8 Essential Tips for Experiencing a Stress Free Summer Vacation!

Summer has arrived, and with it comes the highly anticipated holiday break! As parents, we all want our children to make the most of their time off, but we also understand the challenges that come with it. How can we ensure that our children have a productive and stress-free summer vacation? The team of devoted … Continued

Child-Friendly Pools in Shanghai

Swimming pools are always the best idea to spend time with your kids, especially during the hot Shanghainese summer. Shanghai offers many pools, but not all are really kids friendly. If you wonder which pool to take your kids this summer, this is a list of selected child friendly pools: (Follow the WeChat account or … Continued

Beach Holidays in China: Shenzhen

By Naz Lim   With the weather warming up, it’s time to get beach ready! Try Shenzhen in Guangdong province if you’re looking for a Sanya alternative. The beaches here are nicer than those near Shanghai, with white sand, blue waves, and warmer weather. Shenzhen, Guangdong Shenzhen (深圳) is in the province of Guangdong and … Continued

Awarding Excellence in Sport, Arts & Academics

One of the most well-established international schools in Shanghai, Wellington College, every year offers scholarship opportunities to students who excel in some aspect of their school life, that being academics, sports or arts. Below is all the information you need in order to learn more about the Wellington Scholars, the benefits and how to apply … Continued

Beach Holidays in China: Qidong

By Naz Lim   Craving the smell of the sea, the sound of waves, or the feeling of sand between your toes? Being an Australian, I need sand and sea to recharge every few months for my sanity, even though city living has perks. Everyone knows Sanya as the destination for beach holidays, but China … Continued

How a Rigorous IB Education Comes to Life at SCIS

How often have you heard the phrase “how rigorous” in relation to talking about school curriculums? We know this is often a topic of discussion in our community chats! Derek Luebbe, father of three who have come from 3 different IB schools, explores this topic and what you should think about when considering the rigor … Continued

How to Protect Kids’ Smiles in Sports

When it comes to protecting our children’s health, it’s essential to consider all aspects of their well-being, including their teeth. Did you know that participating in sports can be hazardous to your child’s oral health? Every year, many kids and teens experience dental injuries on the playing field, basketball court, or while engaging in other … Continued