Child-Friendly Pools in Shanghai

Swimming pools are always the best idea to spend time with your kids, especially during the hot Shanghainese summer. Shanghai offers many pools, but not all are really kids friendly. If you wonder which pool to take your kids this summer, this is a list of selected child friendly pools: (Follow the WeChat account or … Continued

Beach Holidays in China: Shenzhen

By Naz Lim   With the weather warming up, it’s time to get beach ready! Try Shenzhen in Guangdong province if you’re looking for a Sanya alternative. The beaches here are nicer than those near Shanghai, with white sand, blue waves, and warmer weather. Shenzhen, Guangdong Shenzhen (深圳) is in the province of Guangdong and … Continued

Awarding Excellence in Sport, Arts & Academics

One of the most well-established international schools in Shanghai, Wellington College, every year offers scholarship opportunities to students who excel in some aspect of their school life, that being academics, sports or arts. Below is all the information you need in order to learn more about the Wellington Scholars, the benefits and how to apply … Continued

Beach Holidays in China: Qidong

By Naz Lim   Craving the smell of the sea, the sound of waves, or the feeling of sand between your toes? Being an Australian, I need sand and sea to recharge every few months for my sanity, even though city living has perks. Everyone knows Sanya as the destination for beach holidays, but China … Continued

How a Rigorous IB Education Comes to Life at SCIS

How often have you heard the phrase “how rigorous” in relation to talking about school curriculums? We know this is often a topic of discussion in our community chats! Derek Luebbe, father of three who have come from 3 different IB schools, explores this topic and what you should think about when considering the rigor … Continued