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 1600 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.
Recently, eight Year 10 Pao School students were selected to participate in Shanghai’s 2023 Talent Programme, which gives exceptional students the chance to participate in science-related research under the guidance of mentors from China’s leading universities.
In March, the Primary School English department held a poetry reading for Year 3 students. Recently, the students took part in a House poetry writing competition, which allowed the students to embrace the beauty of poetry. The poetry reading allowed students to transition
Students at the Primary School recently took part in an English House Poetry Competition themed around the season of their House. The winners of the competition were selected in two areas,
During the 15 years since it was established, under the encouragement and support of the Founders, Pao School has always strived to embrace innovations in the field of education. Through this process, a group of dedicated and caring teachers emerged, who encourage the students to
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.
The Middle School campus is not far from Xijiao State Guest Hotel. With a lower residential density, the green environment provides an excellent, airy campus for our Middle School students.
The High School campus is situated in Thames Town, a residential area in Shanghai's historic Songjiang District modelled on an English village, complete with Tudor houses, London street names and red telephone boxes.