In anticipation of the Beijing International School Expo on January 16-17, we will be highlighting local and international schools around Beijing from the upcoming 2016-2017 beijingkids School Choice Guide, which comes out on January 4
Eduwings is a trilingual international kindergarten for German-speaking, English-speaking, and Chinese-speaking children. Following a German kindergarten curriculum, students are put in small groups with native speaking teachers for an enjoyable learning experience. Alumni have gone on to attend various international schools such as the German Embassy School, British School of Beijing, International School of Beijing, as well as Chinese primary schools. Eduwings Kindergarten has two campuses, one in Shunyi and one in Haidian District.
Founding date: September 2010
Age range: 1-6
Grades offered: Toddlers, pre-k, kindergarten/preschool
School type: International kindergarten with German curriculum
Total area: 4,000sqm (Shunyi); 600sqm (Haidian)
Curriculum description: Curriculum designed by Eduwings, based on the Berlin Education Plan and customized to the needs of multi-cultural students
Boarding Program: No
Number of students: 150 total (120 in Shunyi, 30 in Haidian)
Is the school accredited by the Ministry of Education? Yes
Foreign passport holders accepted? Yes
Local Chinese students accepted? Yes
Tuition fees (2016-2017 academic year):
• Application fee: RMB 4500
• Full day: RMB 90000 (full-day) (includes uniform, lunch, two snacks, and special afternoon activities)
• RMB 68000 half-day (includes uniform, lunch, and one snack)
• Bus fee: RMB 8000-12000
Lunch offered: Chinese and western food made on-site by the school chef.
Nationality of students: German, US, Korean, Denmark, Australia
Primary teaching languages: German, English, and Chinese
Average class size: 12-15
Average teacher/student ratio: 1:3/1:4 (ages 1-2.5), 1:5 (ages 2.5-6)
School hours: 8am-4.30pm
After-school activities: Art, dance, PE, rollerblading, cooking, library time, swimming (summer only), Orff music. Shunyi campus only: German drama. Haidian campus only: Softball.
Special needs programs offered? Full-time special needs teacher available
School facilities: Climbing room (Shunyi), indoor playground (Haidian), art and science room, PE room, music and dance room, nap room, outdoor playgrounds with monkey bars, swings, and sand box, school garden, and rabbit hutch.
School nurse or doctor available? Yes, full-time nurses available in both campuses
• Shunyi Campus: Bldg 52, Merlin Champagne Town, 6 Liyuan Jie, Tianzhu, Shunyi District (6450 8384, firstname.lastname@example.org)
• Haidian Campus: 6 Guangda Xiyuan, Wanliu Zhonglu, Haidian District (8257 0436, email@example.com)
Photo: Courtesy of Eduwings