It is our pleasure to invite you to join our Webinar, taking place on Thursday 26th March at 10am. In this next interactive session, our Founding Head of School, Mr David Edwards, will guide you through detail on the IB curriculum continuum and how this will provide wonderful learning opportunities at ISA Science City. This Webinar will be a great opportunity for you to explore the IB teaching and learning at our school, as well as having your questions answered by our Head of School online.
David于2019年10月正式担任广州科学城爱莎外籍人员子女学校校长，此前，他是澳洲Wesley卫斯理学院最大和历史最悠久校区 – 圣基尔达路校区的校长，管理超过1600名学生及近600名员工。卫斯理学院是澳大利亚顶级的男女同校的IB世界学校，拥有153年的悠久历史。
David commenced as Head of School of ISA Science City International School in October 2019. He has served as Head of St. Kilda Road Campus, the largest and oldest campus of Wesley College in Australia, managing more than 1600 students and nearly 600 employees. Wesley College is Australia’s top coeducational IB World School with a 153-year history.
David previously served as the Founding Principal then CEO of GEMS World Academy (Singapore), voted the leading international school in Singapore in 2017. GEMS Education is the world’s largest kindergarten to 12th grade school operator with more than 90 schools in 14 countries.
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Embrace ISA Science City International School in September 2020
ISA Science City International School will open in September 2020. The first purpose built international school in Guangzhou for many years, ISA Science City will provide outstanding learning opportunities for 1800 students aged 2 to 18 years old. With a significant commitment to excellence, this exciting new Day and Boarding School will deliver a n exemplary international education through the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) programmes.
High Standard of Teacher Recruitment and Teacher Training
The difference between good and outstanding schools is most strikingly obvious in the quality and commitment of the staff. Utilising a range of specialist headhunting and recruitment partners, ISA Science City is committed to recruiting qualified teachers who love kids and take education as their lifelong career. With a mix of industry experts from across China, Asia and internationally, teachers of ISA Science City are passionate about their subject area and strive for providing students with outstanding and various learning opportunities, ensuring our vision for excellence is brought to life in teaching, co-curricular, community service and boarding programs of the highest quality.
International Curriculum Strengthened by the Best Practices from Around the World
Inspired by the philosophy of world-renowned Reggio Emilia early childhood teaching, and strengthened by the IB Primary Years Programme standards and practices, the Science City Early Childhood Learning Centre will provide both structured and unstructured learning elements to best suit learning at these special grade levels. Our focus on inquiry and self-guided learning is supported by highly qualified and experienced educators, who partner with parents in the educational development of each child.
In the Primary School, crucial to student learning and development is the utilization of the IB Primary Years Programme, a framework for our education which meets the highest of international education standards. As an inquiry-based programme, the Primary School will ensure that individual subject areas are strong and challenging, whilst binding each course together. By helping students make connections between each subject area, our programme is well-placed to help students apply their knowledge, skills and conceptual understanding in real-world situations.
ISA Science City aims to provide the final two core programs of the International Baccalaureate. For Grades 6-10, all student will undertake a rigorous programme of study across the eight subject areas mandated within the IB Middle Years Programme. In Grades 11 and 12, our students will undertake the most globally recognized programme of study, as we aim to provide the IB Diploma Programme, which is recognized internationally for its’ rigor, the breath of course requirements, as well as the standard of thinking and learning that is required by each successful student. It is in part because of this, that universities and colleges around the world value students who have completed the IB Diploma, often fast-tracking their entry.
Leading Language Programmes
We offer 5 language learning pathways for students aged 2 to 18. All students from Early Childhood to Secondary School learn English and Chinese in a pathway and level that best suits their ability. The ISA Science City mother-tongue programme provides after-school language classes to support the maintenance of languages other than English and Chinese.
A Balanced and Rich Curriculum
We anticipate commencing with up to 40 different co-curricular activities at ISA Science City in our first school year. Our co-curricular programme extends the core teaching and learning provided by our school. As such, our co-curricular programme has four key pillars including academic extension, language and culture, the arts and STEM. For us, co-curricular activities provide a wonderful opportunity for students to explore a range of areas of interest, beyond the classroom. In addition, we will establish our own school teams for sports and arts, such as choir, football team, debate team and STEM team. The school will also organize students to participate in interscholastic and professional competitions.
A Purposed Built Green School
ISA International School Science City has been designed by leading architect CPG. Within the concept and design, there is a strong emphasis on the facilities supporting teaching, learning and well-being. The school-facilities will be outstanding, setting a new benchmark for international schools in China and most certainly within the Greater Bay Area. Students will utilize spaces which support academic rigor, research, collaboration, creativity, performance and innovation.
With a construction area of 78,000 square metres, ISA Science City will be built to achieve the US LEED certification, an internationally recognized measurement for evaluating sustainable practice in design and construction. Additionally, the facility will meet the China National Green Building Certification, and will have a leading FM (Facility Management) company to manage the school’s canteen, sanitation and security.
A World Leading Contemporary Boarding School
This purpose-built residential facility for students from Grades 6 to 12will provide a safe, supportive and productive environment for 500 boarding students. The Science City Boarding House provides families near and far with two residential options including full-time boarders and weekly boarders.
Available Online for Admissions
Please don’t hesitate to contact our team for further information.
电话热线 Phone Number：+ 86 (0)20 3788 3996
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