Adelaide Australia Global Citizenship Programme 2018
Seven S2-3 students were successful in going through all the interviews and were recruited to join the Adelaide Australia Global Citizenship Programme 2018 organized by the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG) – Youth Exchange Unit (香港青年協會 – 青年交流部) from 5 to 15 August 2018. Students were engaged in exchange and homestay programmes with local secondary school students and households. Meanwhile, they had an up-close look at Aussie animals like kangaroos, koalas and wallabies and visited the University of Adelaide and the Parliament House.
Cambridge Programmes (2018)
The Cambridge Programmes (29 July to 11 August 2018) were held successfully with the support of the programme directors, Mr. Peter Clarke and Mrs.
Wooden Furniture Preservation Project
Initiated by our teacher Ms Wong Wai King and the Alumnae Association, the Wooden Furniture Preservation Project is an activity dedicated to the preservation and protection of Ying Wa wooden furniture objects of historical and school value. Miss Wong and the Alumnae Association have been working hard for more than half a year. Our wooden furniture is regarded as an antique to be further restored so that future generations in our Ying Wa family may also enjoy them for educational benefits. On 28 and 29 July 2018, many teachers, students, alumnae, parents and friends of Ying Wa attended a two-day workshop, participating in a large-scale furniture restoration which demonstrated the collective actions taken by the whole Ying Wa family to build the future
Tokyo Science and Technology Study Tour
The Aerial Photography and Technology Team organized a study tour and led thirty S2-4 students to Tokyo, Japan this summer (23 - 27 July, 2018). The themes of the tour are AI (Artificial Intelligence) and VR (Virtual Reality), in which Japan plays a leading role in the world. Students attended workshops organized by Softbank and learnt how to code the AI robot, Pepper. They visited robotic and drone laboratories in Tokyo Institute of Technology (東京工業大學), held a presentation and a discussion with teachers and postgraduates there.
Art Tour to Venice
The Visual Arts Department organized a joint-school study tour with Ying Wa College (a total of 23 students) to Venice, Italy from 17 to 27 July 2018. Students attended art workshops such as glass making, visited art and historical sites, and rode on water-bus etc. In the tour, students were engaged actively in experiential learning activities by identifying and investigating particular cultural, historical and contemporary aspects of the art-world in Venice. Stunning quick sketch and snapshot were created to capture all these memorable experiences. The fruitful art creation is to be displayed in the upcoming post-tour exhibition in the Central Courtyard of Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre (24 to 30 September 2018).
Farewell Day (Album 1)
Riding on the success of the Spring Bazaar, Ying Wa threw open its doors to the public for the second time on 14 July 2018. This time it was for bidding farewell to Sham Shui Po, as the sixth and final year of our stay at this decanting campus drew to a close.
Participation in Summer Concert of St. Paul’s College (SPC)
The Junior Choir was invited to perform in St. Paul's College (SPC) Summer Concert on 13 July. They sang with students from SPC and Belilios Public School. It was a wonderful experience to make music with talented musicians from other schools, widen their repertoire and build bridges for future collaboration.