For many students, getting into the university of their choice, whether in Hong Kong or overseas, is the ultimate goal. Yew Chung International School aims to help students achieve their dreams through the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and
The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme is a rigorous, internationally recognised qualification that offers excellent all-round education. At Yew Chung International School (YCIS), the IB Diploma Programme is academically challenging, preparing students in Years 12 to 13 (students aged 16 to 19) for success at university when they graduate. All IB Diploma students take six subjects—three at a higher level and three at a standard level. These must include one subject each in maths, science, humanities, along with two languages and a topic in the creative field.
Additionally, students cannot pass without also contributing a research-oriented 4,000word extended essay (also great practice for university-level studies), a “theory of knowledge” paper and, most significantly, a series of activities relating to Creativity, Activity and Service (CAS). These may include learning an instrument,