For the coming weeks, we will be highlighting local and international schools around Beijing from our upcoming 2014-2015 School Choice Guide, which comes out in early February 2014. Scroll down for more information on how to participate in our annual school choice fair in March 2014.
Windsor Bilingual Kindergartens hold true to one very simple philosophy: children come first. The school’s expertly-trained teachers deliver a unique, tailor-made curriculum that combines the strongest elements and values of educational theory from the UK with a traditional Chinese education. Windsor treats all children as individuals and caters specifically to their emotional, cognitive, and physical growth – recognizing that these factors are interrelated and essential to creating a whole child. Married with Windsor’s multicultural environment, this allows the schools to nurture learners who are self-motivated and ready for the multinational world in which they will play active roles. Windsor’s state-of the art facilities are purpose-built with fun and safety in mind, catering to all from the most rambunctious of individuals to the most serene.
Founding date: 2009
School type: Local private kindergarten
Tuition fees (2013-2014 Academic Year): RMB 72,000 (Bilingual class), RMB 100,000 (International class)
Uniforms: RMB 450
Application fee: RMB 500
Lunch fee: RMB 600/year. Lunch consists of Western and Chinese dishes, plus snacks and fruit. Nutrition is monitored by the school nurse in accordance with Chinese guidelines.
Transportation fee: RMB 600-900/Month
Age range: 18 months to 6 years
Number of students: 150
Nationality of students: China, US, and Kerea
Foreign passport holders accepted? Yes
Local Chinese students accepted? Yes
Primary teaching languages: English and Chinese
Languages taught: English and Chinese
Class size: 16 min, 25 max
Teacher/student ratio: 1:4-1:8 (depending on age)
School hours: 8.30am-4.30pm
After school activities: Chess, cooking, creative art, dance, taekwondo, and roller skating
School facilities: Cooking rooms, libraries, indoor gym with climbing facilities, playgrounds and gardens
School nurse: Yes
Contact: 1) Legend Garden Campus: 89 Capital Airport Road, Shunyi District (64560020, firstname.lastname@example.org)
2)Vancouver Forest Campus: Litang Lu, Beiqijia Town, Changping District (6975 6579, Didi. email@example.com) www.windsorkindergarten.cn 昌平区北七家镇立汤 路温哥华森林别墅
Word from a parent:
My son Hailong spent really good time in Windsor. My son loves doing the hand making art work which we believe he carried this habit from Windsor. The teachers in Windsor are great and they give the child the opportunity to show their talent. The Windsor education makes child confidence and they love going to the school. We really think it is a very important value of Windsor. My son has the good memory in Windsor and we really miss the time when he was study and play there.
Kathy Liu (China) Hailong (7) graduated from Windsor last year
For more information on the 2014-2015 School Choice Guide e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and click here to view the 2013-2014 School Choice Guide on ISSUU. For more information on our upcoming School Choice Fair on March 1-2, 2014, please e-mail email@example.com.
Photo courtesy of Windsor Bilingual Kindergarten