Dutch Language and Culture in primary education – integrated and partially integrated

Dutch-language students at Shanghai Community International School (SCIS) have the option of taking Dutch as a fully integrated part of the teaching schedule at SCIS. Dutch-language students at the Western International School of Shanghai (WISS), Shanghai Community International School (SCIS) and Dulwich College take a partially integrated Dutch Language and Culture curriculum. The curricula focus on the language domains of reading, writing, spoken language skills and language usage. Our classes are richly varied in content and are taught by qualified teachers with experience in Dutch and/or international education. By involving the issues of our time and the international environment in which your children are growing up, we encourage the children to tap into their own linguistic knowledge in order to develop their Dutch-language skills. We use various methods to enhance motivation and the pleasure the children take in learning.

In practice: Unit Who we are

Our students learn about the differences between people, where everyone is from and what they as human beings represent. In groups 3/4 the students create riddles and send these to their family by post. Students in groups 5/6 make a school paper in which they share the knowledge they have acquired about the human body. The students of groups 7/8 prepare a presentation about their own personality and try to find out more about each other through interviews.

More information

The school guide (in Dutch) contains detailed information about subjects such as intake and placement, assessment, parent involvement and quality.

Tuition fees

The tuition fees for the school year 2018-2019 can be found in our General Terms & Conditions (in Dutch).


A-1- 2Mon – Friin accordance with SCISSCIS Hongqiao ECE
3 – 8Mon – Friin accordance with SCISSCIS Hongqiao Main Campus