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CurriculumsIB, German, and French
Languages of instructionEnglish, French, and German
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English, French, and German
Native English, French, and German teachers
Extra languages (other than English, French, and German)
Class sizes Average 18 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: 元110,000
to: 元247,000
This school has more than one campus in Shenzhen:
Secondary School Bayside Campus: Ages 11 to 18

Address: A-101, Coastal Rose Phase 2, Wanghai Road, Shekou, Nanshan, Shenzhen, Guangdong PRC, 518067 Shekou, Shenzhen, Guangdong 518067, China

Primary School Jingshan Campus: Ages 2 to 11

Address: Jingshan Villas, Nanhai Blvd, Shekou, Nanshan, Shenzhen, Guangdong 518067 Shekou, Shenzhen, Guangdong 518067, China

SIS also offers French and German programs.
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Number of students

900

Number of nationalities represented in the school

40

Most common nationality

American

Ratio of local students to international students

Only international students

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

18

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English, French, and German speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English, French, and German

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, German, Chinese

Use of technology in the classroom

We are an Apple Distinguished School. KG through Grade 5 use individually allocated Ipads.
Grades 6-12 are given Macbook Airs

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. We are offering school lessons through online video Zoom conferencing and Office 365 Teams

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes.

Approximate hours of homework given

It depends on the grade level.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes.

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Decisions are based on a careful examination of each student’s ability to achieve success in an atmosphere of high expectations and within the context of an English language-learning environment. In making this assessment, SIS will evaluate each candidate’s English language proficiency and in some cases math skills, demonstrated academic achievement and developmental and social/behavioral history. This will include an interview.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

SIS uses a rolling admission process. Parents may submit an application in mid-February for the following school year beginning in August. In early March SIS will begin its re-registration process for currently enrolled students. Once SIS completes this process, it will have an idea of space availability for the following academic school year. Applications for the following school year will be processed from March through May.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100% of SIS graduates matriculate to university.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Results in these examinations

We have the results as below: for the highest score , 4/ 20 reach by the Lang & Literature, 13/20 reach by the Lang Acquistion, 10/20 reach by individ & Societies, 13/20 reach by Sciences, 13/20 reach by Mathematics.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

SIS recognizes and celebrates the diversity of the learning strengths and challenges of each of its students. In support of the mission, purpose, and philosophy of the school, as existing space and resources allow, students with additional learning needs will be admitted in accordance with the school's admissions policy. The school accommodates students with additional learning needs within the parameters of its existing resources and program options. Decisions regarding admission and continuation of services for a student will be made on a case-by-case basis within these guiding parameters.

Learning support offered

Each campus has a full-time learning support specialist. The services provided by the learning support specialist include individual and small-group interventions, teacher collaboration and professional development, and parent education.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We have Learning Support teachers to support.

Student access to education psychologist

Student are provided access to an educational psychologist.

School start time

We starts school at 8:00 am.

School finish time

We finish school at 3:00p.m..

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Pottery, card games, math club, digital photography, football, choir, martial arts, chess, student council, basketball, drama, swimming, soccer, arts and crafts, taekwando, Model United Nations

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes. we have difference types of food for the student to choose, they can choose by Vegetarian, Korean food, Chinese food, Weston food and Premium food.

Sports activities included

Swimming, Gymnastics, Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton, Touch, Track field, Cross country

Sports facilities at the school

Indoor gymnasium, swimming pool, sports field, playgrounds

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Shekou International School is a private, co-educational, not-for-profit IB school located in Shenzhen, China. It serves students in Nursery School through 12th grade (ages 2-18).

Teaching approach of the school

Student-centred approaches are at the heart of how SIS teachers work with each student - from early childhood to graduation. SIS' strong academic achievements are built through hands-on learning and deep understanding. The curriculum is developed from the best and most relevant national standards with a commitment to the renown international baccalaureate so that students can seamlessly transition to and from schools around the world.

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