YK Pao School is a pioneering international Chinese school. The school is a non-profit private institution founded in 2007, in memory of shipping magnate Sir Yue-Kong Pao. With over 1500 students from China and overseas, the school offers a unique Year 1-12 educational programme. Pao School's innovative Chinese-English immersion bilingual programme nurtures the whole person - the entire emotional, social, physical, and intellectual being – and prepares students to become engaged and responsible global citizens of the 21st century.
Science and technology education is integral to all three of Pao School’s campuses. This year the Primary School hosted the school's first STEAM fair, organized by ICT teacher Wilson Scott. After several months of hard work, the students presented their projects to parents, teachers and fellow students at the fair to compete for a series of prizes.
The Communist Party of China has led the Chinese people on a glorious path over the past century. The past 100 years have written a story that provides a great source of inspiration and strength. To celebrate the centenary of the party’s founding, over the past few weeks Pao School has held a variety of activities over its three campuses.
At Pao School, the feeling of community and unity is tangible across all campuses. One of the ways this closeness has been nurtured is through the Xueyuan system, which encompasses four different houses: Autumn, Spring, Summer and Winter. From Primary to the High School, students
Reborn, Pao School's first student-produced Chinese language literary publication, was launched around one year ago. The young scribes’ creative and insightful writing has helped build a loyal readership for the journal at Pao School.
When this school was set up by the founders in 2007, it was deliberately and consciously a pioneering school and remains that way. When we talk about "A School for tomorrow's China; An Education for tomorrow's World", we are really talking about a pathway into the future. We never finish our work on character development, we never completely master the art of leadership, we never fully comprehend what it means to be teaching the best way. It is an ongoing journey.
Primary School offers a unique rigorous curriculum, combining the CNC complemented by selected from other well referenced learning syllabuses and standards.
Middle School offers a unique rigorous curriculum, combining the CNC complemented by selected from other well referenced learning syllabuses and standards.
High School offers IGCSE and IBDP, complemented by core components of the CNC called the Chinese Four Courses.
The Primary School campus is located on West Wuding Road in Shanghai's Changning District, which forms an important part of the city's vibrant downtown. Lined with plane trees and historic architecture, West Wuding Road is one of Shanghai's most scenic throughfares. The campus' tranquil and picturesque setting creates an ideal environment for learning.