Beyond the Classroom

Posted on: 23 September 2015 Posted by:
Students hiking on a dirt road out side of Hong Kong
Student hiking during their Week Without Walls experience.

At XIS we believe that a student learns bests in a variety of contexts. Students at XIS have ample opportunities to participate, learn and grow in activities beyond the classroom. This helps put learning in context, foster creativity, build self-confidence and develop a more well rounded student.

Secondary School
High school boys playing volleyball

Athletics teams have been a part of the XIS tradition since the founding of the school. Our teams including soccer, basketball, volleyball, badminton, and table tennis. Our athletics program provides an opportunity for students to balance their academics with physical activity. They also learn about the importance of teamwork. XIS is a founding member of […]

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Leadership Experiences
Students cleaning up a beach.

Creativity, Activity & Service or CAS, is part of the IB curriculum. Younger students participate in activities that promote creative thinking, physical activity, and community service. CAS activities are aligned with a set of learning outcomes and students reflect on the significance of the experience. DP students must create and implement a CAS project as […]

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Week without Walls


Patrick Daily

This program will be provided in cooperation with Dragonfly & Insight.

7th Grade students participating in a cable walk hike over rivers in Zhaoqing.

Our Week Without Walls (WWW) program provides students an opportunity to challenge themselves with outdoor activities and community service experiences. Students travel in grade level groups with XIS teachers to one of five different locations in China. The camps are run by trained professionals to make sure that all students have a safe and enjoyable […]

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Whole School
Activities Progam
A student building a remote controlled car in the Maker Space program.

At Xiamen International School, we believe in a holistic educational experience. For that reason, we have a robust Activities Program providing students a variety of activities to become involved. Opportunities include Photography Club, our school paper The Dolphin Gazette, Model United Nations, drama club, and a maker space for students to create their own products.

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COUNSELLING PROGRAM OVERVIEW As an IB World School, we believe that counselling students goes beyond academic and emotional support, and we aim to develop student achievement through incorporating leadership, advocacy, collaboration, equity and access to opportunities. We maintain a positive learning and working environment for all members of the school community, and ensure that students have someone to turn […]

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