Upcoming Shanghai Open Houses for the 2020-21 School Year

By Urban Family, 2020-01-16 17:16:16

Still deciding on education options for the 2020-21 school year in Shanghai? Here are a few upcoming open houses for international schools and bilingual schools around town.

International School Open Days

Harrow International School Shanghai

Harrow Open Day
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Harrow International School ShanghaiFounded in 2016 as part of the Harrow Family of Schools, Harrow Shanghai is connected to 450 years of global excellence via the unique Harrow genetics, which bind their schools together. A Harrow Shanghai education is based on the same ethos and identity that has characterized a Harrow education in the UK for centuries, and here you will find a school where the best of Western and Eastern traditions, history and heritage are seamlessly fused.

Harrow International School Shanghai is also committed to encouraging students to develop a better understanding of, and a greater interest in, Chinese culture - both inside and outside of the classroom. With Spring Festival fast approaching, they are delighted to hold their annual Harrow Shanghai Chinese New Year Fair on Friday, January 17, 2020. It is a day when the community gathers together to enjoy the ultimate one-stop Chunjie experience. Guests will experience a range of traditional customs, including martial arts, sugar painting, paper-cutting, play dough, calligraphy, Chinese knot making and so much more. 

Harrow warmly welcomes all parents in Shanghai to be a part of their exciting Chinese New Year Fair. Aside from this wonderful experience, you will also have the opportunity to tour their state-of-the-art campus. During the tour, students and faculty will be available to answer any questions.

Date: Friday, January 17
Time: 9.30-11.30am
Location: 588 Gaoxi Lu, by Lansong Lu (address for taxi: 高西路588号, 近兰嵩路)
Phone: 6881 8282 ext. 210/212
How to sign up: Registration required. Scan the WeChat Mini Program code below to sign up

Harrow International School Shanghai

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Britannica International School, Shanghai

Britannica Open Day
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BritannicaBritannica International School, Shanghai’s first open sessions of 2020 for students aged 2-11 who are entering Early Years and Primary will take place after Chinese New Year, on February 14, March 13 and March 27. All parents are welcome to bring their children along to these sessions, and they will be offered an opportunity to receive an on-site assessment. This will allow you to secure a place ASAP at Britannica and avoid the waiting list.

During the open sessions, parents can explore Britannica’s centrally located, purpose-built campus and experience the school’s top-quality British education. Families will also have the opportunity to meet Principal Goodwin, an experienced educational leader with a passion for China, and discover more about the school’s British curriculum.

Dates: Friday, February 14, March 13 and March 27
Time: 8.45-11am
Location: 1988 Gubei Lu, by Wuzhong Lu (address for taxi: 古北路1988号, 近吴中路)
How to sign up: Registration required. Scan the QR code below to sign up

Britannica Open Day

See listing for Britannica International School, Shanghai. Visit official website.

Shanghai Singapore International School

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Shanghai Singapore International SchoolAt Shanghai Singapore International School (SSIS), their Pre K - 12 Programmes empower students to reach their potential, and SSIS supports them in discovering their passions. SSIS get students involved through interdisciplinary learning and after-school activities, and welcome them into an inclusive environment.

Meet with the Principal
Are you considering SSIS as the school of choice for your child? Are you interested in getting first-hand information from the Principal? Then join their ‘Meet with the Principal’ session! Billie Leong, School Principal, will share school programmes and initiatives. Principal Leong will also lead a campus tour so that you can explore their learning spaces and facilities, and also see students learning in action. 

Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 
Time: 9.30-11.30am
Location: 301 Zhujian Lu, by Lianyou Lu (address for taxi: 朱建路301号, 近联友路)
How to sign up: Registration required. Scan the QR code below to sign up

SSIS Meet the Principal

Senior School Open House
SSIS is inviting parents to find out more about their Senior School Programme. During the Senior School Open House, you’ll be able to learn more about their programmes and admissions process; explore activities and events that enrich your child’s learning; meet their core leadership team, teachers and students; and tour campus facilities and learning spaces.

Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 
Time: 9-11am
Location: Level 3 Conference Room, 301 Zhujian Lu, by Lianyou Lu (address for taxi: 朱建路301号, 近联友路)
How to sign up: Registration required. Scan the QR code below to sign up

SSIS Open House

See listing for Shanghai Singapore International School. Visit official website.

Hong Qiao International School

Hong Qiao International School
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Hong Qiao International School ShanghaiHong Qiao International School (HQIS) opened its doors in 1997 with just two classes serving 18 preschool students. Since then, their student population has steadily increased. In 2012, HQIS became an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School authorized to teach the Primary Years Program (PYP). The IB-PYP program begins in preschool and goes through to Grade 5. At Middle and High School, they offer a strong program based on the American curriculum, with AP as the capstone. They are currently offering AP physics, AP chemistry, AP biology and AP math and will add more AP courses in the future. As one of the leading international schools in Shanghai, they are committed to offering a student- centered holistic education that prepares students for higher education and life beyond the walls of the classroom.

HQIS Open Day is the opportunity for all parents to learn more about the school. During these sessions, parents can take a guided tour of the campus led by teachers, coordinators and staff. They’ll be able to observe the activities and daily routines of the students, visit classrooms, review course materials and ask questions.

Dates: Ongoing
Times: Mon-Fri, 9am-3pm
Location: 218 Yili Nan Lu, by Lanbaoshi Lu (address for taxi: 伊犁南路218, 近蓝宝石路)
Phone: 6268 3121 / 6268 9773
How to sign up: Registration required. Scan the QR code below to sign up

HQIS Open Day Registration

See listing for Hong Qiao International School. Visit official website.

READ MORE: The Ultimate Guide to International Schools in Shanghai 2020

Bilingual School Open Days

Shanghai Liaoyuan Bilingual School

Shanghai Liaoyuan Bilingual School
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Shanghai Liaoyuan International SchoolShanghai Liaoyuan Bilingual School is affiliated with the Yushen Education Group. Its predecessor was Shanghai Liaoyuan Experimental School, which was founded in 1992. In 2016, the school changed its name to Shanghai Liaoyuan Bilingual School and began offering the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP) and Middle Years Programme (IB MYP). Liaoyuan is one of the few schools in Shanghai that has successfully integrated the Chinese National Curricula and IB PYP Framework, in addition to its course delivery as a bilingual model. The school recognizes IB’s mission statement and engages in cultivating students with a international vision. Liaoyuan also has a full-time Senior High School (Shanghai Liaoyuan Private Bilingual High School) that offers Canadian and American High School courses and recruits both local and international students.

The International Curriculum Division of Liaoyuan Bilingual High School will hold its open day and spring placement exam on January 18 and February 8, 2020. Families are welcome to attend either session.

Dates: Saturday, January 18 and February 8
Time: 1pm (please arrive beforehand to sign in)
Location: LYBS Admission Office (South Gate), 50 Pingyang Lu, by Hongmei Lu (address for taxi: 闵行区平阳路150号, 近虹梅路)
Phone: 6480 6128
How to sign up: Registration required. Scan the QR code below or call the number listed above to sign up. An admissions representative will call within 2 business days to confirm your appointment

Shanghai Liaoyuan Bilingual School

See listing for Shanghai Liaoyuan Bilingual School. Visit official website.

READ MORE: The Ultimate Guide to Bilingual Schools in Shanghai 2020

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