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Chinese Tea Art ECA
June 10, 2021

Chinese Tea Art ECA

This year, WASCZ primary opened a new extracurricular activity class —— Children's Tea Art!...

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Story Telling Competition in Grade 2
June 10, 2021

Story Telling Competition in Grade 2

Recently in Grade 2 Chinese class, we have been working on improving pupils' reading, developing good reading habits, enriching pupils' campus life, and reproducing the charm of classic fairy tales. Therefore, we launched a story-telling competition in the Piranha and Crab classes....

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Planting in Lionfish Class
June 08, 2021

Planting in Lionfish Class

The children in Lionfish class enjoying planting their seeds, they learnt how they grown and what we need to do to help them grown....

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We love the little animals
June 08, 2021

We love the little animals

Children in Kindergarten love animals and the more they get to know about the animals the more they learn. The children in Sea Dragon class have been practicing a song, they are familiar with the melody and enjoy performing in front of their friends. It is conducive to the cultivation of good musical literacy....

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Primary Sports Day 2021
June 03, 2021

Primary Sports Day 2021

On Friday 28th May, all pupils across Primary took part in Sports Day 2021. With Juniors (Grades 1-2) competing in teams in a circuit of activities they had been practicing over the past few weeks in their PE lessons on Friday morning in the dome, with Seniors (Grades 3-5) taking part in traditional “track and field” events outside....

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WEEK 37 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
June 03, 2021

WEEK 37 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 37, five pupils participated in our assembly performances....

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Writing about World Cultural Heritage in China
June 01, 2021

Writing about World Cultural Heritage in China

Recently, the Tuna Fish class wrote a piece introducing world cultural heritage in China....

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Learning Chinese through drawing
May 31, 2021

Learning Chinese through drawing

Among the young children in primary, especially those in grade one, imagery thinking takes an important role in their learning. Young children are especially interested in intuitive things. They like bright colours, they like to draw and paint every day. We could even say that the children form up their cognition of the world through a small pen, the seeds of innovation are sprouting in the lovely pictures. We attach importance to painting and drawing in grade one Chinese teaching at Wycombe Abbey, which also conforms to the prominent feature of "curriculum integration" in the new curriculum teaching reform....

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WEEK 36 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
May 28, 2021

WEEK 36 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 36, Five pupils participated in our assembly performances....

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Summer Term House Sports - Netball
May 28, 2021

Summer Term House Sports - Netball

On May 12 and May 14, all pupils in Grades 3-5 took part in the summer term’s house sports competition. Having learnt the rules and worked on the skills needed for the games during PE lessons this term, the games that would be played by the boys and girls would be touch rugby and netball respectively....

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Summer Term House Sports - Rugby
May 28, 2021

Summer Term House Sports - Rugby

On May 12 and May14, all pupils in Grades 3-5 took part in the summer term’s house sports competition. Having learnt the rules and worked on the skills needed for the games during PE lessons this term, the games that would be played by the boys and girls would be touch rugby and netball respectively....

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The art of paper quilling ECA
May 25, 2021

The art of paper quilling ECA

Paper Quilling is an ancient handicraft activity. According to legend, it originated in ancient Egypt. People used colored paper strips of different thicknesses, then rolling, pinching, and gluing, to make the paper strips into small elements in various forms. The Artwork is then formed using these elements, making impressive 3D designs....

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Swordfish Xylophone Performance
May 21, 2021

Swordfish Xylophone Performance

Well done to Swordfish class, Grade 3, this week as they performed a very tight version of Mr. Mayell’s polyphonic arrangement of ‘Ghost of John’ performed as a round....

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Piranhas are taking a bite!
May 20, 2021

Piranhas are taking a bite!

Piranha class have been busy over the last few weeks, learning about different food. Learning about where our food comes from, how it grows, and food from different countries. We have had lots of fun with this topic and looked at some delicious food....

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The Importance of Mental Health
May 19, 2021

The Importance of Mental Health

In Turtle class, the topic of mental health has arisen from our Art lessons. We have been learning about Van Gogh who, despite his beautiful and hopeful paintings, led a very sad and troubled life. As we learnt more about him, the class were interested in why he had such a troubled life and what ‘poor mental health’ meant. At such a young age it is hard to understand why someone could be so sad to a point of madness and through their interest I felt it was important to address this in a child friendly and appropriate manner....

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WEEK 35 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
May 18, 2021

WEEK 35 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 35, seven pupils participated in our assembly performances....

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It’s Time for Grammar!
May 17, 2021

It’s Time for Grammar!

Recently in the Lobster class, we have been learning about how to use time words. We have looked carefully at how to adjust our grammar when using: exact times (at _____ A.M / P.M.); times of the day (in the morning / afternoon / evening); days of the week (on _____day); when things happened / will happen in relation to other things (before / during / after _____); and how long ago things happened in the past (yesterday / two _____s ago)....

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The Joys of Reading in Primary ECA
May 17, 2021

The Joys of Reading in Primary ECA

Reading has the power to open eyes, minds, and hearts. This saying is strongly supported and encouraged by all the staff at Wycombe Abbey School, Changzhou. Our library has seen an overwhelming response from the students in terms of reading, learning and sharing their knowledge about their favorite book series, authors & characters. Reading enables them to express their imaginations and perspectives about the books they have read....

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WEEK 34 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
May 11, 2021

WEEK 34 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 34, eight pupils participated in our assembly performances....

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World Book Day
May 11, 2021

World Book Day

On Friday 23rd April, the Primary School embarked upon an exciting day of events to mark World Book Day....

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Second Hand Market in G1
May 07, 2021

Second Hand Market in G1

With the development of technology in today’s society, we use WeChat pay and Ali Pay instead of notes and coins. Children in 2021 don’t have many chances to use money to pay for goods and serviced. So this week Grade 1 held a second hand market for children to practice using money. This was a good opportunity for our children to use notes and coins in real life situations....

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About Whales
May 06, 2021

About Whales

3M have started an exciting new project all about WHALES. We have been reading literature featuring whales, including 'This Morning I Met a Whale,' by Michael Morpurgo and 'The Big Blue Whale,' by Nichola Davies. We have discovered all kinds of fascinating information about these huge mammals. We have been recording facts about whales, formulated these into questions and subsequently written to David Attenborough (a famous natural historian from England who presents television programs about animals and the planet) for answers to some of our trickier questions about whales....

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Little Archeologists in Coral Class
May 06, 2021

Little Archeologists in Coral Class

Every term, a range of topics is covered in kindergarten at Wycombe Abbey School. This helps to keep pupils engaged, interested, and offers a variety of important skill to learn. One of the recent fun topics was “dinosaurs”, the children were very excited about this topic and were eager to learn about their favorite dinosaurs....

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Frog Life Cycle Teaching in Rainbowfish class
May 06, 2021

Frog Life Cycle Teaching in Rainbowfish class

Teaching children about life cycles is a perfect way to help them understand the world around them and to connect them with nature. Children can gain respect for nature when learning about life cycles....

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ECA - Glee Club in KG3
May 05, 2021

ECA - Glee Club in KG3

The children in KG3 have recently been participating in our very own ‘Kindergarten Glee Club’, this is a new and exciting activity as part of our ECA program, which includes, both singing and dancing....

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Artist Day in KG –  Pufferfish learn about:  Jackson Pollock
May 05, 2021

Artist Day in KG – Pufferfish learn about: Jackson Pollock

Every class in Wycombe Abbey Kindergarten, undertook a project based on an artist. Pufferfish Class were introduced to the action painter Jackson Pollock....

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Sculpting in Primary
May 05, 2021

Sculpting in Primary

Our little artists in primary have been very busy sculpting natural items and animals. Our journey begins outside on the grounds of Wycombe Abbey, Changzhou. We started by exploring the campus grounds and sketching any interesting objects or animals that we saw....

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WEEK 33 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
May 04, 2021

WEEK 33 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 33, four pupils participated in our assembly performances....

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WEEK 32 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
May 04, 2021

WEEK 32 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 32, seven pupils participated in our assembly performances....

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Primary Bake Sale 2021
April 22, 2021

Primary Bake Sale 2021

On Monday 19th April, a host of delicious smells wafted through WASCZ Primary, as children throughout the school brought in cakes and cookies to donate to their house stall as all classes took part in the Bake Sale 2021....

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WEEK 30 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
April 17, 2021

WEEK 30 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 30, eleven pupils participated in our assembly performances....

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WEEK 31 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
April 16, 2021

WEEK 31 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 31, eight pupils participated in our assembly performances. Please enjoy the fantastic shows our pupils have performed in! (click the following links for videos)...

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TRANSPORTATION IN KINDERGARTEN!
April 13, 2021

TRANSPORTATION IN KINDERGARTEN!

Kindergarten teachers at Wycombe Abbey, aim for fun, meaningful and memorable activities, and lessons....

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Primary Football Round Up – 20th March
April 13, 2021

Primary Football Round Up – 20th March

On Saturday 20th March, the Under 9 and Under 11 Primary football teams again travelled to Tianning to take on Wei Hua FC, with the Under 9s taking an experimental line up, and Under 11s bringing in one or two new faces too....

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Primary Talent Show 2021
April 02, 2021

Primary Talent Show 2021

On Friday 19th March, the school theatre was full of people to watch our annual Talent Show. After a hiatus last year, all twenty-three acts were very excited to get on stage and perform, with acts ranging from music, to dancing to speed cup stacking!...

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Assessment Week in Primary
April 01, 2021

Assessment Week in Primary

This week at Wycombe Abbey, it has been assessment week! All the students have had assessments, from Grade 1 all the way up to Grade 5. Assessments are important because they allow the teachers at Wycombe Abbey to track each child’s progress and identify any holes in their knowledge. They inform the teachers what to include in their lesson plans to prepare the students for their future education....

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Space Art & Craft Project
March 29, 2021

Space Art & Craft Project

Craft time not only exercises kindergartners' creativity and imagination but helps them sharpen motor skills and critical thinking as well....

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Young Engineers in Primary
March 29, 2021

Young Engineers in Primary

The Young Engineers at Wycombe Abbey have been researching, designing and building from recycled materials only.The Engineers had a short time to imagine what they could build using only second-hand materials. They came up with a massive range of structures they could build, from playground equipment such as swings, slides, climbing frames and more in a park, to China’s space mission, rockets and habitats that could be used for living on Mars. Pupils also decided they would make wind powered cars, aeroplanes, houses and a model of the tallest building in the World ‘The Burj Khalifa’....

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WEEK 29 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
March 29, 2021

WEEK 29 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 29, eight pupils participated in our assembly performances....

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Telling the time
March 24, 2021

Telling the time

"An inch of time is an inch of gold. An inch of gold can't buy an inch of time." Time is very precious for everyone. Our country began to use all kinds of timers to record time since ancient times. With the development of the times, we use accurate clocks to record time now. With the advent of spring, everything comes to life again. The pupils of the Stingray class learnt about time together....

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Magical Algorithms in Jiangsu Maths
March 23, 2021

Magical Algorithms in Jiangsu Maths

In Grade 3 Maths, WASCZ Pupils have learnt to use the column method and have been very successful at using this. However, if we want to calculate the multiplication between several-digit numbers, e.g. 12345×54321, what should we do? If we still insist on using the column method, it would be very complicated and also very easy to make mistakes. You might think: why not use the calculator?...

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WEEK 28 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
March 22, 2021

WEEK 28 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 28, two pupils participated in our assembly performances....

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Grade One Science
March 19, 2021

Grade One Science

Grade One pupils at Wycombe Abbey Changzhou have been busy explorers finding out what objects in our everyday environment are made of. We have been exploring our classrooms and playgrounds identifying objects made of wood, plastic, metal or glass. We have been asking questions and reasoning how the properties of materials help us to use it. For example, books are made of paper, which is not transparent, and if they were, we would never be able to read words or stories!...

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Primary Football Round Up
March 15, 2021

Primary Football Round Up

On Saturday 13th March, the Under 9 and Under 11 football teams travelled to Tianning to take on Wei Hua FC, for their first matches of the new year....

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WEEK 27 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
March 15, 2021

WEEK 27 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 27, four pupils participated in our assembly performances....

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Continuous Outside Provision at KG
March 12, 2021

Continuous Outside Provision at KG

At Wycombe Abbey Kindergarten we follow the free flow play philosophy and provide continuous outside provision for all our classes. This means that children can independently choose to move between the inside and outside play environments however they please. Here at Wycombe Abbey, Changzhou we have excellent opportunities for incorporating free flow into our practice. Opportunities for children to access free flow or continuous outside provision will give them many learning, and development opportunities and it also enables practitioners to make full use of the learning environment....

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WEEK 26 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
March 08, 2021

WEEK 26 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 26, six pupils participated in our assembly performances....

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Sea Otters Applying Phonics Inside and Outside the Classroom
March 08, 2021

Sea Otters Applying Phonics Inside and Outside the Classroom

In Wycombe Abbey School Changzhou Kindergarten we teach phonics on a daily basis to help develop the children’s reading skills. This approach has been used internationally and has been proven to be a highly effective form of teaching....

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Spring is coming at WASCZ Primary
March 05, 2021

Spring is coming at WASCZ Primary

Spring is coming! Students in the Turtle class have been learning spring poems and articles for the past few days. In order to help students appreciate the beauty of spring, based on the text “Looking for Spring”, the Turtle class walked outside the classroom to get closer to nature and to look for spring....

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Minecraft ECA in Primary
March 05, 2021

Minecraft ECA in Primary

Two of our Primary classes, the 5P Narwhales and 4Y Sharks, were able to try out a new educational resource, Minecraft: Education Edition....

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WEEK 25 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
March 01, 2021

WEEK 25 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 25, two pupils participated in our assembly performances....

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Mandarin in Sea Horse Class
February 26, 2021

Mandarin in Sea Horse Class

Here at Wycombe Abbey Kindergarten, Changzhou the children are immersed within a variety of activities. Our Native Chinese Speaking children undertake Mandarin lessons throughout the week and the theme of KG3 Mandarin lessons this week is ‘My Future Self.’...

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Mandarin Class in Primary
February 23, 2021

Mandarin Class in Primary

The Mandarin for Westerners Course for our pupils at Wycombe Abbey School, Changzhou gives the opportunity for our non-native speaking Chinese pupils the chance to immerse themselves in the language from an early age. In the class, the pupils are from different countries and different cultural backgrounds. They communicate and discuss with each other in the same class and create wonderful ideas. Although there are many differences differences between us, we have the same objective: to learn Chinese, to understand Chinese culture, feel the charm of Chinese....

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Expressive Arts and Design in KG
February 05, 2021

Expressive Arts and Design in KG

Expressive Arts and Designs form a huge part of our Early Years curriculum. The children learn vital skills such as role play, dance, and drama, mixing colours, selecting resources and materials as well as fine motor development....

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Phonics Foundations in Primary
February 03, 2021

Phonics Foundations in Primary

Since the start of the academic year, WASCZ Primary School has placed an increased emphasis on reading at all ages throughout the school. It introduced The Accelerated Reader program that has been rolled out across Grades 2-5 has already started to have shown a positive impact on our pupils' reading comprehension levels, and it has been encouraging to see so many pupils engage with this program. For our pupils who are new to the school, or relatively new to learning English, mastering the foundation of phonics has been critical in improving reading levels, and across the school, our pupils practice these phonics skills regularly....

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Mind Maps in Grade 5 Maths
February 01, 2021

Mind Maps in Grade 5 Maths

Over the last few weeks, Grade 5 pupils have been learning to draw mind maps in Maths Academic Enrichment ECA. A mind map is a way to represent ideas and concepts, whilst also an interesting way to learn and apply mathematical knowledge....

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Grade 5 Reward Trip – Silver Award – 300 House Points
February 01, 2021

Grade 5 Reward Trip – Silver Award – 300 House Points

On Wednesday evening, a group of nine grade five pupils (see names below) boarded a bus after school and off we went to a nearby shopping mall for a feast of pizza, chicken and fries, and spaghetti. After everyone had eaten their fill, we ambled further down along the shopping mall to and arcade games hall where the children had about an hour enjoying the arcade games....

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WEEK 24 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
February 01, 2021

WEEK 24 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 24, eight pupils participated in our assembly performances....

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WASCZ Achieve Excellent Results in RSL
January 29, 2021

WASCZ Achieve Excellent Results in RSL

Wycombe Abbey has just received the results from the rockschool exams our pupils took in December and once again we have received some fantastic marks....

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Engaging the Pupil Voice in Primary — Food Committee
January 28, 2021

Engaging the Pupil Voice in Primary — Food Committee

This week saw the first meeting of the WASCZ Primary School Food Committee. 10 pupils from Grades 4 and 5 who had expressed an interest in being part of this committee, sat down in the Primary Office Meeting room, along with Mr. Jacobs and the Head of the School Canteen, Mr. Jiang, to discuss ways the food at school could be improved. The meeting started with orange and apple juice for all attendees, which was enjoyed by all the children....

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Light is good from whatever Lamp it shines!
January 28, 2021

Light is good from whatever Lamp it shines!

This Term, the Orca's and Dragon fish classes have been busy with our new science unit, Light and Shadow. Over the coming weeks we will be exploring how light behaves, including reflection, shadows and how we see things. To begin with, all children were given an eye test and found out they all have a blind spot!...

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Grade 4 Match Report - 16th Jan vs Vigour Sports
January 25, 2021

Grade 4 Match Report - 16th Jan vs Vigour Sports

On Saturday 16th January, the grade 4 boys boarded a Saturday morning coach to Xinbei, eager and determined to kick start their football season at Wycombe Abbey. After our warmup, we sat down as a team to discuss positions and tactics. The squad and I worked together to build our team for the first half. The team were questioned about the importance of their positions, the jobs and the roles that they would be playing during the match the following day. Each member of the team was professional during the first meeting and fully understood the role within the team. We set up in a 2 - 1 - 2 - 1 formation. We planned to start the game with a balance of strength on the field as well as being able to bring strong players off the bench for the second half....

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Football-Grade 5s and 4s Travel to Vigour Sports-16th January 2021
January 25, 2021

Football-Grade 5s and 4s Travel to Vigour Sports-16th January 2021

The Grade Fives and Fours set off for the Changzhou-based Vigour Sports complex to take on Victory FC on Saturday morning. In contrast to the last sweltering time these two teams met at the ground last September, this time the weather was bitterly cold, as the icy wind penetrated through the thick trees surrounding the pitch....

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WEEK 23 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
January 25, 2021

WEEK 23 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 23, twelve pupils participated in our assembly performances. Please enjoy the fantastic shows our pupils have performed in!...

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Sport at WASCZ Primary
January 20, 2021

Sport at WASCZ Primary

Each term Mr. Jacobs lets his staff know that he would like them to write a WeChat article, to keep the parents informed and to highlight a part of school life which the children have been focusing on. This week I would like to talk a little bit about our sports programme and the importance of fitness. Afterall, a healthy body does help in having a healthy mind. I’d like to start by saying what a pleasure it was this weekend in having ten sports teams doing fixtures. Weekends are precious but they also allow a lot of time to focus on extra-curricular activities, including sport. Two of the teams this weekend played fixtures against another club, Vigor Sports, who were well drilled and had some very good players. Our boys and girls lost, but only by one goal which is great credit to their determination and refusal to give up. I also believe that learning to lose is also vitally important. It allows you to reassess what you are doing and seek ways of creatively improving what you do so that next time you have a better chance of success. As Ryan Babineaux says ‘fail fast and fail often'....

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Creating Powerful Presentations in Grade 4 Topic
January 18, 2021

Creating Powerful Presentations in Grade 4 Topic

The world wide web is an amazing invention that rocked the world. The internet has opened a whole new world for us and is one of the most important tools of communication. Our grade 4 learners are studying the difference between the World Wide Web (W3) and the Internet and we are exploring our creativity using different computer software....

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Learning Chinese at WASCZ Primary
January 15, 2021

Learning Chinese at WASCZ Primary

In recent years, learning Chinese has aroused a great attention all over the world. Chinese has become more and more popular and frequently-used all over the world with the fast development of the world. Not only a student whose mother language is Chinese but also foreign pupils in China both learn Chinese language at Wycombe Abbey. In our school the Chinese lesson has many forms and requirements. Our pupils make great effort to learn it better....

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WEEK 21&22 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
January 15, 2021

WEEK 21&22 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 21&22, five pupils participated in our assembly performances. Please enjoy the fantastic shows our pupils have performed in! (click the following links for videos)...

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Applications Open for the Primary Talent Show 2021
January 12, 2021

Applications Open for the Primary Talent Show 2021

After a hiatus in 2020, the WASCZ Primary Talent Show is returning for 2021....

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WEEK 16 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
December 17, 2020

WEEK 16 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 16, four pupils participated in our assembly performances. Please enjoy the fantastic shows our pupils have performed in! (click the following links for videos)...

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WEEK 15 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
December 10, 2020

WEEK 15 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 15, five pupils participated in our assembly performances. Please enjoy the fantastic shows our pupils have performed in! (click the following links for videos)...

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Primary Christmas Performance 2020
December 09, 2020

Primary Christmas Performance 2020

On Friday 4th December, all pupils at WASCZ Primary had the opportunity to put the weeks and weeks of practice of all their songs, dance moves, and instrumental practice to good use as they performed a fantastic medley of songs as part of the Christmas Performance 2020....

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Junior Choir sing in Changzhou
December 08, 2020

Junior Choir sing in Changzhou

Last week, the Primary Junior Choir, supported by the Secondary String Quartet, performed at two hotels in Changzhou – the Sheraton Hotel in Xinbei and the Hilton Hotel in Wujin, as part of their Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies....

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WASCZ Primary Fencing Competition
December 03, 2020

WASCZ Primary Fencing Competition

At the weekend seventeen Primary pupils registered to compete in the Michaelmas Term Fencing competition. The competition was open to all pupils who have been learning fencing as a paid ECA this term. Mr Chen and the coaches have worked incredibly hard with the children on their skills. Footwork is such an important part of fencing and it was wonderful to see the boys and girls working backwards in defence and forwards in attack so effortlessly. It was also wonderful to see children from Grade 1 all the way through to Grade 5 competing....

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WASCZ Primary Tennis Competition
December 03, 2020

WASCZ Primary Tennis Competition

On Sunday, Primary Tennis players from Grades 1 to Grade 5 took part in a school wide tennis competition, taking place in the air dome. Keen to put into practice what they had been learning in ECA over the course of the term, all pupils competed against their peers, with G1-2 (Junior), Grade 3 (Intermediate) and G4-5 (Senior) competitions taking place....

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WEEK 14 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
December 01, 2020

WEEK 14 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 14, six pupils participated in our assembly performances. Please enjoy the fantastic shows our pupils have performed in! (click the following links for videos)...

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Positive Actions on Campus from the Lobster Class
November 30, 2020

Positive Actions on Campus from the Lobster Class

Last week must have been a memorable one for the Lobsters. After learning about "Our school" in our Moral Education lesson, teachers and pupils in Lobster decided to walk around the WASCZ campus to do something that would make the campus a better place....

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"Where the Wild Things Are" in Piranha Class
November 27, 2020

"Where the Wild Things Are" in Piranha Class

Over the last couple of weeks, Piranha class have been looking at the book "Where the wild things are". It is a fantastic story to get the children to talk about their imaginations, dreams, feelings, and emotions. The story takes you into Max's imaginary world, after being sent to his bedroom for being too wild. We see Max sail to a new land of wild things feel happy and wild to him being sad and missing home. The story really got the children talking....

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WEEK 13 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
November 27, 2020

WEEK 13 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 13, five pupils participated in our assembly performances. Please enjoy the fantastic shows our pupils have performed in! (click the following links for videos)...

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Primary Fencers Compete in Xinbei
November 26, 2020

Primary Fencers Compete in Xinbei

Last weekend, a group of fencers from across the Primary school, from Grade 1 to Grade 5, took part in a fencing competition organized at Global Harbour in Xinbei....

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Storytime in Maths Academic Enrichment
November 19, 2020

Storytime in Maths Academic Enrichment

In our Maths Academic Enrichment ECAs in Grade 4, we have been reading different Maths stories. Maths Reading is an important method for learning and applying mathematical knowledge in a new and interesting way....

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Blue Fountain Books visit WASCZ
November 19, 2020

Blue Fountain Books visit WASCZ

There was no better way to start school after the November half term break, than with one of the most awaited and exciting events of the year - the “Blue Fountain Book Fair “ that took place from November 11th to Nov 13th 2020. Pupils and staff from across the school had the chance to come and explore books from different genres and authors and buy their favourites too....

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Halloween Day 2020
November 17, 2020

Halloween Day 2020

This year the Primary pupils and staff made the most of the Halloween celebrations. It is always such an enjoyable day and the whole day was spent doing an array of different activities from spooky story writing to face painting and the infamous zombie chase to zombie dancing…we had it all. Below is a little comment on some of the most popular activities from throughout the day....

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WEEK 12 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
November 16, 2020

WEEK 12 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 12, five pupils participated in our assembly performances. Please enjoy the fantastic shows our pupils have performed in! (click the following links for videos)...

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Wycombe Abbey Music Department Celebration Concert
November 12, 2020

Wycombe Abbey Music Department Celebration Concert

Wycombe Abbey Music Department will present a fantastic celebration concert at 7pm on 28th November!...

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Cooking ECA in Primary
November 09, 2020

Cooking ECA in Primary

Cooking is a valuable life skill that teaches children about nutrition and food safety, as well as building maths, science, literacy and fine motor skills....

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WEEK 10 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
November 09, 2020

WEEK 10 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 10, three pupils participated in our assembly performances. Please enjoy the fantastic shows our pupils have performed in!...

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Chinese Handwriting Competition in Grade 1
November 05, 2020

Chinese Handwriting Competition in Grade 1

October in Autumn is the harvest time in a year. Our Grade 1 at Wycombe Abbey, the youngest children from primary are sitting nicely behind their tables, writing characters stroke by stroke....

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Responsibility in Primary
October 30, 2020

Responsibility in Primary

On Wednesday morning this week, the Tuna Fish pupils in Mr. Aydon's class were introduced to a very long word that they had not encountered before: 'responsibility'. The class then had an open discussion about whose responsibility it is to perform various daily tasks in the children's lives, for example, 'washing the dishes', 'marking my homework' or 'packing my school bag'. From the perspective of the children it seemed that most of these responsibilities could be classified as either a) my responsibility, b) my parents' responsibility or c) my teachers' responsibility....

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WEEK 9 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
October 30, 2020

WEEK 9 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 9, many pupils participated in our assembly performances. Please enjoy the fantastic shows our pupils have performed in!...

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WEEK 8 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW
October 23, 2020

WEEK 8 ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE REVIEW

In week 8, five secondary pupils and one primary pupil participated in our assembly performances....

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Reducing Food Waste in Primary
October 21, 2020

Reducing Food Waste in Primary

There is an ancient Chinese saying: “Either a grain of food or a piece of cloth, we should always remember how hard it is to harvest”. Wycombe Abbey School Changzhou is taking active steps to reduce food wastage and maintain a healthy diet....

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Healthy Choices in Primary
October 20, 2020

Healthy Choices in Primary

The Barracuda class in Primary have been very busy over the past couple of weeks, as they have been learning about healthy food and its benefit on our bodies. We started our work by learning the names of fruits and vegetables, then later in class they created two plates: one containing healthy food and one containing their favourite food in their English books and discussing why they made those choices. The best part of this project was making yummy salads and smoothies in our class and getting to taste them....

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Week 6&7 Assembly Performance Review
October 12, 2020

Week 6&7 Assembly Performance Review

In week 6&7, four secondary pupils and two primary pupils participated in our assembly performances....

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Learning Maths in Primary
September 28, 2020

Learning Maths in Primary

“What is needed for successful teaching is not coercion, but the stimulation of students' interest" said Tolstoy. At WASCZ, stimulating our pupils’ interests is at the forefront of what we do when teaching. Our children learn by playing and play by learning....

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First Primary Football Match of the Year
September 23, 2020

First Primary Football Match of the Year

On a balmy September Sunday morning, Grade 5 and Grade 4 footballers set off for Vigour Sports in Changzhou for the first football fixture since Chinese New Year, to play Victory FC, an out-of-school team made up of pupils from the locality....

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The start of a new chapter in Grade 1
September 22, 2020

The start of a new chapter in Grade 1

The children who have just left Kindergarten have officially become Primary pupils in Grade 1. Facing an unfamiliar environment, changes in teachers, changes in learning styles, and getting along with new classmates, these are huge psychological challenges for first-year pupils....

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ECAs in KG off to a flying start
September 18, 2020

ECAs in KG off to a flying start

The children in Kindergarten are now back in the full swing of lessons and activities. Our EYFS curriculum offers a play-based learning environment along with the fundamentals of the British Early Years Curriculum. This includes Communication and Language; Physical Development; Personal, Social and Emotional Development; Literacy (which includes reading and writing); Mathematics; Understanding of the World as well as Expressive Arts and Design....

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Benefits of Yoga in Primary
September 17, 2020

Benefits of Yoga in Primary

Playing sport and being active is an important part of the school day here at Wycombe Abbey. It encourages children to exercise, challenge themselves and others and develop important physical and mental skills. However, the start of term is always incredibly busy and staff and children alike can find it very tiring. As a result of this, the Yoga ECA’s have been a welcome form of fitness and relaxation!...

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Reading goes up a level at Wycombe Abbey
September 16, 2020

Reading goes up a level at Wycombe Abbey

From Grade 2 to Grade 5 across the Primary School, we are rolling out an exciting new reading programme called Accelerated Reader (AR). This online programme is now used by millions of pupils worldwide and is arguably the most accurate way of assessing pupils' reading comprehension skills available to teachers....

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WELCOME BACK KINDERGARTEN
September 03, 2020

WELCOME BACK KINDERGARTEN

On Monday 31st August, Wycombe Abbey Kindergarten welcomed new and returning children for the start of the year....

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Welcome Back Primary!
September 01, 2020

Welcome Back Primary!

After the long summer holiday, Wycombe Abbey Primary School welcomed back pupils, both day and boarding this week....

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WASCZ Start of Term 2020
August 27, 2020

WASCZ Start of Term 2020

The academic year started on Monday 24th August for new and returning teachers....

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IGCSE 2020 – HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF IN (ANOTHER) RECORD BREAKING YEAR!
August 20, 2020

IGCSE 2020 – HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF IN (ANOTHER) RECORD BREAKING YEAR!

Though this year has seen difficulties and hardship, our pupils at Wycombe Abbey School Changzhou have achieved the best IGCSE results in the School’s history, with another 100% pass rate in all subjects....

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WASCZ Sports Summer Course WEEK 4
August 17, 2020

WASCZ Sports Summer Course WEEK 4

As we come to the conclusion of the ‘Summer Sports Course’, it has been wonderful to reflect on a hugely successful 4 weeks in which children has been exposed to around 15 individual and team-based sports, as well as being taught English daily through a variety of teaching methods....

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WASCZ Outstanding A Level Results
August 13, 2020

WASCZ Outstanding A Level Results

Wycombe Abbey pupils are celebrating their A Level results and their world-class university destinations, having achieved truly outstanding results....

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WASCZ Sports Summer Course WEEK 3
August 10, 2020

WASCZ Sports Summer Course WEEK 3

It was another fun and successful week on the Summer Sports Course with a number of new pupils joining us from both Changzhou and Nanjing. Once again, we added a new selection of sports which included Dodgeball and complex disciplines from Athletics (High Jump and Shot Putt). Numbers for the week were just shy of 60, which enabled staff to provide more 1 to 1 support during both the sporting activities and English classes....

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WASCZ Sports Summer Course WEEK 2
August 03, 2020

WASCZ Sports Summer Course WEEK 2

Following the success of the first week, the Summer Sports Course continued to go from strength to strength during the second week. Pupil numbers were still in excess of 75 for the second week and they were treated to an even greater number of sports, which included all those learnt during week 1, with the addition of archery, cricket, rounders and ultimate frisbee....

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WASCZ Inaugural Sports Summer Course
July 27, 2020

WASCZ Inaugural Sports Summer Course

History has been made this past week with the inaugural sports summer course which has been led by Ben Wood (Deputy Head Pastoral), Sam Thurgood (Housemaster) and ably supported by a strong cohort of the schools sporting staff, including the Headmaster of Wycombe Abbey School, David Griffiths....

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Kindergarten Transition Day
July 23, 2020

Kindergarten Transition Day

On Tuesday 7th July 2020 our KG3 children had their transition morning into Primary school. We had lots of smiles and excited children all day and they especially loved the treats at the end....

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July Projects in Primary
July 22, 2020

July Projects in Primary

Over the course of the summer term extension in Primary, our pupils in different classes have been undertaking different projects, focusing on a range of different areas, including studying different authors, writing styles, and geography!...

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Egg Drop Challenge in Primary
July 21, 2020

Egg Drop Challenge in Primary

In the summer term, the science curriculum in Grade 5, investigates forces and related properties. What better way to learn about this unit than, applying everything they are taught and putting it to the test? This is the third year that Wycombe Abbey School have hosted the Egg Drop Challenge as part of our Primary School Science Programme and the excitement and competitiveness seems to build each year....

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Water Fight!
July 03, 2020

Water Fight!

On the last day before the Dragon Boat festival, all the Primary School children descended on the field for the annual summer term water fight. Mr. Wood, having explained the rules of the water fight, with each house having a safe section and area to refill their water guns, set things off with a whilst before the fun started!...

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The Show Must Go On!  Penguin Class Assembly Production of “Aladdin”
June 25, 2020

The Show Must Go On! Penguin Class Assembly Production of “Aladdin”

When it was announced earlier in the year that the school would not be re-opening after the Easter holiday, the children and parents of 3P Penguins Class realized that, amongst many other blows, one was that the costumes that had been bought for our Assembly ‘Aladdin’ may never see the light of day and never be worn on stage. The children had been preparing the Assembly for several weeks, so the school closure hit our class particularly hard....

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What a Fulfilled Couple of Weeks in KG
June 22, 2020

What a Fulfilled Couple of Weeks in KG

The children have all settled back into school life and are continuing to make memories with their teachers and friends....

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Primary Sports Awards 2020
June 16, 2020

Primary Sports Awards 2020

The athletics track and grandstand was the venue this past Friday 12th June for the Primary School’s Annual Sports Awards and BBQ. On a baking hot day, all of the children who have been involved in our rugby, netball, and football training squads and matches this year were invited to attend to celebrate all the hard work they have put in throughout the year....

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A storm is brewing in the Blue Whale Class!
June 12, 2020

A storm is brewing in the Blue Whale Class!

Blue Whales are currently reading the exciting book Grandad’s Secret Giant by David Litchfield. The children are currently up to the section of the story where the main character is recalling a tragic thunderstorm....

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Rainforests of the World in Dragonfish Class
June 10, 2020

Rainforests of the World in Dragonfish Class

When we lose rainforests, we lose an important natural resource. Tropical rainforests are hubs of biodiversity, holding an estimated half of the world’s plants and animals. Grade 5C explored rainforests of the world in our Topic lessons. This was an amazing opportunity to get creative and explore the world of rainforests....

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KG Reopening
June 08, 2020

KG Reopening

On Thursday 21st May we welcomed back our youngest children to Wycombe Abbey School, Changzhou. It was a fantastic day, with lots of smiles as parents waved their children off as they walked in to school....

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Children's Day in Primary
June 02, 2020

Children's Day in Primary

A special day in the calendar at school, Children's Day, was celebrated this past Monday 1st June in the Primary School....

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Primary Radio Stars
May 30, 2020

Primary Radio Stars

On Wednesday and Thursday four of our budding stars had the opportunity to become Radio Stars. Wycombe Abbey has teamed up with Changzhou radio station to deliver a three minute briefing each morning for the next month....

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Back to School PE Monopoly
May 14, 2020

Back to School PE Monopoly

Following the closure of the school campus because of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Wycombe Abbey has now been back open for a number of weeks now, and Primary PE classes have resumed once again!...

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Coding Club Comes to WASCZ Primary
May 11, 2020

Coding Club Comes to WASCZ Primary

Pupils in Grades 3 and 4 have been enjoying Coding Club this term using the website www.crunchzilla.com/code-monster....

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Learning about Responsibilities in WASCZ Primary
May 07, 2020

Learning about Responsibilities in WASCZ Primary

Pupils from the Tuna Fish Class will no doubt be very familiar with this image after this week, which is from the second unit of our Everybody Up 6 Student Book. We have looked at this image of family life and talked about whose responsibility it is to do whPupliat within a family....

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University Application Update May 2020
May 06, 2020

University Application Update May 2020

As we start to approach the end of the academic year, Wycombe Abbey’s Year 13 pupils continue to celebrate world class university offers. In spite of the challenging circumstances that they have faced in recent months, pupils’ hard work is being rewarded....

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KG Home Learning
April 10, 2020

KG Home Learning

In Kindergarten at Wycombe Abbey, the teachers have been busy setting the children different optional learning tasks linked to their topic of ‘Animals and Spring’....

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University Application Update Jan 2020
January 18, 2020

University Application Update Jan 2020

As our Sixth form pupils take January A Level examinations, and we approach celebrating Chinese New Year, we are proud to share that many of our Upper Sixth (Year 13) are in receipt of over 160 outstanding offers from both UK and US Universities....

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A Journey to ‘The Dragon Machine’
January 17, 2020

A Journey to ‘The Dragon Machine’

This morning, when we came into our classroom, it quickly became apparent that something very strange had been going on. Grade One were mystified as they stared at the unusual things that had appeared in the classroom....

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Pennants Received for Charity Events
January 15, 2020

Pennants Received for Charity Events

On the morning of January 16, 2020, Liu Yajuan, the director of the Star Public Welfare Foundation, and Chai Jianming, the head of local council made a special trip to Wycombe Abbey School Changzhou to give us a pennant to thank our teachers and pupils for their support for charity. The pennant reads: "Every good deed you do is like countless candles gathered together, emitting a vast warm glow in this world."...

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Rugby is back at WASCZ
January 11, 2020

Rugby is back at WASCZ

On the first Saturday of the new term, the WASCZ Under 9 and Under 11 rugby teams travelled to Shanghai for their first matches of the season, against the Japanese Seahorses....

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WASCZ Tennis and Fencing Competition
December 03, 2019

WASCZ Tennis and Fencing Competition

We had an exciting day on Sunday 1st December, which saw Wycombe Abbey host the inaugural tennis and fencing competitions for Secondary and Primary pupils....

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Horse-Riding Victory
November 25, 2019

Horse-Riding Victory

21 Pupils of Wycombe Abbey School Changzhou attended the first horse riding competition in association with Changzhou Qiji Equestrian Club on Sunday 24th November....

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Grade 2 Art: All About Kandinsky
November 11, 2019

Grade 2 Art: All About Kandinsky

For the past few months, Grade 2 have been reviewing what was learned in Grade 1 on the topic of colour....

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Changzhou Giants Rugby and Warriors Netball Results
November 05, 2019

Changzhou Giants Rugby and Warriors Netball Results

On Saturday 26th October, the Changzhou Giants rugby team, consisting of many members of the Wycombe Abbey School Staff common room, hosted the Shanghai RFC Green Dragons team, consisting of many players who had won the All China Cup during the previous season (2018-19)....

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Primary House Sports – Football and Netball
November 01, 2019

Primary House Sports – Football and Netball

“To see every child in the school from Grade 3 to Grade 5 playing competitive sport for over an hour was a delight to witness....

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Claymation ECA in Primary
October 30, 2019

Claymation ECA in Primary

Pupils in the Penguin Class in Grade 3 and Walrus Class in Grade 4 have been enjoying making their own movies during Claymation ECA....

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Spelling Bee
October 28, 2019

Spelling Bee

We have been holding an extremely exciting spelling competition over the last couple of weeks, here at WASCZ Primary School....

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Blue Fountain Book Fair
October 28, 2019

Blue Fountain Book Fair

The “Blue Fountain Book Fair” took place from the 23rd October to the 25th October 2019, and was eagerly anticipated by all of our pupils in Primary and many in our secondary school....

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U11 Boys Football Team Triumphs in Shanghai
October 27, 2019

U11 Boys Football Team Triumphs in Shanghai

At the crack of dawn on Saturday 26th October, the U11 Boys Football Team made the trip to Harrow Shanghai to take part in a six team tournament over the morning....

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Blue Whales Create Art Using Natural Objects
October 18, 2019

Blue Whales Create Art Using Natural Objects

The Blue Whale class is currently exploring colours in art lessons where they have learnt how to make secondary colours through primary colours as well as creating colour tints and shades....

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Shanghai Tennis Masters Trip
October 12, 2019

Shanghai Tennis Masters Trip

On Saturday 12th October, thirty-four pupils and six teachers attended the annual Shanghai Tennis Masters tournament....

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2019 Changzhou Fencing Competition Success
October 09, 2019

2019 Changzhou Fencing Competition Success

From the end of the 19th Century fencing competitions around the world were dominated by French and Italian fencers....

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Thousands of metres ran, rowed and cycled, and thousands of Renminbi raised as part of the Changzhou to Tokyo Fitness Challenge!
October 01, 2019

Thousands of metres ran, rowed and cycled, and thousands of Renminbi raised as part of the Changzhou to Tokyo Fitness Challenge!

On Saturday 28th September, the Primary School and Kindergarten hosted a parent activity afternoon, with hundreds of pupils and parents descending on the rugby field and athletics track for a fun afternoon, all in the name of raising money for the school’s official charity, the Changzhou Orphanage....

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Marking the 70th Anniversary of the People’s Republic of China
September 25, 2019

Marking the 70th Anniversary of the People’s Republic of China

This past Monday, the primary pupils of Wycombe Abbey School, Changzhou took part in a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China...

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Changzhou to Tokyo Primary Fundraiser
September 24, 2019

Changzhou to Tokyo Primary Fundraiser

The Changzhou to Tokyo Primary Fundraiser has started with an incredible effort from the pupils, parents and staff....

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Rugby World Cup sparks the imagination in Primary!
September 23, 2019

Rugby World Cup sparks the imagination in Primary!

With sport being such an important part of life at Wycombe Abbey School, Changzhou:...

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Tunafish Class Studying Different Brands
September 19, 2019

Tunafish Class Studying Different Brands

5A Tuna fish this week have been learning all about brands....

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Welcome Letter from Primary
September 12, 2019

Welcome Letter from Primary

Welcome back everyone! I hope you have had a fabulous holiday and are now raring to go because we have a very busy and exciting term ahead of us....

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G1-3 End of Year Trip
July 03, 2019

G1-3 End of Year Trip

On a glorious June morning, Grade 1 pupils set off on their school trip to “Super Elastic Trampoline Castle”. Filled with bouncy anticipation...

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Grade 5 Residential Trip to Nanbeihu
June 21, 2019

Grade 5 Residential Trip to Nanbeihu

From the 17th to the 19th July, our grade 5s were away for three days at the Nanbeihu Scenic Resort in Zhejiang Province....

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Primary End of Year Performance
June 21, 2019

Primary End of Year Performance

On Friday afternoon, the Primary school put on their annual end of year performance, this year on the theme of nature....

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Invitation | WAIS End of Year Art Exhibition
June 19, 2019

Invitation | WAIS End of Year Art Exhibition

We are delighted to invite you to Wycombe Abbey International School, Changzhou’s Annual Art Exhibition on the 22 June....

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A Levels in the United States of America
June 19, 2019

A Levels in the United States of America

A Levels are accepted as a matter of policy at over 500 US universities and colleges and all of the Top 100 universities and all of the Ivy League...

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“Jack and Beanstalk” and Growing
June 19, 2019

“Jack and Beanstalk” and Growing

At the beginning of this term, Clownfish were surprised to find a large footprint, some colourful beans that specifically said not to plant and special parcel....

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Transition morning in KG
June 18, 2019

Transition morning in KG

On 18th June, every child in KG moved into their potential new year group for September....

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G4 Tonglu Trip
June 15, 2019

G4 Tonglu Trip

Grade 4 have just returned from an exciting trip to Tonglu....

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Year 7 Taster Days
June 03, 2019

Year 7 Taster Days

On Monday and Tuesday this week pupils in Grade 5 completed the ‘Year 7 Taster Days’....

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Multi-Sport Fixture
June 01, 2019

Multi-Sport Fixture

On Saturday 18th May, Dulwich College, Dehong travelled from Shanghai to compete in a friendly netball and football fixture....

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Happy Children’s Day in Primary
June 01, 2019

Happy Children’s Day in Primary

Children’s Day, an important day in the school calendar, was marked in a host of fun ways this past Friday at school...

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Children’s Day in KG
June 01, 2019

Children’s Day in KG

On Friday 31st May, the children in Kindergarten had a great day celebrating Children’s day....

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Summer Term Recital
May 30, 2019

Summer Term Recital

Whilst our senior pupils sit their external exams, the music department had the chance to focus all their attention on years 7 to 10....

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Gardening Club
May 26, 2019

Gardening Club

The arrival of warmer weather has meant the arrival of our new Gardening Club! Every Thursday a group of children have been enjoying getting muddy...

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What’s the problem? How do I solve it? Did it work?
May 23, 2019

What’s the problem? How do I solve it? Did it work?

The pupils of WAIS have been learning science by doing science....

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Primary End of Seasons Sports Awards + BBQ
May 16, 2019

Primary End of Seasons Sports Awards + BBQ

This past Wednesday, the Primary School hosted its annual End of Season Sports Awards and BBQ....

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Primary Sports Day
May 13, 2019

Primary Sports Day

This year the Sports day was held in the dome and was a huge success helped by 5A1 pupils who were assigned to one of the eighteen stations....

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U11 Boys Football
April 20, 2019

U11 Boys Football

On Saturday ten boys from Grades 3, 4 and 5 travelled to Shanghai to take part in a boys football tournament....

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U11 girls football
April 13, 2019

U11 girls football

Despite an early morning start and a long coach trip to Shanghai...

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Cat Weatherill Author Visit to WAIS
April 11, 2019

Cat Weatherill Author Visit to WAIS

Cat Weatherill visited school on Thursday 11th and Friday 12th April where she performed for KG, Primary, Years 7 an...

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Primary Term 2 House Champions
April 07, 2019

Primary Term 2 House Champions

The end of term assembly is always an exciting time in the Primary school...

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World Book Day in Kindergarten
March 27, 2019

World Book Day in Kindergarten

On March 7th WAIS hosted World Book Day and in Kindergarten the children came into school dressed up as characters from the famous author Julia Donaldson...

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U9 and U11 Netball Finals
March 23, 2019

U9 and U11 Netball Finals

On the first day of the Qing Ming holidays, the Under 9 and Under 11 Netballers...

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Finals Day in Shanghai for Primary Rugby
March 23, 2019

Finals Day in Shanghai for Primary Rugby

On the first day of the Qing Ming holidays, the WAIS Primary Rugby U9 and U11 teams travelled to Shanghai...

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Primary Boarding Spring Term Trip
March 23, 2019

Primary Boarding Spring Term Trip

It is very nearly the end of term and I’m sure all our boarders will be looking forward to having a good couple of weeks of rest at home....

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Competitive House Sports to end the Spring Term
March 18, 2019

Competitive House Sports to end the Spring Term

Since September, the pupils have been learning netball and football and what better fitting way to celebrate than to have a house competition....

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The Day the Crayons Quit in Dolphins Class
March 16, 2019

The Day the Crayons Quit in Dolphins Class

For World Book Day this Year the Dolphins class read ‘The Day the Crayons Quit’ and ‘The Day the Crayons Came Home’ by Drew Daywalt....

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Primary Talent Show 2019
March 15, 2019

Primary Talent Show 2019

The annual Primary Talent Show was the best yet, with twenty one acts (including performances from the junior and senior choirs,...

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Gold Award Winners enjoy their spoils!
March 15, 2019

Gold Award Winners enjoy their spoils!

This past Tuesday, eighteen Grade 5s who have achieved the fantastic landmark of 300 house points so far this year were treated to a special pizza dinner and movie night....

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World Book Day in Primary
March 11, 2019

World Book Day in Primary

Wycombe Abbey International School had a fabulous and informative time celebrating World Book Day!...

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U9 and U11 Netball Match
March 10, 2019

U9 and U11 Netball Match

Today Wycombe Abbey were taking two U11 teams and one U9 team to Dulwich College, Suzhou....

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Man Ray, Masks, and Ancient Egypt
March 08, 2019

Man Ray, Masks, and Ancient Egypt

Grade 4 pupils have been studying the famous artist Man Ray and his iconic photograph Noir et Blanche....

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First home football matches of the year end convincingly
March 06, 2019

First home football matches of the year end convincingly

This past Wednesday, the WAIS Primary Boys’and Girls’ football teams hosted their first match of the year...

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Primary Rugby entertain the home crowds!
March 02, 2019

Primary Rugby entertain the home crowds!

This week, the Under 9 and Under 11 Primary rugby squads had their first home fixtures of the year against the Japanese Seahorses team from Shanghai....

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Penguin Class: Time flying by learning about Roald Dahl
February 25, 2019

Penguin Class: Time flying by learning about Roald Dahl

With World Book Day fast approaching, Penguin class have been researching the life and career of one of our favourite children’s writers; Roald Dahl....

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Impressive Weekend for Primary Sport in Shanghai
February 24, 2019

Impressive Weekend for Primary Sport in Shanghai

This past weekend, our primary rugby and netball teams headed to Shanghai for their latest round of fixtures, and the first after the Spring Festival break....

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The Narwhal Class close-up this week!
February 21, 2019

The Narwhal Class close-up this week!

The Narwhals have welcomed some new pupils to grade five this week and it is great to see so many of them in boarding – a very warm welcome to twin sisters L. Wu and J. Zhu, C. Du, L. Zhou, J. Tian and J. Zhu. It sure does get confusing having four Jerrys in the class!...

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Fencing Success
February 01, 2019

Fencing Success

Wycombe Abbey fencing squad returned with a winner from a local tournament....

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Repeating Patterns in Shark Class
February 01, 2019

Repeating Patterns in Shark Class

Shark class has been having some amazing fun with repeat patterns!...

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Different Learning Styles in Swordfish Class
January 28, 2019

Different Learning Styles in Swordfish Class

This term we have been looking at 'Living things and their habitats' in Science....

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More Netball and Rugby action in Primary
January 27, 2019

More Netball and Rugby action in Primary

On Saturday the boys had three fixtures to look forward to....

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A Levels - The Best of the Best
January 17, 2019

A Levels - The Best of the Best

We are delighted with the outstanding academic performance of A Levels in university applications around the world....

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First Netball and Rugby matchdays of the new year!
January 13, 2019

First Netball and Rugby matchdays of the new year!

This past Saturday saw the first sporting fixtures of 2019 at WAIS Primary, and all our pupils involved represented the school superbly....

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A Fantastic Christmas in KG
December 25, 2018

A Fantastic Christmas in KG

Wow, what a fantastic end to the term in Kindergarten....

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Ranked 1st on Concept 2 for 2019
December 21, 2018

Ranked 1st on Concept 2 for 2019

F. Wang (Year 7 Scott) pictured is rightfully happy as heis currently ranked number one on the Concept 2 official 2019 World 100m besttime for 12-year olds....

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Primary Boarding Christmas Trip to Disney
December 09, 2018

Primary Boarding Christmas Trip to Disney

This past Sunday, the WAIS Primary Boarders braved the cold conditions in the area as they boarded the bus at 6am to go to Shanghai Disney, for the primary Christmas trip....

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Merry Christmas from WAIS Primary
December 07, 2018

Merry Christmas from WAIS Primary

On Friday 7th December, in front of a packed out theatre, the primary school put on their annual Christmas performance....

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Music in WAIS Primary
December 03, 2018

Music in WAIS Primary

This term, the music department have been inspiring our pupils to learn about music and their instruments in a way that they would not ordinarily do in their individual lessons....

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Horrible Science at WAIS
December 03, 2018

Horrible Science at WAIS

WAIS was very fortunate to host a visit from British author Nick Arnold on the 22nd and 23rd of November....

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KG Parent Art and Craft Session
November 30, 2018

KG Parent Art and Craft Session

On Friday 30th November Kindergarten held their first parent art and craft session....

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Gold Medalists open the Dome
November 29, 2018

Gold Medalists open the Dome

One of the world’s largest sports domes had some world class performers opening the doors for the first time....

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Football Girls so close to the semi-finals in Shanghai
November 29, 2018

Football Girls so close to the semi-finals in Shanghai

Despite an early morning start and a long coach trip to Shanghai, the girls ran onto the pitch bubbling with energy and excitement....

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Clownfish learning about different jobs in school
November 19, 2018

Clownfish learning about different jobs in school

Today the children in Clownfish class went on a walk around the school looking for different jobs....

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Whitehorse entertain Primary and KG
November 19, 2018

Whitehorse entertain Primary and KG

On Friday 16th November, WAIS Primary and KG welcomed back Whitehorse Theatre company...

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Rugby Stars of the future in Primary
November 18, 2018

Rugby Stars of the future in Primary

This past weekend saw our first rugby games of the season, and both teams had a fantastic morning of rugby!...

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Primary House Sports
November 18, 2018

Primary House Sports

The eagerly awaited House sports competition was upon us....

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Encouraging start for basketball girls!
November 17, 2018

Encouraging start for basketball girls!

This was the first basketball competition that the U11 girls had an opportunity to play in....

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TUNE IN FOR THE TURTLE WEATHER REPORT!
November 14, 2018

TUNE IN FOR THE TURTLE WEATHER REPORT!

Over the past few weeks the Turtle Class have been learning about the wild and wonderful rainforests of the world!...

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Autumn Term Primary Class Trips
November 03, 2018

Autumn Term Primary Class Trips

On the last Friday of term the whole of Grade 1 went out for the day....

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Primary Choirs perform to the public
November 03, 2018

Primary Choirs perform to the public

This year, the Primary Junior Choir had the pleasure of performing two famous Christmas carols – Jingle Bells and We Wish You a Merry Christmas...

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A Spooktacular Halloween
November 01, 2018

A Spooktacular Halloween

We had a Spooktacular day on Wednesday, celebrating Halloween in style with the full day off timetable and an evening Zombie Chase with the boarders....

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Super Science with Dolphin
October 21, 2018

Super Science with Dolphin

We have been having lots of fun in Science lessons in Dolphins class so far this academic year....

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Primary Art Update
October 19, 2018

Primary Art Update

We have had an excellent start to the school year in Primary Art!...

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Last week in Grade 3 Penguin Class
October 16, 2018

Last week in Grade 3 Penguin Class

The Penguin class have been exploring Myths and Legends last week in English....

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Super learning in Grade 1
September 27, 2018

Super learning in Grade 1

Hello from the Blue Whale and Oyster Class!...

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Seahorse Cake Sale
June 26, 2018

Seahorse Cake Sale

Seahorse class have had a great finish to the year: they ran their own cake sale to raise money for a Changzhou animal charity....

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Water Themed Primary End of Year Production
June 22, 2018

Water Themed Primary End of Year Production

This past Friday, the classes of WAIS Primary performed an ensemble of singing, dancing, poetry,...

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Changzhou Giants victorious in Shanghai!
June 21, 2018

Changzhou Giants victorious in Shanghai!

The Changzhou Giants rugby club, with players drawn predominantly from the WAIS Common Room and local community, took home silverware from the season ending Shanghai 10s last weekend....

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Grade 5’s trip to Nanbeihu Lake!
June 15, 2018

Grade 5’s trip to Nanbeihu Lake!

The grade 5s have just got back from a fantastic few days packed full of adventure down at the Nanbeihu lake scenic resort in Zhejiang province....

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Summer Term  Primary and Secondary Music Recitals
June 11, 2018

Summer Term Primary and Secondary Music Recitals

The Summer Term and final instalment of this years’ Music Recitals were the busiest yet, with a total of 456 performances taking place....

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Having a SMASHING time in Science
June 11, 2018

Having a SMASHING time in Science

The science curriculum in Grade 5, encourages children to understand how science can be used to explain what is occurring...

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U11 Girls Footballers End Their Season with Gritty Final Match Win!
June 05, 2018

U11 Girls Footballers End Their Season with Gritty Final Match Win!

The Under 11 Girls Football team travelled to Shanghai this week to compete in their third tournament this academic year....

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Primary Rugby finishes the year with a bang!
May 31, 2018

Primary Rugby finishes the year with a bang!

The final WAIS Primary rugby tournament of the year took place in Shanghai this past weekend....

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Musical May At WAISCZ
May 25, 2018

Musical May At WAISCZ

The sunny weather has brought great inspiration to the Primary Music department this May....

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Jambo! Sawubona! Hallo! Hello!
May 25, 2018

Jambo! Sawubona! Hallo! Hello!

On Friday, 25th May, Wycombe Abbey International School celebrated their Kindergarten's end of year show....

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Shark Class cooking up a recipe for successful Maths!
May 21, 2018

Shark Class cooking up a recipe for successful Maths!

This week, the British Mathematics Class in Shark class has been learning all about units of measurements....

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London’s Burning in Turtle Class!
May 17, 2018

London’s Burning in Turtle Class!

Over the last ten days, the Turtle class have taken a journey in time....

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WAIS U11 Footballers are the Champions!
May 14, 2018

WAIS U11 Footballers are the Champions!

WAISCZ arrived at Shanghai Bilingual School with two teams....

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Spring arrives for the Lobster class!
May 09, 2018

Spring arrives for the Lobster class!

The Lobster class were very excited to see that Spring had finally arrived!...

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Fantastic sports day in KG
May 04, 2018

Fantastic sports day in KG

On Friday 27th April the kindergarten department held their second annual sports day....

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Children’s Book Week 2018
April 23, 2018

Children’s Book Week 2018

Established in 1919, Children’s book week is the longest-running national literacy initiative with the focus...

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Primary Swimming Gala
April 22, 2018

Primary Swimming Gala

On Saturday 21st April, WAIS entered our 3rd swim gala of the year to the delight of all Wycombe Abbey swimmers...

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This Week in the Narwhal Class
April 19, 2018

This Week in the Narwhal Class

Greetings from the the Narwhal class!...

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Effort, Teamwork and Sportsmanship from the U11 Footballers
April 15, 2018

Effort, Teamwork and Sportsmanship from the U11 Footballers

WAIS under 11 football team travelled to Shanghai to compete at Shanghai United International School...

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Invitation | The Changzhou International Guitar Festival
April 14, 2018

Invitation | The Changzhou International Guitar Festival

Wycombe Abbey International School is holding the first International Guitar Festival in Changzhou on Sunday 22 April....

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Seal Class laying the foundations for some first rate learning!
April 13, 2018

Seal Class laying the foundations for some first rate learning!

Cardboard boxes, toilet paper rolls, BlueTack, toothpicks, and sellotape- would you believe that these items could be used to construct a city?...

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Primary Sports Getting Better And Better Each Week!
March 24, 2018

Primary Sports Getting Better And Better Each Week!

This past weekend WAIS sports stars were in action, and this was the last opportunity for our U11 Rugby and U9 and U11 Netball teams to get some match practice in before the Finals Day at Dulwich College, Shanghai on Saturday 24th March. WAIS Rugby teams went to Dulwich College, Suzhou, whilst the netballers were in action at NAIS, Pudong....

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PRIMARY RUGBY + NETBALL – FINALS DAY IN SHANGHAI
March 24, 2018

PRIMARY RUGBY + NETBALL – FINALS DAY IN SHANGHAI

On the final Saturday of the Spring term,WAIS Primary rugby and netball teams travelled to Dulwich College...

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Primary End of Term Class Trips
March 23, 2018

Primary End of Term Class Trips

The last Friday of term saw all primary classes have their class trips in various areas around Changzhou, with a range of different activities on offer....

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An Egg-cellent End To The Term
March 22, 2018

An Egg-cellent End To The Term

On Friday, 22nd of March the Easter Bunny came to visit our Kindergarten....

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Penguin Class Working Hard!
March 21, 2018

Penguin Class Working Hard!

The penguin class of Grade 3 have been doing some fascinating work into animals, states of matter, and Ancient Egypt this past week....

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Stingray Class putting their grammar into action!
March 16, 2018

Stingray Class putting their grammar into action!

Recently in Stingray class’ English lessons, we have been learning all about actions using -ing and activities....

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WAIS Primary’s Got Talent!
March 16, 2018

WAIS Primary’s Got Talent!

This past Friday, the ever popular WAIS Primary talent show took place in the theatre....

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Sarah Brennan Visits Wycombe Abbey
March 13, 2018

Sarah Brennan Visits Wycombe Abbey

We had the pleasure of hosting Sarah Brennan, a committed children’s author with over a decade in the industry of writing and publication....

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Under 11’s Football at WISS
March 11, 2018

Under 11’s Football at WISS

A tournament that promised so much but sadly ended in disappointment....

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Primary Sports Round-Up – Improvements All-Round!
March 08, 2018

Primary Sports Round-Up – Improvements All-Round!

WAIS Primary hosted rugby and netball competitions in Changzhou this weekend at both Under 11 and Under 9 level...

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KG Have Fun in Role-play Activities
March 02, 2018

KG Have Fun in Role-play Activities

Our Kindergarten children were very excited to attend a trip to MEWE Castle last week...

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Traditional Story Writing in the Dolphin Class!
February 27, 2018

Traditional Story Writing in the Dolphin Class!

This term the Dolphin Class have seen so much progress in their writing....

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Primary Pupils Superb Shadow Puppets!
February 09, 2018

Primary Pupils Superb Shadow Puppets!

For the final assembly of the term, Mr. Gaffney’s Orca class entertained our Primary School with a very informative shadow puppet show...

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Shadow play in KG
February 09, 2018

Shadow play in KG

To celebrate Chinese New Year, we had special visitors from “Shanghai Wu's Company”...

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Orca Class Junk Model Hotels
February 09, 2018

Orca Class Junk Model Hotels

5G, Orca Class, were given the challenge of designing, creating and advertising a junk model hotel!...

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WAIS Primary plays first ever netball fixtures!
February 03, 2018

WAIS Primary plays first ever netball fixtures!

This past weekend, WAIS Primary took both Under 11 and Under 9 squads to the British International School, Puxi (BISS) for the school’s first ever competitive netball fixtures....

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Primary Sewing Club ECA
January 31, 2018

Primary Sewing Club ECA

This Term we have introduced sewing club to ECA! Sewing allows children to develop their fine motor skills and appreciation for the more detailed things....

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Primary Rugby returns for the new term!
January 20, 2018

Primary Rugby returns for the new term!

This past Saturday morning, WAIS Primary Rugby travelled to Dulwich College, Suzhou for the first rugby fixtures of the new term....

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WAIS KG Christmas Carols
December 25, 2017

WAIS KG Christmas Carols

Once again, our little snowmen, Santa’s and reindeer filled our theatre with the joy of Christmas as they shared some Christmas carols with parents and friends....

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Merry Christmas from WAIS Primary!
December 15, 2017

Merry Christmas from WAIS Primary!

Our primary school pupils took centre stage at the end of term, with all pupils involved in performing Christmas songs,...

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Grade 4 and 5 House Sports Competitions
December 11, 2017

Grade 4 and 5 House Sports Competitions

The 2017 girls’ uni-hoc and boys’ football competitions were to allow all pupils to experience competition and to develop some sporting values...

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A KG Trip To Farm
December 08, 2017

A KG Trip To Farm

Last week all six classes went on a trip to a local farm in Changzhou....

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Changzhou Giants make National Grand Finals!
December 03, 2017

Changzhou Giants make National Grand Finals!

The Changzhou Giants Rugby Club, a team consisting predominantly of players from the WAIS Staff Common Room...

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Primary Girls’ Football getting better and better!
November 29, 2017

Primary Girls’ Football getting better and better!

This past Saturday, the U11 Primary Girls made the trip to Shanghai for another football tournament at SUIS Hongqiao...

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Sixth Formers Volunteering in Primary
November 28, 2017

Sixth Formers Volunteering in Primary

Serving your community is a part of the ethos of a good school and university....

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Whitehorse drama in KG
November 23, 2017

Whitehorse drama in KG

Our Kindergarten were very happy to welcome back the Whitehorse Theatre Company for the second time on Friday...

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Primary Choir Sing at Sheraton Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
November 22, 2017

Primary Choir Sing at Sheraton Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

On November 22nd, the Primary Senior Choir was invited to sing at the Sheraton Hotel in Xinbei for the tree lighting ceremony....

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Primary Rugby Victorious!
November 19, 2017

Primary Rugby Victorious!

On a sunny but chilly day in Shanghai this past weekend, the WAIS Primary School rugby team stook part in the Shanghai Youth Rugby Tournament at SCSC (Shanghai Community Sports Club)....

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Whitehorse Theatre entertain in Primary
November 17, 2017

Whitehorse Theatre entertain in Primary

Our primary school pupils were treated to two excellent shows from the returning “Whitehorse Theatre Group”...

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A Spook-tacular Halloween
October 31, 2017

A Spook-tacular Halloween

On Tuesday 31st October, the whole of WAIS Primary was transformed, as pupils became werewolves, princesses, superheroes, zombies, and witches as our Halloween celebrations began!...

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Fantastic Halloween in KG
October 31, 2017

Fantastic Halloween in KG

Our Kindergarten had a fantastic day celebrating Halloween on Tuesday, 31st October.  ...

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U11 Girls Basketball Match Report
October 30, 2017

U11 Girls Basketball Match Report

It was still dark outside when the WAIS U11girls’ basketball team got on a 6:00am bus bound for Shanghai....

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Primary Boarding Trip to the Dinosaur Park
October 29, 2017

Primary Boarding Trip to the Dinosaur Park

This past weekend, WAIS Primary Boarders took part in the first boarding trip of the year, with a fun day out to the Dinosaur Park in Changzhou....

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Headmaster Update
October 27, 2017

Headmaster Update

In recent days we have received some wonderful news about 4 of our senior pupils....

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Primary Sports Round Up
October 21, 2017

Primary Sports Round Up

The Under 11 boys football team were competing in their second tournament of the year in Shanghai.  ...

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Primary Sports Weekly Report
October 15, 2017

Primary Sports Weekly Report

Primary U11 Girls Football...

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Primary Pupils Taking The Initiative in Entering House Logo Design Competition
October 15, 2017

Primary Pupils Taking The Initiative in Entering House Logo Design Competition

This week, two of our primary pupils, J.Jin and M. Xu, were invited into the Headmaster, Mr. WW’s office as congratulations for their entries into the House Logo Design Competition....

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Changzhou Giants RFC Success in Suzhou
September 24, 2017

Changzhou Giants RFC Success in Suzhou

Changzhou Giants RFC a rugby team made up predominantly of the common room at WAIS, started the new season with fixtures against Suzhou Late Knights and Suzhou Japanese White Tigers....

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Gold, Silver & Bronze at the Changzhou Regional Junior Fencing Competition.
September 17, 2017

Gold, Silver & Bronze at the Changzhou Regional Junior Fencing Competition.

Congratulations to all our Fencing pupils representing WAIS during Sunday’s Regional Fencing Competition....

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Steinway Piano Competition Success
September 10, 2017

Steinway Piano Competition Success

This year there were over forty entrants, which were split into three sections by ability level....

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University Bound - Outstanding Examination Results at WAISCZ
July 20, 2017

University Bound - Outstanding Examination Results at WAISCZ

Pupils at WAISCZ picked up 148 A*s and As in their A-Level and IGCSE examinations....

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Jiangsu Regional U16 Hockey Invitation
July 18, 2017

Jiangsu Regional U16 Hockey Invitation

As a result of strengthening links between Wycombe Abbey International School and China Hockey...

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Sport
July 01, 2017

Sport

Sport continues to be a vitally important part of our school curriculum, with key sports like rugby, football, netball and hockey flourishing, and our pupils having the chance to test themselves against other schools throughout the region....

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Creative Arts
July 01, 2017

Creative Arts

Primary has its own dedicated Art and Music rooms, engaging our pupils in these critical subjects. We offer a variety of different Art lessons, including painting and graphic novels as part of our ECA programme....

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In the classroom
July 01, 2017

In the classroom

Whilst following our 6 main “Golden Rules” reward system, there is also ClassDojo. Each pupil has their own ClassDojo on the interactive classroom whiteboard and can track their “ClassDojo” points through the week – get to your target and a “Golden Sticker” is yours!...

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Facilities
July 01, 2017

Facilities

Primary now has more classrooms than ever before, a new dedicated Art and Music room, as well as a new primary common room for our boarding pupils....

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Cinderella On Stage
June 29, 2017

Cinderella On Stage

On Thursday 29th June, WAIS Primary performed the end of year production “Cinderella.”...

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2016/17 Sailing Report
June 05, 2017

2016/17 Sailing Report

As the summer sailing season for Wycombe Abbey pupils comes to an end we look back at the unique opportunity they had to sail on the large Lake called Wujin Xitai....

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High Praise for the End of Year Art Exhibition
June 03, 2017

High Praise for the End of Year Art Exhibition

On the 3rd June, Lakeside opened its doors to the general public, current pupils and parents....

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End of Summer Term Music Recital
June 02, 2017

End of Summer Term Music Recital

200 WAIS pupils participated in Term 3 Music Recital on Friday, 2 June....

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Director of Sport End of Season Rugby Report
May 27, 2017

Director of Sport End of Season Rugby Report

Finals Day on Saturday 27th May in Shanghai marked the end of the 2016/17 Rugby Season....

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Invitation - WAIS Annual Art Exhibition
May 26, 2017

Invitation - WAIS Annual Art Exhibition

We cordially invite you and your family and friends to attend our End of Year Art Exhibition....

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Excellent Sportsmanship Shown in Primary
May 26, 2017

Excellent Sportsmanship Shown in Primary

On Friday 26th May, all pupils in WAIS Primary took part in the annual Sports Day competition....

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2016/17 Horse Riding Report
May 21, 2017

2016/17 Horse Riding Report

Pupils from Primary and Secondary have been going to Jinghuyi Horse-riding Equestrian centre to learn horsemanship skills this academic year....

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A Joyful Sports Day in KG
May 19, 2017

A Joyful Sports Day in KG

On Friday 19th May the kindergarten department held their very own sports day for the first time....

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Wycombe Abbey International has entered into a special partnership with Steinway!
May 19, 2017

Wycombe Abbey International has entered into a special partnership with Steinway!

Steinway has a reputation for building the very finest concert grand pianos  and  they are used in all the great concert venues of the world....

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Have Fun In Sports
May 17, 2017

Have Fun In Sports

On Wednesday 17th May the two reception classes went on a trip to Inspire Sports Centre....

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KG 1 Class Trip to MEWE
May 16, 2017

KG 1 Class Trip to MEWE

On Tuesday 16th May the Jellyfish and Angelfish classes went on a class trip to MEWE....

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Making New Friends in Ocean World
May 11, 2017

Making New Friends in Ocean World

On Thursday, May 11th, Clownfish and Octopus classes went on an educational outing to Ocean World....

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A Field Trip to Rose Tea House
April 24, 2017

A Field Trip to Rose Tea House

Grade 3A and 4A class field trip to the Rose Tea House....

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Easter Egg Hunt
April 21, 2017

Easter Egg Hunt

This week the kindergarten pupils have been learning about Easter....

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Delighted to welcome Wycombe Abbey UK to China!
April 13, 2017

Delighted to welcome Wycombe Abbey UK to China!

We are delighted to welcome Wycombe Abbey UK teaching staff to Chang zhou for the start of the Summer Term....

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A New First
March 25, 2017

A New First

Last Saturday, the Primary Girls' football team travelled to Shanghai to play in a SSSA tournament....

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Tech-tastic!
March 17, 2017

Tech-tastic!

The First Tech Challenge Report for WAIS...

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Lent Term Music Recital 2016/17
March 17, 2017

Lent Term Music Recital 2016/17

Here at Wycombe Abbey we structure our holistic music education according to what the best music conservatories in the U.K would offer....

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Children’s Book Week 2017
March 03, 2017

Children’s Book Week 2017

On Friday 3rd March, Kindergarten and Primary had special assemblies celebrating our annual book week....

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Double Olympian Delivers 'Inspiration'
March 02, 2017

Double Olympian Delivers 'Inspiration'

The Olympic spirit was on full display as Alex Hua Tian visited Wycombe Abbey International School, Changzhou to speak with pupils. His talk led onto a demanding question and answer session with the pupils....

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MEWE Trip
February 25, 2017

MEWE Trip

Last week, KG3 enjoyed their school trip to MEWE....

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WAIS Primary Rugby Team
February 25, 2017

WAIS Primary Rugby Team

February 25th saw the Wycombe Abbey International School U11’s continued their structured season of Rugby in Suzhou....

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Olympic Visitor
February 20, 2017

Olympic Visitor

Wycombe Abbey International School Welcomes Olympian Alex Hua Tian to the school on March 2nd 2017....

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Inaugural Wycombe Abbey Masquerade Ball sponsored by Maserati 2017
February 18, 2017

Inaugural Wycombe Abbey Masquerade Ball sponsored by Maserati 2017

On Saturday 18th February much fun was had by the U6th Prefects and members of the local Changzhou community at the first Masquerade Ball held at the Sheraton Hotel, Xinbei....

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World Scholar’s Cup Camp and Regional Round, Suzhou
February 12, 2017

World Scholar’s Cup Camp and Regional Round, Suzhou

30 scholars from WAIS set off bright and early on a crisp, cold February morning for neighbouring Suzhou, to spend 2 days learning with World Scholar’s Cup champion of 2015, followed by the Suzhou regional round, with high hopes to qualify for this year’s Global Round....

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An Appointment with the Mayor
January 18, 2017

An Appointment with the Mayor

If ever there was an occasion to get everyone into the spirit of Chinese New Year, this was it....

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Prefect Christmas Party 2016/17
December 11, 2016

Prefect Christmas Party 2016/17

The Christmas Party was planned and run by the U6th prefects....

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Special Partnership with Shaolin Temple
November 21, 2016

Special Partnership with Shaolin Temple

Kung-Fu masters from the Shaolin Temple are now regular visitors....

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Wycombe Abbey International School Opening Ceremony
November 19, 2016

Wycombe Abbey International School Opening Ceremony

On Saturday 19th November 2016 the Headmaster of Wycombe Abbey International School Mr Paul Wallace-Woodroffe, staff and pupils welcomed guests to the School’s opening ceremony....

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Halloween Books Created
October 31, 2016

Halloween Books Created

In preparation for Halloween, the Intensive English students wrote scary stories...

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Primary Leader’s Meal
September 30, 2016

Primary Leader’s Meal

To start the school year, 15 children from Grade 5 were chosen to act as role models for the rest of Primary....

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Photography Academic Enrichment
September 27, 2016

Photography Academic Enrichment

This term saw the start of the Photograph Club being offered as part of the School’s Academic Enrichment program....

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Obido Book Fair
September 23, 2016

Obido Book Fair

Obido Book fair (22-23 September) held at Wycombe Abbey International School on 22-23 September was a huge success....

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New specialist Art and PE teachers...
September 02, 2016

New specialist Art and PE teachers...

The littlest children in the school still experience the best of teaching both in and out of the classroom....

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Wonderful start to the term
September 01, 2016

Wonderful start to the term

The new term began with us welcoming 600 parents and over 300 new pupils into the School, with most being boarders....

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Every term sees new classroom designs...
September 01, 2016

Every term sees new classroom designs...

What have our teachers chosen this year? Well, we have an ocean theme for the Blue Whale classroom......

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Primary choir has begun and Art in KG
September 01, 2016

Primary choir has begun and Art in KG

There is a thriving Creative Arts culture with craft club, painting and artistic modeling very popular....

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KG and Primary have excellent, purpose built facilities
September 01, 2016

KG and Primary have excellent, purpose built facilities

Both our KG and Primary have excellent, purpose built facilities with the latest classroom technology and our pupils benefit from being able to access the sports, music and drama facilities of the Secondary school....

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From the Head
September 01, 2016

From the Head

Being a mother of two boys, both of whom are in Primary, I am very much aware of the responsibility that my staff and I have in ensuring that the highest standard of teaching and learning is evident in all areas....

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Rowing Success!
July 25, 2016

Rowing Success!

The Nanjing Regatta is the first competition of the season and the first competition for the school as a whole....

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Wycombe Abbey International School welcomes Dr Beccy Dawber
July 18, 2016

Wycombe Abbey International School welcomes Dr Beccy Dawber

Dr Beccy Dawber is a member of the Science Department at Wycombe Abbey UK....

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Dr Nelson WU visits the School
July 17, 2016

Dr Nelson WU visits the School

Dr Nelson Wu who visited the School with his wife, Betty, will join the Staff as Director of Music in September 2016....

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David Griffiths, Deputy Headmaster (Pastoral) assists with China rugby
July 16, 2016

David Griffiths, Deputy Headmaster (Pastoral) assists with China rugby

David Griffiths (centre) and Robinson (right) supported China rugby in the coaching and development of its national junior squads....

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The Annual School art show was a great success
July 15, 2016

The Annual School art show was a great success

A wide variety of pupils’ work was on display including many of the IGCSE, AS and A2 pieces....

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Sport
July 03, 2016

Sport

Sport continues to be a vitally important part of our school curriculum....

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Wycombe Abbey International School is a ‘Venue of Excellence’ - The National Piano Festival
August 15, 2015

Wycombe Abbey International School is a ‘Venue of Excellence’ - The National Piano Festival

The National Piano Festival held in School on Saturday 15th August...

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Excellent A-Level Results in School
August 14, 2015

Excellent A-Level Results in School

The A-Level results are out, and they are impressive....

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