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Enterprise Education: Inspiring and Empowering Tomorrow’s Innovators

Enterprise Education: Inspiring and Empowering Tomorrow’s Innovators The world that today’s children are growing up into is changing at a pace that older generations likely never anticipated. Students preparing to graduate from Secondary School and begin a college life are finding that admissions officers and, ultimately, potential employers are increasingly …


Pre-K Parents in the Classroom

Before the winter break, Pre-K was lucky to enjoy some specially arranged classroom activities from parents! The learning community is strengthened by wonderful contributions from the parents, which also enrich the students’ experience at school. Two parents from PKB came in, for example, the first of whom brought in a …


Grade 5 Taking Care of Business

A few weeks ago, we reported on the activities of our Grade 5 students, who were embarking on a special business unit by hearing from Beijing-based British entrepreneur, Dominic Johnson-Hill. After that, the students worked in groups to learn more about setting up their own business activities and created “practice” …


Grade 8 Poetry

Grade 8 Language and Literature students have created various forms of poetry based on their study of Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men”. But this product of their creativity didn’t just spring out of nowhere — it is the culmination of a careful academic process, with students learning first about prose …


DP Biology Students Prepare to Go Out and About

Today in the Biology Lab, Grade 12 students were working with their teachers Ms. Friedman and Mr. Goodwin on finalizing preparations for an important field trip they will be taking this weekend to the Miao Liang Environmental Education Center, located in Beijing’s Miyun suburb. Trips such as these excite both …


Grade 11 discusses “Body Image”

Below is an interesting piece submitted by Secondary School Drama Teacher and Whole-School Counselor, Jane Farrelly. The topic concerns “Body Image,” a fascinating and extremely relevant topic in today’s world dominated by fashion, beauty and style. On Wednesday, May 13, Grade 11 students had the opportunity to attend a Body Image …