Beijing
British curriculum
Ages 2 to 18

Harrow Beijing

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Not public
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 21 students / class
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage: www.harrowbeijing.cn

This school does not make their fees public.

This school has more than one campus in Beijing:
: Ages 2 to 18
City Campus:

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Number of students

More than 1000

Number of nationalities represented in the school

26

Average number of students per class

20 - 22 students per class

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

We provide extensive language support and personalized tutoring with a Language and Learning Department and Saturday School.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Mandarin, French, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

Yes

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Depends n the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Nursery - KG3: In-class observation for student. Possible interview with member of Lower School Senior Management Team for parents.

G1 - G4: Formal assessment tests. In-class observation. Student interview with Head of Lower School.

G5 - G12: Formal assessment tests. Student interviews with members of Senior Management Team.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels

School bus service available

Yes

School start time

8:00

School finish time

16:30

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

activities: Cricket, cross-country running, rock climbing, scuba diving, tennis, touch rugby, golf, International Award, yoga, dance, steel pans, jazz band, orchestra, choirs, DJ club, ukulele club, musical theatre club, drama clubs, psychology club, environmental club, chess, community outreach, cooking, debating, student magazines, Chinese culture, Chinese art and painting, Chinese drums, and martial arts etc.

School provided lunches

A hot lunch is available for all full day students and snacks are available for Year 5 and below.

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

The sports facilities include a 25m swimming pool, a 2,220 sqm gymnasium for sports such as badminton, volleyball and basketball as well as a top-rope
climbing wall. Outdoors Harrow has tennis courts, as well as playing fields for football and rugby.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Harrow Beijing is a vibrant community affiliated with Harrow School in London and Harrow International Schools in Bangkok, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. It offers a British-based international education to students aged from 2 to 18 years. The school is known for its commitment to academic excellence and for the way each student is supported through personal tutoring. Our mission statement of ‘Leadership for a Better World’ is supported through the skills students develop by studying our wide and varied curriculum and further evidenced through our co-curricular enrichment programs. Currently, there are students from 26 different nationalities attending the school. Students from Harrow Beijing command places in the world’s top universities, particularly in the UK and US.

Teaching approach of the school

The School is an 'all through' school which focuses on developing students with the necessary skills and attributes to allow them to be life-long learners and to take ownership of their progress from the Lower School through to the Upper School.