Most of the academic courses, extended courses, and club courses will be taught in English. Chinese lessons, Humanities and Social Sciences lessons, Popular Science Reading lessons, and part of Science lessons and lessons of extended courses will be taught in Chinese.
KWA’s curriculum system for its primary and secondary school is the Tsinghua International Curriculum (THIC). It is a consistent bilingual curriculum system for Grades 1-12, a system developed based on years of practice at Tsinghua University High School and its international school, and research of the US and other international curricula, while combining the essential contents of Chinese curricula, the Chinese and Western teaching advantages, and KWA’s philosophy of running a school. It is a curriculum system that has international quality, Chinese roots and Tsinghua characteristics.
Our enrichment courses are to perfect students' knowledge structure, broaden their horizons, and improve their practical and innovative abilities. Enrichment courses, as the improvement and complementary of “core courses”, are offered to meet the growing demand of students.
Our clubs are the elective course after class, providing students with rich and colorful after class activities. We have nearly 60 clubs covering sports, music, the arts, science, creativity, and more. We employ world-class teachers and adopt an American framework to comprehensively improve students' art and PE achievements as well as their international perspective.
KWA implements the 5-3-4 school system, that is, primary school: Grades 1-5; middle school: Grades 6-8; and high school: Grades 9-12.
Primary school: Math, Science, Chinese, English, art courses, extended courses, and club courses.
Middle school: Math, English courses, Chinese courses, science courses, art courses, extended courses, club courses and immersion short semester.
High school: language courses, Math, Science, Social Sciences, art and physical education courses, elective courses, extended courses, club courses and immersion short semester.
Our teachers will provide after-class tutoring according to students’ different learning situations. They will be happy to answer any questions the students may have regarding academic courses. Tutors and class advisers will be appointed for senior grades to care about and advise on students’ learning and lives at KWA.
We have free ESL English tutoring that will be conducted according to the children’s English levels. The teaching model of the course will be decided based on the actual situation for the students.
KWA will provide high-quality college admission counseling for our students to enter a higher school. The perfect college admission counseling platform system of our school will provide students with a comprehensive professional guidance and planning from start to finish. Our counselors, experienced and highly recognized by overseas colleges and universities, can escort students to schools of their satisfaction.