Ideas worth spreading with TEDx at BWYA

After the recent TEDx event hosted at our performing arts centre, we had some time to meet up with the four event organisers, Hannah Xu, Natalie Fang, Esther Yang, and Spring Xia – all students in the final year of the DP programme.   The event, first organised by Hannah last year, brought together a number of students and stafffrom international schools around Beijing, as they grappled with the […]

BWYA’s Scholarship Winners | Cherry Yan: Balancing Academia and Interests

BWYA’s Scholarship Winners Cherry Yan: Balancing Academia and Interests In the second part of our new series focusing on the Special Talent Scholarship winners, we had a conversation with DP1 Student, Student Council President, member of countless clubs and recent winner of both Academic and Special Talent Scholarships, Cherry Yan, as we seek to learn […]

BWYA Community’s Generosity

At this year’s May Fair, thanks to all your openness and generosity, an amazing amount of 180,000RMB was raised – 50,000RMB more than last year. This money was passed on to our two long-term charity partners, Roundabout Special Fund, CCAFC, and Chunhui Children’s Foundation. On the 11th and 17th October, our PTA Liaison Officer Ms. Pauline Wong, alongside representatives […]

BWYA’s Scholarship Winners | George Gao: Robotics, Engineering and More

BWYA’s Scholarship Winners George Gao: Robotics, Engineering and More After our recent scholarship award ceremony, we had time to catch up with some of the award winners. In this new series, we will be focusing on the Special Talent Scholarship winners, learning more about what our students have been doing in, as well as outside […]

Mid-Autumn Fun with K Class!

As part of BYWA’s Classroom Without Walls Programme, the Lower Primary School will be enjoying seven trips throughout this academic year. The CWWP aims to encourage the BWYA community to explore new ways to teach, experience and learn within and beyond the school. Recently, on Wednesday 12th September, K-Class had an exciting time making mooncakes, […]

Welcome Back

It’s been a beautiful first week back at BWYA, with a lot going on for our new and old students alike. Monday 19th was a particularly joyful day for our youngest learners. In total we have 81 new students in our K-Classes. Our primary school has some exciting new plans this year, particularly with Science and Drama classes, we’ll be sure to keep […]

Family Fun at the May Fair

The annual BWYA May Fair was held last Saturday (25th May), in the stunning summer sunshine. Along with the weather, the whole event had a very warm family feeling, with teachers, students and parents all taking the opportunity to sell handicrafts, home-made food and drinks, and even showing off their talents on the stage! As […]

BWYA’s Future Business Leaders

Three BWYA students will soon be going to America, representing BWYA at the Future Business Leaders of America World Finals, having placed second out of the hundreds of entrants at the Chinese FBLA National Finals. We recently caught up with Leah Park, Wendy Fan, and Jessica Xu to learn about their experience so far! About […]

Moving Forward Together

School is the cradle of a child’s growth, and family is the lifelong classroom; as such, we all know that a student’s development is fully reliant on the efforts of both parties. To this end, the BWYA Parent Teacher Association(PTA) acts as a bridge between parents and school, organizing many activities. This year they held […]

ACAMIS Service Learning Grant

For two years in a row, BWYA students have won the prestigious ACAMIS Service Learning Grant. This year, from amongst the many applicants BWYA DP1 students, Candy Li and Bella Dong, stood out for their leadership, innovation, and contributions to the community, with their Migrant Children Foundation proposal. The Service Learning Grant recognises students who have designed […]