Middle School

Middle School Introduction

The BWYA middle school, is an excellent place for students to start their secondary school learning experience, as they develop into principled, open-minded thinkers and responsible individuals, who are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in life. To this end, the school offers a wide range of learning experiences both inside and outside of the classroom.

Learning in the classroom, focuses on students making enquiries into local and global issues to develop a solid understanding of key concepts, and higher-order thinking skills. As such, instructions and assessments are delivered with students making investigations through research, group work, projects and field trips, evaluating different ideas and perspectives, and presenting their own understanding and solutions. 

Outside of the classroom, our learners are exposed to an even greater variety of learning opportunities. The Clubs Programme helps students cultivate an interest or a hobby, like the technological challenges of the robotics club, or developing a real passion for arts in the a cappella club, or engaging in dealing with global issues with the Model United Nation Club.

Similarly, the Athletics Programme engages our students in competitive sports, developing team spirit and character amongst our players. The Classroom Without Walls Programme see our learners going to different destinations both domestic and international to explore the world for experiential learning. In addition, our learners all actively engage themselves in SA and CAS activities and projects; these SA and CAS actions help our learners develop into caring and responsible people.

Middle School Introduction

The BWYA middle school, is an excellent place for students to start their secondary school learning experience, as they develop into principled, open-minded thinkers and responsible individuals, who are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in life. To this end, the school offers a wide range of learning experiences both inside and outside of the classroom.

Learning in the classroom, focuses on students making enquiries into local and global issues to develop a solid understanding of key concepts, and higher-order thinking skills. As such, instructions and assessments are delivered with students making investigations through research, group work, projects and field trips, evaluating different ideas and perspectives, and presenting their own understanding and solutions. 

Outside of the classroom, our learners are exposed to an even greater variety of learning opportunities. The Clubs Programme helps students cultivate an interest or a hobby, like the technological challenges of the robotics club, or developing a real passion for arts in the a cappella club, or engaging in dealing with global issues with the Model United Nation Club.

Similarly, the Athletics Programme engages our students in competitive sports, developing team spirit and character amongst our players. The Classroom Without Walls Programme see our learners going to different destinations both domestic and international to explore the world for experiential learning. In addition, our learners all actively engage themselves in SA and CAS activities and projects; these SA and CAS actions help our learners develop into caring and responsible people.

IB Middle Years Programme

MYP

BWYA provides the established IB MYP curriculum for its Middle and High school students across grades 6 to 10.
From Grade 6 to 10
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IGCSE

Cambridge IGCSE prepare school students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning
For Grades 9 and 10
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Cambridge IGCSE

IB Middle Years Programme

BWYA provides the established IB MYP curriculum for its Middle and High school students across grades 6 to 10.

Cambridge IGCSE

Cambridge IGCSE prepare school students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning

Chinese Culture Studies Programme

Another learning experience, which greatly contributes to our student development particularly with regard to language and culture awareness, is the Chinese Culture Studies Programme. In addition to learning one’s mother tongue throughout the MYP and DP Programmes, the Grades 6-8 students also have the chance to take courses such as Chinese calligraphy, Chinese History, Chinese Moral Studies and the Intangible Culture Heritage course. These classes aim to cultivate not only a real appreciation of the culture and history of the hosting country, but more importantly, they serve as a way for students to compare different cultural perspectives so as to develop a much deeper cross-cultural understanding in their studies.

Chinese Culture Studies Programme

Another learning experience, which greatly contributes to our student development particularly with regard to language and culture awareness, is the Chinese Culture Studies Programme. In addition to learning one’s mother tongue throughout the MYP and DP Programmes, the Grades 6-8 students also have the chance to take courses such as Chinese calligraphy, Chinese History, Chinese Moral Studies and the Intangible Culture Heritage course. These classes aim to cultivate not only a real appreciation of the culture and history of the hosting country, but more importantly, they serve as a way for students to compare different cultural perspectives so as to develop a much deeper cross-cultural understanding in their studies.

Secondary School Blog

Growing Together at Home

Growing Together at Home With the ninth grade having already successfully returned to on-campus studying, it will soon be time for the others to follow suit. Yet during this time of online learning, it has not only been teachers and students facing the difficulties, but also parents looking after their children at home. In order to work together and best serve our parents, for the past few months, our PTA and counselling team have been working together to provide many online sharing sessions and workshops. In response to the various difficulties and needs facing families during this home study time,

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Great Results from our Graduates

Great Results from our Graduates Despite the recent challenges the world has had to face, the BWYA Class of 2020 graduates have shown their true colours, with some impressive university admissions.  01 Reaping a great harvest With the admissions results for the Class of 2020 now all in, BWYA students received a total of 302 invitations from universities around the world. Among them, students applying to US universities had a 73% acceptance rate for the top 50 universities. These include Northwestern University with their extremely high standards, Cornell, Rice University, Washington University in St. Louis, the Harvard of the South, Emory University, and many more. It

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Grade 10 Reach a Great Milestone

Grade 10 Reach a Great Milestone “…… And now fast forward a few years, we’re now roughly at themidpoint of our journey, about to finish the MYP or IGCSE programme and enter the DP programme. The last two days I’ve been looking back at all the memories, everything we’ve gone through the past couple of years. And I’d like to use my time today to just toast, and proudly too, the glories and stories and tales we made for ourselves before we move on to make some more in the last two remaining years of our high school.”     —— Student Representative 

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