic. The wholehearted expression of admiration and thankfulness for those heading into the fray is clear for all to see. This […]

Love From BWYA to Wuhan

Love from BWYA Students to Wuhan This poster design has 2 giant Chinese characters: Jia you, which means: stay strong.Finally, in the center of this poster, “Stay strong, Wuhan” was written in red. This indicates the target audience of this design and deliver the message of supporting the people in Wuhan and the medical staff. […]

Debate Spirit at BWYA

On Saturday 7th December, seven international schools’ speech and debate teams gathered at BWYA to speak, perform, and debate against each other. The competition was fierce; each round of performances was stronger and more brilliant than the last. But in the end, BWYA prevailed – our middle school and high school teams both won first […]