Merchiston International School (MIS) in Shenzhen is the first overseas campus of Merchiston Castle School, a top-ranked independent school located in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK with a glorious history of over 185 years. MIS is also the first international school in Shenzhen providing an authentic British education and boarding system.
Located in Longhua District in the north of Shenzhen city, MIS occupies an ground space of 20,000 square metres providing a building area of 50,000 square metres, which can accommodate 1,200 students with a maximum class size of 22. The school will open its doors to boys and girls aged 5-18 (Years 1 to 10 and 12) for the first time in August 2018.
English is the primary language of instruction in MIS. Students from Years 1 to 9 study the English National Curriculum, with additional access to Mandarin (Putonghua) language learning as part of the core curriculum. Students from Years 10 to 13 study for IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) examinations and GCE (General Certificate of Education) A Level examinations. The curriculum aims to prepare our students thoroughly for their future studies in world-renowned universities across the globe and, at the same time, to facilitate their access into society.
Adopting Merchiston Castle School’s ethos, MIS features a wide range of co-curricular activities, supported by state-of-the-art teaching and sports facilities. We nurture our students and develop their talents in a diverse range of interests such as music, drama, art, sinology, science and technology; as well as mainstream sports including football, swimming, basketball, tennis and rugby. We also provide opportunities for adventure and outdoor activities such as horse riding, sailing, skating, and golf among others.
MIS is a boarding school that implements the highest standards of pastoral care, food quality and safety and provides first class accommodation with a high level of support and services to guarantee a healthy, secure, happy, comfortable and richly fulfilling campus life.
The school campus has been designed by Holmes Miller, one of the most prestigious architect firms in Scotland, providing an unparalleled educational space for teaching, learning and boarding accommodation. Impressive facilities include on-campus libraries, multi-media classrooms, integrated science laboratories, a black box theatre, an indoor swimming pool, tennis courts, a fitness suite, and tastefully landscaped areas. These ensure that our school integrates an exciting and adventurous campus life with a beautiful academic space for all students and teaching staff.
深圳曼彻斯通城堡学校位于深圳市龙华区，是深圳第一所提供纯正英式教育和寄宿管理体系的国际学校，也是拥有超过185年历史的英国顶级私立学校曼彻斯通城堡学校（Merchiston Castle School，位于苏格兰首府爱丁堡）的首间海外姊妹学校。 学校总占地面积2万平米，总建筑面积5万平米，可容纳1200名学生就读，班级最大规模23人，招收5至18周岁学生（1至13年级）。学校将于2018年8月开学。 学校主要教学语言是英语，其中一至九年级学生将学习英国国家教育课程，及曼彻斯通国际学校精心设计的中文课程。十至十三年级学生将进行IGCSE（国际普通中等教育）及GCE（通用教育证书）A Level课程的学习。我们的课程为学生们未来进入世界一流大学做好准备，同时也便于其充分融入社会。 承袭曼彻斯通城堡学校传统，深圳曼彻斯通城堡学校以丰富的体育、艺术、文化与科学等辅助课程为教学特色，同时提供专业的活动场地和配套设施。无论音乐、戏剧、美术、国学、科技，或是足球、游泳、篮球、网球、橄榄球，学生的各种爱好与特长，都将得到充分培育和发挥，也将有参与马术、帆船、高尔夫、滑冰等更多体育活动的机会。 学校实行寄宿制，同时执行最严格的食品安全标准，提供温馨的住宿设施与各类辅助服务，保证学生校园生活的健康安全与快乐舒适。 学校建筑规划与设计由英国著名建筑设计公司Holmes Miller执行。整体设施包括校内图书馆、多媒体视听教室、科学实验室、剧场、室内泳池、篮球场、网球场、体育馆、景观园林等一应俱全。完善齐备的教学、生活及运动空间，让孩子拥有精彩丰富的校园生活之余，更为师生营造优美雅致的学术氛围。