IB Primary Years Programme

Nov
20

A Musical Encounter With the Past | 音乐带着我们与历史邂逅

Sometimes the randomness of life presents us with unique, wonderful opportunities. It was one of these opportunities that facilitated music teacher Lauren Borodenko’s meeting with Zang Yimin (Elvis), a Chinese musician who has studied and performs music from the regions of Mongolia, Tuva and Manchuria. After a change meeting in Beijing, Yimin, who originally hails from Qingdao, agreed […]

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Oct
23

Grade 5 Students Become Teachers

On October 17, Grade 5 students stepped out of the regular classroom and visited a rural school outside of Jimo, a town on the outskirts of Qingdao. The school is surrounded by fields and farmland, and the entire area is very green which was a welcome change from the asphalt jungle of the city. Upon […]

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Jun
19

Best for Last – Grade 2 & 3 unit celebration

Grades 2 and 3 ended the semester showing off their very best for parents and guests.

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Jun
19

Creativity takes courage performance

Ending the year on a high note of talent and charisma, the PYP and MYP students played and sang their hearts out for the final music show of the term.

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May
22

Exceeding Expectations at the PYP Exhibition

The grade 5 and 6 students celebrated the culmination of their PYP Exhibition journey last Thursday with parents, staff and students from Early Childhood all the way to Grade 12.

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May
15

Thanks Mom! – Mother’s Day at QAIS

As a special ‘thank you’ to QAIS moms, our PYP students hosted a lovely event with an emotional photo montage of smiling mothers and children, followed by a lively singing performance.

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May
08

Little Master Gardeners by: Jacqueline Oussoren

Grade 1 students had the opportunity to visit the flower market last week to select plants, flowers, soil, seeds and pots in preparation for our second annual plant-a-thon!

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May
08

Shanghai or Bust! – Grade 5 & 6 experience Shanghai

5th and 6th grade students and teachers hopped on a plane last week to visit one of the most famous cities in the world, Shanghai.

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May
02

Being the Change – PYP students clean the beach

QAIS is on a roll when it comes to improving our local Qingdao community. Our PYP students and staff got their hands dirty for a good cause by cleaning up Fushan Mountain, as well as the Sculpture Park and Shi Lao Ren Beaches.

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May
02

Extending Lifelong Learning Opportunities to Parents

Twenty QAIS parents joined our panel of experts for our “How Do I Prepare My Child For Success?” information session.

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