RDFZ King's College School Hangzhou
About RDFZ King's College School Hangzhou
The campus consists of:
- A pre-school for pupils aged 3 to 6 years catering for Chinese and expatriate children, offering a bilingual programme based on international and Chinese curricula.
- A Chinese elementary and junior high school for Chinese students in Grades 1 to 9 who study the mandatory Chinese curriculum delivered in both Chinese and English, with a modern pedagogical approach and additional English language instruction.
- An international section for expatriate students from Grade 1, offering a British style curriculum leading to IGCSEs with additional Chinese language instruction.
- An international college for both Chinese and expatriate students, providing IGCSE and A Level courses with potential for the IB Diploma Programme to be implemented in the future.
The brand new campus provides first-class, modern school buildings and state-of-the-art facilities including a large multi-purpose sports hall, a 50 metre indoor swimming pool, fitness centre, playing fields, 400m running track, performing arts auditorium with a capacity for 800 people and boarding facilities. The campus sits on the side of a lake which potentially can be used in the future for water based activities.
This is a partnership project between Dipont Education Management Group (one of the leading education providers in China), King's College School, Wimbledon, and The High School Affiliated to Renmin University (RDFZ).
Dipont Education is a highly successful international education management company at the forefront in developing international programmes in China. Over 7,000 students currently study A Level, IBDP or AP programmes in 28 partner schools. Please see http://www.dipont.com for more information. The Hangzhou project is one of two new school projects opened in 2018 with other schools currently under development.
King's College School, Wimbledon is an independent day school for boys aged 7-18 and girls aged 16-18 in Wimbledon, SW London. Founded in 1829 by Royal Charter, it's a school of over 1300 pupils and is one of the most academically successful schools in the world. Please see http://www.kcs.org.uk for more information.
The High School Affiliated to Renmin University (RDFZ) is widely regarded as the top high school in mainland China and is a member of the G20 group of schools. With a main campus in Beijing, the school has recently established a network of branch schools both in and outside the Beijing municipality. Chinese website: http://www.rdfz.cn.
All partners involved in the project are represented on the Board of Governors.