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

Learning from our Graduates

Every year, BWYA’s graduating students make big steps, heading towards a bright future. Behind them, along with excellent results, they also leave their wisdom, refined by the test of time.  We invited a few Class of 2019 graduates to share their wisdom with us, as those who have already successfully navigated the joys and hardships of secondary school. Graduate Introductions Outstanding Graduate Award Winner Now studying Computer Science and Engineering at Seoul University Brian HanBWYA student 2014-2019 Now studying Illustration at Parsons School of Design Caitlin DuBWYA student 2011-2019 Outstanding Graduate Award Winner Perfect 45/45 IB Score Now studying Economics and

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Another Year of Extraordinary IB Results

We are very excited to announce this year’s fantastic IB Diploma Programme results! 16 of our 48 graduating students received 40 or more points, and in another astonishing achievement, this year’s outstanding student, Flora Tian, received a perfect score of 45 (one of only 213 students worldwide). The IGCSE results received this week were also equally encouraging – with over half in the A* – B category, and a third As and A*s. A huge congratulations again to all of our students, and indeed the whole BWYA community.  Now celebrating our 19th year of IB education, the strength of our teaching faculty, determination of our student body,

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BWYA Receives International Recognition

The ACS WASC Commissioners have determined Beijing World Youth Academy meets the criteria for accreditation… …The Commission looks forward to Beijing World Youth Academy’s anticipated success and continuing improvement. This was the fantastic news we received earlier this summer. Following an in-depth investigation and visit from the accreditation committee, BWYA now joins the list of 48 schools in mainland China to have acquired WASC’s approval. We have received full accreditation, effective until 2025 with a mid-cycle visit to be scheduled in the future. With more and more international schools in China claiming to have the highest standards of teaching, this

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