Where is WIS located? Do you offer school bus transportation service
WIS is located at No. 5 Yaojiang Road, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou. Due to limited demand, there is no school bus service at this time.
Does WIS provide boarding accommodations?
No. We are a day school which allows students to spend more time with parents. We believe the establishment of a close parent-child relationship is crucial during the early years of childhood.
What are the specialties of the school?
• The IB program helps students to foster a sense of global citizenship through understanding local and global issues, engaging in community practice, working with others, understanding and respecting different cultures and ultimately developing future-ready skills that can be applied to social life and careers.
• WIS’s faculty is comprised of highly experienced educators with great passion for teaching. All our teachers are fully certified in their fields, and many have advanced degrees.
• Interdisciplinary courses in math and sciences, such as STEAM, develop future-ready learners with excellent thinking and hands-on problem-solving skills.
• We offer over 50 after-school activities tailored for students’ interests, such as debating, drama, sports, fencing, rowing, academic competition training, programming, Japanese, French, Yue opera and model UN.
• Students develop language and thinking skills in both English and Chinese. As an English-immersive learning environment, 50% of communication in primary-year program and 80% in middle-year program is directed in English.
• Both English as an additional language (EAL) and Chinese as an additional language (CAL) are offered to students. They are fully supported in their efforts to reach a high level of language proficiency, preparing them for their future studies and life experiences.
How does WIS help with high school placement?
The school’s high school placement team offers students individualized placement plans based on their strengths, intentions and academic performances. Students usually apply for high school programs in domestic and international schools, Wahaha sister schools, and overseas schools.