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CurriculumIB
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 12 to 18
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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 14 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 元155,000
to: 元178,000
Address: 14 Guang Sheng Road, Nansha District, Guangzhou City, China
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

260

Number of nationalities represented in the school

22

Most common nationality

Chinese

Ratio of local students to international students

80 percent local students; 20 percent international students

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

14

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, Chinese

Use of technology in the classroom

Projectors, teaching aids that are on the web (such as kahoo, zoom, Microsoft Teams), audio-visual equipment, etc.

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. All our teachers and students use TEAMS and Zoom.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

2 hours per subject every week

Uniform required

No

Waiting list

Yes (for some year levels)

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Manadatory interview, and written tests for English and Mathematics

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Rolling admision. Students can apply at any time. If there is space available, they may join when they can.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma examination

Results in these examinations

Our student results are above the world average for IBDP.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

No

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

No but we do have counselors who look after student should need be.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

AIC runs enrichment classes of 40 minutes three times a week during which we support students who are exceptional in certain areas or are struggling with something. Activities such as SAT and IELTS prep, Robotics competitions, math competitions, enrichment in math and science for lower levels, etc. are some examples.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

8:00 am

School finish time

4:30 pm

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

We run over 40 different activites throughout the year including sporting teams (basketball, soccer, tennis, volleyball, badminton), frisbee, musical bands, drama performances, baking and cooking clubs, jazz dancing, art, painting, etc.

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical Education Program covers all major sports, such as basketball, soccer, volleyball, tennis, badminton, floor hockey, etc.

Sports facilities at the school

Soccer field, tennis courts, volleyball courts, basketball courts, indoor gymnasium, workout gym

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes (soccer, basketball, volleyball, tennis, badminto and table-tennis)

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Student-centered, modern facilities, service-oriented, chinese culture and internal mindedness, student teacher ratio of 8:1 and small class sizes.

Teaching approach of the school

All teacher are trained in Education Neuro Linguistic Programming (ENLP). Teachers focus on student learning styles, personalities and provide their students with approaches that include collaborative learning, inquiry based learning, direct learning (lecturing), flipped classrooms, etc.

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