Harrow International School Beijing

Harrow International School Beijing is a vibrant community affiliated to the renowned Harrow School in London and Harrow International Schools in Bangkok and Hong Kong. It offers a British-based international education to students aged from Early Years to eighteen. Harrow International School prides itself on its high academic standards that are maintained within a close-knit school environment and are nurtured through rich extra-curricular activity programs and high quality pastoral care. Each student is assigned a personal tutor who looks after their overall welfare and serves as a liaison between the School and home. High academic standards and leadership skills are promoted school-wide with a range of enrichment activities that help students to develop teamwork and creative thinking skills, as well as independence and responsibility. Students graduating from Harrow Beijing have earned places at a range of universities around the world, including Princeton, Dartmouth, Oxford and Cambridge. Harrow Beijing prepares its students to take their positions in ‘leadership for a better world.’
Founding Date August 2005
Accrediations & Affiliations Affiliated to Harrow School in London, Harrow International Schools in Bangkok and Hong Kong; accredited by all British Examinations Boards including Edexcel CIE, AQA, NCCT and OCR. Also a member of FOBISIA, ACAMIS and ISAC. Fully accredited by the Council of International Schools and NEASC.
Type Co-educational day school
Age of Students 9 weeks to 19 years of age
Number of Students 700
Nationality of Students 33 different nationalities represented
Education/ Curriculum English National Curriculum
Primary Teaching Language English
Languages Taught English, Mandarin, French, Spanish
Teachers 104 teachers; all fully qualified licensed teachers with degree and post-degree qualifications.
Teaching Assistants Yes, in the Lower School each class has a teaching assistant; with at least 2 for each Early Years class.
Class Size Pre School to Year 6 maximum class size 16, Year 7 to 13 maximum class size 22
Teacher-Student Ratio 1:7
School Hours 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, with Learning in Action activities from 3:00 to 4:15 pm.
After-school Activities Learning in Action (LiA) activities include additional modern foreign language classes, sporting activities, various academic and art groups, performing arts and music, sports clubs, cookery club, chess, Scrabble and many others.
School Facilities The School has a new campus at Hegezhuang. The state-of the art facilities include geothermal heating and cooling across the campus, a school-wide integrated air cleaning system, a multi-function sports hall, climbing wall and fitness gyms, 2 swimming pools, 3 sports fields, a multi-function theatre space, 2 black box theatre studios, 13 fully-equipped science laboratories and 6 large music rooms with many smaller practice rooms.
School Nurse or Healthcare Two clinics are staffed with fully qualified nurses; a rolling programme of first aid training for teachers and students is in place.
School Bus Yes, school buses are available to transport students to and from School to most areas in Beijing.
School Lunch Yes, including catering for special dietary requirements.
Admission & Fees Application fee: 3500 RMB (non-refundable)
Tuition fees for 2014-2015 Academic Year:
Pre-School (half day): 77,400 RMB

Pre-School (full day): 141,300 RMB

Nursery: 141,300 RMB; Reception: 161,500 RMB
Year 1: 191,800 RMB; Year 2: 201,900 RMB
Years 3-5: 203,900 RMB; Years 6-8: 222,200 RMB
Years 9 -11: 236,200 RMB; Years 12-13: 249,600 RMB
Contacts Harrow International School Beijing
No.287, Hegezhuang, Cuigezhuang County, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100102, China
Tel: (+86 10) 6444 8900 Fax: (+86 10) 6445 3870
Email: enquiries@harrowbeijing.cn
Website: www.harrowbeijing.cn
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