Category Archives: Secondary school clubs

NSDA Debate Club (Student-led club)

This debate club is targeted to debaters and students who want to become debaters. At this club, debaters will be introduced to how public forum debate works, the useful tips and techniques, and will be preparing for tournaments together as a debate team. The club will mainly focus on NSDA debate tournaments. For more information on NSDA, here’s there website http://www.nsda.cn. Feel free to check it out. Participating in debate tournaments is extremely fun. You’ll get the chance to debate in tournaments around the country, learn lots of new knowledge, and become friends with debaters from different places. Come and join the debate community!!

Eligible Students: Grade 6-DP2
Maximum Number: 50
Meeting Day:
Wednesday 16:00-17:00
Club Location:
A202, Wang Jing
Club Leader: Natalie Fang & Arya Chen
Club Supervisor: Ms. Lu Jie

Club Fee: 100RMB/season

Science Cubed (Student-led club)

If youre worried about your upcoming science tests or e-assessments, if youd like to be better prepared for DP life, or if youd like to develop your skills and interests, it would be a great opportunity for you to join Science Cubed. In this club, you will learn more about all 3 subjects of science. Biology, chemistry AND physics! We welcome all students from grade 9 to DP1!

Eligible Students: Grade 9-DP2
Maximum Number: 20
Meeting Day:
Friday 16:00-17:30
Club Location:
A202, Wang Jing
Club Leader: Jenny Fang & Kelly Chang
Club Supervisor: Mr. Sam Rajesh

Club Fee: 100RMB/season

Flower Fun

You will learn both essential and simple flower arranging skills to explore the fun world of playing with roses, daisies, ferns and many more. The teacher owns the Certificate of Professional Floral Design from Canadian Institute of Floral Design(CIFD).

Eligible Students: Grade 6-DP1
Maximum Number: 12
Meeting Day:
Friday 16:00-17:30
Club Location:
A101, Wang Jing
Club Leader: Ms. Jiang Wei
Club Fee: 1850RMB/season

DP1 Science Discussion Club (Student-led club)

Our club is seeking to improve the participant’s Physics and Chemistry understanding to derive better grades for crucial tests. Our focus is not teaching new content but reviewing hard and important concepts and pre-revision to better grasp information in class.

Eligible Students: DP1
Minimum Number: 10
Meeting Day:
Friday 16:00-17:00
Club Location:
A203, Wang Jing
Club Leader: Joon Jeon, Michael Qiu, Jason Cheng & Jun Koo
Club Supervisor: Ms. Xu Xiaohui

Club Fee: 100RMB/season

Chess Club (Student-led club)

Chess is the most popular board game in the world, especially in the European and American countries. Learning chess can improve the ability of observation, memory, mental calculation, endurance, imagination and concentration. Chess has a special status in top universities of the world. In Armenia, chess is what the children above 6-year-old must study. In this club, we will play chess and have fun together. If the students have already known how to play it, they are going to have more opportunities to practice and participate for competitions. If the students don’t know how to play chess yet, they are going to learn the basic rules and simple playing.

Eligible Students: Grade 6-Grade 8
Maximum Number: 20
Meeting Day:
Monday 16:00-17:00
Club Location:
A204, Wang Jing
Club Leader: Sally Wang & Sarah Wang
Club Supervisor: Ms. Ully Hutagalung

Club Fee: 100RMB/season

Psychology Club (Student-led club)

Join the Psychology club, where we study the mind. Participate in experiments and learn more about yourself. Can you really trust those that you think are your friends? What happens when you don’t believe what you’re saying? What really are IQ and Personality tests, and are they really reliable? Are you racist, even though you don’t think you are? Explore all of these topics and much more in the Psychology club! We do an experiment about a topic each class, then learn about it more in depth.

Eligible Students: Grade 6-Grade 9
Maximum Number: 20
Meeting Day:
Wednesday 16:00-17:00
Club Location:
A403, A404, Wang Jing
Club Leader: Jerry Zhu, Tim Zhou & Beta Chen
Club Supervisor: Mr. Praveen David

Club Fee: 100RMB/season

STEAM (Student-led club)

This time we add art element in our club! Also, in this season, we Are going to do more projects that are related to chemistry. For example, making natural indicators by using cabagges, red cabbages, fruits,etc. If you want to know more, please join our club!

Eligible Students: Grade 6-DP2
Maximum Number: 25
Meeting Day:
Monday 16:00-17:30
Club Location:
A201, Wang Jing
Club Leaders: Christina Wei & Kiki Zhang
Club Supervisor: Ms. Yang Bing

Club Fee: 100RMB/season

Maths lab

Mathematics is more than computation and memorization of procedures. This club focuses on developing student’s mathematical reasoning through a variety of challenging problems. Mathematical reasoning is a critical skill that allows students to acquire a deeper understanding and to make sense of mathematics. Students will also participate in the International Math Olympiads for Elementary and Middle schools. http://www.moems.org/

Eligible Students: Grade 6-Grade 8
Maximum Number: 24
Meeting Day: Friday 16:00-17:30
Club Location: A204, Wang Jing
Club Leader: Mr. Jesus Garcia Jorda
Club Fee: 1200RMB/season

Book Battle Camp (Student-led club)

Hey you all, this club could effectively improve your skills of reading. Especially for this term, our club is helping with the selection of the school Battle of Books&Kidsread team! Isn’t that awesome? There are two types of competition available for the second term. There are more than 30 international schools attending the competitions. Also we could promise that, if you read hard, you would have the chance to represent our school to the competition. No special requirements for the club members, as long as you like to read. We would also read a lot of books during the second term, and many catagories of books would be covered. Please join our club, this would be the best choice that you have ever made in 2019!

Eligible Students: Grade 6-Grade 10
Maximum Number: 30
Meeting Day:
Thursday 16:00-17:30
Club Location:
A405, Wang Jing
Club Leaders: Jonathan & Frank
Club Supervisor: Mr. Gabriel Dirtu

Club Fee: 100RMB/season

BWYA Acappella Club (Student-led club)

BWYA Acappella club is here: Here to launch the first BWYA Acappella club, George Gao and Alex Zhou from DP1Y as well as Jack Shen from G10G are proud to welcome you into our community of passionate and talented vocalists. If you are not perfect at singing, it is also a part of our mission to guiding enthusiasts such as yourself to become a better vocalist. Come join this thrilling experience, we are expecting to see you soon.

Eligible Students: Grade 7-DP2
Maximum Number: 15
Meeting Day:
Thursday 16:00-17:30
Club Location:
A404, Wang Jing
Club Leaders: George Gao, Jack Shen & Alex Zhou
Club Supervisor: Mr. Adam Combs

Club Fee: 100RMB/season

Game Development, Programming, and Design (Student-led club)

Game development club will offer you the opportunity to produce your own game, where you will learn about programming, game design, and many other useful skills. If you want to make a game of your own, join us!

Eligible Students: Grade 7-DP2
Maximum Number: 15
Meeting Day:
 Thursday 16:00-17:30
Club Location:
A205, Wang Jing
Club Leaders: Ander Shi & Nobel Fang
Club Supervisor: Mr. Mark Bussey

Club Fee: 100RMB/season

Culture Club

This club is for humanities enthusiastic who wish to learn and discuss about history, anthropology, philosophy, traveling, literature and more!

Eligible Students: Grade 6-DP2
Maximum Number: 12
Meeting Day:
Monday 16:00-17:00
Club Location:
B405, Wang Jing
Club Leader: Mr. Ramón Villar
Club Fee: 1200RMB/season

Timeless Zone (Student-led club)

Timeless Zone club is related to movies, which serves for holding a wide range of activities regarding movies, such as movie discussion, production, presentation, debate, remake, and etc.

Eligible Students: Grade 8-DP1
Maximum Number: 30
Meeting Day:
Thursday 16: 00-17: 00
Club Location:
A204, Wang Jing
Club Leader: Catherine Hao
Club Supervisor: Ms. Liu Jun

Club Fee: 100RMB/season

BWYA Store (Student-led club)

In this clubs, students are going to design and create BWYA related products such as school teddy bears, school hoodies and shirts etc. Moreover, the club will aim to sell the products to the wolves’ community at different events and in the school shop. This club will provide students with the chance to apply business management skills and economics related knowledge into real life; for those who are new to the realm of BM and economics, this would be a great chance for them to test out their interests.

Eligible Students: Grade 6-DP1
Maximum Number: 15
Meeting Day:
Monday 16:00-17:00  
Club Location:
A309, Wang Jing
Club Leaders: Wendy Fan & Natalie Fang
Club Supervisor: Ms. Zhu Lihong

Club Fee: 100RMB/season

Film Club (Student-led club)

In BWYA Film Club, you will be able to make your own film projects or participate in film production (count as CAS creativity). You could experience the job as a director, script writer, actor, music producer, anything you would like to try out! You would also have a chance to participate in Beijing Student Film Festival. This season, we have another role in the film festival as well, if you would like to participate in organizing a film festival, film club is also the right club for you (count as SA and CAS). We are looking forward for you to join!

Eligible Students: Grade 8-DP2
Maximum Number: 20
Meeting Day:
Friday ( once a month) 16:00-17:00
Club Location:
A201, Wang Jing
Club Leaders: Amanda & Hannah
Club Supervisor: Ms. Guan Shujie

Club Fee: 100RMB/season

Fun of Math (Student-led club)

The aim of this club is to improve the math skill of participants. In our club, you learn math regardless of your current level. We teach math topics ranging from addition and subtraction to differential calculus. As long as you want to improve your math skills, we hope you can join us.

Eligible Students: Grade 6-DP1
Minimum Number: 10
Meeting Day:
Thursday 16:00-17:00
Club Location:
A203, Wang Jing
Club Leader: Michael Qiu, Joon Jeon, Jun Koo & Leo Yang
Club Supervisor: Ms. Wang Yanxiang

Club Fee: 100RMB/season

New Public Service Club

This club is to instruct students to plan and organize a series of activities to service the society. Like going to the old people’s home, or orphanage, or making public service video, or thinking about how to help remote region children etc.


Eligible students:
 Grade 8-DP2
Maximum number: 20
Meeting Day: Monday 16:00-17:00
Club Location: A305, Wang Jing
Club Leaders: Ms. Du Xiaoyi
Club Fee: 1200RMB/season

BWYA Junior MUN Club (Student-led club)

Congratulations! We are proud that you will be joining Model United Nations for the first time. You are about to embark on a life-changing journey that will help you to develop confidence in leading others, a stronger awareness of global issues, and the chance to make new friends from around the world. Model UN is a valuable experience that can help you attain college credit, find your first job, and become inspired to change the world. Most importantly, MUN is FUN!

Model UN is an academic simulation of the United Nations where students play the role of delegates from different countries and attempt to solve real world issues with the policies and perspectives of their assigned country. For example, a student may be assigned the United Kingdom and will have to solve global topics such as nuclear non-proliferation or climate change from the policies and perspectives of the UK.

Students can attend Model United Nations conferences around the world. These conferences are organized by universities, high schools and non-profit organizations. Once a team has registered for a conference, it receives a country to represent. Each student on that team will represent that country in a different committee with different topics.

Eligible Students: Grade 7-Grade 8
Maximum Number: 25
Meeting Day: Thursday 16:00-17:00
Club Location: B505, Wang Jing
Club Leaders: Wendy Fan
club supervisor: Ms. Lin Green & Mr. Ralf Mayenberger

Club Fee: 100RMB/season

Cheerleading Club (Student-led club)

In the cheerleading club, we will learn dance moves and create our own dances. We will cheer for the sports teams in BWYA. This is the first cheerleading club in the IB Campus, and I think we will all do a great job because we already have some experienced team members in IB. We only require a mirror and pom-poms and a speaker for this club. This time, the supervise teacher will design the BWYA cheerleading costume. Before the club starts, we need an audition time to see if the students are qualified. At the end of the season, the cheerleaders will give an amazing show on DTS!

Eligible Students: Grade 6-9
Maximum Number: 25
Meeting Time:Thursday 16:00-17:30
Club Location: Green House, Wang Jing
Club Leader: Sophia Liu
Club Supervisor: Ms. Sonya Song

Club Fee: 100 RMB/season

「District_K」Pop Dance Club (Student-led club)

District. K Dance Club has participated in many school performances in the past two years and won the third place in Teen Dancers 2018 X-mas high school street dance competition. We mainly focus on the current popular urban dance style. You may also have the opportunity to learn some old-school hip-hop dance elements here.

Eligible Students: Grade 6 – DP2
Maximum number: 30
Meeting Day: Monday 16:00-17:30
Club Location: Green House, Wangjing
Club Leaders: Kay Yang, Ariel Zhao & Linda Zhang
Club Supervisor: Ms. Su Shuangshuang

Club Fee: 100RMB/season

BWYA MCF (Migrant Children’s Foundation) Club (Student-led club)

MCF BWYA Club aims at helping migrant children in under-resourced schools in Beijing by working with a non-profit organization, MCF, and provide SA and CAS opportunities for BWYA students to develop and improve their IB learner profile attributes. MCF is a non-profit organization registered in the UK founded by Helen Boyle in 2009. MCF aims to enrich the lives of disadvantaged children through various forms of voluntary work, sponsorship, vocational activities and events.

Eligible Students: Grade 7-DP2
Maximum Number: 25
Meeting Day: Wednesday 16:00-17:00
Club Location: A204, Wang Jing
Club Leaders: Bella Dong & Candy Li
Club Supervisor: Mr. Sam Rajesh

Club Fee:100RMB/season

Ellie Dance Club (Student-led club)


Ellie dance club offers any student who are passionate about dancing to join. We are aiming for all the members to improve their dance skills as they join our club. We perform during WTS and May fair, which will challenge the students to improve their dance skills. The club leaders welcome anyone!

Eligible Students: Grade 6-DP2
Maximum Number: 16
Meeting Day: Wednesday 16:00-17:30
Club Location: Greenhouse, Wang Jing
Club Leaders: Esther Yang & Leah Park
Club Supervisor: Mr. Mike Jayam

Club Fee:100RMB/season

Self Defense and BJJ (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu)

The club will be focused on basic self defense and Brazilian Jiu-jitsu basics. It will also cover dealing with bullies and learning basic body movement and confidence.

Eligible Students: Grade 6-DP2
Maximum Number: 25
Meeting Day: Wednesday 16:00-17:30
Club Location: Hallway, 4th floor of B building, Wangjing
Club Leaders: Mr. Byron Kennedy & Mr. David Kelly
Club Fee: 1200RMB/season

Gallery One (Student-led club)

Gallery One is the place to be for all of BWYAs up and coming artists and those who plan to continue their education in any creative field. Our club will be a centralizing factor in creating a supportive environment for young creators to think and make the world they envision.

Eligible Students: Grade 6-DP2
Maximum Number: 15
Meeting Day: Wednesday 16:00-17:30
Club Location: A301, Wang Jing
Club Leader: Alice Wen
Club Supervisor: Ms. Lin Green

Club Fee: 200RMB/season

MTG Club (Magic The Gathering) (Student-led club)

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This club is built for people who are interested inn board games, and several card games including hearthstone and magic the gathering joining a friendly community, and you can play with different people you haven’t met before, master at your playing skills and even learn about simple logics (not programing) and rules. PS:3. There will not be a continuous fee every time, so parents should take responsibility for any out-of-club spending, IT IS NOT OFFICIAL REQUIREMENT TO BUY THINGS INDIVIDUALLY.

Eligible Students: Grade 8-DP2
Maximum Number: 15
Meeting Day: Monday 16:00-17:30
Club Location: A203, Wang Jing
Club Leaders: Rayn Deng
Club Supervisor: Mr. Wang Hang

Club Fee: 100RMB/season

Discover Architecture

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Through various activities, students learn basic architectural concepts, sketching, drawing their projects and using different materials to build a model. All this will help them to design and create their own architectural projects from scratching starting with the planning to building the model.

For more information, please visit our website: http://share.ibwya.net/discover-architecture/ & http://share.ibwya.net/discover-architecture/2017/01/12/dream-home-design/

Eligible Students: Grade 6-DP2
Maximum Number: 16
Meeting Day: Monday 16:00-17:30
Club Location: A302, Wang Jing
Club Leader: Mr. Jesus Garcia Jorda
Club Fee: 1500RMB/season

Roots & Shoots (Student-led club)

Roots-and-ShootsThe Roots & Shoots program was started over 20 years ago by world-renowned primatologist and naturalist Jane Goodall. BWYA’s Roots & Shoots club brings together students who share common values: love for animals, care for the community, and devotion to protecting the environment. Working as a team, club members educate themselves and the rest of the school on the hot topics of environmentalism and work hard to protect and improve our own community and environment.

Eligible Students: Grade 6-DP2
Maximum number:25
Meeting Day:
Wednesday 16:00-17:30
Club Location:
 A101, Wang Jing
Club Leaders:
Kitty & Melanie
Club Supervisor:
Mr. Tom Cummins

Club Fee: 100RMB/season

ACAMIS Robotics

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  • On March 24, 2017, Amazon’s Prime Air make its first public U.S. drone delivery.
  • On May 3, 2017, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that his company will invest $1 billion to promote advanced manufacturing that includes everything from 3-D printing aerospace components to installing robots on assembly lines.
  • On Oct 13, 2017, Baidu and BAIC (Beijing Automotive Industry Corp. 北京汽车) announced their co-operation to mass produce L3 class driverless vehicles by 2019 and L4 class driverless vehicles by 2021 in China.
  • By 2019, Tesla is planning to offer full self-driving on its vehicles. It should be noted that Tesla relies on robots heavily for its manufacturing.

Yes, robotics is the future! This club is to help you acquire robotics skills by competing in the ACAMIS robotics tournaments. The two main components in the tournament are robot game and project.

In the robot game, students are to design, build and program their robots using LEGO® MINDSTORMS® hardware and software. By learning how to construct and program mechanisms using wheels, gears, levers, and pulleys, students consolidate their learning by making sense of what they have learned in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

In the project, students develop 21st century learning skills via combination of teamwork, communication and collaboration to solve a real-world problem.

Eligible Students: Grade 6-Grade 9
Maximum Number: 15
Meeting Day: Monday& Thursday 16:00-17:30
Club Location: B503, Wang Jing
Club Leaders: Mr. Danny Yu
Club Fee: 2000RMB/year

There is no recruitment for this season.

Forensics

forensicsForensics is a public-speaking club that includes five speaking events: impromptu speaking, debate, original speeches, duet acting, and dramatic reading. The club competes against other international schools at tournaments throughout the year.

Eligible Students: Grade 7-DP1
Maximum Number: 30
Meeting Day: Monday 16:00-17:30
Club Location: B504, B505, B506, Wang Jing
Club Leaders: Ms. Courtney McCullagh, Mr. Reuben Haggar & Mr. David Haysom
Club Fee: 200RMB/season

There is no Forensics club on January 21st. It will start on January 28th and there will be an audition on this day.

BWYA SENIOR MUN Club (Student-led club)

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Model United Nations (also Model UN or MUN) is an academic simulation of the United Nations that aims to educate participants about current events, topics in international relations, diplomacy and the United Nations agenda. The participants role-play as diplomats representing a nation or NHS in a stimulated session of a committee of the United Nations such as the Security Council or the General Assembly. Participants research a country, take on roles as diplomats, investigate international issues, debate, deliberate, consult, and then develop solutions up world problems.

Eligible Students: Grades 9-DP2
Minimum number: 10
Meeting Day: Thursday 16:00-17:00
Club Location: B506, Wang Jing
Club Leaders: Penelope Zhang & Spring Xia
Club Supervisors: Ms. Sophie Lauratet & Ms. Cosmina Lascu

Club Fee: 100RMB/season

Student Sounds Magazine (Student-led club)

60179427Student Sounds Magazine is a school-based, non-profit magazine run by BWYA students. There are various roles that Student Sounds provides to students, ranging from writing articles, illustrating articles to designing the layout of the articles. This club has been on-going for years, and we have been freely providing magazines for school every month through the funds provided by our school. Within our magazine, we include articles of our school, useful information on academics, popular article topics chosen by our writers and articles written that converses on a controversial topic. Recently, we have even expanded to the WeChat platform, wherein we upload chosen articles for the month.

Eligible students: Grade 6-DP1
Maximum number: 20
Meeting Day: Monday 16:00-17:00 (meeting twice a month)
Club Location: B501, Wang Jing
Club Leaders: Leah Park & Esther Yang
Club Supervisor: Ms. Li Jiayu

Club Fee: 100RMB/season

Taekwondo

userid78429time20100303015540As a Korean martial art, Taekwondo is known for its dramatic flying and spinning kicks. In Korean, “tae” means “to strike with foot or kick”, “kwon” stands for “to break with fist or punch” and “do” represents “ art or way of life”.
Members of this club will learn the fundamentals of taekwondo through choreographed sequences of combative moves; the breaking of boards and two-person controlled sparring. You also will receive instruction in principles such as courtesy, integrity, perseverance, and self-control. We will provide opportunities for promotion test by Chinese Taekwondo association.
Are you ready to become a Kung Fu superstar? No matter you are a beginner or a black belt level master, welcome to join us!

Eligible Students: Grade 6-DP2
Meeting Day: Thursday 16:00-17:30
Club Location: A406, Wang Jing
Club Leader: Mr. Zhou Yuan
Club Fee: 1200RMB/season