As important for the future as they are relevant today: Ingenium, Indoles, and Humanitas, underline the fundamental Principals of Beijing Collegiate Academy International School.
BCA has chosen a Canadian Standards based curriculum for its international recognition and its ability to develop the “total child” and prepare them for admittance into the worlds top universities. The Canadian curriculum not only focuses on intellect, it puts a strong emphasis on critical thinking, problem solving, data analysis, a global perspective, creativity and social responsibility.
The curriculum exposes our students to western teaching strategies that are common in western universities and college courses. This allows for our students a more successful transition to western schools at any age, including university.
We believe in the Canadian curriculum’s philosophy of student centered learning which acknowledges the differences and uniqueness of each child’s learning method and allows them to reach their full potential.
Chinese curriculum is an important part of our bilingual curriculum system in BCA. We use 30% of the total course time to teach students Chinese, math and Chinese culture in Chinese language. As an International School that provides bilingual learning experience for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12, BCA emphasis the solid foundation of Chinese and the cognition of Chinese culture as important factors of our education mission. We teach our students the knowledge and wisdom of Chinese, hone their ability of identifying and appreciating to the details through Chinese writing process, we inspire their imagination, and help them experience the beauty and the depth of Chinese history, culture and traditional art. In math teaching, we use Chinese national mathematics curriculum system and combine with the teaching method of Canada’s international course to reinforcing the students’ logical thinking and critical reasoning skills.
To better help students and families make plans for college admissions abroad BCA college counselors will work with each student starting from grade 7 according individual talents and aspirations. With close ties to Ivy League and top North American universities BCA is well equipped and resourced to ensure students the best possible footing in the competition for college admissions.
Our school is in Beijing Chaoyang district. Easily accesible from the Airport express, its location is between Shunyi and Sanlitun.
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