The King’s School, Canterbury has released plans for a new international school in China.
The new school – The King’s School Shenzhen International – is located in Nanshan district and offers pupils aged two to 18 a combined Chinese-British curriculum.
The kindergarten is due to open in late 2019 along with accommodation for teachers. The remaining second phase of the school will be completed in 2020.
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John Astbury, head of kindergarten at King’s School Shenzhen International: “These stimulating environments will play a key role in helping us realise our ambition of creating a highly successful school in which the children have the chance to grow and explore, giving them a can-do attitude and the opportunity to truly feel part of a special and child-centred school community.”
The new campus is designed to reflect the architecture and traditions of its sister school in Canterbury Cathedral and incorporates a number of landscaped courtyards.
The pre-prep school will include large classrooms, breakout areas, maker spaces and a large library.
The senior school will include several unique learning spaces including a flight simulator, robotics laboratory, black box theatre and meditation rooms.