Education for Different Learning Stages

The teaching and learning programme at Chaoyang Kaiwen Academy supports teachers, students and their families to operate comfortably within a cultural diverse environment, building a unique preparation for engagement within the global community. Kaiwen aims to ground students in the essence of Chinese national culture, while drawing on diverse world cultures to build intercultural understanding and deepen learning. We understand the importance of developing distinct educational programmes across our different age ranges and implement carefully devised teaching programmes for each of the elementary, middle, and high school stages. Our pupils therefore emerge as compassionate and thoughtful life long learners with language competency in at least two languages.


Encourages students to build self-confidence and to explore, discover, and learn about the world around them.

Primary School

Balancing language education and thinking training to become communicators.

Middle School

Comprehensively developing both knowledge and ability to become users.

High School

Promoting sustainable, personalized development to become thinkers.

A Rigorous Curriculum which combines the Chinese National Curriculum with the IB Philosophy

Combining with the national standard curriculum, the rigorous CKWA curriculum ensures solid subject knowledge and emphasizes the cultivation of learning abilities and ways of thinking.

Interdisciplinary, collaborative, project-based teaching
Maximizing strengths, bolstering weaknesses, and respecting personal development
Diverse evaluation methods emphasizing both process and results

A Warm and Supportive Boarding Culture

Kaiwen Academy recognizes the extraordinary benefits which young people can gain from engagement in a boarding programme. Boarding school life at Kaiwen Academy allows our pupils to benefit from an evening academic support programme, led by academic faculty members, to make the fullest use of our outstanding extracurricular sporting and artistic facilities, and to cultivate students' independent thinking and sense of community.

In providing students with full days, Monday through Friday, of classroom and life skills education, Kaiwen serves as another home of students.

  • A Broad Team of Adult Support including Housemasters, Housemistresses, Evening Tutors and Housekeepers, ensuring that boarders are cared for 24 hours a day.
  • A Rich Extracurricular Programme, allowing boarders to combine education with recreation and build skills in diverse areas.
  • A Warm Boarding School Atmosphere, in which boarders build life long friendships and through which school becomes an enthusing and engaging lifestyle.

A Rich Education in the Arts and Sports

Our campus offers some of the most outstanding facilities at any school in the world. We offer tournament-level professional sports venue, unique arts classrooms, well-equipped science labs and a grand 800 seat theater. There are also colorful arts and sports courses and a programme of free extracurricular clubs which every pupil is encouraged to take part in. These activities cultivate in our students a unique spirit of engagement, as well as promoting physical fitness, a training of the mind and the body, and the building of outstanding character.

Independent Arts Center- Listen to the World and Appreciate Nature with the Arts
Standard Competition Ice Hockey Rink - Perceive the World through Movement
50-Meter 8-Lane Swimming Pool - Search for Self in Competition