YK Pao School, teaching IB courses in primary and secondary divisions

Composed at January 10, 2013 - 1:24 am, filed in Schools, from http://www.ykpaoschool.cn/en

Brief Introduction of YK Pao
YK Pao School is an independent, not-for-profit school founded in memoiy of Sir Yue-Kong Pao, the renowned Hongkong businessman and philanthropist. Founded in 2007 by Sir YK Pao's eldest daughter, Anna Sohmen Pao, the school offers an international perspective and a high-quality, well-rounded education in an exciting learning environment.

The curriculum is taught using a dual-language approach, based on the Chinese education curriculum as well as resources and approaches from international curricula. In the Secondary School, 60%-80% of the curriculum is taught in English by international teachers. The Secondary School curriculum includes Shanghai secondary school courses and YK Pao School plans to offer IGCSE courses and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. YK Pao School also offers a boarding program that is based on the model used at leading boarding schools in USA and UK. YK Pao School offers students excellent teaching, courses and facilities, as they work towards their goal of gaining entry to leading international universities.

Leadership Team
Headmaster Wu Zijian: recipient of the 'Master Principal' Award.
Honorary Headmistress Ni Guyin: Former Headmistress of Shanghai No 1 teacher training college primary school.
Principal Tony Jaccaci: Experienced administrator and teacher from St George's, a leading boarding school in the USA, and a graduate of Harvard University.

YK Pao School cooperates with leading schools worldwide: Eton College, Dragon School, St. George's School, and the Chinese International School. YK Pao School also invites principals from Chinese and overseas schools to participate in programs organized by our school. Tang Shengchang, principal of Shanghai High School and Christopher Stuart-Clark, Former Director of Admissions at Eton College are YK Pao's advisory headmasters.

Boarding at YK Pao School
1. Round-the-clock residential care provides a safe environment, where students are free to be independent and explore.
2. Away from the distractions of city life, learning is carefully structured, challenging, and student-centred Students learn to feel at home in a multicultural environment.
3. A place where firm friendships can grow, giving students an international social network for life.

Whole Person Education
For boarders at YK Pao School, education doesn't stop at the classroom. When lessons are over, students have the opportunity to take part in a range of activities, with several clubs and sports teams to join. These activities help students to develop teamwork and leadership abilities, keep fit, and learn new skills.

Addresses
Primary Division: No. 20, Lane 1251 West Wuding Road, Changning District, Shanghai (200042)
Secondary Division: No. 1800,Lane 900 North Sanxin Road, Songjiang District, Shanghai (201620)

References:

1. Lady Pao Scholarship Program 2013-2014 School Year