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 […]

Reaping the Personal Project Fruits

This Tuesday afternoon, 26th February, the BWYA secondary school celebrated the culmination of all of our Grade 10 students’ hard work on their personal projects (PP) at the Personal Project Exhibition. The IB Middle Years Programme focuses on ‘learning how to learn’ through the development of communication, collaboration, organization, self-management, research, and many many more skills, […]

Student Council Fundraiser for Shanxi–Gansu Education

Student Council Fundraiser for Shanxi–Gansu Education The Student Council started off the year of the pig by donating 1,200 RMB to support the Roundabout Shanxi – Gansu Education project. 1,200 RMB was raised through the Student Council’s fourth activity this year – Christmas Sales. Christmas Sales was inspired by the Student Council’s new theme for […]

Happy Christmas!

On behalf of all the staff at BWYA, we’d like to wish you a very Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year! We’re very excited to see what 2019 has in store – we hope you are too… Just a quick reminder about January term dates: Primary school will resume term on Tuesday 8th January […]

BWYA at THIMUN – Student Post

BWYA at THIMUN Photos and content by Cherry Yan, Grade 10 Between November 19th and the 23rd, the BWYA Model United Nations Club participated in the 14th Annual Session of THIMUN Singapore held at Hwa Chong Institution. Participants came from Grades 9 to DP1, took part in a full range of committees, and took varying […]

Festivities Begin with BWYA’s Musicians!

Festivities Begin with BWYA’s Musicians! Last Friday (November 30th), our musical students had the fantastic opportunity to perform to the staff and guests of the Marriot Hotel in Central Beijing. As December 25th approaches, the hotel was turning on their Christmas lights, and to mark the event invited BWYA’s students to perform a number of […]

BWYA at the United Nations!

BWYA at the United Nations! Last week (19th to 23rd November), a delegation of BWYA students travelled to Singapore to attend the annual The Hague International Model United Nations conference (THIMUN). This year, participating with students from over 50 international schools around the world in the debates and activities, BWYA sent 26 delegates – our […]

Thanksgiving at BWYA

Wangjing Campus Thanksgiving at BWYA Last week, all of our campuses had a distinctly North American flavour, as we celebrated Thanksgiving! Although hidden amongst the turkey were some excellent Chinese treats as well… As an international school, we enjoy celebrating all cultures and their special events, so as is the American tradition – on the […]

Going Global at BWYA!

Last Friday (2nd November), our secondary school celebrated the annual “United Nations Day”. As is the tradition now at BWYA, each year students dress up their classrooms with decorations and props from different countries, along with food, games, and quizzes based on their chosen country’s history and culture to help their classmates understand and appreciate […]

Teamwork Wins the Day

In the beautiful autumn sunshine, BWYA recently held our annual sports day for the secondary school students. Our 4 school houses competed together, with the blue house ultimately coming out as victors, and the yellow and red houses winning the sportsmanship awards for the middle and high schools. This year, our PE staff worked particularly […]