Upcoming School Tours Invitation

Dear Parents, It is our pleasure to invite you to join our following School Tours, which will take place on Saturday 8 May, Wednesday 12 May, Saturday 22 May, Wednesday 26 May. In these interactive sessions, our Head of School, Mr. David Edwards, will guide you around and introduce you to our excellent campus.  

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Library: Hub of Excitement for Book Week

Encouraging literacy and our students to read for both academic as well as for pleasure, is a high priority at ISA Science City International School. What a fantastic week of celebrations we have had together as we gave full focus and emphasis on hosting activities promoting reading and books to ensure a successful Book Week…

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Hello from ISASC Boarding

“My name is Krista, and I am a Grade 9 boarding student. This past semester has seen a clear emphasis put upon unity and leadership, which are essential elements for a prosperous future. I have seen leadership everyday throughout our enhanced boarding program. Students now lead the wake-up routine, and are empowered to oversee room…

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University Fair Review

During this month (April), Grades 9 and 10 students have continued exploring international universities with university studies within Oceania. Students are learning about admission requirements, university study and university life in both Australia and New Zealand. We started this month with our first in-person university presentation by Simone Zeng from Bond University in Australia. Students learned about the many advantages to…

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21 April School Tour Invitation

Dear Parents, It is our pleasure to invite you to join our following School Tour, which will take place on Wednesday, 21st April. In these interactive session, our Head of School, Mr. David Edwards, will guide you around and introduce you to our excellent campus.

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Enjoy the Reading Adventure at ISASC

World Book Day is celebrated every year on 23 April to promote the enjoyment of reading and writing by more people around the world and to honour and thank all the masters who have made significant contributions to human civilisation. As a school that uses the International Baccalaureate programme for inquiry-based learning, the importance of reading…

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Review | Arts Festival and Arts Cup

We are excited to share that ISA Science City International School kicked off our first Annual ISASC Arts Festival this Spring.  The festival was 3 days of jam-packed fun and activities to ensure broad-based engagement with a variety of art forms.

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WELL Certification Award Ceremony

In January this year, ISA Science City International School was officially accredited with the WELL Gold v2 standard for environmental health and safety, making it the first and only K-12 international school in China to receive this award. On 24 March, the school held a WELL certification ceremony in the secondary school lecture theatre, where Mr…

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20 March Open Day Review

On this first day of Spring, ISA Science City International School successfully held its first open day since its commencement. The entire school team was excited to host guests, with a professional and enthusiastic attitude, to bring a wonderful school tour and Open Day experience.

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Official Launch of ISASC Scholarships

Dear Parents, We are delighted to announce the launch of the ISA Science City Scholarship Programme for the 2021-2022 academic year. As a highly aspirational school focused upon individual student success, we are committed to recognizing and supporting student excellence.

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20 March Open Day Invitation

Dear Parents, We sincerely invite you to join our School Open Day, which will take place from 1pm- 6pm, Saturday 20th of March. It will be a unique opportunity for all current and prospective families to explore the beautiful campus and our energetic international learning community. Please join us to learn more about our balanced programme which…

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10 March | School Tour Invitation

Dear Parents, It is our pleasure to invite you to join our School Tour, which will take place at 10am-12pm Wednesday 10th March. In this interactive session, our Head of School, Mr. David Edwards, will guide you around and introduce you to our excellent campus.

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Workshop – Language Learning at ISASC

On February 24, 2021, ISA Science City International School held a monthly Parent Engagement Workshop focusing on Language Learning at ISASC. The session was delivered by Ms. Debbie Tai, the World Languages Coordinator.  It provided parents with detailed information regarding the language learning programmes offered, their content, teaching methods and assessment format.

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For Health and Safety, We are Always on the Way

Monday 22 February was the first back-to-school day after the Chinese New Year holidays, and on the same day, all high-risk areas in China were cleared of the epidemic, underlining once again the importance China attaches to the prevention and control of the epidemic. Despite being in a low-risk area, the school has not slackened in…

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Lunar New Year Celebration

On February 3rd, 2021, ISA Science City International School held a Lunar New Year Celebration in order to promote community identity and deepen cultural understanding through the events offered. This event was the first time the school has held a Lunar New Year celebration.  It brought students, teachers and parents together in a strong festival…

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ISASC Obtained WELL™ Certification (Gold)

ISA Science City International School is proud to announce our official achievement of WELL Certification™, which makes us become the FIRST and ONLY K-12 International School in China to Achieve WELL Gold v2 Certification. WELL v2 is the most rigorously tested and vetted version of the WELL Building Standard (WELL) to date, making it the premier framework for…

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Meet Our Founding Teacher | Julie-Anne Tuicakau

Julie-Anne is a Primary Years Homeroom Teacher at ISA Science City International School. She is an educator with eighteen years’ experience teaching primary school children. Julie-Anne has taught in Brisbane, her hometown in Australia, in Hong Kong and Guangzhou.She graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science in 1983 and worked in the health industry. Later…

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Meet Our Founding Teacher | Wendy Li

Wendy is a Specialist Music Teacher, working across Early Years and Primary School at ISA Science City International School.  A PhD in Ethnomusicology at University of Otago New Zealand, Wendy has been an educator in music since 1997. Her vast teaching experiences include teaching across the levels to pre-primary, primary, secondary, tertiary and university students…

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Meet Our Founding Teacher | Coco Chen

Coco is an enthusiastic experiential educator, a community and social-emotional learning facilitator, and a student leadership coach. She has been working in education innovation and international education since 2014, running experiential and social-emotional learning programs in China and Southeast Asia. These programs utilize outdoor expeditions, nature and culture-based explorations, leadership workshops, Global Citizenship conferences, and…

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ISA Science City International School Formally Launched

Students from around Guangzhou and greater China can now enjoy world-class education without the need to go abroad. On December 28th the Huangpu District, Guangzhou held “the closing ceremony of the 13th, five year plan of the Guangzhou Development Zone and the trial production of major projects”. ISA Science City International School hosted the formal…

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Review | Parents Engagement Workshop

On November 18, 2020, ISA Science City International School held a monthly Parent Engagement Workshop. Following on from the Curriculum Nights, this month the workshop was focus on IB Assessment. With the theme of “Understanding IB Assessment”, the session was delivered by Mr. David Edwards, the Head of School, Ms. Annie Chew, the PYP Coordinator…

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Meet Our Founding Teacher | Sharon Govender

Sharon Govender is ISA Science City’s Library Services Coordinator. She is a passionate information professional with 30 years’ library sector experience. She is proudly South African, hailing from two of the most beautiful cities namely, Durban (17 years) and Cape Town (10 years). Sharon is highly driven and thrives on new challenges. She has earned…

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Meet Our Founding Teacher | Sean Maj

Sean joins ISA Science City International School as our founding Sport Coordinator, bringing to the school a very strong understanding of sport within Guangzhou, the Greater Bay Area and further abroad. Sean is a graduate of McGill University of Montreal, Canada, where he received his Bachelor of Education in Physical Education and English Literature and…

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Launch of ISA Wuhan Programme

ISA International Education Group is pleased to announce the launch of their new education project in Wuhan. Located in the Smart Eco City in Wuhan’s Economic & Technological Development Zone (ETDZ), ISA Wuhan, will open in 2022 with two sections offering international and bilingual education for K-12 and with capacity for 4000 students. The campus…

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Meet Our Founding Teacher | Graeme Martin

Graeme is an internationally registered counsellor with the IAC and has been counselling in New Zealand schools for 14 years. Graeme is passionate about supporting young people to set goals, understand choices and outcomes, then achieve to the best of their ability in a school context. He has been involved in career counselling and overseas…

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Meet Our Founding Teacher | Michael Knott

Michael is a Primary School Homeroom Teacher at ISA Science City International School, working in Grade 5.  He was born and raised in New Zealand where he acquired a Bachelor of Art in History, Psychology and Educational Psychology, a Post-graduate Degree in Primary Years Teaching and a Post-graduate Certificate in Antarctic Science. He has been…

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A Glance at ISA Science City

ISA Science City International School has been designed by leading architect CPG Consultants Pte Ltd and supported by our Guangzhou-based design institute. Within the concept and design, there is a strong emphasis on the facilities supporting teaching, learning and well-being. Students will utilize spaces which support academic rigor, research, collaboration, creativity, performance and innovation. With…

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Odd Socks- Say No to School Bully

Odd socks day celebrates difference and how to include all people. This is more important than ever in 2020 around the world. Whether it is including the Cantonese speaker in your Mandarin group, or the Afro-American student in your football team, with the world getting smaller, we are all united at ISASC by our goals…

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2020 ISA Festival Sponsor & Vendor Invitation

Dear ISA Prospective Vendors/Sponsors, ISA Festival will be held at ISA Science City International School(Address: 66 Yushu South Road, Science City, Guangzhou)on December 12th, 2020. We kindly invite vendors and sponsors to partner with us to help you establish outstanding brand recognition through this event.

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Meet Our Founding Teacher | Dani Marais

Dani hails from Cape Town, South Africa. She studied Drama and English at Rhodes University and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours. After university, she worked full time for the South African Schools Festivals of English, Drama and the Arts, and worked for an acting skills lab with performers from disadvantaged communities.  She also worked alongside…

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Meet Our Founding Teacher | Nicole Billups

Nicole is an educational leader with 13 years of experience within K-12 schools. She has served school communities as a teacher and administrator in the United States; as Head of Department at a leading IB School in Dubai; and as Curriculum Coordinator in Beijing. Nicole is passionate about curriculum, she is proficient in leading the…

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Meet Our Founding Teacher | Annie Chew

Annie is the PYP Coordinator at ISA Science City International School. She has a Masters Degree in Education Curriculum and Instructional Design. Annie started her IB PYP journey 15 years ago at Kazakhstan International School. In 2011, she moved to a PYP Coordinator’s role at a bilingual international school in Beijing. She has helped two…

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Meet Our Founding Teacher | Juan Soto

Juan Jose Zuniga Soto is a Costa Rican Artist and Designer, China resident for 8 years and a global citizen who is most passionate about creativity and aesthetics, with uniqueness as his flag and a Postgraduate Degree in Graphic Design and Artistic Education from the Hispano-American University under his arm.

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Meet Our Founding Teacher | Patricia Villard

Patricia Villard is originally from New York City, NY, USA. Ms. Villard joins ISA Science City international school as Guidance Counsellor. Before Joining ISA Science City she developed a University and Guidance Counselling department for a British International school in Wuxi, China.

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Meet「Our People」on the School Website

Dear parents and friends of ISASC, We are delighted to introduce to you the members of our founding team. Please review their profiles through the following link: www.isagzsc.com/about-us/our-people/ #ISA Science City  #International School Guangzhou

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Meet Our Founding Teacher | John Chew

John Chew first started teaching as a Music specialist and English as a 2nd language teacher in Singapore. He then moved to Australia where he completed his Bachelor in Engineering (Petrochemical) at the University of New South Wales, Australia. After working in various industries, he decided to return as a teacher, focusing on Mathematics, General…

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Meet Our Founding Teacher | Michael Allen

Michael Allen is a founding faculty member at ISA Science City as Music teacher. He is originally from Chicago in the USA and has been a music educator in the United States, Haiti, Philippines, and China. Michael’s China education experience began in Hefei and was most recently in Shanghai. Michael started his career as a professional…

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Meet Our Founding Teacher | Debbie Tai

Debbie joins ISA Science City having most recently served as the Enhanced Language Program Coordinator at Wesley College in Melbourne, Australia. Prior to this, she was the Head of PYP Chinese at Discovery College in Hong Kong, and the Chairperson for Primary Chinese Curriculum Committee at ESF (English Schools Foundation, Hong Kong). Debbie continues to…

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Meet Our Founding Teacher | John David

John David (JD) van Paauwe is a Physics and Chemistry teacher from New Zealand and joins ISA Science City as the Science Center Coordinator. He earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Auckland, conducting research in new solar technologies. JD has been an educator for the past seven years, originally a Chemistry teacher,…

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ISA Science City | Excellence Starts with Attitude

ISA Science City International School is a highly aspirational leading international school within the Greater Bay Area. Our vision is to be the acknowledged leader of excellence in international education. Let’s take an in-depth look at how our values form our culture and how they are firmly embedded in our senior management team, in our…

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ISA Science City × Guangzhou United Family Hospital

In line with the school’s unwavering dedication to adhering to international standards and providing all-round protection and quality services for our students, we are proud to announce that Guangzhou United Family Hospital has been selected to provide health care services within the two health centers at our school.

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The Founding Staff Orientation Programme Commences

The founding team of ISA Science City International School came together on 3rd August for the first staff orientation programme. This month long initiative brings together all members of the staff of the school, working together to ensure that all which is needed to successfully launch the school is in place by 31st August. The…

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Review | ISA Science City Soft Launch Event

ISA Science City International School held a soft-launch event yesterday, with approximately 350 people in attendance. It was a great opportunity to our community together, to share detailed updates, as well as enable interaction with our key partners. These partners included our facility management, food services, uniform and health care providers.

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STEM × ISA Science City

STEM is a term used to group together the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. It is used when addressing curriculum choices in schools in order to improve competitiveness in the development of students in the areas of science and technology.

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ISA Science City × Aden

ISA Science City International School is very excited to announce a partnership with Aden, a food-industry expert. Following the commitment to excellence together, the school is today announcing that it will collaborate with Aden on catering services to provide world-class, healthy and nutritious meals for the whole school community.

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Exclusive Invitation | Pre-opening Event

It is our honour to invite founding families and special friends of ISA Science City International School, to our exclusive pre-opening event. Bringing together staff, founding families, key partners and special friends, this event will be an exciting opportunity for us to gather one final time prior to the opening of the school.

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Announcement of the Partnership with JLL

ISA Science City is very excited to announce a partnership with JLL – our trusted partner and Technical Delegate for integrated facilities management. We truly believe our school community will benefit from this partnership as our goal and belief align beautifully with a focus on the commitment to excellence.

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How Boarding Develops Leaders

A leader is someone who inspires people to achieve great things rather than controlling the process to achieve an outcome. Every child, no matter their age is a leader. For our younger students they may display their leadership skills during play for example, while our older students may display their leadership skills by inspiring their…

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The Benefits of Language Education

Language education in international schools aims to expand a child’s world vision and experience. From the viewpoint of holistic education, language learning must break through from being just a tool to embracing the fact that 21st century is a generation of dual-/multi- language learning.

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Excellence Starts with Attitude

ISA Science City International School, a highly aspirational leading international school within the Greater Bay Area, will open on August 31st this year. Our vision is to be the acknowledged leader of excellence in international education.

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How Boarding Life Influences Children’s Future

The reasons for becoming a boarding student at ISA Science City differ for each family. For some it is distance, for others it is because parent and child are so busy during the week that it simplifies life by living on campus.

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Rich Cocurriculum at ISA

It’s not part of the academic programme; it’s not something students do by themselves, so what is the cocurriculum? In ISA schools, the cocurriculum is a set of learning experiences that all students participate in.

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School Design Supports Education

Based on the principle that ‘children come first’, ISA Science City International School is committed to creating an ideal environment for learning to occur for every child. The architects, designers and school management team have researched the design elements that contribute the most value to student learning and wellbeing.

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Why Boarding at ISA Science City

ISA Science City International School will provide a great residential facility for students from Grades 6 to 12, a ‘home away from home’. It will be a safe, supportive and productive environment for 500 boarding students.

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Our World Leading Language Programmes

Language learning is an important part of life for students at ISA Science City. We offer 5 languages learning pathways for students aged 2 to 18. All students from Early Childhood to Secondary School learn English and Chinese in a pathway and level that best suits their ability. The ISA Science City mother-tongue programme provides…

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Webinar|Language Learning

It is our pleasure to invite you to join our next Webinar, taking place on Thursday 23rd April. In this interactive session, our Founding Head of School, Mr. David Edwards

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Announcement of Sport Coordinator

Sean joins ISA Science City International School as our founding Sport Coordinator, bringing to the school a very strong understanding of sport within Guangzhou, Greater Bay and further abroad.

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Join Our Technology Carnival

ISA Science City and Bitorange will work as event partners to launch the “Technology Carnival” on March 27th, which includes “Scratch coding competition”, “Creative coding exhibition”, “Robot coding challenge”

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Join Our Webinar Next Week

It is our pleasure to invite you to join our next Webinar, taking place on Thursday 26th March. In this next interactive session, our Founding Head of School, Mr David Edwards,

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Announcement of Primary Years Principal

Brenda has a significant track record of excellence as an educational leader with over 30 years of experience across a variety of schools.  She has worked both in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

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Embrace Our New Science City Campus

Embrace Our New Science City Campus Providing World Class International Education in the Greater Bay Area | On September 25th, the ISA International Education Group (ISAIEG)

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ISA Canton Cup Champions 2019

On October 12th, under the leadership of Mr Sean, the coach, ISA Dragons battled all the way and won the championship of the 2019 Canton Cup. The ISA Dragons proudly raised the gold trophy of honour. “They played very hard and consistently, and made wise choices.

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