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 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. 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, more




Journey to San Diego


    Recently, I visited Francis Parker School in San Diego with my classmate Tiffany and teacher Vivian Shen. This trip, which was the first time I travelled outside of Asia, was part of a student exchange programme. Parker is a long-established private school in an idyllic location by the ocean in San Diego. Everyone at Parker made me feel welcome; they were more




Pao student earns top score in the world on IGCSE Chinese exam


  Pao School students performed impressively in the IGCSE subjects this year: 29.2% earned the highest of grade of A* and 61% achieved an A* or A. 95% of all examinations were graded as C or above, an improvement of 2% over 2015.     Scarlett deserves special recognition: On her First Language Chinese Exam, she more




Jenny Chan: I want to be myself and not follow what others do


  The first Pao School alumni member we are going to introduce is Jenny Chan, who studied at Pao School from 2008 to 2013. During her years at the school, Jenny was a diligent student and active member of the Pao community. Her classmates and teachers describe her as an outgoing girl with a radiant personality - a person more




Follow your heart to happiness


  It is said that God prepared a gift called ‘happiness’ for every human being. But God did not want it to be too easy for people to receive this gift; otherwise, they would not value it. The little angels thought long and hard about where happiness could be hidden from people. God told them: ‘I can think of one place. I want to hide the gift inside in each more




Founder's Message


    Dear Pao School Community,   After speaking to 36,000 students at Ningbo University in October, I felt inspired. The occasion was the school’s 30th anniversary celebration. Ningbo University was established in 1986 with the donation of my father, Sir YK Pao. Ningbo University has historical significance because it was funded by an overseas Chinese and more




A journey of discovery to China’s interior and frontiers


    On this semester’s Zhi Xing China excursion (held from 24-28 October), Secondary Division students travelled deep into China’s vast interior and to its southwestern frontier. Year 9 and 10 students journeyed to the provinces of Hunan, Guizhou and Yunnan where they marvelled at the quiet majesty of the mountainous more




Pao students win multiple awards at Changning competition


    The 2016 Changning Adventure took place on 29 October in Changning District’s Science and Technology Training Center. The theme of the event was ‘Flying Dream’. The competition had three tasks related to energy conservation. Seven Pao students from Year 3 and Year 5 participated.   Under the leadership of Wang Yan, more

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