On 14 July 2023, Harrow Hong Kong Children School Shenzhen Qianhai, the latest addition to the AISL Education Group, was granted its school license by the Shenzhen Municipal Government, Qianhai Administration Bureau. This momentous milestone for the school and the community further strengthens the presence of the Harrow-branded education in the Greater Bay Area.
Building an Education and Talent Highland
The launch of the new school signifies the contribution of AISL Education Group to the realisation of the development plan of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, which aims to build an education and talent highland.
Dr. Rosanna Wong, Chairman of AISL Education Group, remarked, “AISL has been actively building flagships of high-quality education in the Greater Bay Area for many years through its vision of ‘Educational Excellence for Life and Leadership’. Beyond introducing competitive international educational programmes, the newly established Harrow Hong Kong Children School Shenzhen Qianhai breaks with tradition by offering dual pathways towards top universities globally, demonstrating the Group’s determination to nurture outstanding future generations of Bay Area families.”
Offering DSE/IB Parallel Pathways, Nurturing Bi-Literate and Trilingual Students for a STEAM-Driven Future
By capturing the essence of a Hong Kong education and harnessing the power of technology, the new school is committed to nurturing well-rounded and high-achieving students within an environment synonymous with the rich 450-year heritage of Harrow. The school is open to children aged 2-18 who are residents of China, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan, as well as foreign nationals; the school offers a flexible, ambitious and diverse K-12 education for students in the Greater Bay Area.
The bespoke school campus covers over 25,000 square meters, including a kindergarten, primary school, and junior and senior high school sections, with boarding facilities included. With a top-notch learning environment and a team of experienced educators specialising in Hong Kong studies, new students will follow the Hong Kong curriculum from kindergarten to 9th grade. Within the 10th-12th grades, students can choose between either the DSE or IB academic pathways, as they prepare to apply to the world’s most competitive universities.
In terms of education, Harrow Hong Kong Children School Shenzhen Qianhai has a distinctive Greater Bay Area essence, nurturing talented students who will excel in STEAM, and will be bi-literate and trilingual (Cantonese, Mandarin, and English). There will be a particular emphasis on music education with a commitment to building a centre of excellence for talented musicians across the Greater Bay Area.
Under the leadership of Founding School Head John Tan, who comes with a wealth of experience in managing highly-regarded schools in Hong Kong, the school brings together a team of management and academic professionals in adherence to the Harrow recruitment standard. With the majority joining from Hong Kong, our educational experts boast solid and diverse teaching experience across Hong Kong and mainland China. Founded upon Harrow’s 450 years of heritage, the school will instil the four core values of Courage, Honour, Humility, and Fellowship in our students through personalised learning and rich extracurricular programmes while harnessing the vast educational resources of the Greater Bay Area. Students will be leading their way to world-class universities in Hong Kong, mainland China, and overseas.
Opening in September 2023
The school is now preparing for its operational opening in September. Since the announcement of its establishment, it has attracted widespread attention and received a large number of applications from parents across the Greater Bay Area. The Harrow Hong Kong Children School Shenzhen Qianhai will undoubtedly become a new beacon of excellence in the education landscape of the Greater Bay Area, providing a new choice for families in the region. Visit https://www.aislharrow.com/harrow-hk-children-school/ to learn more.