Mission Hills to Open New International School in Longhua New Area
The Mission Hills Groups announced the establishment of Mission Hills International School in Guanlan subdistrict in Longhua New Area. This will be the first international school located in Mission Hills Resort and will have 2,000 students and 62,000 square meter campus.
Student admission is open to Chinese nationals and foreign passport holders. The new school will be offering courses that will be carried out in Chinese and English and programs will range from kindergarten to pre university level. By September 2015, education will be provided to 300 preschoolers and from then will expand to offer primary school education by 2016. Middle school education will be offered by 2017. The school’s curriculum for its preschool program and primary education will be taken from Ontario, Canada and the Chinese national curriculum. Plans to operate and a Diploma and International Baccalaureate Middle Years programs are also being planned.
The new school will meet the rising demand for internationalized program coming from a number of professionals living and working in neighboring areas wherein leading global enterprises are housed such a Foxconn, Huawei, Changan PSA Automobiles and Fuji Xerox.