Shanghai
International, British curriculum
Ages 2 to 18

Wellington College International Shanghai

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CurriculumInternational, British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
International Baccalaureate Yes
Yearly fees (G7): 元291,000
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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 22 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: 元291,000

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Number of students

1100

Number of nationalities represented in the school

Over 40

Most common nationality

UK, US and Europe

Ratio of local students to international students

All international students

Max. number of students per class

Nursery: 16;
Reception: 18;
Year 1 to 4: 22;
Year 5 and above: 22

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes.
1 TA per class from nursery to year 5.

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

English, Chinese, French and Spanish

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

There is no application deadline as Wellington operates a rolling admissions system. However, as the College grows, there will be fewer places available and Wellington encourages early applications.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, IGCSE

School bus service available

Yes. 43 school bus lines cross Pudong and Puxi.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

The co-curricular programme is an integral part of school day. Pupils create a be-spoke timetable choosing from a wide range of activities including sport, performing arts and an academic selection. Pupils also have time for self-study during their CCA time. Further activities are available in the evenings and weekends through the Wellington Academy.

School start time

8:30

School finish time

Nursery to Year 2: 15:30;
Year 3-13: 15:45pm

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The co-curricular programme is an integral part of school day. Pupils create a be-spoke timetable choosing from a wide range of activities including sport, performing arts and an academic selection. Pupils also have time for self-study during their CCA time. Further activities are available in the evenings and weekends through the Wellington Academy.

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes. Western or Asian or Mediterranean and Vegan Set Menus.

Sports activities included

Rugby, netball, hockey, cricket, basketball, volleyball, swimming, water polo, triathlon, table tennis, tennis, fencing, gymnastics, cross country and athletics.

Sports facilities at the school

Tennis and basketball courts, squash courts, football, rugby and cricket pitches, air purified sports dome, a 25m competition swimming pool and a training pool for younger children.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Opened in August 2014 and located in the New Bund area, Wellington College International Shanghai is a fully co-educational day and boarding school with over 1,100 pupils, aged 2 to 18 years old. Consistent with the ethos of its prestigious partner in the UK, the College seeks to develop the ‘Wellington Identity’ in every child. Wellingtonians are encouraged to be Inspired, Intellectual, Independent, Individual and Inclusive. Boasting a state-of-the-art campus, Wellington has built a vibrant community where all pupils strive to reach academic excellence and engage in a comprehensive range of opportunities in music, performing arts and sports.

Teaching approach of the school

Nursery to Year 9: English National Curriculum and International Primary Curriculum
Years 10 and 11: IGCSE
Years 12 and 13: IB Diploma Programme