No.193

Hangzhou Shanghai World Foreign Language Primary School began enrollment
ReleaseDate: 2013-05-17

On April 11, JuneYao Group signed school running cooperation agreement with Hangzhou Gongshu District People’s Government, signaling that the premium education brand “Shanghai World Foreign Language Primary School”, a subordinate of JuneYao Group, formally landed in Hangzhou; the new school is named “Hangzhou Shanghai World Foreign Language Primary School”. The school is scheduled to open this autumn, and will enroll 100 Grade 1 students from Zhejiang Province, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and overseas countries. Chairman of JuneYao Group Wang Junjin and Zhu Jianming, District Head of Gongshu District, signed name on the school running cooperation agreement.

After the World Foreign Language Primary School landed in Hangzhou, it will continue to follow a globalized approach in its education undertakings. On the basis of successfully completing compulsory education, it will also introduce globalized courses of Shanghai World Foreign Language Primary School, and introduce bilingual teaching and advanced teaching concepts and school running methods from both home and abroad.

According to Zhang Yunlei, Director of Gongshu District Education Bureau: “This means that in the days to come, another perfect option is available for parents wishing to choose private schools and give early bilingual teaching and globalized courses to their children.”

Wang Junjin, Chairman of JuneYao Group, and Chairman of World Foreign Language Primary School, said the Group selected Hangzhou as the location of its first school outside Shanghai in its first effort to export education brand, this marked a real action by Zhejiang merchants to reward the hometown, he hoped more children from the hometown can experience refined, optimized, modernized and globalized premium education.

The newly landed Hangzhou Shanghai World Foreign Language Primary School occupies an area of 40 mu, with a total of 4 teaching buildings. It is scheduled to open this autumn. From April 13 to April 14 it held admission consultation meeting at Maiyuqiao Primary School in Gongshu District, Hangzhou. It has been learned that the school plans to enroll 4 classes, 3 bilingual classes and 1 PYP class, with student number of each class no more than 25 persons. Wherein, the enrollment of PYP Class is open to Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan as well as overseas countries, the enrollment of bilingual class is open to all students in Zhejiang Province.

Tang Weiping, Deputy Director of the United Front Department of CPC Zhejiang Provincial Committee, Han Ping, Deputy Director of Zhejiang Province Education Department, Ma Lisong, Deputy Director of Hangzhou Municipal Education Bureau, Xu Ming, District Head of Gongshu District, Chen Li, Party Secretary of JuneYao Group, Wang Xiaoping, Executive Vice President of Shanghai World Foreign Language Primary School, Zhang Yueying, Schoolmaster of Shanghai World Foreign Language Primary School, and Chen Minxian, Deputy Schoolmaster of Shanghai World Foreign Language Primary School, attended the agreement-signing ceremony.

Photo: The agreement-signing ceremony.