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CityShanghai
CurriculumsIB and British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 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 15 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 元125,000
to: 元200,000
Address: 102 Kefa Road, Suzhou Science and Technology Town (SSTT), Suzhou Jiangsu Province, China
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

140

Number of nationalities represented in the school

22

Most common nationality

No nationality makes up more the 20% of the population

Ratio of local students to international students

Only for foreign passport holders and residents of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

15

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

Chinese,Japanese,Korean

Use of technology in the classroom

Students use technology with the guidance of teachers

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, absolutely, During lockdown we were initially Zoom-based, but had to move to Zhumu after some technical issues with Zoom. It was a steep learning curve for all, but we are proud of the success we had, and the quality of our online provision.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

We assign homework, but we don't work on the basis of a fixed amount of time.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

No

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Oral interview and some form of written assessment, followed by formal languge benchmarking on entry

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Admissions open all year

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

At MYP, the Personal Project in Year 11 is externally moderated by the IB, in addition to which Cambridge IGCSE exams are an option for our Year 11 students, in Math, Sciences and English (First and Second Language). Our DP students take the final DP examinations at the end of Year 13.

Results in these examinations

We have yet to have a full cohort through for the Cambridge IGCSE exams, though our one student who took them last year scored two A grades and two B grades.
For the DP: 2019/20 33.0 points.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Yes

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

We welcome all faiths

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

We have a member of staff who has the title of Learning Support / Inclusion Teacher, and he works with a small number of students, across all three IB programmes, but mainly in PYP. We also bring in external assistance and support, with the agreement of parents, who pay extra for this.

Learning support offered

The designated teacher offers one to one or small group support, and undertakes initial diagnostic testing to help identify the need – or otherwise – for further external intervention. This external help has taken the form of staff from ELG coming in to work with individual students; this varies according to the needs, and may be an Ed. Psych, a Behavioural Therapist, or Occupational Therapist. Our teacher advises homeroom or subject teachers on classroom strategies suited to the particular needs of each child. She also maintains close contact with parents on these matters.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

These students have access to all the extension opportunities that others do. We currently have no specific arrangements or policy in place related to this.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes, but this is not a permanent EH staff member. See above.

School start time

8:00 am

School finish time

4:20 pm

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

This semester we offered 39 different after school activities

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Sports activities included

Football,hockey,basketball,swimming,

Sports facilities at the school

Outdoor playground, all weather football field, athletic track, gym, swimming pool

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Other facilities at the school

Library, theatre, science labs

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

EtonHouse International School - Suzhou is a small school with a big heart. With class sizes of between 10-20 students, only one class per age group and a student to teacher ratio of 6:1, at EtonHouse your child will be much more than a number. Every student can make a difference, no matter how gifted or otherwise.

Teaching approach of the school

We are an IB Continuum World School

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