Philip Sohmen BBC interview


   From left: Josephine Wheeler (producer & interviewer), Haining Liu (Chinese broadcaster), Henry (Y5 student) and Philip Sohmen (co-founder of YK Pao School)   As a well-known person in the education sector in Shanghai and the co-founder of YK Pao School, Mr. Philip Sohmen recently had an interview with BBC “City of Youth – Shanghai/The more




Acclaimed one-man show Mr. Darwin's Tree tickets now on sale


  This year, Pao School is celebrating its tenth anniversary, and has organised a special event programme to coincide with this milestone. One of the most outstanding of these events will be held on 22 April, when British actor Andrew Harris will perform Murray Watts' celebrated one-man play Mr. Darwin's Tree at Pao School. The more




Sing in the Shower. Dance to the Radio


  Sing in the Shower, Dance to the Radio. Year 12 IB Visual Art Exhibition                 The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake. Sing in the shower. Dance to the radio. Tell stories. more




Pao students enrich campus cultural life with Book Week


        Reading books is important not just for studying, but also for cultivating one's character and enriching one's knowledge of the world. With its mission of whole-person education, Pao School encourages students to read books for all of the aforementioned reasons. Recently, Pao School's Secondary Division more




Pao School debuts Character Education representatives


    I am Ying.  I represent wisdom and courage. I am both curious and a good listener. When I face difficulties, I never give up!     I am Kong.  I represent vitality and resourcefulness. I am active, optimistic and patient. I always see the good in people.   Putting together& more




Swimming to help children with autism


    Pao School is dedicated to upholding its core values of compassion, integrity and balance. As such, the school is an active participant in philanthropic endeavours. One of the longest-running of the school's charity fundraisers is the 'Founder's Challenge', an annual swimming competition (participants include Pao students, teachers, and a more




Pao School sends student representative to Intel ISEF 2017


    Pao School Year 11 student Peter was selected as one of twenty student representatives from China who will attend Intel’s International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). He is the only student representative from a Shanghai school. Peter earned the opportunity to attend the Intel fair after his project, Design and more




Reflecting on an epic journey of growth


  Pao School has now been established for a decade. I manage the school archives, and I have witnessed the school though all stages of its development, from its inception to present day. The way the archives have grown – from just a few files to occupying 20 square meters of the file room – mirrors the development of the school itself. It has been an more




Exploring the world through art


Pao School held a visual art exhibition from 13 February to 24 February that showcased the impressive creative talents of our Years 9-11 students.       The theme of the exhibition is ‘What Lies Beneath’. Featured works in the exhibition showcase an integration of different artistic techniques. Individual works incorporate a variety of media more




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 more

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