Upcoming visit of Steve Jenkins on February 27


  The eminent children’s nonfiction author and artist, Steve Jenkins, will visit Pao School on February 27, 2017. Steve Jenkins has written and illustrated many picture books for young readers, including the Caldecott Honor-winning What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? Mr Jenkins’ extraordinary and detailed cut- and torn-paper collage...read more




Pao School appoints David Mansfield as Executive Headmaster


  Pao School’s Board of Governors is pleased to announce the appointment of David Mansfield as our new Executive Headmaster. Having served as the head of three schools, David brings a wealth of experience in educational leadership. At Dulwich College inBeijing (his previous post), David led a school of 1500 students from Pre-K to Y...read more




YK Pao School strives for greener tomorrow


By supporting new textile-recycling programme,   YK Pao School is an active participant in RE:FORM, a new programme designed to inform consumers about the impact of today’s clothing-consumption habits and boost reuse and recycling of textiles. Led by the non-profit organisation Green Initiatives and supported by the Community Center Shanghai and C...read more




The brush is mightier than the sword


 The Brush is Mightier than The Sword   Over a five-thousand year period, Chinese civilisation has developed a uniquely expressive and elegant writing system. This writing system reaches an apex of expressiveness in calligraphy form. Strict uniformity is not required in Chinese calligraphy, so calligraphers accentuate brush strokes to create a sense of drama in their work, as well as t...read more




Pao students enrich lives of migrant children with charity work


  On January 23 at the Shanghai Children’s Art Theatre, more than 70 students from YK Pao School performed in a spectacular charity benefit show – ‘2017 Future Stars: Dreaming of an Art-filled World’ – that raised funds for impoverished migrant children in Shanghai. The Pao students performed together with the Future Star troup...read more




Moving forward together


  Ten years is a significant stretch of time in a person’s life, yet for a new school, it is just a fledgling stage. And indeed, for a new school, a strong start means that success has already been partially achieved. Looking back on my daughter’s four years with Pao School, there is so much to say, so many emotions to express.     I still vividly reme...read more




Pao student wins global English-language talent competition


    Pao School is proud to announce that Year 2 student Sophia Sun won the recent ‘I Want to Sing Loudly’ talent competition, during which native Chinese speakers test their English abilities. Sophia prevailed as champion of the competition thanks to her lovely voice and outstanding English pronunciation.     ...read more




New issue of Pao Press highlights 10th anniversary celebration


  As this issue of Pao Press coincides with Pao School’s 10th anniversary, Chairman Anna Pao Sohmen has written a special founder’s message to mark the occasion. The article touches upon the highlights of the second half of 2016 at Pao School.     Dear Pao School Community,After speaking to 36,000 students at Ning...read more




Pao School gets in Christmas spirit with winter concert


    Music Like dancing butterflies Like flowing silk ribbonsLike a river of stars in the dark nightAngelic voices fill our hearts with joy   Last Friday, Pao students performed marvellously at the annual winter concert in the Primary Division, mesmerising the audience with their virtuoso playing and singing.   ...read more




Pao School celebrates stellar college application results


  Pao School is delighted to share the early outcomes of our first ever college applications. Thus far, 30 of our 50 seniors have received at least one offer of university admission and more decisions will arrive during the winter and early spring.     Pao students were admitted to a diverse group of leading schools, a...read more

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