We are committed to creating a learning environment full of participation, respect, reflection and creativity, focusing on exploring and developing the potential, personality and specialty of students and assisting them to become lifelong learners. With this mission statement we are striving to provide a full range of holistic education to students and to fully equip them with the knowledge and skills, and with both distinctive Chinese national identity as well as international mindedness for the 21st century.
Our Core Values, ZWIE
Action: To reflect on what I know and to take action thoughtfully. To never give up and to constantly aim to improve myself.
Respect: To listen, cooperate and learn from each other. To be tolerant and willing to expand your knowledge and views.
Growth: To have the courage to meet new challenges and the confidence to change old customs. To grow without fear of failure of uncertainty.
Curiosity: To be eager to learn and examine issues from different perspectives. To be fearless when exploring or innovating.
Responsibility: To be respectful of nature. To act with a sense of justice and dignity towards others. To take responsibility for my own actions and consequences.
Concept and Philosophy of GIA
The GOALS of the GIA are to INPIRE, CHANGE, and SERVE.
The values of the GIA are: Dignity, Honor, Respect, and Integrity.
The GIA produces Seekers of Knowledge, Affirmers of Values, and Changers of the World.
Guangzhou International Primary School Huangpu(GIPSH)ZWIE
Founded as a pioneering internationalized school in Guangzhou in as early as 2003, Guangzhou International Primary School Huangpu(GIPSH)ZWIE has been dedicating to integrating the essence of education from both the east and west so as to cultivate lifelong learners good at extensive acquiring and thinking, international communicators proficient in both Chinese and English and future creators with righteous mindedness and cultivated morality.
With no more than 26 students in each class, we are able to accommodate to the needs of each individual student, putting into good practice the personalized and humanized support to the teaching and learning in the classrooms and school environment building.
As the first IPC (International Primary Curriculum, similar to IB PYP) accredited school in South China，we strive by adopting the trans-disciplinary inquiry based teaching and learning, to match or integrate the scope and sequence of the international curriculum and that of the Chinese National Curriculum to ensure our students' solid foundation of basic knowledge and capability, proficient bilingual language skills as well as synthetic ability and comprehensive literacy.
A Professional Faculty with High Calibre, we are fortunate to have Mr. Nigel Forbes, former IBAP senior officer as one of our advisors, Prof. Jason Tsui, currently the General Principal for ZWIE, one of the pioneers setting up international schools in China, also an IB Workshop Leader, and IB School Visitation Team Member as our leader responsible for the pedagogical studies and research. We are also proud to have experienced teachers coming from home and abroad including Europe, America and Australia and so on.
The school has been honored as the only experimental primary school of “Internationalized curriculum ” and “Small-sized class” authorized by Guangdong Academy of Education as well as the first batch “Cambridge International School” in mainland China.