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Guangzhou Nanfang International School

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CurriculumInternational, British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
International Baccalaureate Yes
Yearly fees (G7): 元159,900
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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
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: 元159,900
Address: No.1 Yu Cui Yuan North, Yinglong Road, Longdong, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, China
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Number of students

200

Number of nationalities represented in the school

40

Max. number of students per class

Nursery - KG2: 18
KG - G12: 25

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Chinese, Arabic

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

GNIS increases the amount of homework that it gives the children as they move through the school:
 GNIS expects Year 1 and 2 children to spend approximately one hour a week doing homework; this includes reading with a parent.
 GNIS expects children in years 3 and 4 to spend approximately 15–20 minutes per night on homework; this includes reading with a parent.
 GNIS expects children in years 5 and 6 to spend approximately 30 minutes per night on homework.
 Secondary students will have a variety of homework tasks to complete each night. General speaking, the time devoted to homework should range from 60 minutes and up for secondary. Student who fall behind on assignments are encouraged to discuss their situation with their classroom teacher.

Entry evaluation for students

Interview and placement assessment

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Parents are advised to start the application process in March for the new school year. GNIS recommends that applications be submitted by mid-March. However, GNIS will continue to accept applications and seats will be assigned to qualified students based on seat availability.

Students can join after academic year begins

GNIS has an open entry policy and can enroll students at any time during the school year if there are seats available.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, IGCSE

School bus service available

Yes

School start time

8:25

School finish time

15:15

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Chess, indoor games, bowling, drama, band, student newspaper, ball games, yoga, taekwondo.

School provided lunches

GNIS offers a full service cafeteria with Western and Asian cuisine.

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

The menu is designed to offer choice and a balanced diet including vegetarian, halal food dishes and fruit.

Sports facilities at the school

Gym, soccer field, basketball courts, playground

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Guangzhou Nanfang International School is a non-profit co-educational international school in Guangzhou, China, that offers quality education in English at Secondary, Primary and Early Childhood levels.

Teaching approach of the school

GNIS mission is to nurture and inspire its diverse learning community to be life long learners and to take their place as responsible global citizens.

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