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CityBeijing
CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 11
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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 18 students / class
Maximum 22 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 元219,500
to: 元278,000
Address: 5 Xiliujie, Sanlitun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100027, China
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Number of students

650

Number of nationalities represented in the school

60

Most common nationality

We have some 60 nationalities at BSB Sanlitun making our school truly international. The most common nationalities are British, German, American. Australian, Hong Kong and Korean.

Max. number of students per class

Primary Year 1-6 - 22
Early Years Reception - 20
Early Years Nursery - 18
Early Years Pre-Nursery - 17
Early Years Tadpoles - 15

Average number of students per class

18

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, we have an English as an Additional Language (EAL) programme.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Chinese and German

Use of technology in the classroom

Yes

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Homework differs in Primary depending on the Year Group.

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

EAL assessment

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

SATs

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

We do consider children with special needs, and we have a few children currently at school with learning support, some with one-to-one aides.
Although we have a Learning Support Lead, we do not have therapists on staff. However, we do work closely with a centre for speech therapy, occupational therapy and physical therapy. Therapy sessions can be carried out outside school hours, or on school premises/in the classroom if this is best for the child.

School start time

8.30am

School finish time

3.30pm

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Children from Years 1 to 6 have After School Activities (ASAs) from 3.30 to 4.30pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The list of activities changes each term and includes a mixture of sport, music and creative activities.

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Sports activities included

We cover a broad PE curriculum during school time made up of the six areas of the English National Curriculum for Physical Education. Primary children experience a range of sports and activities from gymnastics and swimming to football and handball during two PE lessons a week.

Sports facilities at the school

Gym, basketball court, astro turf soccer pitch, climbing wall

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Other facilities at the school

We have 2 libraries, 3 playgrounds, a music room, drama studio, dance studios, art room, cookery room. maker space, and a soft play area for EY children.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Located in the heart of downtown Beijing in the leafy Embassy district, we are the only English national curriculum Early Years and Primary school in the area. Our school has a strong community feel and our student body is made up of over 60 different nationalities offering children a truly international educational experience.
We are part of the worldwide Nord Anglia Education family. Through our Global Campus students have opportunities for extended learning beyond the classroom through unique challenges and activities, connecting students around the world to learn together every day.

Teaching approach of the school

We believe happy children succeed. We think beyond traditional education to transform learning. Our students aged 1-11 years follow the English National Curriculum which is enhanced through collaborations with the world’s best – Juilliard and MIT, helping to prepare children for the demands of the 21st century.

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