Ivy Academy, Beijing: Ivy Academy in Beijing, is a Multiple Intelligences based pre-school and kindergarten created in collaboration with the Harvard Graduate School of Education researchers. Ivy Academy accepts students of ages two through six. Our team of teachers is one of the most qualified groups of educators anywhere in the world who will provide your children with an education unsurpassed in quality. Our program is international, offering an English environment with a special focus on the customized development of every child.
- Childhood is a journey, not a race
- Play is an essential and integral part of every child’s growth, development, and learning across all domains and cultures
- Teachers are learners, researchers, and curriculum designers
- Teachers must form strong positive relationships with children
- Developmentally appropriate practice can be made visible
- Multiple intelligences theory is a dynamic tool for developing exploration-oriented learning experiences
- Observation is at the heart of best practices; authentic assessment is an on-going process throughout life
- Each part of the day has significance and meaning
- Family, school partnerships are an essential tool for building community
- Each child grows through the experience of joy
Our goal is to develop the full potential of children in a dynamic and supportive environment using current research-based practices.
20% North America
11% Australia, New Zealand and India
Most children who graduate from Ivy Academy go on to attend international schools or English-speaking schools in their home countries.
- MI-based curriculum
- English language environment
- Qualified staff
- Small classes with a low student-teacher ratio
- Personal online weekly journal and digital portfolio
East Lake Campus (Beijing). Ivy Academy is located within East Lake Villas, a private oasis in the Dongzhimen area. It is comprised of 4 bright and spacious classrooms. The facility also includes a purpose-built children’s kitchen, a well-stocked children’s library, an art room and a large dedicated indoor play area. It is a fun and rich learning environment for your child.
Beijing City International School (BCIS), located in Central Beijing, China, is an accredited, independent, co-educational day school offering an international curriculum for Nursery to Grade 12 students. As an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School we are authorized to teach all three IB programmes (Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma).
The BCIS mission is to educate and empower students to be compassionate and inspired people, who act for the good of all and for the sustainable development of the world.
BCIS is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). We are also a member of the Association of China and Mongolia International Schools (ACAMIS) and the International Schools Athletic Conference, Beijing-Tianjin (ISAC).
Ivy Bilingual School (IBS) in Beijing, is an immersive bilingual school that enrolls children from two to six years of age. Children graduating from IBS are comfortable speaking in both English and Chinese. IBS offers a curriculum designed in the spirit of Multiple Intelligences (MI) theory. The goal of Ivy Bilingual School is to provide children with the most current research-based practices coupled with the knowledge of the unique Chinese culture.
Graduating Kindergarteners are expected to understand, speak, read and write basic characters by the time they graduate from IBS. Approximately 60% of the graduating children enroll in local elementary schools, while about 40% enroll in international schools.
The British School of Beijing (BSB) ideally located in the Shunyi and Chaoyang Districts, is the oldest British style school in Beijing offering the English National Curriculum to Pre-school through Year 13 (12th Grade) students. BSB prepares students for the IGCSE and A/AS Levels. A levels are recognised worldwide with university course credit and advanced standing. Our curriculum is taught by UK qualified teachers, and supported by native English-speaking teaching assistants. BSB is part of the Nord Anglia Education group, a British organisation specialising solely in education.
- Pre-school to Year 13 (12th Grade)
- English National Curriculum
- UK qualified teachers
- IGCSE and A/AS Levels
- English Language
- English Literature
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Qingdao Amerasia International School (QAIS) is a Toddler - Grade 12 international school. QAIS is located in Qingdao's Laoshan district, close to international-standard housing, shopping - and sports facilities, beautiful beaches and both local and international cuisine restaurants.
We provide holistic, student-centered programs for international students, from Toddler through Grade 12. QAIS is the first and only school in Asia to be accredited by the American Montessori Society for our Toddler and Early Childhood Programs. We are also the first IB World School in Shandong Province, offering the complete IB continium from the Primary Years Programme (PYP), over the Middle Years Programme (MYP) to the Diploma Programme (DP).
We believe a school is more than just an academic environment, but a community where not only students but also parents, teachers and other staff actively work towards creating a family where all feel comfortable and accepted.
Beijing International Bilingual Academy (BIBA), situated in the Shunyi area in the north-east of the city, is one of the fastest growing international day-schools in Beijing. The Academy provides a strong learning environment in both English and Chinese to children from Kindergarten through Middle School Grade 8. Over 400 students originating from over 20 countries study together within a school culture which promotes respect, cross-cultural understanding, creativity and of course, the joy of learning.
BIBA aims to create a stimulating and vibrant international environment for all students throughout our Kindergarten, Elementary and Middle Schools. Our goal is to provide a high quality bilingual education which combines the best attributes of both Chinese and Western methods and styles. Throughout BIBA’s Kindergarten, Elementary School and Middle Schools, instruction is in either English or Chinese according to the subject being taught. Our English curriculum, covering language, science, mathematics, PE, music, art, social studies and more, is based on US national standards. Our Chinese curriculum follows the Chinese National Standards for Language Arts and Mathematics.
Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing), located within the scenic Honglingjin Park, only minutes away from the Beijing CBD in China, is a fully accredited IB World School that provides Beijing’s expatriate community with outstanding quality education across a broad spectrum ranging from early childhood to senior secondary education.
The school is committed to global education and offers a distinctive bilingual education program in a multicultural environment. Offering an international curriculum based on the National Curriculum of England for Kindergarten 2 to Year 11 and the IB Diploma programme for Years 12 and 13, YCIS Beijing graduates attend the finest universities in the world.
- Early Childhood Education
- Primary Education
- Secondary Education
- Bilingual Education Program (English/Chinese)
- National Curriculum of England (years K2 - 11)
- International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) Programme
- IB Diploma Programme (years 12 &13)